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TRALA Defends Graves Law in U.S. Senate Hearing on Vicarious Liability

TRALA President and CEO Tom James testified before Congress in support of preservation of the existing federal law, known as the Graves/Boucher Law, which preempts states from imposing vicarious liability on owners ...

Kenworth Receives Green Manufacturing Award

Kenworth Truck Company was honored with the 2010 Green Manufacturing Award in the large company category by the Association of Washington Business.   Kenworth received recognition for its environmentally friendly products, which includes aerodynamic ...

ATA Applauds Obama Administration For Its Support of More Productive Truck Program

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) applauds the Obama Administration for their efforts to make permanent two pilot programs that grant more productive trucks access to Interstate Highways in Maine and Vermont. "We greatly ...

Shell Lubricants 2010 Fleet Technology Conference On Tour

The Shell Lubricants 2010 Fleet Technology Conference will visit eight cities in October.  Shell experts will share information on current emissions and equipment technology, discuss ways that lubricant suppliers can help you ...

Kinedyne Awards Scholarships

Kinedyne Corporation has concluded its second annual Kinedyne Cares College Scholarship Program with $2,500 awards to two students – one from Ohio and one from Virginia. The scholarships were presented through a ...

New Waste Oil Furnaces

The new Saturn 140 and Saturn 230 waste oil furnaces bring the potential for energy savings to smaller shop and garage owners. Customizable to meet specific heating needs, the units feature an ...

Newest Toughbook Introduced

Panasonic Solutions Company announced the newest member of its Toughbook U1 ultra-mobile PC product family, the Toughbook U1 Ultra.  The new unit is equipped with a TransflectivePlus display for up to 6000 ...

Brenntag Announces New Diesel Exhaust Fluid “Pick up And Replace” Program.

Brenntag North America will offer users of DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) a free service to pick up empty DEF totes (IBC’s) from any previous supplier. Brenntag will offer a special price to ...

Donaldson completes technical center expansion

Donaldson Co., a worldwide manufacturer of filtration solutions and products, announced the opening of the company's expanded facility in Leuven, Belgium. The facility houses the company's European administrative and engineering operations. Donaldson ...

Tonnage index drops sharply in August

The American Trucking Associations’ advance seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index in August plunged 2.7 percent from the July level. The drop was the largest month-to-month decrease since March 2009. ...

Bendix, Volvo partner to demonstrate advanced safety technologies

As part of its ongoing efforts to educate the commercial vehicle industry about the benefits and importance of active safety technologies, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems recently collaborated with Volvo Trucks Canada to ...

Polk launches new vehicle report for aftermarket industry

Polk has launched a new monthly online report for the light and commercial vehicle aftermarket. Polk says the Market Entrance Report, available within days of the end of each month, provides detailed ...

Demand for Tiger II funding overwhelms supply

Nearly 1,000 construction grant applications for more than $19 billion from all 50 states, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia far exceeded the $600 million in Tiger (Transportation Investment Generating Economic ...

Hybrid Truck Users Forum set for Sept. 28-30

Kenworth Truck Co. will showcase a T370 diesel-electric hybrid tractor at the 10th annual Hybrid Truck Users Forum Sept. 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency in Dearborn, Mich. The national forum brings together ...