Hazmat/Safety http://bulktransporter.com/taxonomy/term/7354/more en CVSA’s annual International Roadcheck now underway http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/cvsa-s-annual-international-roadcheck-now-underway <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It&rsquo;s that time of year. CVSA&#39;s 30th annual International Roadcheck inspection week is underway.</p> <p>Last year during this enhanced inspection period, more than 21% of vehicles inspected were placed out of service, causing significant revenue losses. Shockingly, most violations were completely preventable.</p> <p>Don&rsquo;t be an out-of-service statistic. Here&rsquo;s what you need to know to protect yourself:</p> <p>&bull; Inspections are taking place for 72 hours between June 6-8.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/cvsa-s-annual-international-roadcheck-now-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/regulations/cvsa-s-annual-international-roadcheck-now-underway#comments Tank Fleets Regulations Hazmat/Safety Wed, 07 Jun 2017 16:02:00 +0000 54331 at http://bulktransporter.com Scott Safety rolls out Protégé SG reusable single gas monitor http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/scott-safety-rolls-out-prot-g-sg-reusable-single-gas-monitor <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Scott Safety, a global leader in innovative personal protective equipment and safety devices, has introduced the Prot&eacute;g&eacute; SG, a versatile new reusable single gas monitor that is configurable to detect 13 different gases.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/scott-safety-rolls-out-prot-g-sg-reusable-single-gas-monitor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/scott-safety-rolls-out-prot-g-sg-reusable-single-gas-monitor#comments Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:47:00 +0000 54231 at http://bulktransporter.com Truck leasing companies respond to TSA guidance on potential terrorist attacks http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/truck-leasing-companies-respond-tsa-guidance-potential-terrorist-attacks <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Truck Renting and Leasing Association President and CEO Jake Jacoby recently said the truck renting and leasing industry stands ready to support law enforcement and Department Homeland Security officials&#39; efforts to protect Americans by preventing attacks using commercial vehicles.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/truck-leasing-companies-respond-tsa-guidance-potential-terrorist-attacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/truck-leasing-companies-respond-tsa-guidance-potential-terrorist-attacks#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 31 May 2017 00:52:00 +0000 54151 at http://bulktransporter.com IIHS advocating for side underride guards on trailers http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/iihs-advocating-side-underride-guards-trailers <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Strong underride guards on the rear of tractor-trailers have proven effective in preventing underride in crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Now, new IIHS tests show how a well-built guard can prevent a passenger vehicle from sliding beneath the side of a semitrailer.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/iihs-advocating-side-underride-guards-trailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/iihs-advocating-side-underride-guards-trailers#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 17 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000 53861 at http://bulktransporter.com Wabash National Corp earns two 2016 Plant Safety Awards http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/wabash-national-corp-earns-two-2016-plant-safety-awards <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Wabash National Corporation was &nbsp;honored with two 2016 Plant Safety Awards from the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) for operations in Wisconsin and Mexico that manufacture Walker, Brenner, and Bulk brand tank trailers. These operations also build other diverse products, such as silos, tank heads, processors, and mixer vessels, under the Walker Engineered Products brand.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/wabash-national-corp-earns-two-2016-plant-safety-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/wabash-national-corp-earns-two-2016-plant-safety-awards#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 10 May 2017 16:28:00 +0000 53771 at http://bulktransporter.com Heil’s Athens TN operation earns TTMA Safety Award for 16 consecutive years http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/heil-s-athens-tn-operation-earns-ttma-safety-award-16-consecutive-years <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) recently awarded Athens TN Trailer Operations its 16th consecutive Plant Safety award. The award was presented to Jake Radish, director for EnTrans International, parent company of Heil Trailer International, at TTMA&rsquo;s 75th annual convention in Amelia Island FL on April 27.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/heil-s-athens-tn-operation-earns-ttma-safety-award-16-consecutive-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/cargo-tankstrailers/heil-s-athens-tn-operation-earns-ttma-safety-award-16-consecutive-years#comments Cargo Tanks/Trailers Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 10 May 2017 16:26:00 +0000 53761 at http://bulktransporter.com <p>Jake Radish, Director&nbsp;of Operations (left) and David Idol, Plant Manager (right) proudly display Athens Trailer Operations&#39;&nbsp;16th consecutive TTMA Plant Safety Award.</p> Heil Trophy winners discuss safety culture http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/heil-trophy-winners-discuss-safety-culture <div class="node-body article-body"><p>THE Heil Trophy is the tank truck industry&rsquo;s most prestigious and sought-after award&mdash;the equivalent of the Lombardi Trophy in the National Football League and the Stanley Cup in the National Hockey League.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/heil-trophy-winners-discuss-safety-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/hazmatsafety/heil-trophy-winners-discuss-safety-culture#comments Hazmat/Safety Wed, 03 May 2017 18:57:00 +0000 53481 at http://bulktransporter.com <p><strong>On hand to accept the 2015 Heil Outstanding Safety Performance Trophy for Miller Transporters were </strong>[from left]<strong> Ray Riley, Brent Cobb, and Lee Miller.</strong></p> Todd Stine named NTTC Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/todd-stine-named-nttc-professional-tank-truck-driver-year <div class="field-byline"> By Charles Wilson, editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Todd A Stine, a driver with Carbon Express Inc, was selected as National Tank Truck Carriers&rsquo; 2016-2017 Professional Tank Truck Driver of the Year. The announcement came May 1 during NTTC&rsquo;s 69<sup>th</sup> Annual Conference &amp; Exhibits in Chicago IL.</p> <p>He is the fourth recipient of the William A Usher Sr trophy, which is sponsored by Baldwin &amp; Lyons Inc. Over the course of a 16-year career as a professional truck driver, Stine has accumulated 1.9 million miles of truck driving--1.6 million of them accident free.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/todd-stine-named-nttc-professional-tank-truck-driver-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/todd-stine-named-nttc-professional-tank-truck-driver-year#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 03 May 2017 17:12:00 +0000 53651 at http://bulktransporter.com NATSO Foundation joins DHS Blue Campaign to fight human trafficking http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/natso-foundation-joins-dhs-blue-campaign-fight-human-trafficking <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The NATSO Foundation announced a new partnership between the NATSO Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking.</p> <p>This partnership marks the latest chapter in the NATSO Foundation&rsquo;s multi-pronged anti-human trafficking initiative aimed at creating awareness and educating the truckstop and travel plaza industry to fight human trafficking along America&rsquo;s Interstate Highway System.</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/natso-foundation-joins-dhs-blue-campaign-fight-human-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/natso-foundation-joins-dhs-blue-campaign-fight-human-trafficking#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:17:00 +0000 53531 at http://bulktransporter.com Groendyke Transport, GLS Transport garner top awards in NTTC’s Outstanding Safety Performance program http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/groendyke-transport-gls-transport-garner-top-awards-nttc-s-outstanding-safety-performanc <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Groendyke Transport Inc, Enid OK, and GLS Transport, Bedford Park IL, earned the coveted trophies in National Tank Truck Carriers&rsquo; Outstanding Safety Performance Awards program for safety achievements in 2016. The trophies will be presented during NTTC&rsquo;s Annual Conference &amp; Exhibits to be held at the Fairmont Chicago in Chicago IL April 30 to May 2.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/groendyke-transport-gls-transport-garner-top-awards-nttc-s-outstanding-safety-performanc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://bulktransporter.com/tank-fleets/groendyke-transport-gls-transport-garner-top-awards-nttc-s-outstanding-safety-performanc#comments Tank Fleets Hazmat/Safety News Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:47:00 +0000 53241 at http://bulktransporter.com