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2014-05-16 12:21:53

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association responded with criticism to a study by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which claims that electronic logging devices would lower truck crash rates. "The study's conclusion is flawed because it included all other types of crashes except those that supposedly would be prevented with electronic logging devices," said OOIDA Executive Vice President Todd Spencer. VTTI...

2014-05-08 23:12:37

Julie Butcher, a personal injury attorney in Lexington, Kentucky, and member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, commented today on the new requirement that medical examiners who certify interstate truck drivers’ fitness to drive be on a national registry of approved examiners. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Any medical examiner who conducts DOT-required physical examinations of interstate truck drivers must complete training, pass a certification...

2014-05-07 12:21:08

ARLINGTON, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Starr, professional driver of Groendyke Transport, Inc., is the recipient of the first National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Professional Driver of the Year award. The champion receives the William A. Usher, Sr. trophy which was presented during NTTC's 66(th) Annual Conference on April 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award recognizes an exemplary tank truck driver who serves the industry with the most reliable and safe...

2014-05-05 16:20:48

ARLINGTON, Va., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. (NTTC) today announced that its membership elected Dean Kaplan as the organization's new chairman at the association's recent annual meeting in Las Vegas on April 28, 2014. Chairman Kaplan succeeds Jim Shaeffer, President of McKenzie Tank Lines, Inc., who will now serve as Chairman of the NTTC's Executive Committee. "The opportunity to serve as your Chairman is very close to the pinnacle of...

2014-05-02 12:20:49

Colorado Company to Become Full-Service Semi Trailer Business DENVER, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Trailer Leasing, a leading provider for the rental and leasing of semi trailers, announced today it has purchased OnRamp Trailer Services from CR England, the largest refrigerated transportation company in the world. "The acquisition of OnRamp is a significant step toward better serving our customers in the semi trailer segment of the transportation industry," said Wes Gardner,...

2014-04-29 23:19:35

Flood Law Group released a statement today commenting on a recent tractor-tractor trailer crash that took place in California. Flood Law Group contends that it is important for charter buses to implement fire safety standards that could help make their buses less vulnerable to fires. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Flood Law Group released a statement today commenting on an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a bus that claimed the lives of 10 people in California recently....

2014-04-29 23:09:46

Ranker.com, a platform that produces thousands of crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, has collected over 2,000 votes on The Best. L.A. Food Trucks for 2014. Los Angeles, CA. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Ranker.com, a platform that produces thousands of crowdsourced answers to opinion-based questions, has collected over 2,000 votes on The Best. L.A. Food Trucks. Everyone in Los Angeles knows the best eats come from a truck and not a restaurant, and our list of The Best L.A. Food...

2014-04-28 23:11:06

Succeed addresses forklift safety by creating a new Forklift Operator Training. Lake Oswego, OR (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Forklifts, also known as powered industrial trucks, are an integral part of many organizations’ daily operations. Operating forklifts can be extremely dangerous, especially if the operator is not properly trained. This is why OSHA requires organizations to implement training programs to educate forklift operators, and to ensure they are operating forklifts properly...

2014-04-28 12:22:35

TRUSSVILLE, Ala., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontaine Fifth Wheel is developing a new patent-pending camera system that will make it easier for truck drivers to properly couple and uncouple trailers. The Dual Assist Camera System features two video cameras that work together to give the driver a clear picture of both the fifth wheel and approaching trailer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140428/81216 ) "Many truck elements, from transmissions to communications...

2014-04-25 16:20:35

NOVI, Mich., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hino Trucks partnered with Miller Industries to provide one lucky tow operator a chance to win a fully loaded 2014MY Hino model 258ALP with a Century 12 Series LCG Carrier. The truck is part of a giveaway that benefits The Professional Wreckers of Florida (PWOF) Education and Legislation Programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140425/78811 This year's winner is Aaron Farron of Sprint Towing from Jacksonville, Florida. Aaron is...


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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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