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Progressive expands coverage

| July 20, 2012

Progressive Insurance has expanded its commercial auto product, including its truck cargo coverage, which now includes owned goods and an increased coverage limit of up to $250 thousand. It's also added refrigeration breakdown coverage.  Also new ...

Rand McNally announces upgraded PC, nav units

| July 20, 2012

Rand McNally announced this week the launch of its TruckPC 7600, which has a new hardware design and upgrades for its mobile communication fleet management system. The map and navigation company said it also cut ...

Birds of a feather: Trucking tweeps @OverdriveUpdate

| July 20, 2012

We found these followers of Overdrive’s Twitter feed to have intriguing self-descriptions. Upon closer examination, their tweets seemed like something you might want to read, too. Follow @OverdriveUpdate at twitter.com for daily news and views ...

CSA two-punch: Second lawsuit brought

| July 19, 2012

A suit against the FMCSA's CSA program brought by the ASECTT group alleged unfairness to small carriers within FMCSA's compliance and enforcement regime.

Improved side skirt

| July 19, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, manufacturer of refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds and Tautliner curtainsided trailers, has announced enhancements to its USS-120A side skirt. The product is also securely bolted by a “spring” attachment to ...

Peterbilt to host customer experience events

| July 19, 2012

Peterbilt Motors Company will host several events throughout 2012 aimed at giving customers firsthand experience of the company’s product lineup and Paccar manufacturing facilities. Customers will have the option of test driving different vehicles and ...

Mack launches Bulldog Magazine app

| July 19, 2012

Mack Trucks announced the launch of an iPad and iPhone app for its Bulldog Magazine, a 45,000 circulation quarterly publication which has been published since 1920. The app will be available for download free of ...

EPA sets retreaded-tire standard

| July 19, 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is utilizing a Yokohama Tire Corporation commercial truck tire casing to establish a SmartWay verification program for retreaded tires used on Class 8 line-haul trucks. Following certification of a retreaded ...

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