Walmart Transportation

Insurers tell Walmart they’re not paying Tracy Morgan crash settlements

Walmart’s private fleet has sued a group of insurance companies for refusing to pay the retail giant’s settlements with victims, including actor Tracy Morgan, in the high-profile June 2014 crash on the New Jersey turnpike that left one person dead and several others severely injured.

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Walmart driver No. 1 in truck-driving championships

Gary Harms, a Walmart Transportation professional truck driver based in Olathe, Kan., was named the 2013 Bendix National Truck Driving Championships Grand Champion. Gary's driving skills and knowledge of transportation and truck safety information topped those of 422 other professional drivers from all across the United States in the National Truck Driving Championships, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, this weekend. The 76th annual "Super Bowl of Safety" was sponsored by the American Trucking Associations. Harms has logged 30 years as ...

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Fleet Focus

Forbes, Fortune honor Werner Werner Enterprises, based in Omaha, Neb., was recently named one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune magazine and one among the most trustworthy companies by Forbes magazine. HONORS Dart Transit Co. named Larry Hamilton and team drivers Cindy and Jim Donovan Contractors of the Month for January. . . . For 2009, Hunt Transportation named Bob Colyer its Safety Driver of the Year, Jeff Butler as Owner Operator of the Year and ...

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