North America News - June 2014

Agency Aims to Regulate Map Aids in Vehicles

Getting directions on the road from Google Maps and other smartphone apps is a popular alternative to the expensive navigation aids included in some cars.

Will Walmart trucker's crash thwart HOS reform drive?

Not even a week ago, trucking advocates were upbeat about traction gained in the U.S.

Stricter Laws Might Reduce Aggressive Driving in Young Males: Study

FRIDAY, June 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stricter laws and more severe penalties for extreme speeding and aggressive driving appear to have dramatically reduced the number of speeding-related...

What Stockholm can teach LA when it comes to reducing traffic accidents

New York's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, has promised to make the streets of his city safer for those who travel them, whether by foot, bicycle or car. How? By following Sweden's lead.Over the last...

New Fleet Procurement Practices Nets McKesson $1.3 million in savings

Efficiency is the keystone of any successful business operation. For McKesson, a health care company whose roots stretch back more than 180 years, its efficient fleet operations has netted not...

10 Ways to Maximize Fuel Efficiency in Older Trucks

Fleet managers are always looking for ways to cut costs, and one way is to keep fleet trucks in service — and running efficiently — for as long as possible.

NHTSA investigating Chrysler ignition switches

As another hearing began Wednesday into the General Motors ignition switch recall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it has opened two probes into similar possible...

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