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2014-06-23 12:22:12

ARLINGTON, Va., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it was seeking applications for the second class of its LEAD ATA executive leadership program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 "Since being unveiled last year, LEAD ATA has already begun to mold and shape our industry's next wave of leaders," ATA President and CEO Bill Graves said. "Now it is time for a new group of ambitious industry leaders to step forward...

2014-06-20 12:21:07

Harmonized system better for emergency first responders TORONTO, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that regulations for identifying the dangerous goods transported on Canadian roads and rails are being harmonized across Canada and with the United States and United Nations rules. The new regulations will bring cross border consistency to the way dangerous goods are identified, eliminating the need for interpretation and...

2014-06-19 23:11:51

All doctors at Healthpointe are now FMCSA trained and certified to perform DOT physicals La Mirada, Ca (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Healthpointe centers throughout Southern California are now offering certified DOT physical examinations for all current or aspiring commercial drivers. Under the regulations set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) all Department of Transportation (DOT) physicals must aim to identify any underlying mental, physical, or emotional issues that...

2014-06-19 12:21:32

Tennessee-based Pilot Flying J makes pledge to TMAF over five years WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) announces its most significant donation to-date as Pilot Flying J - the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America - commits $1.25 million over the next five years to assist with the growing industry-wide movement. The partnership kicked off with a press conference at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., and...

2014-06-18 12:21:39

ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations officials hailed a proposal by Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) to raise and index the fuel tax in order to preserve the "user pays" principle and keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "We have long said that the fuel tax is the fairest, most efficient way to fund our nation's infrastructure and this practical, bipartisan...

2014-06-17 23:13:12

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net are announcing new information on the site for drivers affected by large truck traffic on our nation’s roadways. The National Transportation Safety Board recently indicated they will launch a probe into truck safety following a high...

2014-06-17 12:21:35

ARLINGTON, Va., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1% in May, following a revised 0.9% gain the previous month. In May, the index equaled 129.7 (2000=100) versus 128.3 in April. The index is off just 1% from the all-time high in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with May 2013, the SA index increased 3.4%, down from April's 4.2%...

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...


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