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August 13, 2008 - Industry News

American Driving Hits Eighth Month of Steady Decline

Since last November, Americans have driven 53.2 billion miles less than they did over the same period a year earlier - topping the 1970s' total decline of 49.3 billion miles, according to figures released by the U.S. Department of Transportation

Tags: Highways

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

"Survivorman the Trucker" Contest

Toledo-based Roemer Insurance announced a contest celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (August 24-30) and targeting the computer-savvy trucker

Tags: Events

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider Named Wal-Mart's Intermodal Carrier of the Year

Schneider National has been selected as the 2007 Intermodal Carrier of the Year by Wal-Mart Stores

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Contingent Drives Way to National Championships

Thirty-three UPS and UPS Freight state champions will test their skills against the nation's top professional drivers at the American Trucking Associations' National Truck Driving Championships Aug. 18-23 in Houston

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Hazmat Shipments Must Detour Around Denver During DNC

If you have to go through Denver August 23-30, the Colorado State Patrol and the Denver Police recommend you allow extra travel time through the Denver metropolitan area, as the city is hosting the 2008 Democratic National Convention

Tags: Highways

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Post Another Big Decline

The retail price of diesel fuel continues to fall, as the Energy Information Administration's weekly average posted its fourth big weekly decline in a row

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

NTEA Business and Market Planning Summit Offers 2009 Forecast

Top U.S. economists will present critical business planning and economic forecast information affecting the work truck and trailer industry at the National Truck Equipment Association's Business and Market Planning Summi

Tags: Events

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Oil Prices Continue Decline

Photo courtesy BP

Crude oil prices plunged to $115 a barrel Friday in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week This Month

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, organized by the American Trucking Associations, will be Aug. 24-30

Tags: Events

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

McLeod Panel To Feature Panel Of Truck Association Heavyweights

McLeod Software's User Conference in Nashville next month will kick of with a panel featuring the Chairmen of the Board of three major North American truck transportation associations

Tags: Events

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Keeps Biofuels Levels in Place after Considering Texas' Request

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied a request from the state of Texas to reduce the nationwide Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS)

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Holding Sees Net Income Increase For Quarter

Patriot Transportation Holding, Jacksonville, Fla., reported net income of $2.77 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2008, a 14.3% increase over net income of $2.43 million in the same period last year

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

YRC Sending 69 Drivers to the Truck Driving Championships

YRC Worldwide operating companies will have 69 professional drivers competing at the 2008 National Truck Driving Championships August 19-23 in Houston

Tags: Events

August 6, 2008 - Industry News

Bolt Express Expands Headquarters

Bolt Express recently completed a 12,000-square-foot addition to its corporate headquarters in Toledo, Ohio

August 6, 2008 - Industry News

CVSN Meeting To Cover Important Aftermarket Topics

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network's annual meeting in Denver next month will cover NHTSA stopping distance changes, access to information/right to repair, aftermarket opportunities from 2010 emissions, marketing groups and more

Tags: Events

August 6, 2008 - Industry News

Domestic Intermodal Gains Accelerate

Despite a lagging economy and a sustained contraction in import volumes, domestic intermodal volume produced admirably during Q2 2008

Tags: Intermodal

August 6, 2008 - Industry News

Con-way Multimodal Launched to Provide Expanded Services for Freight Brokerage Market

Con-way Inc. has launched Con-way Multimodal, providing expanded freight brokerage capabilities and services in the third-party logistics and multimodal freight transportation business

August 5, 2008 - Industry News

President Bush Issues Order to Expedite Columbia River Crossing

The Columbia River Crossing, also known as the Interstate 5 Bridge between Portland, Ore., and Vancouver, Wash., has received national priority status from the White House.

Tags: Highways

August 5, 2008 - Industry News

Tenstreet, FFE Schedule Webinar For Refrigerated Driver Managers, Recruiters, Trainers

Tulsa, Okla.-based Tenstreet, which provides services and solutions to help truck fleets better manage human resources and driver pools, will co-host a webinar with FFE, one of North America's leading refrigerated carriers

Tags: Events

August 4, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Drop Again

The national average price of a gallon of diesel fell significantly for the third week in a row, falling more than 10 cents to $4.502

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 4, 2008 - Industry News

Employment Index Suggests Worse To Come

The Conference Board's Employment Trends Index continued a now year-long decline in July, suggesting even more softening to come in the labor market

Tags: Economy

August 4, 2008 - Industry News

Celadon Reports Fourth Quarter, Full Year Results

Although earnings were down for its fiscal year, Celadon says its fourth-quarter earnings show things are looking up

July 31, 2008 - Industry News

ParkingCarma and Partners Awarded $5.5 Million Contract

The West Coast's Interstate 5 and the East Coast's Interstate 95 will receive more than $5 million each in federal support for innovative strategies to reduce the frustration of truckers looking for parking on congested routes

Tags: Highways

July 31, 2008 - Industry News

PierPASS OffPeak Program Diverts Daytime Traffic

PierPASS, Long Beach, CA., announced that its OffPeak program has diverted more than nine million truck trips from peak daytime traffic since the program's start three years ago

Tags: Highways

July 31, 2008 - Industry News

Study Ranks States on Road Conditions and Cost-Effectiveness

North Dakota does the best job maintaining its roads and bridges and New Jersey has the worst-performing, least cost-effective highway system in the nation, according to an annual Reason Foundation stud

Tags: Highways

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