Category Archives: Trucking Industry

Werner Trucking Honored By EPA

OMAHA, NE (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Werner) Werner Trucking, a premier transportation and logistics company, is honored to be named a 2018 SmartWay High Performer by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its efforts to produce more efficient and sustainable supply chain transportation solutions. “Receiving this honor is the ultimate validation that our sustainability initiatives are making a difference in

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Troopers Find Illegal Drugs, Valued at $5M, In Tractor Trailer

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VIGO COUNTY, IN (TruckingNewsNow.co) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Tuesday morning around 10:30, an Indiana State Trooper with Commercial Vehicle Enforcement stopped a tractor-trailer at the eastbound scales located at the 1 mile-marker for a routine DOT inspection. During conversations with the driver the trooper noticed several criminal indicators. After consent from the driver, a search of the tractor-trailer was

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Schneider Trucking Honored With EPA “SmartWay” Award

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Schneider) — With its strong focus on prioritizing efficiency and sustainability, Schneider, a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, has established itself as a leader in green initiatives. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized this commitment, honoring Schneider with the SmartWay Excellence Award for the ninth time. The company has also been named to

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FMCSA Reiterates That Emergency Declarations Apply To All States

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reminding all states that emergency declarations apply not just to the states receiving aid or assistance from motor carrier drivers, but any state in which that motor carrier passes through on its way to render aid. From the FMCSA: Relief from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations is limited

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Truck Falls 80 Feet From South Florida Overpass, Driver Dies

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A 2006 Kenworth Truck pulling a 53-foot trailer failed to negotiate the curve from from Florida’s Turnpike on to I-595, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The truck collided with the concrete barrier wall and fell off the of the elevated ramp. Investigators say the truck and trailer landed in a grassy area, on its roof,

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Andrew Colton Named ATAA Communications Director

TOLEDO, OH (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, a 500-member non-profit safety organization comprised of attorneys specializing in trucking safety and crash litigation, has named Andrew Colton its Director of Communications. Colton, principal of Colton Legal Media, is retained nationally as the premiere producer of Day In The Life Legal Video, Legal Settlement Documentary and his trademarked Life

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