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2014-07-16 08:21:07

Shareholders to Receive $0.20 per Share BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.20 per share for the second quarter of 2014. The dividend is payable on September 2, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 11, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23675LOGO Penske Automotive Group...

2014-07-11 23:01:24

The latest round of Green House Rules (GHG) for heavy duty trucks could lead to higher maintenance and acquisition costs, but the projected lifetime fuel savings could easily outweigh these costs. Finance and equipment leasing market place, LeaseQ, suggests that heavy truck users shouldn’t doubt that they stand to see substantial lifetime savings when the next proposed round of GHG reduction standards kick start in 2019. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Operators and owners stand to...

2014-07-10 23:03:12

Big Data Business Intelligence platform now includes US Legal Service Inc’s data on adjudicated CSA violations Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Vigillo LLC, creators of Athena, the transportation industry’s most advanced big data platform, announced today that it has partnered with U.S. Legal Services Inc. to add a new premium data channel to Athena. The new data channel with its built-in dashboards and reports will enable carriers to gain visibility into judicial outcomes of...

2014-07-10 12:21:23

ARLINGTON, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "For decades, America's 3.2 million truck drivers have witnessed the effects of underinvestment in our highway system through their windshields. Our drivers see the 63,000 deficient bridges; thousands of miles of highways in poor condition and increasingly heavy congestion...

2014-07-10 12:20:47

THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODFL) announced today that it plans to release its 2014 second quarter financial results before opening of trading on Thursday, July 31, 2014. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and outlook at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time) on Thursday, July 31, 2014. An online, real-time webcast of Old Dominion's quarterly conference call will be available at www.odfl.com...

2014-07-09 23:11:11

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 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. Crash data has been added for an accident last week involving two semi trucks and a passenger car*. The Truck Accident...

2014-07-09 12:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The turnover rate at large truckload carriers rose just one percentage point to 92% (annualized rate) in the first quarter of 2014, but held above 90% for the ninth consecutive quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO While turnover is well above the low of 39% four years ago, ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello said it is far from the worst the industry has seen. "While high, turnover at large truckload...

2014-07-07 16:20:39

ARLINGTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations unveiled the 2014 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) logo and announced it has opened a new online store for NTDAW merchandise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "ATA is proud to continue the tradition of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "The trucking industry values the men and women who safely deliver our...

2014-07-01 12:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 41 million motorists are expected to travel on the highways this Independence Day holiday, and the American Trucking Associations is urging the motoring public to practice caution and patience to ensure our roads are safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Members of America's Road Team - an elite group of professional truck drivers - with more than 470 years collective driving experience and 30 million-plus...

2014-07-01 08:21:50

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Driving a vehicle while drowsy is a recipe for disaster. But, it seems that rather than making the rules more stringent for truck drivers to help avoid more accidents on the road, the trucking industry is looking to actually weaken the safety rules. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO Earlier this month the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to suspend a new Department of Transportation regulation that requires truck...


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