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Eagle Transport Corp Announces Management Changes

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., announced today that its current president, Bill George became President Emeritus, effective February 1, 2015; Lance Collette will become the 4th President of Eagle Transport; Herb Evans will become Vice Chairman of the Board, and Joe Duncan is named Senior VP Finance/CFO.

Road Safe America’s President Addresses America’s Mayors Regarding Commercial Truck Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Road Safe America President and Co-Founder Steve Owings on Thursday urged leaders of the nation’s cities to energize their efforts to have the U.S. Department of Transportation expedite a rule requiring the country’s heaviest commercial tractor-trailers to set their speed governors (limiters) at 65 MPH or slower. This equipment is standard on all such commercial trucks manufactured since 1992 and is actually already in use by a majority of America’s commercial fleets.

‘Drive Safer Sunday’ is November 30: Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 10th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday is on November 30, 2014, and Road Safe America reminds Americans taking holiday road trips ‘to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars.’ The observance is sponsored by Road Safe America, a non-profit dedicated to reducing collisions between tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles.

5 Bars Communities Named Official Wireless Consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency’s 73 Toll Road

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 Bars Communities(TM) announced today that it has been selected as the chief wireless consultant for the San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency’s 73 Toll Road.

EPIC’s Michael Nischan to Advise Trucking Industry on Minimizing Risk and Enhancing Safety at 22nd Annual TIDA Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the head of the transportation safety and security consulting business for EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, Michael Nischan will present his views on risk management in the trucking industry on a panel during a three-day industry seminar hosted by the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA).

Eagle Transport Corp Announces Driver Pay Increase

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Transport, one of the largest and most progressive petroleum and bulk transportation companies in the U.S., is pleased to announce a company-wide driver pay increase, effective August 3, 2014. The overall impact of this increase will be 5.5 percent, with many locations in the Eagle system seeing larger increases based on the specific needs of the operation.

It’s Not Your Daddy’s RV: Luxury RV Rentals Are Filled with Surprises

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the 1950s, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz gave into the romantic notion of cruising America’s highways and byways in ‘The Long, Long Trailer.’ If they had to do it all over again, they would likely have been a lot better off in a luxury RV rental, says Allstar Coaches.

Due Diligence Makes a Difference for RV Renters

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association reports that U.S. ownership of RVs has reached record levels, but what if an RV traveler prefers to rent? Allstar Coaches says more and more people are choosing this route.

New Site Shows the Cheapest and Quickest Way to do Hundreds of European Rail Journeys

BOURNEMOUTH, U.K., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tim Robins announces the launch of itinerail – a new site providing an independent and objective guide for anyone considering traveling in Europe by train. 100 percent free to use, it shows clearly and impartially who offers the cheapest tickets for practically any European rail journey.

Luxury RV Rental Market Heats Up

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are signs all around. RV travelers are becoming more discerning and businesses are taking notice. Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is just one example of who is catering to this crowd.

AMT Datasouth Begins Shipping Fastmark M Series Portable Printers

CAMARILLO, Calif., May 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMT Datasouth Corp., a leading supplier of value-added printing solutions, announced that the Fastmark(R) M3 and M4 battery-powered, portable, thermal bar code printers are now shipping and available with AMT Datasouth’s proven proprietary PAL programming language.

Specialty Relocation Services Company Commits to Fight Hunger – J.E. Kelleher Inc. Becomes Partner of Move For Hunger

BRISTOL, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of J.E. Kelleher Inc. of Bristol, Conn. at the Mission Level. J.E. Kelleher joins other relocation industry leaders in supporting Move For Hunger, the only non-profit organization that works within the relocation industry to end hunger.

Las Vegas Urban Limo Offers New Transfer Option for Travelers

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business visitors to Las Vegas now have another resource for elegant yet economical shuttle traveling from the airport, with the recent announcement of a new transfer service by Las Vegas Urban Limo. The company has provided notice on its website that its Las Vegas airport limo service will provide convenient transfers, in five different packages ranging from sedan pickup, SUV, traditional limousine, to reserved bus depending on the size and nature of the party needing a lift to the hotel and casino strip.

Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Samberg brings action against operators of derailed NYC train on behalf of injured Army veteran

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What began for Gregory Paul Bignon as a pleasant, carefree Christmas gift-buying excursion on a quiet Sunday morning ended with a train crash and severe injuries that included a broken pelvis, knocked-out teeth, and head, back, and leg trauma, according to Weitz and Luxenberg lawyer Peter Samberg.

Ace World Wide Moving and Storage Partners with Local Organizations to Collect Food for Move For Hunger

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ace World Wide Moving and Storage, an agent of one of the nation’s leading movers Atlas Van Lines, is joining The Mob Museum in partnership with Three Square and Downtown 3rd Farmers Market to benefit Move For Hunger, a non-profit that fights hunger across the United States. In coalition with these organizations, Ace World Wide Moving and Storage will be co-sponsoring a local food drive from October 21 to November 10, 2013, at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas.

Workforce Investment Board Delivers Skilled Workforce to S & S Trucking

ONTARIO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When S & S Trucking expanded its warehouse operation to Ontario, it needed to hire skilled employees to open the new location. The expert recruiters at the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board (WIB) referred two qualified candidates to S & S Trucking as well as provided On-the-Job training funds. These two candidates were hired and have since been promoted. Today they oversee the entire operation as assistant managers.

Allstar Coaches Gives Jennifer Aniston the Ride of a Lifetime in ‘We’re the Millers’

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches, the leading provider of luxury RV rentals in the United States, is no stranger to the entertainment industry. Most recently, it partnered with Warner Bros. to provide RV rental assistance for its new blockbuster movie, ‘We’re the Millers’ starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.

Florida RV Rental Dealer Announces Hot New Locations

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida-based RV rental dealer – Allstar Coaches – announced this week two new RV rental location openings in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and Orange County, Calif.

Victory Packaging Feeds 33 Regions: Nation’s Largest Packaging Distributor Opens Its Doors for Massive Food Drive

HOUSTON, Texas, March 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announces that from April 1-15, 2013, Victory Packaging is holding its First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive. As the largest packaging material distributor in North America, Victory has offices in 24 states across the country. For two weeks, these offices will compete to see which can donate the largest amount of non-perishable food items to its local food bank.

Tallahassee Moving Company Recognized by Nationwide Hunger Relief Non-Profit: AMWAT Moving and Storage Honored as Mover of the Year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee is the recipient of the Mover of the Year Award for 2012.

Atlas Van Lines Becomes Epic Partner of Move For Hunger

NEPTUNE, N.J., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization that works with the relocation industry, today announces its partnership with Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation’s top moving companies. To celebrate joining Move For Hunger as an Epic Partner, Atlas Headquarters held a local food drive on Feb. 1, which resulted in over 3,000-pounds of food donations to Tri-State Food Bank, located in Evansville, Ind.

EPIC announces acquisition of Homeplace Insurance Brokers

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Homeplace Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Premier Medical Transportation Kicks off Driving Away Hunger Campaign

COLTON, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a yearlong campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began November 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.

Zen-tinel Partners with Safety, Claims and Litigation Services, LLC

INDIANA, Pa., Dec. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems is pleased to announce it has partnered with Safety, Claims and Litigation Services, LLC (SCLS), an affiliate of National Interstate Insurance Company, to provide Accident Event Recorder (AER) technology to school bus contractors. As a preferred vendor partner, Zen-tinel is offering camera systems which are proven to enhance driver performance, reduce accidents and save lives.

Relocation Industry Titan Joins Nationwide Fight Against Hunger

WOODRIDGE, Ill., Dec. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce that Brookfield Global Relocation Services has officially become a Champion Level partner for 2013. Continuing their socially conscious leadership within the relocation industry, Brookfield Global Relocation Services is demonstrating a commitment to fighting hunger.

‘Green Across America’ Goes Clean Across America and Back!

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Center Entertainment announced today that two dozen of the U.S. Department of Energy supported Clean Cities Coalitions have pledged to hold public alternative fuels events and press conferences to support the ‘GreenAcrossAmerica.com 2012 CNG Road Trip.’

Cameras Catch Drivers Illegally Passing School Buses in Pa. – Safety the Top Concern of Bus Operators

INDIANA, Pa., Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems, has developed a new stop-arm camera to identify drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.

RV Rental Outfit Standing By to Provide Gulf Coast Storm Relief

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allstar Coaches, the national RV rental dealer based in Florida, has announced today that it stands ready to assist in the wake of Hurricane Isaac. Allstar provided more than 30 RV rentals to government agencies, the Red Cross and various utility and insurance companies following Hurricane Katrina. ‘As a Florida based company we profoundly understand what is needed after a storm and we’ll do what we can to help,’ says Rob Tischler CEO of Allstar.

First Annual Hamptons End of Summer Food Drive – Hamptons Residents and Businesses Come Together to Feed the Hungry

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 13-year-old Hampton/NYC resident, Grant Andreas, had an idea to collect the leftover food from the summer months to feed the struggling families of Long Island. Thanks to help of Strong’s Marine and Hall Lane Moving and Storage, Move For Hunger is turning Grant’s idea into a reality with the first annual Hamptons End of Summer Food Drive.

Cabbies Go High-tech!

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, cabdriver Yohannes Taye announced the formation of For Cabdrivers(TM) (ForCabdrivers.com) a website dedicated to getting cabdrivers connected from coast-to-coast. According to Taye, the site will act as a central location and gathering place for all information and ideas out there in “cab land” – a website for cabdrivers by cabdrivers.

SpaceX Utilizes Tiger-Tight Corp’s Friction Washer Technology for Its First Mission to The International Space Station

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., July 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TIGER-TIGHT CORP., a subsidiary of Precision Aerospace Components, Inc. (PINK:PAOS), had its proprietary friction washer technology used by Space Exploration Technologies (known as SpaceX) on the Dragon spacecraft launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on May 22, 2012.

Allstar Coaches Redefines Luxury RV Travel

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Traveling in a luxury RV rental just got even better. Allstar Coaches is paving the way and setting new standards in the luxury motorhome rental market. RV rentals continue to grow in popularity. The Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) attributes this growth to flexibility and convenience, comfort, family appeal, affordability, lure of the outdoors, versatility and availability of rental RVs.

Premier Medical Transportation, Inc. Honored on California’s Small Business Day

COLTON, Calif., June 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Medical Transportation (PMT), a Colton-based medical transportation company, was selected from Assembly District 62 to be honored on Small Business Day. Assemblymember Wilmer Amina Carter presented the award on June 11 in Sacramento, Calif.

Epic Airfares Help Drive RV Rental Business to Record Levels

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Allstar Coaches, the RV rental industry is poised to have its best year ever; thanks in part to the highest airfares seen in more than three decades. The airline industry’s seemingly relentless commitment to create innovative new ways to bilk consumers is finally driving them away.

National Moving Company Commits to Fight Hunger – Mango Moving Joins Move For Hunger

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce their recent partnership with Mango Moving at the Signature Level. Mango Moving LLC, a Kansas City-based national moving company, has committed to support Move For Hunger’s fight against hunger through a generous financial contribution.

Fresno Business Owners Revolt Against High Speed Rail

FRESNO, Calif., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with one hundred Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project on ‘Mayday,’ Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The one hundred business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to ‘oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.’

100 Fresno Businesses Opposed to High Speed Rail, PRESS CONFERENCE on May 2, 2012

FRESNO, Calif., April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Valley Tea Party has been commissioned to hold a press conference with 100 Fresno business leaders and owners who will be affected by the imposition of the High-Speed Rail project. The 100 business owners who are on the current High-Speed Rail track line will be present in solidarity to oppose the High-Speed Rail through Fresno.

Brand On the Run – RV Rentals Taking Corporate America On Tour

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that marketing directors are on a perpetual quest for the next best thing, now they’re discovering that the perfect vehicle to ‘drive their brand’ may be a custom wrapped motorhome rental. Branded RV rentals have emerged as a cutting edge marketing tool and are becoming popular among companies looking increase their exposure and enhance their corporate identity. Florida based RV rental firm Allstar Coaches has been using vehicle wrap technology for years on its fleet of luxury motorhomes as it continues to grow its Corporate Events and Promotions sector.

Relocation Industry and Non-Profit Coming Together to Fight Hunger – Victory Packaging Moves for Hunger

NEPTUNE, N.J., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger is proud to announce the partnership of Victory Packaging at the Champion Level. While Victory Packaging has been a gracious partner of Move For Hunger since 2010, they are strengthening their relationship for 2012 by increasing their support from Mission to the Champion level.

People Save Money on Gas by Connecting on HitchHauling.com

MT. VERNON, Ill., March 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JTLL Enterprises announced this week the launch of HitchHauling.com – a new website that connects hitchers and haulers so they can save money on gas. The recent surge in gasoline prices is once again putting a squeeze on Americans. In fact, gasoline prices are up almost 17 percent, or 54 cents, this year through March 14, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).