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Business, Technology

Rair Names Lofy CEO, Promotes Two Executives

Rair Technologies LLC, a provider of safety and compliance services to the transportation industry, has named a new CEO and promoted two executives.

September 13, 2011
Business, Technology

Comdata, Love’s Roll Out Cardless Fueling Programs

The use of cardless fueling systems continues to expand, as two more companies embraced radio-frequency identification technology, or RFID, to streamline the fueling process.

Greg Johnson | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2011
Business, Technology

NTSB Urges Changes to Cargo Tankers

The National Transportation Safety Board told federal regulators they can reduce the number of cargo tanker rollovers if  they mandated roll stability technology and improved cargo tank design.

September 12, 2011
Business, Technology

TMC Preps for Fall Meeting in Raleigh

Truck maintenance executives will wrestle with corrosion, tire issues and other critical topics in Raleigh, N.C., later this month, while technicians compete for honors at an event sponsored by the Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations.

September 12, 2011
Business, Technology

DOT Says Rails May Save Millions From New Proposal to Ease Rules

Freight railroads could reap $340 million in cost savings after the Department of Transportation offered to ease the requirements to install technology to prevent head-on collisions, the agency announced.

September 6, 2011
Business, Technology

Rand McNally Offers Buyers Lifetime Map Updates

Rand McNally Co. said buyers of its IntelliRoute GPS devices will be eligible to participate in a lifetime map program.

September 6, 2011
Business, Technology

NHTSA Focuses Study on Truck Cab Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is engaged in “aggressive research” on technological advances to prevent accidents and fatalities by boosting the safety of truck cabs.

September 5, 2011
Business, Technology

Two New Low-Cost EOBRs Ready to Enter In-Cab Device Market

Rand McNally Co. has elbowed its way onto the EOBR scene by unveiling a new in-cab communication device it calls the TND 760 Fleet Edition and sells for $799, while cab-communications giant Qualcomm Inc. said it will meet that price with a new model to be introduced later this year.

August 29, 2011
Business, Technology

PeopleNet Users to See Few Changes After Purchase by Trimble, Officials Say

BOCA RATON, Fla. — PeopleNet officials here emphasized repeatedly that their customers will see few, if any, changes resulting from their company’s recent acquisition by Trimble Navigation Ltd.

August 29, 2011
Business, Technology

GPS Insight Unveils Fleet-Tracking Interface

GPS Insight LLC has unveiled a new GPS fleet-tracking dashboard interface.

August 29, 2011

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