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Oklahoma City FD Purchases 20 New Fire Engines

By Staff Writer / a few days ago

The Oklahoma City Fire Department has purchased 20 brand new fire engines. The trucks feature different compartment and interior configurations. The agency still hopes to benefit from two standardized engines. The trucks cost about 500,000 dollars each and they were funded through a limited time one cent sales tax. Oklahoma City FD Purchases 20 New […]

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5 Fleets Recognized for Earning Operational Certifications

By Staff Writer / last week

These fleets are being recognized for the certifications they have earned. This shows that they are working hard to stay up to date with their skills and knowledge which will help them provide the best possible service. It’s reassuring to see this and good to see them being recognized for their hard work. 5 Fleets […]

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Navistar Defense Lands $18.8M Contract for Medium Tactical Vehicles

By Staff Writer / last week

Navistar Defense has landed an 18.8M contract for medium tactical vehicles. The U.S Army recently awarded Navistar Defense an 18.8 million foreign military sales contract in order to provide 115 international 7000-MV medium tactical vehicles to Iraq. The equipment is going to be used by Iraqi security forces. Navistar Defense Lands $18.8M Contract for Medium […]

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BGTT Fleet Services Names Regional Manager

By Staff Writer / last week

The BGTT Fleet services has named a new regional manager. Jayme Dolbeare -Sharp has been named in that role in the month of February. Before this, she was the fleet maintenance coordinator for Time Warner Cable, which was located in Kentucky. She has plenty of experience and wil fit nicely into this role. BGTT Fleet […]

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Ford Cancels SUV Plant Shutdown in Ky.

By Staff Writer / last week

Due to record sales of Ford and Lincoln small SUV’s, Ford announced the annual two-week shutdown of the plant workers are accustomed to will be reduced. Because retail sales are up 6% this year for the Ford Escape, the Louisville, Kentucky based plant will the lone plant from Ford to not have to undergo a […]

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Texas Texting Ban Takes Effect in September

By Staff Writer / a couple of weeks ago

On September 1st, Texas will begin enforcing a no texting while driving law. A first-time offense can hold a fine of up to $99 but repeat offenses can be fined up to $200. Drivers will be banned from reading or using their phone to type etc. There are still three remaining states that have not […]

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GMC Reveals 2018 Yukon Denali

By Staff Writer / a couple of weeks ago

After remaining virtually the same for the past few years, the new 2018 Yukon Denali offers a few updates from its predecessors. The new Yukon Denali boasts some updated hardware, like an all-new transmission, as well as a few mild visual enhancements, including a new grille and an interior trim that’s been re-styled. GMC Reveals […]

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FMCSA Finally Releases Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

By Staff Writer / a couple of weeks ago

New rules go into effect that will benefit trucking companies and new drivers who recently have received a CDL. The rule now allows truckers to be hired without the 30 hours of over the road experience. Training is still required from an instructional program that meets qualification standards. This new rule makes it easier for […]

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Tulsa Opens Public CNG Station

By Staff Writer / a couple of weeks ago

The city of Tulsa, OK has opened it’s first CNG fueling station to fuel its fleet of CNG vehicles. The city owns 19 sedans, 30 light-duty trucks, and nine heavy-duty trucks a total of 58 CNG vehicles. The station is unmanned and open to the public. It will increase fuel fill rates and expand the […]

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Unemployment Rate Drops To 16-Year Low

By Staff Writer / a couple of weeks ago

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a job loss rate in America fell 0.1%. This is the lowest it has been since May 2001. There are job gains in mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction. Gains have also been seen in health care and construction industries. Work week hours are averaging 34.4 and […]

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