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NTTC Applauds NHTSA ECS Proposal

ARLINGTON, VA – National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced that it supports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposal to require electronic vehicle stability control (ECS) systems on new Class 8 tractors.

Idaho Power Company, one of the members of the Northwest Utility Fleet Managers Association, operates a fleet of 900 units that include this bucket truck.

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Northwest Utilities Band Together for Benchmarking Initiative

The Pacific Northwest Utility Fleet Managers Association is open to both public and private fleets. The Association's biggest project is a benchmarking study that will allow members to effectively compare their operations.

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U.S. DOT Orders Demco Express to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered Texas-based Denny Mekenye, doing business as Demco Express and/or Demco Trans, Inc. to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.

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TxDOT Advises Truck Drivers: Don’t Pick up a Ticket

AUSTIN, TEXAS - From now through June 3 – including the Memorial Day weekend – the enforcement period of TxDOT’s Click It or Ticket seat belt awareness campaign will be in effect.

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Modern Transportation Services’ Evans Receives Fleet Safety Award

SCHAUMBURG, IL – At the Fleet Safety Conference, Tammy Evans, VP of fleet operations for Modern Transportation Services, received the Fleet Safety Award. The Fleet Safety Award was presented on Tuesday, May 22, by the American Automotive Leasing Association's Executive Director Pam Sederholm.

The Safety Committee Associates from the Jasper Facility displaying their VPP Star Certification.  The individual at the far left of the image is Lori Torres, Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Labor.

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Jasper Engines & Transmissions Earns VPP Star Safety Certification

JASPER, IN - The Indiana Department of Labor has announced the Star Certification of Jasper Engines and Transmissions’ Jasper, Ind., remanufacturing facility in Indiana’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

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Navistar Announces Recall

LISLE, IL - Navistar International has announced that it is recalling certain model-year 2010-2013 PayStar, WorkStar, TranStar, and ProStar vehicles, as well as model-year 2012 and 2013 LoneStar commercial trucks manufactured from June 1, 2009 through April 4, 2012.

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USDOT Proposes Rule to Prevent Rollover Crashes for Large Trucks

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proposed a new federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on large commercial trucks.

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Celadon Group is Healthy Trucking Fleet of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- Celadon Group, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded the 2012 Healthy Trucking Fleet of the Year award, presented by FusionHealth and Navistar.

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Dock-N-Lock Cell Phones to Prevent Distracted Driving

SARASOTA, FL - Dock-N-Lock LLC has developed a patented solution that will provide business owners and parents some peace of mind in their fight against cell phone distracted driving.

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