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AMAZING: UPS Driver Rescues Emaciated Great Dane

AMAZING: UPS Driver Rescues Emaciated Great Dane | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
On January 21, when UPS driver Gavin Crowsley first spotted a Great Dane named Phoenix, the dog was so emaciated that he mistook it for a Dalmatian. Phoenix was on a short chain without food, water or shelter.

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Don't Get on a Forklift Until You Read This Infographic

Don't Get on a Forklift Until You Read This Infographic | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Unfortunately for anyone working in a warehouse or manufacturing plant, forklifts are involved in a staggering amount of deaths and injuries in the U.S., as these 2012 statistics reveal: Someone in...
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Tracking tire knowledge | Trucks at Work

Tracking tire knowledge | Trucks at Work | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), which represents tire manufacturers in the U.S., recently conducted a survey to gauge “awareness” about proper tire maintenance among the general public – and the findings may surprise you: ·         Men...
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True statement: lack of proper tire care does create consequences especially in trucking.

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The Staggering Statistics Behind America's Trucking Industry [Infographic]

The Staggering Statistics Behind America's Trucking Industry [Infographic] | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
84% of the commercial transport business.
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Trucks are by far the most crucial mode of transport in the U.S. today. A cool infographic from uShip lays out some of the numbers.

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Survey: Productivity is Top Focus for U.S. Truck Fleets - News - TruckingInfo.com

Survey: Productivity is Top Focus for U.S. Truck Fleets - News - TruckingInfo.com | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Forty-four percent of fleet managers cited maximizing productivity as their primary concern in managing their company’s truck fleet, according to a recent survey conducted by GE Capital Fleet Services.
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Maximizing productivity also means lower downtime, longer lasting equipment, and better service from suppliers - all things you can expect from Continental truck tires.

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Bringing down operating costs by keeping tire pressures up automatically | Fleet Management content from Fleet Owner

Bringing down operating costs by keeping tire pressures up automatically | Fleet Management content from Fleet Owner | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
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A good inflation program is the first step toward proper truck tire maintenance. Continental offers the ContiPressureCheck system for tire pressure monitoring.

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Creative uses for used tires

Creative uses for used tires | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
The ultimate lady trucker accessory - a handbag you'll never tire of. #trucking #tires
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Survey Shows Private Fleets More Willing to Add Capacity - News - TruckingInfo.com

Survey Shows Private Fleets More Willing to Add Capacity - News - TruckingInfo.com | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Private fleets are currently adding capacity at a faster rate than for-hire fleets, according to the Q2 2013 Fleet Sentiment survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research.

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TransAm Trucking Joins TruckingUnlimited.com - PRWeb - PR Web (press release)

TransAm Trucking Joins TruckingUnlimited.com - PRWeb - PR Web (press release) | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
TransAm Trucking Joins TruckingUnlimited.com - PRWeb PR Web (press release) The trucking industry is no different than every other industry updating to the many benefits of Internet technology and specialty job sites are proving to be the most...
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5 Deadly Tire Sins - Articles - Maintenance - Articles - TruckingInfo.com

5 Deadly Tire Sins - Articles - Maintenance - Articles - TruckingInfo.com | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Negligence and apathy consign more tires to early graves than road hazards ever will. Here are the Top 5 reasons you might be straining your tire budget to the breaking point, and how you can stem the financial hemorrhage.
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Supplies to Moore, Ok via 2818A

Supplies to Moore, Ok via 2818A | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Jamie, Megan, and Jessie Latham rallied their Virginia community to donate 13,200 lbs. of relief supplies for the Oklahoma tornado survivors. Here we share their photographs.
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A Western Star Transformer? That looks to be the case. | Commercial Carrier Journal

A Western Star Transformer? That looks to be the case. | Commercial Carrier Journal | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Commercial Carrier Journal offers news, analysis and other information to managers of trucking companies and commercial truck fleets.
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Is Optimus Prime really a Western Star?

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Infographic: Truck Driver Health

Infographic: Truck Driver Health | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
We asked you as the CDLLife community to let us know about how being on the road affects your eating habits and overall health. Here's what we found out: Sources...
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VSP News: Kolman's Korner, Episode 29

VSP News: Kolman's Korner, Episode 29 | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Bendix talks about the federal mandates to improve the stopping distance performance on HD trucks.
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Optimal truck tire pressure also increases stopping distance. There are many benefits to proper truck tire maintenance.

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Roadcheck 2013 ahead | News content from Fleet Owner

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What you need to know about the 2013 Roadcheck days, June 4-6 from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

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Tire Review - SoCal Dealer/Retreader Takes on ContiTread

Tire Review - SoCal Dealer/Retreader Takes on ContiTread | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
Continental Tire the Americas announced that Los Angeles-based Y Tire Sales...
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FMCSA proposes rule to automate drivers' physical exam results - The Trucker

FMCSA proposes rule to automate drivers' physical exam results - The Trucker | Continental Truck Tire News | Scoop.it
FMCSA proposes rule to automate drivers' physical exam results The Trucker With publication of the official Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the agency will begin to accept public comments on the proposal called the Medical Examiner's...
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