Phillip Pinter Leads FedEx Freight Sweep in 2022 TMCSuperTech Competition
CLEVELAND — Phillip Pinter of FedEx Freight beat out more than 120 competitors to become TMCSuperTech grand champion at American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting on Sept. 27.
TMC Eyes Automated Driving Systems With New Recommended Practices
TMC has “turned a hat trick” in pursuing three goals for its development of prospective Recommended Practices (RPs) covering automated vehicles.January 28, 2022
Trailers on the Road to Becoming Smart Partners in Freight Hauls
A new report from the Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations said technology can help improve trailer utilization and help trailers become “full partners” with tractors in moving freight more efficiently.
Mitchell 1 Adds VMRS Codes to Truck Repair Software
Mitchell 1 announced it added Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards codes to its TruckSeries suite of truck repair software solutions that help technicians estimate labor times, and diagnose and repair all makes of trucks in Classes 4-8.June 18, 2021
TMC Employs Gamification to Promote Opportunities for Youth
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council is forging new ground with the release of a new augmented reality game app aimed at attracting, fostering and welcoming a new generation of skilled technicians to the trucking industry.April 23, 2021
TMC Kicks Off Spring Meeting in Virtual Format
American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting is being reconfigured this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with its spring meeting kicking off today under a virtual format.
TMC Announces Changes to Meetings, Exhibition
American Trucking Associations announced the Technology & Maintenance Council showcase exhibition will be an in-person event as part of TMC’s fall meeting.
Keeping a Solid ADAS Foundation
Braswell: Despite the clear safety benefits and demonstrated reduction in frequency, severity and injuries in accident statistics, resistance remains to retiring older equipment because of reluctance or resistance to advanced driver assistance systems technologies.January 29, 2021
Adapting to the Virtual Environment
Societal changes — accelerated by technology and the ongoing COVID-19 crisis — are transforming the way fleets specify and operate equipment in both intentional and unintended ways.October 9, 2020
ATA, TMC Celebrate Professional Technicians With Appreciation Week
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council recognized several service professionals Sept. 26 during the inaugural National Technician Appreciation Week.