27 Jun

Volvo marks 60 years of saving lives with seat belts

GOTHENBURG, Sweden – It was 60 years ago this year Swedish engineer Nils Bohlin invented the three-point seat belt while working at Volvo. Now a standard feature in all vehicles, the seat belt is seen as the world´s most important…

29 Mar

Goodyear names newest Highway Hero

AKRON, Ohio – Paul Mathias is the latest professional truck driver to be honored with the Goodyear Highway Hero Award. Mathias, a U.S. military veteran, intervened to help a family when their SUV was struck by another vehicle.He had just…

27 Mar

Notley commits to increasing road network for large and oversized loads

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – In the midst of a provincial election, NDP leader Rachel Notley is promising to spend $1.4 billion to expand road in Alberta that can handle large and oversized loads. Currently, there is approximately 6,500 km of…

13 Sep

Nominate a Highway Hero today

AKRON, Ohio – Do you know a professional truck driver who has performed a heroic deed during the course of his or her daily work? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company wants to hear about it. Goodyear is accepting nominations…

12 Sep

Caution is urged for those travelling in the shadow of Hurricane Florence

CHARLOTTE, S.C. – As the Southeastern United States prepares for Hurricane Florence the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) are urging caution to fleets and drivers that may be in the area. Tuesday more…

06 Sep

Bendix upgrades Wingman Fusion

More powerful stopping, new features to be added next year

30 Jul

Glider cap will remain at 300 for U.S. manufacturers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reversed a previous decision not to enforce a cap on glider vehicles. A court challenge has stopped an early-July decision by then agency administrator Scott Pruitt to delay the…

30 Jul

Glider cap will remain at 300 for U.S. manufacturers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reversed a previous decision not to enforce a cap on glider vehicles. A court challenge has stopped an early-July decision by then agency administrator Scott Pruitt to delay the…