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Category: Safety

TuSimple and Ryder Partner to Expand Nationwide Autonomous Trucking

TuSimple and Ryder Partner to Expand Nationwide Autonomous Trucking

| July 30, 2021

Ryder maintenance facilities in the Southern U.S. to serve as terminals for TuSimple’s expanding Autonomous Freight Network TuSimple (Nasdaq: TSP), global autonomous driving technology company, and Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, today announce an industry-first partnership that aims to leverage select Ryder fleet maintenance facilities […]

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Goodyear Expands RH-4A+ Lineup To Include 40.00r57

Goodyear Expands RH-4A+ Lineup To Include 40.00r57

| July 30, 2021

The RH-4A+ is Goodyear’s best haulage tire for long hours to removal in hard rock underfoot conditions and is now available in 40.00R57 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) announces a new size, 40.00R57, to the Goodyear RH-4A+ tire lineup. With the initial launch last fall, the RH-4A+ is engineered to deliver a […]

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Trucking Cheers Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement

Trucking Cheers Bipartisan Infrastructure Agreement

| July 29, 2021

Statement following reports that Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a bipartisan framework for infrastructure legislation American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued this statement following reports that Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a bipartisan framework for infrastructure legislation: “It’s refreshing to see Congress do its job and address national […]

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Omnitracs Announces New Evidence of the Risks and Cost of Distracted Driving in Latest Data Insights

Omnitracs Announces New Evidence of the Risks and Cost of Distracted Driving in Latest Data Insights

| July 26, 2021

The most distracted drivers are nearly 72% more likely to be involved in a near collision than other drivers Omnitracs, LLC, a Solera company, published groundbreaking new insights on distracted driving in the trucking industry. These insights, which aggregate and anonymize data from the SmartDrive advanced video-based analytics platform, help fleets understand operational threats and […]

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Trucking Industry Praises Introduction of the Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act

Trucking Industry Praises Introduction of the Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act

| July 23, 2021

Bipartisan bill would help modernize nation’s truck fleet by repealing 12% excise tax on new tractor-trailers The American Trucking Associations praised the introduction of the Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act of 2021 by Senators Todd Young (R-Indiana) and Ben Cardin (D-Maryland). The bipartisan legislation would repeal the 12% federal excise tax on heavy-duty trucks, […]

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Locomation Marks Third Anniversary with Executed Contracts, New Facilities, Third Generation of Autonomous Trucks

Locomation Marks Third Anniversary with Executed Contracts, New Facilities, Third Generation of Autonomous Trucks

| July 23, 2021

Increased Investment and Expanded Staff Locomation, the world’s first technology platform to offer human-guided autonomous truck convoying, marked the third anniversary of its founding and highlighted important recent milestones in its growth. Earlier this month, the company moved into new, more spacious offices in Pittsburgh’s Robotics Row, a hotspot for fast-growing technology companies in the […]

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