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2014-06-17 08:21:30

ARLINGTON, Va., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In advance of the Senate's expected action on the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill, trucking safety leaders will discuss the risks to highway safety posed by the current restrictions on the restart provisions of the hours-of-service rules. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Among the topics to be discussed: the role of fatigue and other factors in highway safety, ATA's support...

2014-06-16 16:20:29

ARLINGTON, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With so much misinformation being distributed around trucking safety and particularly around the risk-raising restrictions the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to suspend in a bipartisan fashion, American Trucking Associations believes it is important to hear what people are actually saying about the restart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Sen. Barb Mikulski, chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations...

2014-06-13 23:07:12

The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC comments on the importance of truck driver safety in light of the fatal tractor-trailer accident that injured actor Tracy Morgan and others. Stamford, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in critical condition after a Wal-Mart truck driver failed to slow for traffic and crashed into the back of his Mercedes limo bus. According to Syracuse.com, Morgan’s mentor and fellow comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair, 62, was killed in...

2014-06-13 16:20:34

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has been pushing federal agencies for years to implement minimum, behind-the-wheel training standards for new truck drivers, yet no such regulations exist today. "Instead of relying on technology and making misguided, hours-of-service regulations changes, the focus should instead be on training standards for entry-level drivers," said OOIDA Executive Vice President Todd...

2014-06-11 23:11:30

Dan Baker continues to positively impact the bottom line by extending his Dispatcher - Driver Relationship Training for an additional fifty-two sessions. The series adds value to companies by strengthening their employee relationships and increasing driver retention. Texarkana, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Companies are entering a new age in trucking forcing them to face high driver turnover, driver shortages, and recruitment-proof drivers. The ATA recently reported that annual driver...

2014-06-11 23:09:30

Toll management and discount services provider welcomes CEO of Leonard’s Express Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Bestpass™, Inc., providers of bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, today announced that after serving on the Board of Directors for four years, Ken Johnson has now been appointed as Chairman of the Board. "I am excited that such a knowledgeable industry professional as Ken will chair the Bestpass Board," said Jon Andrews,...

2014-06-10 23:12:18

Cerasis Hosted Executives and Staff of AAA Cooper Transportation at the Corporate Headquarters Presenting the Carrier of the Year Awards at an Evening Gala Eagan, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Cerasis, Inc., a North American third party logistics company, announces they have presented long-time carrier partner AAA Cooper Transportation with the 2013 Cerasis Carrier of the Year Award. In order to determine a winner for the Carrier of the Year awards, the Cerasis Carrier Relations team...

2014-06-10 08:21:40

New Options Enable Easy FMCSA Reporting Online or from In-Vehicle Touchscreen Terminals GLENVIEW, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless USA today announced the addition of new electronic driver log and driver vehicle inspection reporting (DVIR) options to its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system for corporate fleets that must comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) regulations. Both reports can now be completed online through a link in the Navman Wireless...

2014-06-09 20:20:21

ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The issue of highway safety, and in particular the safety of the trucking industry, has been at the forefront of the national conversation for several days due to a high profile incident in New Jersey. First, as always, our thoughts are with the victims of this tragedy and...

2014-06-09 12:20:59

A new video released by the Eberstein & Witherite law firm aims to help individuals understand why having Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulation knowledge is important for effectively handling truck accident cases. DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Truck accident statistics show that more than 100,000 people are injured in these types of accidents every year. The Texas truck accident lawyers of the Eberstein & Witherite law firm have released a new video in their...


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