Monday, January 22, 2018
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Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

DETROIT — Michelin North America demonstrated the safety, financial and environmental impacts of premature removal for worn tires at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, explaining that a tire’s stopping abilities and other performances can change significantly as it wears.

FMCSA Deputy Administrator Cathy Gautreaux calls ELDs a success, talks about agency priorities

FMCSA Deputy Administrator Cathy Gautreaux calls ELDs a success, talks about agency priorities

WASHINGTON — It is an exciting time to be working in the transportation sector, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Deputy Administrator Cathy F. Gautreaux said last week.

Problem Solvers Caucus releases recommendations for bipartisan infrastructure policy

Problem Solvers Caucus releases recommendations for bipartisan infrastructure policy

WASHINGTON — The Problem Solvers Caucus on January 10 released a new report with bipartisan policy recommendations to build a 21st century infrastructure network for America. The 48-member bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, led by co-chairs Tom Reed, R-N.Y. and Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., launched an Infrastructure Working Group to find consensus on a bipartisan set of policies to serve as the bedrock for a plan that addresses the dire need to rebuild and responsibly invest in infrastructure across the United States.

Daseke names CFO Scott Wheeler as its new president

Daseke names CFO Scott Wheeler as its new president

ADDISON, Texas — Daseke, a consolidator and largest flatbed and specialized transportation company in North America, has appointed its Chief Financial Officer Scott Wheeler as the company’s new president.

Carriers with lowest accidents in U.S., Canada take honors in TCA Fleet Safety Awards

Carriers with lowest accidents in U.S., Canada take honors in TCA Fleet Safety Awards

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Winners of the Truckload Carriers Association’s 42nd Annual Fleet Safety Awards have been revealed.

Fraud trial of Pilot Flying J staffers detours with recordings of former exec's racial slurs

Fraud trial of Pilot Flying J staffers detours with recordings of former exec's racial slurs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The fraud trial for four former executives and sales staff at the truck stop chain Pilot Flying J took a detour Wednesday when prosecutors played a portion of secret recordings that included one of the defendants saying the n-word and disparaging his boss' National Football League team.

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