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April 13, 2009 - Industry News

200+ Commercial Trucks Taken Out of Service During One-Day Safety Inspection

HARRISBURG, PA – Out of 1,258 commercial vehicles inspected, 243 were placed out of service, and Pennsylvania state police issued 791 traffic citations and 1,917 written warnings for vehicle and driver violations.

Tags: Commercial Fleets, Inspections, Traffic Violations, Commercial Trucks

April 10, 2009 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Driver Achieves 2 Million Accident-Free Miles

ANN ARBOR, MI – Over the company's 25-year history, more than 1,280 Con-way Freight driver sales representatives have reached the 1-million-mile safe driving milestone, while more than 90 have driven 2 million miles accident-free.

Tags: Con-way Freight, Truck Drivers, Recognition

April 10, 2009 - Industry News

FedEx Truck Driver Honored for Safe Driving

COLUMBUS, GA – Truck driver Eric Carter of Columbus has been honored by FedEx Ground for achieving 10 years of safe driving without a preventable accident, according to The Ledger-Enquirer.

Tags: Truck Drivers, Recognition

April 10, 2009 - Industry News

Fire Destroys Four Trucks in Truck Leasing Company Parking Lot

PICO RIVERA, CA – A fire destroyed four big rigs in the parking lot of Rush Truck Leasing Company Friday morning, according to the Daily News.

Tags: Fire

April 8, 2009 - Industry News

Steelmate USA announces the iPark License Plate Mount Cameras

CERRITOS, CA - Steelmate USA introduces the iPark License Plate Mount Cameras. These easy installation CMOS II color cameras operate at extremely low-light applications.

April 8, 2009 - Industry News

Hella Launches New Work Lamp Retail Program

PEACHTREE CITY, GA - Hella, Inc., the North American aftermarket subsidiary of automotive lighting and electronics supplier Hella, has added new key ingredients to its work lamp program to help build sales and attract a wider range of customers.

Tags: Work Lamp

April 7, 2009 - Industry News

Vincentric Announces 2009 Best Fleet Value Awards

BINGHAM FARMS, MI – Vincentric announced the winners of its 2009 Best Fleet Value in America awards, with strong fleet product lines from General Motors and Toyota each earning seven awards, and Ford with five winning vehicles.

Tags: Toyota, Volvo, Vincentric, Chrysler, Best Fleets in America, General Motors

April 6, 2009 - Industry News

Calif. Woman Sentenced to 6 Years for Fatal Texting Crash

REDDING, CA – Shasta County prosecutor Stephanie Bridgett said the 49-year-old woman had paid several bills by cell phone in the moments before the crash, according to the New York Times.

Tags: Accidents, Cell Phone Use, prison sentence, Fatal Accidents

March 9, 2009 - Industry News

PHH Arval Launches Risk and Safety Program for Trucks

SPARKS, MD – Designed to cover the whole spectrum of risk and safety needs for commercial truck fleets, PHH's program identifies high risk drivers, provides targeted driver training, and efficiently manages the risk and costs of collisions that do happen.

Tags: Risk Management, Training, Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Commercial Trucks, PHH

January 20, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Issues Final Chassis Safety 'Roadability' Regulations

ARLINGTON, VA – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released final regulations for the Requirements for Intermodal Equipment Providers and Motor Carriers and Drivers Operating Intermodal Equipment.

Tags: FMCSA

January 13, 2009 - Industry News

New ‘Green’ Trucks, Exhibitors and More Added to The Work Truck Show 2009 Line-Up

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI — More new product launches, “green” vehicles, exhibitors and educational sessions have been added to The Work Truck Show 2009 and 45th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Green Vehicles, Mike Rowe

January 13, 2009 - Industry News

2009 Ford F-150 Becomes America’s Safest Full-Size Pickup by Earning Top 5-Star Crash Ratings

DEARBORN, MI – The all-new 2009 Ford F-150 became America’s safest full-size pickup by earning 5-star ratings in both government crash tests.

Tags: Ford F-150, IIHS, 5-star rating

January 6, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Unveils Chassis Rule

WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published an intermodal equipment rule that should boost truckers’ productivity by speeding up operations and ensuring chassis are safer.

Tags: FMCSA

December 23, 2008 - Industry News

EPA to Require Sensors for Emissions in 2010

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final rule requiring heavy-truck manufacturers to install onboard diagnostic systems starting in 2010 to alert drivers when engine emission systems are malfunctioning or deteriorating.

Tags: EPA

December 23, 2008 - Industry News

DS Waters Chooses CEI for Collision Management and Subrogation Services

TREVOSE, PA – DS Waters of America, Inc., (DS Waters), a nationwide producer and distributor of bottled water and coffee, has selected The CEI Group, Inc. (CEI), for collision management and subrogation services.

Tags: CEI Group, Collision Avoidance Technology

December 10, 2008 - Industry News

Ryder Improves Driver Safety With GreenRoad Safety Center

REDWOOD SHORES, CA – Ryder has installed the GreenRoad Safety Center at select company locations.

Tags: GreenRoad, Ryder System

December 3, 2008 - Industry News

FMCSA to Leave Hours-of-Service Rule Unchanged

WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in a notice to be published in Wednesday’s Federal Register, said it was making no changes to its controversial hours-of-service rule.

Tags: FMCSA

November 18, 2008 - Industry News

New TireStat Commercial-Grade TPMS Is Released by Mobile Awareness, LLC

CLEVELAND, OHIO – Mobile Awareness, LLC, a provider of transportation safety products, has released TireStat, Tire Pressure Monitoring & Maintenance System (TPMS) products geared toward commercial trucks, trailers, buses, off-road, construction, utility vehicles, and RVs.

Tags: TPMS, Mobile Awareness, LLC, Tires

November 18, 2008 - Industry News

Tire Maintenance Cut by 75% With New TireVigil Features

TROY, MI – TireStamp Inc. has added two new features to its TireVigil Tire Pressure Management solution for fleet customers.

Tags: Tires

October 28, 2008 - Industry News

Waste Management of Orange County Receives Cal/OSHA’s Safety Certification

ORANGE, CA – Waste Management of Orange County has achieved Cal/OSHA’s esteemed “SHARP,” or Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program, designation at its four sites in Orange County.

Tags: OSHA, Waste Management

October 21, 2008 - Industry News

Kenworth Offers Online Body Builders Manual for Class 5-7 T-Series Models

KIRKLAND, WA – The 124-page Kenworth Medium-Duty Body Builders Manual is available as a .pdf file in the Products section of Kenworth's homepage.

Tags: Kenworth

September 3, 2008 - Industry News

Road Safe America Says DOT Secretary Should Reconsider Her Opposition to Speed Governor Activation on Big Trucks

ATLANTA – In order to save lives on America’s highways and get in step with the rest of the world, the head of the U.S. Department of Transportation should reconsider her opposition to activation of speed governing devices at 68 mph on tractor trailer trucks, Road Safe America has said.

Tags: U.S. DOT

August 26, 2008 - Industry News

NPTC Truck Safety Conference Set for Sept. in Virginia

HERNDON, VA - The National Private Truck Council National Safety Conference is set for Sept. 11-12 in Herndon, Va.

August 20, 2008 - Industry News

Ford Launches Industry-First Side Mirror Design on 2009 Edge Minimizing Blind Spot Risk

DEARBORN, MI – Ford is moving quickly to address driver demands for increased visibility with the Blind Spot Mirror, pulling ahead the feature’s introduction by one year to launch this fall as standard equipment on the 2009 Ford Edge.

Tags: Ford

August 20, 2008 - Industry News

Freightliner Trucks and Meritor WABCO Offer Collision Safety System

PORTLAND, OR - Freightliner Trucks, in conjunction with Meritor WABCO, has announced the availability of the OnGuard Collision Safety System for select Cascadia and Century Class S/T fleets.

Tags: Freightliner

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