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DMS Moving Systems wins award

DMS Moving Systems, based in Canton, Mich., was recently chosen for the 2011 Moving and Storage Agent of the Year Service Excellence Award from the American Moving and Storage Association. DMS was nominated by Atlas Van Lines for its excellence in customer service, leadership, community involvement and innovation.  Besides lowering its impact on the environment through recycling and sustainability programs, DMS also conducts background checks for all van operators and crew members in order to ...

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Michelin continues aid for Back on the Road program

Michelin Americas Truck Tires will continue to support Arrow Truck Sales’ Back on the Road Program through 2012, the tire maker announced. The program provides one deserving driver with a truck and a job to get him or her back on the road, and encourages employment with other incentives, such as the donation of sets of Michelin XZA3, Evertread steer tires and X One XDA Energy drive tires. Drivers also have access to Michelin OnCall emergency ...

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CARB extends ‘Truck and Bus’ regulation deadline

The deadline has been extended to March 30 from Jan. 31 for fleet owners to supply information about upgrading their trucks.

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Trucker Buddy David Kuklewicz is ‘the whole package’

David Kuklewicz has been named Trucker Buddy International’s Trucker Buddy of the Month for October 2011.  The trucker was nominated by Deborah Jagow Wynes, the special education teacher he has worked with at Barker Junior/Senior High School in Barker, N.Y., for the last year. Through the program, he applied real life experience for lessons in math, geography, writing and social skills. He also talked to the students about trucking.  Because his terminal is more than 300 ...

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TransCore: Spot loads drop in December; higher for year

Loads declined 14 percent in December from November but were 25 percent higher than the previous year.

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Pet rescue to host fundraiser

Operation Roger Truckers Pet Transportation, of Joshua, Texas, will host its fifth annual auction at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 24th, in the Papa John’s parking lot following the Mid America Truck Show in Louisville, Ky. Operation Roger, as well as several other trucking related charities, will sell truck related items, handcrafted quilts and jewelry, among other crafts, to fund projects planned throughout the year. Those wishing to check the auction schedule or sign up to be ...

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Trucking fruit in Obama’s energy, manufacturing messages

If you missed last night's State of the Union address, the President followed in predecessors' footsteps by detailing a veritable laundry list of election-year policy initiatives with no small measure of specific requests for the deadlocked Congress -- many of which, it's sure, will not see the light of day this year. All the same, Obama's vision for boosting American economic prospects holds potential good news for drivers in the area of future infrastructure rebuilding, and ...

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NATSO opposes I-70 tolls

Truck stop organization is against possible tolls on freeway between Kansas City and St. Louis.

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Survey: Carriers hit by health care changes

Recent health care law changes will impact more than 80 percent of carriers that responded to a recent survey by Transport Capital Partners.

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Groups want hours of service case dismissed

Previous settlement agreement wanted to change 2008 hours of service rule.

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