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2014-07-02 08:22:05

TOW365 Provides Discounted Towing to Goodyear Tire & Service Network Locations AKRON, Ohio, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of Americans planning to hit the road during the Independence Day holiday weekend, it's important to be prepared--and few events can ruin a summer road trip faster than a vehicle breakdown. To help drivers get back on the road quickly and safely, Goodyear has introduced TOW365--a new roadside towing service with no sign-up or membership fee required....

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...

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...

2014-06-24 23:01:38

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice partners with Prestige Food Trucks, a custom food truck builder and manufacturer, to increase presence in local communities. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Prestige Food Trucks brings Jeremiah’s Italian Ice, a business based in Winter Park, Fla., closer to its goal of offering its tasty treats to every ice cream lover in Florida. Jeremiah’s decided to build a one-of-a-kind food truck to bring its brand to life and create a closer connection with its...

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...

2014-06-18 23:15:42

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman weighs in on a fatal accident in Brooklyn, New York. A worker died while attempting to push one forklift up a ramp with another forklift. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Gustavo Tapia, 22, was killed in a forklift accident in the Midwood area of Brooklyn, New York, reported CBS News (6.10.14). Tapia was using a walk behind forklift to push a Yale forklift up a ramp leading to a parking area on the roof of a building at 315 Avenue...

2014-06-16 16:20:29

ARLINGTON, Va., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With so much misinformation being distributed around trucking safety and particularly around the risk-raising restrictions the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to suspend in a bipartisan fashion, American Trucking Associations believes it is important to hear what people are actually saying about the restart. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Sen. Barb Mikulski, chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations...

2014-06-13 23:07:12

The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC comments on the importance of truck driver safety in light of the fatal tractor-trailer accident that injured actor Tracy Morgan and others. Stamford, Connecticut (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in critical condition after a Wal-Mart truck driver failed to slow for traffic and crashed into the back of his Mercedes limo bus. According to Syracuse.com, Morgan’s mentor and fellow comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair, 62, was killed in...

2014-06-13 16:20:34

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has been pushing federal agencies for years to implement minimum, behind-the-wheel training standards for new truck drivers, yet no such regulations exist today. "Instead of relying on technology and making misguided, hours-of-service regulations changes, the focus should instead be on training standards for entry-level drivers," said OOIDA Executive Vice President Todd...


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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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