Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashes, documents say

Sleep apnea went undiagnosed in engineers in 2 train crashes, documents say

The engineers of two commuter trains that slammed into New York City-area stations in the last year, killing one person and injuring more than 200 others, were suffering from undiagnosed sleep apnea and have no memory of the crashes, according to investigative documents made public Thursday.

ATA names Ed Gilroy, Jay Lim to its staff as senior VPs of legislative affairs

ATA names Ed Gilroy, Jay Lim to its staff as senior VPs of legislative affairs

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations has hired Ed Gilroy as the federation’s new senior vice president of legislative affairs and Jay Lim as vice president of legislative affairs.

Diesel prices inch down after big boost last week

Diesel prices inch down after big boost last week

After diesel prices shot up last week because of Hurricane Harvey’s damage to Houston area-based oil refineries, average national on-highway diesel actually went down 1.6 cents a gallon Monday, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

Nomination period for Driver of the Year Contests opens September 18

Nomination period for Driver of the Year Contests opens September 18

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) officially opened nominations for the 2017 Driver of the Year Contests, sponsored by Cummins Inc. and Love’s Travel Stops.

'Double-digit gains' in turnover rate for large and small fleets, ATA reports

'Double-digit gains' in turnover rate for large and small fleets, ATA reports

ARLINGTON, Va. — The turnover rate at truckload carriers surged in the second quarter of the year, a sign that the market for drivers is quickly tightening, according to the American Trucking Associations.

TCA names Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution driver, Adrian Parada, as Highway Angel

TCA names Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution driver, Adrian Parada, as Highway Angel

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association has named Adrian Parada, a driver for Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution, a Roadrunner Transportation Systems company, as a Highway Angel for his life-saving assistance to a pickup driver whose vehicle caught on fire.

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