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March
22,
2016
Trailer net orders in the U.S. during the month of February rose 21% over the previous month, slightly exceeding expectations, according to an FTR report.
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March
01,
2016
Doug White, VP of maintenance for national armored car fleet Dunbar Armored, based in Hunt Valley, MD, took over as general chairman of the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) this week during the group's annual meeting.
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March
01,
2016
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored five industry professionals with its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug — at the opening of its 2016 TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology
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February
29,
2016
To recover from a disaster and ensure your fleet or manufacturing facility remains resilient afterward takes planning, then testing the plan, revising the plan, and testing it again and again, experts said. “A disaster recovery plan is a
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February
29,
2016
An engineer with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said advances in vehicle-to-vehicle communications continue to accelerate and that new studies are under way to address several critical and complex issues. Alrik Svenson, a
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February
29,
2016
Fleets have ramped up their investments in trailer aerodynamics systems in recent years to improve fuel economy, and federal regulations are expected to drive further adoption, a new report found. About a fourth of all dry van and refrigerated
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July
02,
2015
A class action lawsuit launched by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) last week against the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance seeks to head-off what some in the industry are calling “fee
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May
01,
2014
Congestion on the nation’s Interstate highways added over $9.2 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2013, according to research released Wednesday by the American Transportation Research Institute. The group used motor
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May
01,
2014
Both diesel and gasoline prices continued to climb this week in the U.S., according to data tracked by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), with the agency pointing to “season trends” as the reason for the upward trend
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May
01,
2014
The industry image campaign, Trucking Moves America Forward, said it has raised upward of $500,000, more than halfway to its annual goal of a million dollars. The campaign is designed to inform the public and policymakers about the benefits of the
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May
01,
2014
Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies launches new FleetWise aftermarket service program and evolves all-electric The Obama administration’s transportation funding plan has officially made its way to Congress, as Department of Transportation
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