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Archive: May 2017

ATA Leaders Deliver Policy Message To President Trump

May 15, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Video
ATA Leaders Deliver Policy Message To President Trump

American Trucking Associations, along with a contingent of America’s Road Team Captains visited the White House for a conversation about issues affecting the trucking industry. “Trucking is the backbone of the nation’s economy. We employ 1 in 16 people in the U.S. Driving a truck is the top job in [...]

SmartDrive Announces Another Video Safety First With 360 Degree Triggering

May 12, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

SmartDrive Systems announced at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Annual Conference and Exhibition new capabilities that extend the value of SmartDrive 360, the company’s solution that enables fleets to deploy additional cameras to gain 360-degree insight into risk. In this latest release, SmartDrive 360 expands its on-demand video capability [...]

Class 8 Orders Stay Solid in April

May 11, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

FTR releases preliminary Class 8 net orders for April at 23,600 units, maintaining the steady track that started seven months ago.  While OEM activity was modestly better for some and down marginally for others month over month, April orders met expectations with a 4% increase over March and up 77% [...]

Stoughton Trailers Receives Special Award

May 7, 2017 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: News

Stoughton Trailers has received a special “Pulling for Success” award from the Wisconsin Family Business of the Year Award at its 14th Annual banquet. The Wisconsin Family Business of the Year Award, sponsored by Smith & Gesteland, LLP, a Madison-based CPA and Business Consulting firm, First Business Bank and the [...]