Quantcast

Latest Trucks Stories

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...

2014-06-12 20:20:09

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to support an enhanced common reservation system at Port Metro Vancouver VANCOUVER, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is contributing $3 million to reduce trucker wait times by using new technologies to better link operations across Port Metro Vancouver's four terminals. The Common Data Interface (CDI) project will help to better coordinate and schedule...

2014-06-12 12:20:54

Truck avoids collision with full Amtrak passenger train THE VILLAGE OF ELWOOD, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elwood Police Department released a video today of an 18-wheel semi-truck breaking through the railroad crossing gates at Walter Strawn Drive and Route 53, avoiding what could have been a tragic collision with a loaded Amtrak passenger train. Law enforcement authorities released the video to demonstrate just how dangerous the intersection has become....

2014-06-11 23:11:30

Dan Baker continues to positively impact the bottom line by extending his Dispatcher - Driver Relationship Training for an additional fifty-two sessions. The series adds value to companies by strengthening their employee relationships and increasing driver retention. Texarkana, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Companies are entering a new age in trucking forcing them to face high driver turnover, driver shortages, and recruitment-proof drivers. The ATA recently reported that annual driver...

2014-06-11 23:09:30

Toll management and discount services provider welcomes CEO of Leonard’s Express Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Bestpass™, Inc., providers of bulk purchasing and streamlined toll management services to commercial fleets, today announced that after serving on the Board of Directors for four years, Ken Johnson has now been appointed as Chairman of the Board. "I am excited that such a knowledgeable industry professional as Ken will chair the Bestpass Board," said Jon Andrews,...

2014-06-10 08:21:40

New Options Enable Easy FMCSA Reporting Online or from In-Vehicle Touchscreen Terminals GLENVIEW, Ill., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless USA today announced the addition of new electronic driver log and driver vehicle inspection reporting (DVIR) options to its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system for corporate fleets that must comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) regulations. Both reports can now be completed online through a link in the Navman Wireless...

2014-06-09 20:20:21

ARLINGTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves issued the following statement: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "The issue of highway safety, and in particular the safety of the trucking industry, has been at the forefront of the national conversation for several days due to a high profile incident in New Jersey. First, as always, our thoughts are with the victims of this tragedy and...

2014-06-09 12:20:59

A new video released by the Eberstein & Witherite law firm aims to help individuals understand why having Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulation knowledge is important for effectively handling truck accident cases. DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Truck accident statistics show that more than 100,000 people are injured in these types of accidents every year. The Texas truck accident lawyers of the Eberstein & Witherite law firm have released a new video in their...

2014-06-05 23:04:38

Industrial Truck Association raises awareness on importance of operator training at June 10 event. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Properly trained operators mean fewer industrial accidents and a safer work environment. That’s the message the Industrial Truck Association will reinforce at the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day, June 10. “Industrial truck manufacturers have long supported the necessity of operator training and safe work practices,” said Brian Feehan, ITA...

2014-06-02 23:10:51

The Truck Accident Center is the largest source for information on truck safety, regulations and litigation news. Visit http://www.TruckAccidentLawsuit.net today. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The public safety advocates at TruckAccidentLawsuit.net have launched a new online resource center for victims and families seeking help and information following an accident with a large truck. The Truck Accident Center is a free resource providing the latest information on truck safety, state...


Latest Trucks Reference Libraries

1919 GMC Truck Ad
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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
Related