PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — A maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who were asleep on the bus woke up to loud screams and the sound of crushing metal.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index contracted 5.8 percent in September, following a 5 percent rise during August, a slight downward revision from the original figure released last month.
LISLE, Ill. – Navistar today announced the launch of the Core Advantage Program, a creative new approach for core life cycle management. The Core Advantage Program helps fleet owners reduce their overall costs by helping them to manage their core and remanufacturing activity through new tools like the Navistar proprietary software Core Management System (CMS). Cores are used or failed parts that have been returned by the customer at the end of its product life.
The CarriersEdge Inspecting the Trailer course guides drivers through how to inspect the body of the trailer, the proper method of coupling a trailer and how to inspect the coupling components, as well as items to inspect at each axle. (Courtesy: CARRIERSEDGE)
When Trixie, a terrier mix, first met Fred “Akita” Papenhausen at the Petro Stopping Center in North Little Rock September 10, she happily walked with him on her leash, enjoying his gentle back scratch and wagging her tail as they walked toward his truck.