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2014-02-12 12:22:09

Employers would be required to check clearinghouse before hiring and annually WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for all national commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. The clearinghouse would help improve roadway safety by making it easier to determine whether a truck or bus driver is prohibited from...

2014-02-11 20:21:13

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Illinois-licensed truck driver Renato V. Velasquez to be an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce following a Jan. 27 crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and seriously injured an Illinois State Police trooper. "Safety for all travelers is our...

2014-02-11 12:20:46

Names Finalists For The Trucking Industry's Most Prestigious Award AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) will announce the winner of the 31(st) Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award on Thursday, March 27, during the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050204/GTLOGO) The Goodyear Highway Hero Award honors professional truck drivers who put themselves in harm's way...

2014-02-10 16:21:12

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a minimal investment in just two Rotary Lift Mach((TM)) series mobile columns and a Rotary Lift truck frame adapter kit, vehicle service professionals can affordably add a versatile 12,000 lb. or 15,000 lb. capacity lift to their shops. The easy-to-use frame-engaging adapter kit transforms a pair of mobile columns into a fore-and-aft lift that's perfect for servicing Class 3 and most Class 4 trucks. (Photo:...

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:...


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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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