Group advocates for truckers’ health

| August 21, 2009

The Healthy Trucking Association of America was started to advocate for wellness among the professional trucking community, Merck Smith, chairman of the nonprofit's fleet advisory board, told visitors at the group's Great American Trucking Show ...

Spray-on windshield protectant

| August 21, 2009

BulletProof Autosports' Windshield Protectant for fleets cuts fleet windshield glass repair and replacement costs by 50 percent annually -- guaranteed, the company says. The micro-polymer spray-on protectant forms a covalent bond to the glass on ...

Mobile scanning program

| August 21, 2009

A new mobile in-cab scanning program is available for drivers and fleets on the PeopleNet BLU platform through Internet-based provider PeopleNet and Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. Users of this service can scan and send documents ...

Green heavy-duty soap

| August 21, 2009

The new Gent-L-Green line of hand care items are biodegradable, petroleum-free, NPE-free and VOC-free. Products that have earned the Gent-L-Green seal include: Premium Blue Hand and Body Soap, Soy Blast Conditioner Enriched Hand Cleaner, Foaming ...

Great Dane shows reefer at GATS

| August 21, 2009

Great Dane Trailers is debuting its newest refrigerated trailer at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Great Dane says the Classic Truckload reefer features its proprietary ThermoGuard and CorroGuard, which, respectively, help extend the useful ...

RoadKing Shocks at GATS

| August 21, 2009

Most shock absorbers on heavy-duty trucks today are out of their element, says Lonnie Woods, CEO of RoadKing Shocks. "The design of the average truck shock absorber today appeared in the 1950s and was primarily ...

Informational book

| August 21, 2009

Crushing Cones, a book about the experience of earning a CDL written by Ellen Voie, President and founder of Women In Trucking, includes chapters on choosing a school, selecting the best carrier and what a ...

Slice of Life blog extended

| August 21, 2009

The Slice of Life blog, in which three truckers describe their experiences driving the Cascadia, has been extended, Freightliner Trucks announced. The fleet says the program will stay because of its popularity and the drivers’ ...

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