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Trucking-specific GPS

The 7700 PRO trucking-specific GPS navigation and routing tool features a 16-by-9-in. wide touch screen. Cobra’s partnership with ProMiles Software Development Corp. and TruckDown Info International Inc. resulted in 33,000 truck-specific points of interest such as routable travel center locations, fueling stations, restaurants, heavy duty towing, truck and trailer repair shops, truck-friendly hotels and weigh scales, plus more than 12 million general locations. The 7700 PRO uses advanced routing information based on the vehicle’s height, ...

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Employees file lawsuit against Arrow

The plaintiffs seek compensation under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

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Study: Air quality improves at Port of Long Beach

The cleaner air is due to better technology, not from a slowdown in cargo.

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Vocational automated transmissions

Three new automated transmissions are made for dump trucks, concrete mixers and other vehicles involved in vocational applications.

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Arrow Trucking closes

Arrow Trucking Co. abruptly closed Dec. 22, effectively stranding its company drivers, news sources report.

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Senate extends highway program until Feb. 28

Senate leaders and the Obama administration had backed an 18-month of the program.

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Cummins natural gas engine available in Kenworth tractors

Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engines are available in Kenworth T800 short hodd and W900S models.

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Study: Physical driver screening pays off

A study shows that physical screenings of drivers prior to hiring led to a 7 percent reduction in lost work days.

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Kenworth’s new regional tractor

The Kenworth T440 is built for heavy front-axle regional haul, municipal and vocational use, with a gross vehicle weight that ranges from 33,000 pounds to 68,000 pounds.

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Advocate: Life saver

Owner-operator Jorge Orozco-Sanchez was awarded the Carnegie Medal for his heroic actions in saving two children from a burning car.

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