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TuSimple Self-Driving Truck Service to the United States Postal Service

TuSimple Self-Driving Truck Service to the United States Postal Service

| May 22, 2019

Autonomous technology to be tested during two-week pilot TuSimple, a global self-driving truck company says the United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded it a contract to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service’s Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centers. The truck […]

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GILLIG Battery Electric Bus Unveiled

GILLIG Battery Electric Bus Unveiled

| May 22, 2019

Powered by Cummins Electrified Powertrain GILLIG LLC and Cummins Inc says that the GILLIG zero-emission battery electric bus, powered by Cummins, is now available.  “As the leading provider of American-built buses, GILLIG is excited to expand our portfolio by offering the market’s most comprehensive battery electric bus solution. This best-in-class bus is designed on our […]

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SmartDrive Wins 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Award From Business Intelligence Group

SmartDrive Wins 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Award From Business Intelligence Group

| May 22, 2019

Industry Leader Helps Customers Achieve Safety and Operational Goals With Standout Customer Service SmartDrive Systems video-based safety and transportation intelligence, has been named a winner in the 2019 Excellence in Customer Service Awards for Technology of the Year, presented by Business Intelligence Group (BIG). SmartDrive was recognized for its commitment to providing best-in-class customer service […]

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Inland Truck Parts Expands Two Locations To Serve Oklahoma City

Inland Truck Parts Expands Two Locations To Serve Oklahoma City

| May 22, 2019

The company currently has more than 850 employees in 39 locations spanning the Great Plains Inland Truck Parts and Service is excited to announce the opening of two expanded locations in the greater Oklahoma City area. The new facilities are located on the east and west sides of town with convenient locations that offer both parts and service. […]

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Hoffa: Allowing Teens To Drive Trucks Interstate Would Jeopardize Safety

Hoffa: Allowing Teens To Drive Trucks Interstate Would Jeopardize Safety

| May 21, 2019

Proposed FMCSA Pilot Program Is Not Worth Risk to Motorists Nationwide The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a proposed federal pilot program that would allow drivers as young as 18 to transport goods via trucks in interstate commerce. “The decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to propose a […]

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Survey Finds State DOTs Hiring Next-Gen Workforce to Run Drone Operations

Survey Finds State DOTs Hiring Next-Gen Workforce to Run Drone Operations

| May 21, 2019

Highly-Skilled Workers Deploying Drones to Save Lives, Time, and Money    A May 2019 survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials finds that 49 of 50 states are using Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drone technologies in some way.  Among those state DOTs-seven out of 10 have hired hundreds of staff, including […]

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