Driver appreciation campaign to award cash, rinds, duct tape

| July 16, 2012

Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, makers of Duck brand duct tape, will celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-22, with an eight-week campaign and a video contest. Truckers are invited ...

Boyd Bros. named a Best Company to Work for in Ala.

| July 16, 2012

Boyd Bros. Transportation was recently named one of the Best Companies Group’s 2012 Best Companies to Work for in Alabama. Business Alabama magazine and Best Companies Group created the awards program to recognize Alabama’s best employers. Employees ...

Cobra announces new nav system

| July 16, 2012

The Cobra 8000 Pro HD GPS navigation system sports a 7-inch color HD touch screen display. Some included features are free live and predictive traffic information, free lifetime map updates and more than 33,000 trucker-friendly ...

Agency highlights FAQs about recorders

| July 13, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has highlighted on its website a list of frequently asked questions regarding electronic onboard recorders.

DOT orders shutdown of chameleon operation

| July 13, 2012

FMCSA ordered that MTI Transportation cease all operations after discovering it was being operated by two companies already ordered to shut down.

Peterbilt 579 gets SmartWay designation

| July 13, 2012

Peterbilt announced its new 579 model has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay designation. The model meets the program’s established set of fuel-saving, low-emission equipment specifications for new Class 8 long-haul tractors and trailers. ...

Fleet conference to discuss viability of alt fuels

| July 12, 2012

The CVOC, held prior to GATS, will feature much discussion on natural gas as a viable fuel option.

Peterbilt launches Model 579 production

| July 12, 2012

Peterbilt on Wednesday, July 11, announced that it now is producing its new Model 579.

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