August 19, 2014: Searching for missing kids; truck driver saves 2 from fiery crash; same-sex driver training program deemed illegal

August 19, 2014: Searching for missing kids; truck driver saves 2 from fiery crash; same-sex driver training program deemed illegal

Here’s a list of the top trucking-related news now trending on the Internet:

  • Gordon Trucking, acquired last November by Heartland Express, is doing its part in Washington State to help find missing and exploited kids as chronicled by KLEWTV.
  • Kane is Able plans to deploy seven compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Volvo tractors as well as add 100 trailers to its fleet this year reports the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader.
  • Trucking is seen to be entering a “new era” of supply chain connectivity according to this story in the Journal of Commerce.
  • The EEOC rules that a same-sex driver training program operated by trucking firm New Prime Inc. violates the law, according to a story in OzarksFirst.
  • The Hill reports on a $1 million OSHA fine against a trucking firm that fired whistleblowers.
  • In-cab video rolled by WABC-TV New York shows a heroic truck driver pulling two survivors of a fiery highway crash near Biloxi, MS, to safety.
  • The New York Post reports on the Obama Administration’s plan to mandate anti-collision technology for cars.
  • The Journal of Commerce reports that a spate of trucking company bankruptcies may put an extra squeeze on shippers this fall.
  • Gov. Rick Scott of Florida embarks on a “transportation tour” to highlight his plans to spent $10 billion on various transportation projects if re-elected, according to News4JAX.
  • Another logistics deal marks the continuing consolidation trend within the industry, noted by the Logistics Business Review.
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