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Arkansas Best Opens Health Clinic for Employees

Arkansas Best Corp., the parent company of ABF Freight System, Inc. of Fort Smith, is opening a primary care clinic less than a half mile from its headquarters to serve more than 1,000 employees and their dependents.

IMWell Health of Fort Smith will manage the clinic, which will offer yearly physicals and provide treatment for routine illnesses and chronic diseases.

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Fayetteville Firm Develops Traffic Warning System

Fayetteville, Arkansas-based VisuaLogistic Technologies entered into a partnership with the state, to introduce its Automated Detection Alert System, or ADAS, to Arkansas highways.

The system entails a series of wireless, solar-powered roadside sensors placed roughly a quarter-mile apart that are updated in real time to inform drivers of what’s ahead-congested traffic, emergency vehicles, even hazardous conditions. Each sensor will flash different colors based on the conditions ahead-for example, yellow for stalled traffic.

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Griffin's Political Sabbatical Cut Short

Four months after declaring he would not seek a third term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) said he will run for Arkansas Lt. Governor, joining a crowded field of Republican candidates.

”Last year, I announced my decision not to seek re-election to Congress when my term ends. The decision to leave Congress and return home was an agonizing decision but the right one for my young family. Since that announcement, I have been urged to continue public service... After much prayer, thought and discussion with my wife and family, I have decided to seek the office of Lieutenant Governor,” said Griffin.

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Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

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  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
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