Survey Ranks the States with the Rudest Drivers
HDT Top News
Week of September 15, 2014
Top 5 News
1. Obama Administration, Suppliers Agree to Phase Out HFC Refrigerants
The Obama administration and refrigeration suppliers have joined in an effort to reduce greenhouse gases, a move that will affect use of refrigerants in trucks.
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2. Survey Ranks the States with the Rudest Drivers
A survey asking drivers to rank the states with the rudest drivers found that the worst offenders were from Idaho.
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3. Germany’s ZF Purchasing TRW Automotive
ZF Friedrichshafen of Germany is buying Michigan-based TRW Automotive Holdings, creating one of the world's largest companies in the vehicle supplier business.
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4. Electric Truck Maker Shuts Down Production
One company that made medium-duty electrically powered trucks has ended production, but says it has not gone away entirely.
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5. Transport Interests Attack Conservatives’ Highway Bill
A bid by conservatives in the House and Senate to effectively eliminate the federal highway program is drawing fire from American Trucking Associations and other transportation interests.
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Top 5 Articles
1. Natural Gas Technology Improvements Changing Attitudes
While adoption is slower than expected, technology improvements are changing some traditional assumptions of compressed and liquified natural gas.
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2. Emerging Technologies Enlarging Playing Field for Biofuel
The face of biofuels is changing, and more than one company is responsible.
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3. DME: Companies Testing 'Alternate’ Alternative Fuel
Volvo Trucks is testing dimethyl ether in a pair of Volvo VNL 300 trucks with D13 DME engines with partners Oberon Fuels and Martin Energy Services.
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4. Propane Remains Popular Alternative Fuel in the U.S.
The country’s third most popular vehicle fuel powers everything from gas grills to medium-duty trucks.
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5. 4 Workers’ Comp Tools Every Trucking Company Should be Using
Using the right tools can prevent a vast majority of workers’ comp legal nightmares. By using four strategic tools at the disposal of every trucking company, you can eliminate most major legal issues associated with workers’ comp claims.
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