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2014-06-25 23:13:27

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Washington DC (PRWEB) June 25, 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. A new report shows Congress is debating whether to repeal a recent limitation on how often large truck drivers must rest at...

2014-06-25 16:21:18

In the news release, ATA Opens Registration for 2014 MC&E in San Diego, issued 25-Jun-2014 by American Trucking Associations over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the the second bullet under "Among this year's highlights are:" should read that it's being sponsored by "Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC" rather than "DDC FPO" as issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: ATA Opens Registration for 2014 MC&E in San Diego ARLINGTON, Va., June...

2014-06-25 16:20:33

ARLINGTON, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it has opened registration for the year's premiere trucking industry leadership event: the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "At MC&E, ATA focuses on delivering the information trucking executives need to operate their companies efficiently and profitably," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "This year,...

2014-06-25 08:22:06

-Represents a New Market for Quantum's Innovative Back-of-Cab Storage Module LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in natural gas storage systems, integration and vehicle system technologies, has received an order for delivery of its industry leading, light-weight 123 DGE Back-of-Cab (BOC) system for use in a heavy-duty refuse truck application. Quantum's BOC systems are produced and...

2014-06-24 08:20:34

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Lakeville, Minn.-based On Eagles Wings Charters, Inc., USDOT No. 1100785, to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations after finding that the company was endangering the traveling public by failing to ensure the safety of its vehicles and drivers. "Safety is our highest priority and we will continue to insist that...

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...


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