Ontario Infrastructure Health and Safety Association Award is Given

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association has honored Transfreight North America, acquired this year by Penske Logistics, with the Transportation Achievement Award for Injury Reduction at the IHSA annual general meeting in Mississauga, … [Read more...]

Kentucky Governor’s Safety Award Recognition Earned

Transfreight North America, which was recently acquired by Penske Logistics, was presented with the Kentucky Governor’s Safety and Health Award during a ceremony at Transfreight’s Georgetown, Kentucky, facility this afternoon. The 120 associates have … [Read more...]

Prepare Now for Food Safety Modernization Act Deadlines

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will affect the entire supply chain, bringing sweeping changes to everyone from growers to warehouse operators and motor carriers. The FDA is required to begin issuing its … [Read more...]

CVSA Brake Safety: Minimize Violations with These Two Tips

Law enforcement agencies across North America will conduct a brake system inspection blitz on large trucks and buses as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Brake Safety Week, September 6-12, to identify out-of-adjustment … [Read more...]

Truck Safety: Pay Attention to Low-Clearance Warnings

Have you ever seen a YouTube video of a rental truck driving under a low bridge, only to have its roof peeled off like a sardine can? One second the truck is moving briskly down the road, and then in an instant, the truck comes to an abrupt halt as … [Read more...]

Railroad Crossing Safety Tips Focus of Government Campaign

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has launched an initiative to bring attention to highway-rail grade crossing safety. … [Read more...]

CVSA Roadcheck Starts June 4

Starting June 4 through June 6 the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will hold its annual Roadcheck event. This year’s Roadcheck places a special focus on enforcement of traffic law violations (e.g., speeding, unsafe lane changes, etc.) in … [Read more...]

Penske Truck Rental Ahead of Schedule with LED Headlight Retrofit

Penske Truck Rental is ahead of schedule with its planned retrofitting of 5,000 commercial semi-tractors with cutting edge custom LED headlights from Truck-Lite, an initiative it announced in late November of 2012. Penske Truck Rental is the first … [Read more...]

Penske Installing Truck-Lite LED headlights on 5,000 Rental Semi-Trucks

Penske Truck Leasing is retrofitting 5,000 of its 2012 and 2013 semi-tractors currently within its commercial truck rental fleet with new, cutting-edge LED headlights from Truck-Lite. Penske is the first and only commercial truck rental operation to … [Read more...]

Driven to Excellence behind the Wheel

In recognition of this week’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Penske Logistics acknowledges its six drivers who were nominated for Truck Renting and Leasing Association’s (TRALA) 2012 Driver of the Year Award earlier this year. TRALA … [Read more...]