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2014-03-14 12:30:40

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2xcqz4/hopper_bottom ) has announced the addition of the "Hopper Bottom Grain Trailer Manufacturing in North America: Market Size, Shares & Analysis" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report examines the business of hopper bottom grain trailer manufacture in North America. While grain is also sometimes transported in commodity...

2014-03-13 12:20:55

Updated rule would slash highest federal paperwork burden after taxes and prevent fatigued drivers WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposal to require interstate commercial truck and bus companies to use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) in their vehicles to improve compliance with the safety rules that govern the number of hours a driver can work. The proposed...

2014-03-12 23:03:31

Richard W. Schulte, Founding Partner of Wright & Schulte LLC, along with Jay Urban of Urban & Taylor S.C., Represented Doc Lock Repair Man Whose Severe Crush Injury Was Partly the Result of Negligence by Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. and its Commercial Truck Driver Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, together with its co-counsel, Urban & Taylor S.C., are pleased to announce that a jury in Wisconsin has awarded $12.3 million to a dock lock...

2014-03-10 08:20:23

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week at the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2014 Annual Meeting, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) will demonstrate the company's leadership in advanced drivetrain technologies specifically designed to increase efficiency and fuel economy, improve reliability, reduce vehicle weight, and decrease total ownership costs. This week in booth 1202, Dana will exhibit a wide range of commercial-vehicle innovations, including: --...

2014-03-07 16:20:17

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Salem, Mass.-based passenger carrier D'Boston Transportation, LLC, USDOT No. 2456132, to immediately cease all passenger transportation services due to widespread and serious noncompliance with federal safety regulations that has endangered the lives of its drivers, passengers and the motoring public. A closely related company,...

2014-03-07 08:20:24

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominations are now open for the second annual Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, honoring the hard-working, adventurous women who make up less than 7 percent of the nation's 3 million truck drivers. Contestants must hold a commercial driver's license and drive a truck full time. Last year, the inaugural contest drew 71 contestants of diverse ages, appearance and types of haul, who shared a passion for trucks, trucking and the lure of...

2014-03-04 23:32:38

New Above Frame Hoist Heaves 75,000 Pounds with Ease (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Galbreath, a Wastequip brand, and the waste industry’s most trusted manufacturer of hoists, container handlers, and trailers, announces the launch of a new line of above frame (AF) hoists capable of lifting 75,000 pounds. Designed to accommodate larger truck engines, they work with any truck chassis, suspension, exhaust system, or fuel tank, including CNG and LNG alternative fuel trucks. This powerful hoist not...

2014-03-03 23:21:12

Troy Chemical Industries, a well-known specialty chemical company located in Burton, Ohio, will be an exhibitor at this year’s largest trucking industry trade show, the Mid-America Trucking Show, held in late March. Burton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Troy Chemical Industries, a Geauga County business that has focused on chemicals for the metal pretreatment, food processing and industrial markets for the last 40 years, has announced that they will be participating in the Mid-America...

2014-03-03 08:21:40

TROY, Mich., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) announced today the introduction of the P600 Series planetary axles, including the P610 and P614. These two planetary axles are engineered for heavy-haul, oil field, logging and mining applications globally and are ready for production. The P610 and P614 axles, available in tandem and tridem configurations, use common components from other Meritor axles, allowing for reduced lead times and quicker customer deliveries. "Most...

2014-02-26 23:34:43

As the National Highway Traffic Safety Association continues to research the statistics of highway collisions for 2013, The Jones Law Firm writes about the statistics of fatalities and personal injuries due to truck related accidents. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Personal injury claims are some of the most costly and taxing for everyone involved. In light of the devastation so frequently seen following an accident with a truck, the Jones Firm decided to write a blog post...


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2014-04-13 09:02:48

GMC is a division of American automaker General Motors (GM) that focuses on trucks and utility vehicles. William C. Durant, the founder of GM purchased the Rapid Motor Vehicle Company in 1909. The same year, Durant purchased the Reliance Motor Car Company. Rapid and Reliance merged in 1911 and GMC was formed in 1912. The first GMC truck went on exhibit in 1912 at the New York International Auto Show. Although 22,000 trucks were produced in 1912, only 372 were contributed by GMC. GM then...

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