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Category: Training

TMC Opens 2022 Fall Meeting & National Technician Skills Competitions

TMC Opens 2022 Fall Meeting & National Technician Skills Competitions

| September 27, 2022

TMC Announces TMCSuperTech Finalists American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced that 78 technicians had advanced to the finals of the National Technician Skills Competition. “These men and women have proven to be a cut above even the best of the best,” said TMC Executive Director Robert Braswell. “By demonstrating their skills in the […]

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FMCSA to Host CMV Driver Appreciation Day Announcing Safety Initiatives for CMV Drivers

FMCSA to Host CMV Driver Appreciation Day Announcing Safety Initiatives for CMV Drivers

| September 14, 2022

Announcements include a new road safety awareness campaign and updates on the Women of Trucking Advisory Board The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is recognizing and celebrating our nation’s commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers by hosting a CMV Driver Appreciation Day to announce public safety initiatives and programs that prioritize the health and safety […]

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Percentage of Female Technicians in Transportation Remains Low

Percentage of Female Technicians in Transportation Remains Low

| September 13, 2022

The 2022 WIT Index shows that only 3.7 percent of technicians in transportation companies are women The percentage of female equipment technicians and mechanics in corporations with for-hire or private fleets in the commercial freight transportation industry remains low, according to new data highlighted in the WIT Index, which was just released by the Women […]

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Navistar Launches Technician Apprenticeship Program, Donates Equipment through TECH EmPOWERment Initiative

Navistar Launches Technician Apprenticeship Program, Donates Equipment through TECH EmPOWERment Initiative

| September 13, 2022

Students will work with multiple vehicle types, including electric and fuel cell technologies Navistar implemented its International® Truck and IC Bus® Uptime Academy, a 12-month technician apprenticeship program that offers paid, hands-on training in a real-world setting. The new program presents a unique approach to technician training from a 90-day dealership rotation to on-the-job class […]

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Penske Truck Leasing Debuts Truck Maintenance On-Site Guide

Penske Truck Leasing Debuts Truck Maintenance On-Site Guide

| September 6, 2022

Penske offers a proven program of contract maintenance services that can help vehicle maintenance facilities Penske Truck Leasing introduced a new truck maintenance on-site guide, Shipper’s Guide to Outsourcing On-Site Fleet Maintenance, which is now available at no cost. The three-part guide provides detailed information on how businesses can implement on-site maintenance to navigate the obstacles of […]

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ATA Stresses Importance of Hiring Veterans

ATA Stresses Importance of Hiring Veterans

| September 2, 2022

“Right now, our industry is short 80,000 drivers – jobs that pay upwards of $70,000 or more per year” As part of the American Legion’s National Higher Education and Credentialing Summit, the American Trucking Associations emphasized the important role reaching out to, and easing the credentialing burden on, veterans and returning servicemembers has in addressing […]

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