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General tires renamed Grabber

The General Truck tires will be renamed Grabber and expanded as individual products are launched, Continental Tires the America announced Aug. 16.

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Heavy truck tax form due

The deadline to file the federal Heavy Vehicle Use Tax, Form 2290, is Aug. 31.

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Bill Bowering named TCA Highway Angel

The driver for H.O. Wolding was named a TCA Highway Angel for comforting people after a deadly rollover car accident.

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Agency posts carrier safety ratings

FMCSA update allows carriers to see where they stand in each Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category.

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Navistar recognizes Grede as top supplier

Navistar named engine components manufacturer Grede Holdings as one of its 2009 Diamond Suppliers. The award is given to suppliers who “exceed performance expectations.” Grede is one of 37 suppliers to receive the award. Grede Holdings, www.citation.net

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

Douglas family of Andalusia, Ala., wins Great American Trucking Family title.

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Super session kicks off GATS

Tomorrow’s Trucks and Trailers,” held Aug. 26, beginning at 11 a.m., at the Dallas Convention Center.

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Water cargo projects named

In 2007, Congress mandated a program to better use waterways to decrease highway congestion and emissions.

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Spot freight index in July increases

TransCore index for July increased 122 percent over July 2009, but declined 14 percent from June level.

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APU giveaway at Great American Trucking Show

NAS will be giving away a Comfort Cab APU, including batteries, at the company’s booth at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Aug. 26-28. The unit will feature the molecular radiant heater technology, new in the units. Stop by booth #13038 to enter the drawing. NAS, www.thecomfortcab.com, (616) 454-2616

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