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2014-02-07 12:20:48

Ricky L. Hatfield and his company, Hatfield Trucking, ordered to immediately cease operations WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Tenn.-licensed truck driver, Ricky L. Hatfield, and his Tazewell, Tenn.-based company, Hatfield Trucking, USDOT No. 2385057, to be imminent hazards to public safety and has ordered both the driver and the company to immediately cease...

2014-02-06 23:23:06

Club Car introduced its new line of Carryall utility and transport vehicles to the media and customers at a recent launch event in Orlando, Fla. Augusta, Ga. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Club Car’s Commercial and Industrial Division hosted a media event to showcase their new line of Carryall utility and transport vehicles on Jan. 22, 2013. The event was held at Pioneer Hall at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Approximately 50 people attended. This included...

2014-02-05 12:20:17

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A custom version of SleepFit, a mobile app developed by Pulsar Informatics, Inc., has been used in a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) study to assess the impact of recently revised safe driving regulations for commercial truck drivers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130611/DC29942LOGO) The mobile app was developed with competitive funding from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). The...

2014-02-03 20:20:11

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the direction of Governor Corbett, PennDOT has granted a temporary waiver on certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for continued smooth delivery of salt supplies for road clearing during winter storms. "Forecasts are calling for more storms in the next few days, and we want to take steps now to ensure that salt supplies are adequate to meet the mission to keep drivers moving," said PennDOT Secretary Barry J....

2014-01-30 12:21:56

Third-Party Study Shows Drivers Who Follow New Rule are More Alert, Deviated from Lane Less Often WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today released findings from a real world, third-party study providing further scientific evidence that the restart provision in the current hours-of-service rule for truck drivers is more effective at combatting fatigue than the prior version. "Safety...

2014-01-29 12:20:34

NOVI, Mich., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks recently donated a cab-over truck to Canadian Valley Technology Center, a vocational school located outside of Oklahoma City. As a result of the May 31, 2013 El Reno tornado, CV Tech lost several vehicles that were used as teaching tools in various repair-related programs. Three large diesel trucks were destroyed within the Diesel Technology shop on the east edge of CV Tech's El Reno campus. (Photo:...

2014-01-29 08:20:19

Safe Roads AND Safe Drivers Imperative for Public Safety WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Highway Users Alliance today released a new study, Safety Impacts of Using Deicing Salt, which confirms tremendous safety benefits of safe winter road operations. The new study finds that: -- Road surface condition is the single most important safety factor during a winter event -- more important than visibility, precipitation intensity, air...

2014-01-28 20:21:10

DUBLIN, Ireland, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbxzv7/manufacture_of) has announced the addition of the "Manufacture of Truck Trailers in North America: Industry Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbxzv7/manufacture_of ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This signature report presents detailed segmented analysis of ten trailer...

2014-01-28 16:20:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the direction of Governor Corbett, PennDOT has extended the temporary waiver on certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for continued smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes. "Winter shows no signs of easing its barrage of bitterly cold weather, and we are extending the waiver to prevent any possibility of people being left without deliveries of fuel," said...

2014-01-26 16:20:07

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced today the winners of the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories. Winners were announced during the ATD Convention & Expo in New Orleans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/DC45546LOGO) The commercial truck maker International was selected as the winner in both categories. International's ProStar...


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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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