Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan for Failing to Wear Seat Belt
HDT Top News
Week of September 29, 2014
Top 5 News
1. Truck-Bus Crash Kills 4, Driver Says He Was Distracted
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a tractor-trailer bus crash that happened Friday evening, killing four people and injuring more than a dozen others.
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2. Walmart Blames Tracy Morgan for Failing to Wear Seat Belt
In a response to a lawsuit against Walmart related to an accident involving comedian Tracy Morgan and a Walmart tractor trailer, Walmart stated that Morgan and the other passengers involved in the crash disregarded their own safety by choosing not to wearing seat belts.
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3. Three Indicted in Trucking Fraud Scheme in Kentucky
A federal grand jury in Kentucky had indicted three people with various trucking companies on charges they attempted to defraud customers.
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4. Ford to Add Aluminum to Next-Gen Super Duty Trucks
Ford will incorporate high-strength aluminum alloys into the body of its next-generation Super Duty truck lineup, Ford's new CEO announced Sept. 29 while presenting the company's global growth goals.
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5. TA Buys Historic Johnson's Corner Truckstop
TravelCenters of America is buying the historic Johnson's Corner truckstop in Johnston, Colorado, and rebranding it as a Petro Stopping Centers.
view more | 09.29.2014 |
Top 5 Articles
1. Test Drive: Oshkosh S-Series Mixer
Precise concrete placement is a traditional feature for this front-discharge mixer, but relatively new is natural gas power.
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2. Discussing DME with Oberon Fuels Co-Founder Elliot Hicks
At this year’s Green Fleet Conference Elliot Hicks of Oberon Fuels will be part of a panel called Looking Ahead: Emerging Alternative Fuels & Powertrains where he will discuss DME as a sustainable, clean and efficient alternative to diesel.
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3. Q&A: Kwik Trip's Joel Hirschboeck
Joel Hirschboeck, the superintendent of commercial and alternative fuels at fueling station chain Kwik Trip, will speak at this year’s Green Fleet Conference & Expo on the fueling station's experience with CNG.
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4. Vocational Sales Climb as Construction, Energy Grow
Demand for vocational trucks and trailers continues to be pushed by oil and gas producers, road building and municipal business, according to truck manufacturers and researchers. Revivals in housing and commercial construction are also factors as vocational Class 8 retail truck sales are up 9.2% through July compared to last year, and should be up by 16.4% for all of 2014.
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5. How to Evaluate Performance of Improved Tire Designs
Tire companies continue to make improvements to existing products on an ongoing basis. New materials in combination with new and improved design construction may significantly help tire performance.
view more | Sep 2014 |

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