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Feds Push for Permanent Texting Ban

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Transportation Department is proposing a ban on behind-the-wheel text messaging by interstate commercial truck and bus drivers.

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Cummins Announces Driver Training Support for EPA 2010 Products

LOUISVILLE, KY - Cummins Inc. announced the newest collection of driver education materials designed for customers of Cummins EPA 2010 on-highway engines which includes a DVD, CD, and Tips Card that enable customers to learn about engine features and more.

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Should Companies Charge Employees Deductibles for Preventable Accidents?

Several questions must be asked and answered prior to adopting a corporate policy of charging deductibles for preventable accidents.

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ARI Offers Support to Fleets for CSA 2010 Compliance

MT. LAUREL, NJ - Automotive Resources International (ARI), announced consulting support, driver training and web-based resources for CSA 2010 compliance.

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Kenworth to Add Bendix ESP Stability System Option for Medium Duty Models

ST. LOUIS - Kenworth Truck Company will add Bendix Electronic Stability Program (ESP), a full stability program, as an option on select Kenworth medium-duty tractor and full truck applications with air brake systems.

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Risk Management: Best Practices of a Safe Fleet Operation

Is your fleet safe? Minimize driver risk and lower accident rates through a safety and risk management program. Whether outsourced or run in-house, a comprehensive program is critical.

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P&H Deploys New-Generation Crane Technology

A partnership between P&H Mining Equipment, Stellar Industries, and Equipment Upfitters allows P&H crane operators to safely lift and move heavy equipment without fear of overload.

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Product Highlights: Safety

Highlighted are products for the work truck industry. This issues focus: Safety.

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FMCSA Launches Pre-Employment Screening Web Site

WASHINGTON - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched a Web site where trucking companies can register for access to a safety database they will be able to use for screening applicants for driving jobs.

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New Sample Bill to Aid States in Banning Texting While Driving

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood unveiled sample legislation Feb. 22 to be used as a starting point for states crafting new laws to prohibit texting while behind-the-wheel, the latest step in the campaign against distracted driving.

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.


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