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NEXT Trucking Named Pioneer’s Preferred Logistics Partner

LYNWOOD, Calif., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NEXT Trucking, an elite mobile on-demand freight shipping platform, announced a new partnership today with Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc., a worldwide corporation that specializes in consumer electronics. NEXT Trucking will be handling all facets of the supply chain for the Japanese electronics brand. The 2-year contract has NEXT Trucking […]

SmartDrive Announces New Objective Evidence of the Risks and Cost of Distracted Driving

“Distracted driving costs the United States as much as $175 billion a year and it continues to be one of the most serious hazards facing the commercial transportation industry,” stated Steve Mitgang, CEO of SmartDrive. “While everyone understands distracted driving is a problem, only video safety—deployed with a cab-facing camera—provides the objective measurement of the […]

ATA Thanks Congress for Advancing a Permanent Hours-of-Service Fix

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement about the inclusion of a permanent hours-of-service restart fix in Congress’ bipartisan Continuing Resolution: “ATA thanks Congress for including what should be a permanent fix to the hours-of-service restart in this Continuing Resolution, and we look […]

PeopleNet Renews Grant Program to Schools 2017

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Trucker Buddy International is pleased to announce that PeopleNet has agreed to renew its sponsorship of the School Supply Program for 2017 which was a big success in 2016 with Trucker Buddy classrooms receiving grants totaling $9,500 to help our teachers purchase supplies and equipment.

FMCSA Declares Georgia-based Trucking Company to be an Hazard to Safety

WASHINGTON, Oct 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a LaGrange, Georgia-based trucking company, Industrial Transit, Inc., USDOT No. 814459, to immediately cease all intrastate and interstate operations after a federal investigation found the company to pose an imminent hazard to public safety. The carrier was […]

Trucking Group Advises Caution Ahead of Hurricane Matthew

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Hurricane Matthew threatens the southeastern United States, American Trucking Associations urged truck drivers, as well as the motoring public to take appropriate precautions and, if possible, avoid areas that may be susceptible to the storm’s impact.

ATA’s Share the Road Highway Safety Program Offers Driving Tips to Young Drivers

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa, June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, American Trucking Associations and ATA’s Share the Road highway safety program are in Sioux City, Iowa to demonstrate safe-driving skills to area drivers. “All of us have the responsibility of being safe when we’re out on the road, so we’re here this week to give students […]