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Week of August 25, 2014

Con-way Driver Wins NTDC 
Truck Tonnage Nears Record After 3.6% Increase in July 
More Than 1 Million View Video of Trucker Pulling Baby from Burning Car 
PeopleNet Will Add Android, Launch Video Safety System 
Execs Say Driver Shortage Requires Multiple Solutions, Including Communication, More ‘Creature Comforts’ 
Diesel Average Slips for Seventh Week To Lowest Level Since Mid-November 
ATA President, Staff Take Ice Bucket Challenge To Raise Money, Awareness for ALS Cause 
TMW Aligns With 3Gtms to Add Logistics Offerings 
Prime Inc.’s Training Discriminated Against Female Drivers, Judge Says 
Illinois Governor’s Veto Triggers Debate On Different Speed Limits for Trucks, Cars 
Nationwide Cargo Theft Ring Broken Up Following Trailer Heist of Canned Corn 

Week of August 18, 2014

July Truck Sales Up 22.5% 
Element Financial Will Offer Aggressive Lending Program 
Corporate Fleets Add Capacity With Use of Dedicated Service 
Cummins Boosts Plant Spending in Bid to Make 500 Engines Daily 
Out-of-Service Rate for Vehicles Declines During 2014 Roadcheck, CVSA Reports 
FleetCor Plans $3.45 Bln. Comdata Deal to Add Fuel Card Services for Carriers 
Freight Shipments to West Coast Ports Rise as Uncertainty Over Labor Pact Continues 
ATA Announces $100,000 Contribution to Bolster Trucking Image Campaign 
More Truckload Carriers Raise Pay in Effort to Reward Drivers 
White House Plans Quick Announcement of New FMCSA Leadership, Ferro Says 
Fleets, Shippers Criticize Agency’s Coercion Proposal 
Jamestown is Only Plant in North America Mass Producing Class 8 Nat-Gas Engines 

Week of August 11, 2014

Truck Makers Chip Away at Cummins’ Engine Lead 
Family Pride Plays Large Role at National Truck Driving Event 
Inspectors Champion Returns as Judge for 2014 Competition 
Truck Orders Hit Record During Normally Slow July 
CSA Enforcement Varies Widely from State to State, Study Says 
President Obama Signs Executive Order Helping Employees in Labor Disputes 
Omnitracs CEO Sees Expansion Opportunities Targeting Midsize Fleets, Private Carriers 
European Transport Firm to Buy Jacobson Cos. for $750 Million 
FDA Plan Costly, Unnecessary, Agricultural Haulers Caution 
Missouri Voters Solidly Reject Amendment to Increase Sales Tax for Highway Projects 
Truck-Rail Shipments Rise in 2nd Quarter, IANA Says 

Week of August 04, 2014

FMCSA’s Anne Ferro to Depart 
Anne Ferro: A Timeline of Her FMCSA Tenure 
Rulemakings Loom Large in FMCSA’s Short History 
Ferro’s Last Words to Senate: Don’t Change HOS Restart 
Transport Acquisitions Rise; Experts See More to Come 
All 50 States Now Allow Skill-Test Waivers to Help Military Personnel Obtain CDLs  
LTLs Report Higher Second-Quarter Profits as Business Conditions Continue to Improve 
Agriculture Dept. Faces Broad Opposition over Plan to Triple Border-Inspection Fees  
UPS Reports 2nd-Quarter Growth, Plans Operational Improvements 
Navistar Sets Used-Truck Plan to Lift Appeal of Late Models 
Daimler Says Investments During Recession Resulting in Higher Vocational-Market Sales 
Forklift Workers Face Risk in Fast-Paced Warehouses 
Manufacturers Add Technology to Improve Forklift Safety 

Week of July 28, 2014

June Tonnage Gains 2.3% 
FedEx Freight Seeks Approval to Run Twin 33-Foot Trailers 
Coolants Require Check-Ups to Maximize Engine Life 
Trailer Orders Soar 43.9%; Strongest June in 15 Years 
Senate to Take Up Highway Funding Bill; Will Consider 4 Amendments Before Vote 
ATA Unveils Highlights of MC&E Conference 
Konezny Turns to Global Growth as Trimble Makes Domestic Gains 
PeopleNet to Offer Cloud Gateway to Meet Fleets’ Data Needs Faster 
Trucking Expected to Benefit From New Job-Training Law 
Quarterly Earnings Climb as Rates Rise, Fleets Say 
Daimler, Volvo Truck Units’ 2Q Profits Up, Led by Growth in North American Market 
Diesel Avg. Falls 2.5¢ to $3.869, Lowest Level Since November 

Week of July 21, 2014

June Truck Sales Jump 21% 
House Passes Highway Patch 
2Q Fleet Failures Nearly Double on Cost Pressures, Report Says 
DOT Research Could Benefit Fleets Through Use of Wireless Inspections 
Lawmakers Brief Freight Leaders 
Pilot Flying J to Pay $92 Million Penalty to Government Over Fuel-Rebate Scheme 
ATA Promotes Four to Senior Vice President 
NTSB Proposes Changes After I-5 Bridge Collapse 
Diesel Declines 1.9¢ to $3.894 
Truckload Fleets Post Gains in 2Q Despite Higher Costs 
Volvo Trucks, Telogis to Offer Fleet Services With Factory-Installed Telematics Systems 

 
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