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2014-05-30 16:20:49

ARLINGTON, Va., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has added Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service into its roster of Featured Products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Trucking is becoming increasingly dependent on technology and data, and products like Drivewyze are helping fleets move America's freight more efficiently and safely than ever before," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "We...

2014-05-28 12:21:28

Driver Feedback Spurs Significant Addition of Automatic Transmission and Tandem Axle Twin ScrewTractors to Fleet JOPLIN, Mo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its purchase of 550 new tractors, 540 of which will be equipped with automatic transmissions and all with driver-preferred 6x4 axles, in a replacement cycle that will maintain the company's 2,700-tractor fleet as one of the...

2014-05-23 12:21:06

ARLINGTON, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With millions of Americans taking to the highways this Memorial Day weekend, American Trucking Associations is urging motorists to slow down, exercise caution and do their part to ensure our roads are safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90962 America's Road Team Captains, professional truck drivers selected for their impressive driving records and commitment to safety, are sharing their wealth of experience from the...

2014-05-21 12:21:44

ARLINGTON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today announced the appointment of Annette M. Sandberg to its Board of Directors. Ms. Sandberg, CEO of TransSafe Consulting, previously served as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) following her nomination by President George W. Bush and confirmation by the Senate. In addition to serving as FMCSA Administrator, Ms. Sandberg also served...

2014-05-20 23:03:33

Four engineering professionals from Cummins, Inc., have been honored with the SAE International John Johnson Award for Outstanding Research in Diesel Engines. The group was presented with their awards during the SAE 2014 World Congress. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Four engineering professionals from Cummins, Inc., have been honored with the SAE International John Johnson Award for Outstanding Research in Diesel Engines. The group was presented with their awards during the SAE 2014...

2014-05-20 20:20:24

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations officials endorsed a menu of revenue alternatives to address the nation's surface transportation infrastructure funding crisis. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Several months ago, ATA's leaders convened a task force with the purpose of evaluating alternatives in addition to the federal fuel tax for financing the nation's roads and bridges," said ATA Chairman Phil Byrd,...

2014-05-20 12:22:02

ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 1.5% in April, after rising 0.6% the previous month. In April, the index equaled 129.1 (2000=100) versus 127.2 in March. The all-time high was in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with April 2013, the SA index increased 4.8%, which is the largest year-over-year gain of...

2014-05-20 08:21:49

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) a leading manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry, is pleased to announce the latest addition to the C Power product line, the QSK60 C Power (CP) emergency generator set. Engineered by the Cummins Center of Excellence for the demands of offshore applications, the QSK60 C Power genset is driven by the QSK60 marine auxiliary engine with MCRS fuel system. This engine has been used in diesel...

2014-05-16 12:21:53

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association responded with criticism to a study by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which claims that electronic logging devices would lower truck crash rates. "The study's conclusion is flawed because it included all other types of crashes except those that supposedly would be prevented with electronic logging devices," said OOIDA Executive Vice President Todd Spencer. VTTI...

2014-05-12 16:20:53

ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched a data collection initiative to update the 2013 Operational Costs of Trucking report. Through a brief online survey, ATRI seeks to capture basic cost information from for-hire carriers such as driver pay, fuel costs, insurance premiums and lease or purchase payments. Carriers are asked to provide full year 2013 cost per mile and cost per hour data. The...


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