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A GPS-tracking device led Canadian police to arrest four men who allegedly attempted to steal a tractor-trailer and its cargo over the holiday weekend (Canada Day was Friday, July 1).
According to South Simcoe Police, on July 3 just before 6 p.m. officers responded to a call of a stolen tractor-trailer on Reagen's Industrial Parkway in Bradford. The owners of the truck had tracked its location on GPS, and responding officers spotted the truck heading south.
Stoneridge announced it is leveraging its expertise in drivers' hours of service (HOS) technology solutions to help North American fleet operators and drivers comply with the forthcoming Electronic Logging Device, or ELD, legislation.
Nominations are open until Friday, Aug 12 for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards, which will recognize fleets for their sustainability and efficiency practices.
The awards will be presented at the Fleet Technology Expo at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., prior to the closing reception on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The Fleet Technology Expo is looking for nominees who have made significant contributions to environmental sustainability and fleet efficiencies in the light- to medium-duty and heavy-duty industries.
Nominees mayhave focused on either alternative fuels to improve sustainability and/or the use of technology, software and training to gain efficiency. However it happens, the contribution to austainability and efficiency is what matters.
Categories are broken down by vehicle size into Light & Medium Duty Fleets and Heavy Duty Fleets. Within those categories, fleets are separated into two subcategories, depending on the fleet's focus and methods used to increase sustainability and efficiency.
The top 10 fleets in the four categories will receive awards, with extra recognition given to the top three fleets in each category.
The winners will be recognized at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, hosted by Automotive Fleet, Green Fleet and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines. The second annual FTX runs from Oct. 17-19.
All nominees must work as a fleet professional — supplier nominees will not be accepted. (Note: Suppliers may nominatet fleet customers). To submit your nomination, simply fill out the form here.
For more information on the Fleet Technology Expo please visit the FTX website. You can check out the schedule here.
If you have any questions about the awards please contact Stephane Babcock at [email protected]
Related: 2015 Fleet Technology Awards Winners Announced
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