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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...

2014-01-26 16:20:04

Both International ProStar with ISX15 and TerraStar 4x4 awarded NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar swept the competition during this week's annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention and Exposition in New Orleans with the International® ProStar® with Cummins ISX15 engine with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) named "2014 Heavy-Duty Commercial Truck of the Year" and the International® TerraStar® 4x4 named "2014 Medium-Duty Commercial Truck of the Year."...

2014-01-24 04:20:06

Lowe has spotless driving record over 45 years and 3.5 million miles ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual safety conference banquet, the Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) named Milt Lowe, professional truck driver for Citi-Cargo & Storage in Eagan, as Minnesota 2013 Truck Driver of the Year. Lowe has been driving commercially for 45 years and has driven more than 3.5 million miles. "What makes Milt so remarkable is that he has driven all those miles...

2014-01-17 12:20:47

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Next week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will publish a Patterns of Safety Violations Rule which implements the agency's authority to shut down a bus or truck company if the company, or a company officer, has a history of purposely violating federal safety regulations. The rule is one of the new enforcement tools that the agency has developed in recent years to target high-risk carriers that endanger...

2014-01-16 16:20:14

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The vocational trucks, equipment, accessories and technology that will be used across a variety of industries this year and beyond will debut at The Work Truck Show(®) 2014, making it a can't-miss event for anyone attempting to gain an edge on the competition. More than 100 companies have already shared plans to introduce new products at The Work Truck Show 2014 through press conferences, in-booth product reveals and the New...

2014-01-10 16:20:15

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Petroleum Association Friday thanked Governor Tom Corbett for his prompt action to temporarily waive certain restrictions on commercial drivers to help ensure uninterrupted deliveries of heating oil and propane gas. "We want to thank Governor Corbett taking this action to help petroleum product distributors meet our customers' demand for heating oil and propane as a result of the recent frigid temperatures and the snow...

2014-01-10 12:21:39

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure that much-needed heating fuel can reach Pennsylvanians with no interruptions, PennDOT has temporarily waived certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for the smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes. "With the repeated winter-weather events and bitterly cold temperatures Pennsylvania has endured recently, Governor Corbett has acted quickly so homeowners...


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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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