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Liability coverage increase on backburner, Progressive rep says

MATS 2016

Talks heated up late in 2014 about a potential increase to the current $750,000 minimum, but other regulations, such as changes to the CSA system and an electronic logging device mandate, have seemingly cooled any agency action on the subject.

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SuperRigs returns to Joplin with focus on trucks, veterans

MATS 2016

Shell expects to team with Fastport, an agency that helps veterans find civilian jobs, to educate veteran attendees about the job opportunities that exist in trucking.

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Goodyear names N.Y. driver Julian Kaczor its 2016 Highway Hero, saved man from burning car

MATS 2016

Trucker Julian Kaczor of Utica, N.Y., has been named Goodyear’s 2016 Highway Hero. Kaczor rescued a man from a burning car last July following a crash that occurred right in front of him and his truck. The announcement came March 31 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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TA/Petro launches new TA Truck Service brand, expansion of maintenance offerings

MATS 2016

TravelCenters of America, parent company of TA and Petro truck stops, announced March 31 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville it is combining all of its mobile truck maintenance services under one umbrella, a rebranded TA Truck Service.

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WABCO unveils new lane departure warning system, integration with SmartDrive

MATS 2016

WABCO unveiled the company’s next generation OnLane lane departure warning system (LDWS) Thursday at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Pirelli plans roll out of ‘premium’ commercial truck tire division

MATS 2016

Pirelli announced at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Thursday its plan to enter the commercial truck tire market in the U.S. and Canada.

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DOT announces truck parking workshop dates

MATS 2016

The Federal Highway Association will be holding fouor workshops this year to discuss the country's truck parking shortage, the agency announced Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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Truckstop.com announces new LoadPay system, gives owner-ops greater control over load payments

MATS 2016

Truckstop.com unveiled March 31 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., a new system, LoadPay, that it says will give owner-operators greater control in how they receive payments from brokers and allow them to avoid factoring services to receive their payment.

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Never Compromise. Cummins 2017 Heavy-Duty Engines.

Trucking Moves America Forward sets 2016 goals

MATS 2016

Kevin Burch said TMAF made strides in 2015 including the sale of 100 of the movement’s trailer wraps.

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Driver-facing dashcam on display, being tested at fleets

MATS 2016

Seeing Machines' Guardian fatigue management system is being tested at six small and large U.S. fleets and was displayed in a truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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