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Less traffic on roadways due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders has led to some drivers being less vigilant about observing traffic safety laws, including speed limits, according to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).
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Across the supply chain, powered industrial trucks – more commonly known as forklifts – play a central role in helping to move millions of pounds of freight each year.

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With just a month before the start of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the spotlight is on preparation. Take steps now to help keep yourself and your property safe.

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Penske Truck Leasing today announced that it is offering fleets a "Get Back to Business" special full-service truck leasing offer with low rates and flexible lease terms on late-model, low-mileage vehicles from its extensive rental fleet of box trucks and semi-tractors.

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Amy Ilyes, vice president of logistics engineering at Penske Logistics, has been named as one of the Women in Trucking Association's (WIT) 2020 Top Women to Watch in Transportation.

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Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics released video messages via social media from three of Team Penske racing's NASCAR drivers thanking all truckers, diesel mechanics, and warehouse workers for keeping the supply chain moving forward during this challenging time.

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In light of recent events regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to take a moment to share what we are doing to protect you during your next visit to a Penske facility. Our number one priority is the health and safety of our associates, customers and communities.

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Editor's Note: In recognition of Women's History Month, the "Move Ahead" blog will feature profiles of Penske associates who help to move our company and the trucking industry forward.

Like most young children, Tierra Snell was fascinated by the large, imposing emergency vehicles parked in firehouses. Yet unlike most, she was able to see them up close and personal.

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Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine has named Dawn LaPlaca, a Penske Logistics lead logistics provider (LLP) manager working in suburban Cleveland, to their 2020 Pros to Know list.

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READING, Pa., March 4, 2020 – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new consumer and commercial truck rental, full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance facility near one of the busiest ports of entry in the United States. Penske's newest location at 8710 Avenida de la Fuente in San Diego is located approximately one mile from the Otay Mesa Port of Entry.

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Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new consumer and commercial truck rental, full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance facility near one of the busiest ports of entry in the United States. Penske's newest location at 8710 Avenida de la Fuente in San Diego is located approximately one mile from the Otay Mesa Port of Entry.

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Penske Truck Leasing has officially opened for business at its new facility in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Located at 1305 W Grantham St. in Goldsboro, the new location will offer consumer and commercial truck rental in addition to full-service truck leasing and contract truck fleet maintenance.

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Penske Transportation Solutions Vice President Connected Vehicle Strategy & Experimentation, Bill Combs, will appear at the Green Truck Summit to present on advances in truck technology and the impact on commercial trucking.

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Each business day, Fastenal trucks fuel up before heading out to deliver industrial and construction supplies to surrounding branches and customer locations. For one recent addition to the Fastenal fleet, there's a new twist to this daily ritual: Instead of fueling up for its delivery route, this particular truck is charging up.

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Hyliion Incorporated today announced it will be providing three vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing, all of which will incorporate its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system. The first of the program's three vehicles will be displayed in the booth of partner-company Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) at the 2020 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

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Bill Combs, vice president of connected vehicle strategy and experimentation at Penske Transportation Solutions, will speak at the Autonomous Vehicles Silicon Valley Conference (AVSV) February 26-28 at the Pullman San Francisco Bay.

It's the 10th Autonomous Vehicles conference, and to mark the occasion, AVSV has engaged more than 65 speakers on site, over 10 hours of networking, and 50 dedicated content sessions.

Combs will present at two of those sessions:

  • "Deploying Autonomous Trucking in Urban Spaces: First Steps, Planning and Preparedness in Ensuring Success," Thursday, February 27 at 8:30 a.m.
  • "Fleet Planning to Incorporate AVS," Thursday, February 27 at 12 p.m.

In 2019, Penske announced that it was the first company of its kind to join the Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) coalition. The effort aligned with Penske's mobility strategies around connected, automated, shared, and electric commercial vehicles.

By "Move Ahead" Staff

With just days until the big game in Miami, Florida, football fans are huddling up to score the perfect combination of food and beverages for their tailgates and watch parties.

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Everyone has their own unique learning style. That's why for a second year in a row, Penske Truck Leasing is proud to support the TechForce Foundation's "Be A Pathfinder" campaign, which focuses on helping individuals identify their learning style.

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Penske Truck Rental has released its 2019 list of Top Moving Destinations and for the first time in ten years, a new city has taken the number one spot. Phoenix, Arizona, has been named the top moving destination in the United States on the global transportation company's annual list.

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