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Agency offers revised CSA 2010 schedule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has developed a revised schedule for the rollout of the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010.

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Continental Tires get SmartWay verification

The HSL2 Eco Plus and the HDL2 Eco Plus long-haul tires have been SmartWay verified as rolling resistant truck tires, the company announced.

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Highway agency creates online traffic-tracking tool

The Federal Highway Administration system identifies traffic chokepoints using data from thousands of trucks.

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Rush buys Lake City International

San Antonio-based Rush Enterprises Inc. has purchased Lake City International for $38.7 million and is starting a new Navistar division, the truck dealership announced. The Lake City Companies operate dealerships in Utah, Idaho and Oregon offering commercial truck and bus sales, service, parts, finance and leasing business of brands including International, IC Bus, Autocar, Mitsubishi Fuso, Kalmar, Workhorse and Idealease truck leasing. Rush plans to purchase Lake City’s real estate no later than June 30 in a ...

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New Kenworth dealership opens in Heyburn, Idaho

Kenworth Sales Co. has opened a parts and service facility in Heyburn, Idaho. The 13,800-square-foot facility is located about a mile southwest from Exit 211 on Interstate 84. The dealership’s 9,000-square-foot service department has eight bays and offers Kenworth PremierCare ExpressLube and Air Conditioning service. The parts department has more than 2,300 square feet of parts storage. The service department has two Paccar MX engine-certified technicians and two Cummins-certified heavy-duty engine technicians on staff. The dealership is ...

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Firms offer sleep apnea monitoring program

The program is aimed at carriers looking to monitor driver usage of sleep apnea devices.

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Firms offer sleep apnea reporting program

Affiliated Computer Services' and Sleep Pointe's sleep program is aimed at carriers looking to monitor driver usage of sleep apnea devices

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FedEx Ground sets new contractor rules

FedEx Ground has issued new standards for its owner-operators, include requiring independent contractors to be incorporated.

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Navistar launches $149,900 electric truck

Additional launches are scheduled for June in Sacramento, Calif., and this summer in Chicago for all-electric delivery vehicle.

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Distracted driving meeting set

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committee will meet June 8-10 to focus on distracted driving.

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