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2014-07-29 20:20:26

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations applauded the Senate for adopting a shorter term patch for the Highway Trust Fund in order to pass a long-term, well-funded highway bill sooner, rather than later and urged the House of Representatives to quickly follow suit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA believes the quickly passing a long-term, well-funded highway bill is in our national interest and we...

2014-07-29 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations testified to Congress that the industry invests more than $7.5 billion in preventing crashes on the nation's highways. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The trucking industry places safety at the top of its priority list," ATA Executive Vice President Dave Osiecki told the Senate Commerce Committee's subcommittee on surface transportation and merchant marine infrastructure,...

2014-07-29 08:20:50

SALT LAKE CITY, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England, one of the nation's largest refrigerated carriers, has received the highest possible safety rating of 'Satisfactory' in a recent DOT Compliance audit by a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Safety Investigator from the Utah Region. "We are pleased with the results of this compliance review which recognizes us with the industry's highest safety rating," said Brandon Harrison, Chief Operator Officer for C.R....

2014-07-28 12:22:12

First Advertising from Grey San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management and supply chain solutions, today launched the most comprehensive integrated business-to-business campaign in the company's history. Grey San Francisco, which won the account in February, is responsible for brand strategy, advertising including television, print and digital as well as media. Ryder's first major campaign in nearly two...

2014-07-28 08:21:29

-- Growing demand for qualified diesel technicians prompted expansion to new Lisle campus -- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, announced the official expansion of Daimler Trucks North America's (DTNA) Finish First training program to its new campus in Lisle,...

2014-07-28 08:21:05

- Most comprehensive inspection and reconditioning process LISLE, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar, Inc. today announced the launch of its Diamond Renewed((TM)) program, which puts International(®) used trucks through the industry's most comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process. Vehicles also come standard with the industry's leading warranty, up to two years, 200,000 miles, and Navistar's OnCommand((TM)) Connection uptime monitoring system....

2014-07-25 16:20:52

ARLINGTON, Va., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement on the resignation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro: "In her time with FMCSA, Administrator Ferro was a passionate advocate for the agency. We wish her well in her new role at the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators and look forward to working with her on commercial driver licensing issues." American...

2014-07-25 12:20:38

Military Skills Test Waiver Program Now Includes all 50 States and D.C. WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that its waiver program that helps experienced veterans and active duty personnel transition into civilian jobs as commercial truck and bus drivers has been expanded to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. "Our nation's veterans deserve...

2014-07-23 23:26:45

Physicians from PhysicianOne Urgent Care, formerly known as Urgent Care of Connecticut, become certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). Brookfield, CT (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 There's great news for Connecticut commercial drivers scrambling to meet new Department of Transportation regulations: all PhysicianOne Urgent Care physicians are now certified medical examiners for the US Department of Transportation (DOT). To ensure the safety of everyone on the...

2014-07-23 12:21:37

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations called on the Senate to adopt a shorter term patch for the Highway Trust Fund in order to pass a long-term, well-funded highway bill sooner, rather than later. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "As the Senate takes up legislation this week to address the looming shortfall in the Highway Trust Fund by passing a temporary funding 'patch' and a short-term extension of...


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