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The Penske Logistics Premier Driver Recognition Program honored 44 safe truck drivers in the United States and Canada as part of the 2019 Platinum and Gold classes. The Platinum class requirements include 15 consecutive years of safe driving and the Gold class recognizes those with 10 consecutive years of safe driving.

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Penske Logistics professional truck driver Jim Clark attained a great honor within the transportation industry when last night he was selected to serve on the American Trucking Associations' (ATA) 2019-2020 America’s Road Team. Clark, of Otter Lake, Michigan, is the third consecutive Penske associate to serve as an unofficial trucking ambassador, joining Neil Kirk (2015-2016) and Earl Taylor (2017-2018).

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Penske Truck Leasing recently announced its joining with TechForce Foundation’s efforts to recruit the next generation of truck fleet maintenance technicians by serving as an early adopter in the foundation’s FutureTech Success campaign.

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Penske Truck Leasing is joining the TechForce Foundation’s efforts to recruit the next generation of truck fleet maintenance technicians by serving as an early adopter in the foundation’s FutureTech Success campaign.

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The Penske Driver™ app just added a major upgrade to benefit truck drivers ahead of the busy holiday freight season. Deliveries are always time critical but around the holidays, freight such as food, beverages, retail shipments, and e-commerce gift parcels of toys and electronics are at peak seasonal demand.

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Penske Truck Leasing has introduced a state-of-the-art facility in Tallahassee, Florida. With an address of 4765 Capital Circle NW, it has truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental, contract truck fleet maintenance and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, onboard cameras, etc.).

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Penske Logistics recently honored 221 of its truck drivers for outstanding safety milestones at its locations across North America. The company debuted the next phase of its truck driver safety recognition program by naming the first-ever Platinum and Gold classes.

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Penske Truck Leasing announced the opening of the company’s newest location, in Bryan, Texas. The state-of-the-art facility, at 1650 Independence Ave., offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental, contract truck fleet maintenance and connected fleet solutions, a value-added resource to help customers address issues and options related to onboard technology systems (ELDs, telematics, onboard cameras, etc.).

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new facility in Ogden, Utah. Penske’s new location in Ogden is the fourth new facility announcement in Penske’s western region this summer and marks the company’s eighth new facility announcement this year.

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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual Operation Safe Driver Week will run from July 15 to 21 in an effort to reduce the number of accidents, deaths and injuries caused by vehicle crashes on the road.

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Railroad safety advocates are urging all drivers to remain vigilant when approaching railroad crossings because safety never takes a summer vacation.

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A chance CB radio conversation during a San Francisco traffic jam changed Donna Creekmore’s life when she encountered her then future husband Jim, who was a truck driver.

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As a toddler, with her car seat strapped securely into the jump seat of her grandfather’s rig, Cindy Hollan experienced her first taste of the open road on trips to her family’s 50-acre farm in rural Pennsylvania.

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As a child, Cathryn “Cat” Cain would slip into the driver’s seat of her father’s commercial truck, grasp the steering wheel, and see the world as a professional truck driver.

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The open road, with its promise of freedom and opportunity to experience touchstones of Americana, has traditionally been a draw for many seeking to become professional truck drivers. Women have increasingly made their mark in trucking, enjoying fulfilling careers as professional truck drivers.

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Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics have earned the 2018 Military-Friendly Employers Silver Awards designation, scoring within 30 percent of the 10th ranked organization in its respective category. The transportation company, based in Reading, Pennsylvania, has once again been honored by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine.

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Are you still getting used to the extra hour of sleep and brighter morning commute, now that daylight saving time has ended?

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Just a few months into his Army enlistment, Steve Carollo watched as the Berlin Wall, an iconic Cold War symbol, was brought down in both crumbles and chunks.

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Commercial truck drivers can expect to see more traffic safety enforcement than usual on the roads as part of Operation Safe Driver Week Oct. 15-21.

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Summer has come to a close, and that means shorter days and longer nights for Penske’s professional drivers and drivers everywhere.

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