events

Charlotte Diesel Show to host two world record attempts

At the zMax Dragway, in Concord, N.C., on Oct. 6, CDSS attendees will have the chance to see the Aaron’s Outdoor monster truck attempt a world speed record and stunt motor cycle driver Jesse Toler attempt a world stoppie record.

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Volvo Proven Tour schedule

Volvo Trucks announced its Proven Tour, an interactive customer and dealer road tour showcasing fuel efficiency, driver productivity, safety and vehicle uptime, on Sept. 14.

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Intersection 2012 draws more than 50,000

Intersection 2012, which was centered around The Great American Trucking Show, drew large numbers of both trucking and construction industry professionals.

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TCA: Reduce smoking

As part of this year's National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week, the Truckload Carriers Association has designated Sept. 20 as “Ditch the Pack” day.

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Veteran home-building fundraiser

The American Legion Family has partnered with the Boone County Habitat for Humanity and the Homes for Wounded Warriors Program to help raise money and build Iraq war veteran Sgt. Jesse James a home for his family.

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House sets hearing on DOT truck safety program

The U.S. House Highways and Transit Subcommittee has scheduled a Sept. 13 hearing on evaluating truck safety that will be aired live via a webcast.

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John Anderson to play at Great American Trucking Show

Multi-award winning singer John Anderson will play a free concert for GATS attendees Friday, Aug. 24.

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GATS adds pickup truck expo

The ProPickup Truck Expo joins the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas in as part of the Intersection 2012 industry gathering.

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Top drivers to square off

The 75th anniversary 2012 National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships, hosted by American Trucking Associations, will be held August 7-11 in Minneapolis, Minn., at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

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