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The mission of the Trucking Industry Mobility and Technology Coalition (TIMTC) is to improve the knowledge base of both public and private sector stakeholders on freight transportation issues and potential technology solutions through ongoing information and resource exchange facilitated by a variety of programs, tools and activities.

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PrePass adds two Miss. weigh stations
Overdrive, July 31, 2014
PrePass announced this week it has added two new Mississippi weigh stations to its station bypass list...[More]

Law Enforcement Disparities Create Uneven Playing Fields, Study Shows
Transport Topics, July 31, 2014
State law enforcement disparities create uneven safety playing fields for carriers that have different operating patterns and mileage exposure, according to an American Transportation Research Institute study released July 31...[More]

Oops. Senate makes $2 billion error
CNN, July 30, 2014
Senators trying to mount a head-on battle with the House over highway funding may have doomed their own bill with a $2 billion mistake...[More]

Knight Transportation expands trailer tracking with Asset Intelligence
Commercial Carrier Journal, July 29, 2014
I.D. Systems, a provider of wireless M2M asset management systems, has executed a contract with Knight Transportation, one of North America’s largest truckload carriers, to expand Knight’s deployment of VeriWise trailer management products from I.D. Systems’ Asset Intelligence subsidiary...[More]

Senate Passes $8.1 Billion Measure to Replenish Highway, Bridge Repair Fund
The Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2014
The Senate Tuesday passed an $8.1 billion measure to replenish the fund that pays for highway and bridge repairs, taking a different approach from the House and creating last-minute trouble for legislation that Congress must pass in the next several days to prevent the fund from becoming depleted...[More]

FU.S. Department of Transportation to Host Free Connected Vehicle PlugFest in Farmington Hills, MI
ITS News & Updates, July 29, 2014
The USDOT will hold its next Connected Vehicle PlugFest on August 5-7, 2014, in Farmington Hills, Michigan...[More]

FedEx Freight Seeks Approval to Run Twin 33-Foot Trailers
Transport Topics, July 28, 2014
FedEx Freight wants to incorporate more widespread use of twin 33-foot trailers into its fleet as soon as next year to boost shipping efficiency and hopes to win congressional approval of those configurations in the next federal highway bill...[More]

Maverick shows off new multi-million driver training facility
Commercial Carrier Journal, July 28, 2014
With an aging workforce and a growing driver shortage, many trucking companies are lowering their standards for driver training. Steve Williams, founder and CEO of North Little Rock, Arkansas-based Maverick Transportation LLC is taking the opposite approach...[More]

CVOC conference to highlight ‘connected fleet’ technologies
Commercial Carrier Journal, July 25, 2014
The 5th annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference takes place Aug. 20-21 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, and registration for fleets, distributors, suppliers and OEMs is open...[More]

FMCSA's Anne Ferro Stepping Down in August
Transport Topics, July 25, 2014
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration chief Anne Ferro will step down from her post next month, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced July 25...[More]

Pennsylvania testing 70-mph limit on parts of two interstates
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 24, 2014
Pennsylvanians will save a few minutes on highways where the speed limit is raised to 70 mph but probably will pay a price in more crashes, injuries and fatalities, two safety advocates warned...[More]

ATA calls on Senate to adopt shorter Highway Trust Fund patch
The Trucker, July 23, 2014
Today, the American Trucking Associations called on the U.S. Senate to adopt a shorter term patch for the Highway Trust Fund in order to pass a long-term, well-funded highway bill sooner, rather than later...[More]

DOT Research Could Benefit Fleets Through Use of Wireless Inspections
Transport Topics, July 21, 2014
Imagine being able to have trucks and their drivers wirelessly inspected as they travel at highway speed — then top that off with improving the vehicle’s fuel efficiency...[More]

ATA Tonnage Index Rises 2.3% in June
Transport Topics, July 22, 2014
American Trucking Associations’ seasonally adjusted truck tonnage index rose 2.3% on a year-over-year basis last month, capping a second quarter when freight levels improved from earlier in 2014, the federation reported...[More]

Want to avoid carrier hell? Don't make 'em dwell!
DC Velocity, July 22, 2014
Shippers, want to please the carriers in your life? Don't keep 'em waiting!...[More]



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