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  • News

    Caution is urged for those travelling in the shadow of Hurricane Florence

    September 12, 2018 by Truck News

    CHARLOTTE, S.C. – As the Southeastern United States prepares for Hurricane Florence the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) are urging caution to fleets and drivers that may be in the area. Tuesday more

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    Pride Truck Sales opens new locations in Calif.

    September 7, 2018 by Truck News

    FONTANA, Calif. – Canadian pre-owned retailer Pride Truck Sales is expanding again. The company announced two new U.S. locations opening in Fontana and Stockton, Calif. this week. Both dealerships are said to offer a wide variety of pre-owned heavy- and

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    Pride Trucks Sales opens U.S. location with more to come

    August 31, 2018 by elizabeth

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Canadian retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers, Pride Truck Sales, has expanded again opening a new facility in Toledo, Ohio this week. The Mississauga-based company says the new location came about after customer requests to add a

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    FMCSA seeking comment on proposed HOS changes in the U.S.

    August 22, 2018 by Truck News

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Hours of service (HOS) rules might be changing to add more flexibility says Federal Motor Carrier Safety (FMCSA) administrator Ray Martinez. The FMCSA put out an advanced notice of proposed rule making and opened a 30-day comment

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    More than $700 billion generated by trucking in the U.S. in 2017: ATA

    August 20, 2018 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The U.S. trucking industry was generated more than $700 billion dollars in revenue in 2017 according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). The organization released its annual collection of trucking data, the “ATA American Trucking Trends 2018.”

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    ATA National Truck Driving Championships kick-off in Ohio

    August 16, 2018 by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than 400 drivers from across the U.S. kicked off the 81st annual National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships held by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and their safety management council. The drivers had

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    eBay aims for an easier parts-buying experience

    August 16, 2018 by Truck News

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – Whether you’re a mechanic looking for a hard-to-find part or you’re fixing your own rig, eBay is looking to make the parts-buying experience easier. The international online retailer’s automotive section – eBay Motors – has added

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    Horvath to head safety at ATA

    August 14, 2018 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is naming Dan Horvath their new vice president of safety policy. In the role Horvath will oversee the association’s Safety Policy and Hazardous Material committees, as well as representing ATA and its

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  • News

    Trucker Path teams up with Goodyear on roadside assistance

    August 13, 2018 by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Trucker Path users will soon have direct access to roadside service in the U.S. thanks to a new partnership. The popular app is partnering with Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center (CTSC) locations to offer support to drivers

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    ATA maintenance council releases updated technical guide

    August 9, 2018 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) says there are more than 40 new or revised practices in its new recommended practices manual. The group released the 2018-2019 manual was released this week with

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    TruckPro adds Diesel Bros. to its network

    August 8, 2018 by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – TruckPro is expanding again in Ontario, announcing a new member in its network of service and parts shops across the country. Diesel Brothers is bringing its eight service bays and seven mechanics to the TruckPro family. The

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    Tri Truck Center honored for fourth year

    August 2, 2018 by Truck News

    BARRIE, Ont. – Tri Truck Centre has once again been given Hino Motors Canada’s (HMC) top honor. John Esplen, dealer principal and Rick Howitt, general manager were awarded the top-ranking gold position for the 2017 Hino dealer of the year

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    CEDA expands again with new B.C. shop

    July 31, 2018 by Truck News

    FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Aiming to expand its B.C. market share CEDA has opened the doors on a new shop in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basins area. Newly appointed Operations Manager Steven Cooper is overseeing the 10,000 square foot

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    Glider cap will remain at 300 for U.S. manufacturers

    July 30, 2018 by elizabeth

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reversed a previous decision not to enforce a cap on glider vehicles. A court challenge has stopped an early-July decision by then agency administrator Scott Pruitt to delay the

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  • Product

    PeopleNet unveils new fixed-mount display

    July 26, 2018 by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – A new display unit from PeopleNet is boasting rugged features and access to third-party applications through the Android platform. The PeopleNet Display.5 (PD.5) gives customers the option to implement what zthe company is calling a ruggedized display

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