Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Old Dominion exec Earl Congdon honored with Diamond Legacy Award by ATA

Old Dominion exec Earl Congdon honored with Diamond Legacy Award by ATA

ARLINGTON, Va. — Old Dominion Freight Line Executive Chairman Earl E. Congdon was honored by American Trucking Associations with the Diamond Legacy Award at a recent ceremony in Orlando, Florida.

Survey underway to assess parking needs along Ontario highways

Survey underway to assess parking needs along Ontario highways

TORONTO — The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is currently exploring ways to improve truck parking along Southern Ontario highways.

NTSB says truck-car crash that killed 6 demonstrates need for its latest safety recommendations

NTSB says truck-car crash that killed 6 demonstrates need for its latest safety recommendations

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board said a highway accident brief published by the NTSB Tuesday for its investigation of a June 2016 highway crash that killed six people and injured five, illustrates the need to implement 15 safety recommendations associated with the NTSB’s Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements for fatigue, occupant protection and collision avoidance.

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp urges transportation  chief Chao to address ‘serious concerns’ about ELDs

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp urges transportation chief Chao to address ‘serious concerns’ about ELDs

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Tuesday urged Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to immediately address “several serious concerns” about the electronic logging device rule being enforced in April.

2017 was a good year for Trucking Moves America Forward, group's leaders say

2017 was a good year for Trucking Moves America Forward, group's leaders say

WASHINGTON – There’s nothing like a birthday to make you look back and take stock of yourself. It was at the 2014 Mid-American Trucking Show that Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) was born. Ever since then, the organization, which was created to accentuate and project a positive image of the trucking industry, has treated MATS as its unofficial birthday. With MATS 2018 a week away, TMAF held a teleconference March 14 to mark its fourth anniversary and to preview its 2017 annual report, titled “The Many Faces of Trucking,” which will be released at this year’s MATS, March 22-24 in Louisville, Kentucky.

FMCSA issues guidance on ELD compliance, gives agri transporters temporary waiver

FMCSA issues guidance on ELD compliance, gives agri transporters temporary waiver

WASHINGTON — Old Dominion Freight Line has withdrawn its petition for a temporary exemption to allow alternate electronic logging device phase-in period after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued guidance March 9 that rendered the request moot.

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