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Fresenius Medical Care Deploys Mobile Generator Truck

CHICAGO - The mobile truck will be deployed to dialysis clinics in the Chicago area and keep them running during a power outage.

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Con-way Freight Driver Earns Top Safety Award

PITTSBURGH - Dale Duncan, a Con-way Freight professional truck driver based in San Diego, Calif., was named the 2009 National Truck Driving Grand Champion.

The 10 FedEx finalists in the National Truck Driving Championships were: (l-r) Don Logan, Troy Swenson, Brian Clark, Brent Glasenapp, Joe LeBlanc, Nick Paradiso, Jon Hume, Joe Mangiaracino, David Thompson, and Mark McLean. (Photo: Business Wire)

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FedEx Truck Drivers Honored for Safe Driving

MEMPHIS, TN - A total of eleven FedEx Corp. drivers were recently honored at the 2009 National Truck Driving Championships in Pittsburgh.

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City of Naperville Purchases New 700/800 MHz OpenSky Digital Radio System

NAPERVILLE, IL - Naperville is partnering with the City of Aurora, Illinois, in the purchase of the system, which will provide enhanced in-building and outdoor coverage to provide reliable, interoperable communications between first responders and front-line emergency personnel.

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PACCAR Customer Center Celebrates 10 Years of Rapid Roadside Service to Keep Fleets on the Road

RENTON, WA - For 10 years, PACCAR Customer Center specialists have provided truck and fleet operators rapid roadside assistance through Kenworth PremierCare, Peterbilt TruckCare, and PacLease PacCentral roadside assistance services.

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Top 6 Fleet Trends in the Medium-Duty Truck Market

Medium-duty truck sales have declined sharply, as have resale values, due to the recession and the slowdown in new construction. Many fleets are extending service lives, which threatens to increase future maintenance costs.

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ATA Supports Ban on Text Messaging to Improve Highway Safety

ARLINGTON, VA - The American Trucking Associations strongly supports the safety objectives in new legislation that encourages states to ban texting while operating a motor vehicle.

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Texting Tow Truck Driver Lands in Swimming Pool

LOCKPORT, NY - After colliding with a stopped car, the tow truck flatbed went through a yard and sideswiped a house, with one of the towed vehicles hitting the house, then continued through a privacy fence and into the in-ground pool.

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NHTSA & GHSA to Help States Effectively Enforce Texting Bans

WASHINGTON - In addition to supporting an NHTSA enforcement demonstration project showcasing how states can effectively enforce a cell phone ban, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) also urges employers ban all cell phone/texting use during working hours.

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Study: Texting Raises Crash Risk 23.2 Times

BLACKSBURG, VA - Truck and heavy-vehicle drivers who text-message while driving are 23.2 times more likely to be involved in a crash or near-crash as non-distracted motorists, according to new research conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

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