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April 15, 2002 - Industry News

Long-Haul Trucks Still Banned From Hoover Dam

Local trucks can now cross Hoover Dam, closed to truck traffic since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but long-haul truckers still must take a long, winding detour

Tags: Highways

April 15, 2002 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Reports Higher Earnings

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Lowell, Ark., Monday announced first quarter 2002 net earnings of $4.9 million compared with 2001 first quarter earnings of $1.6 million

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2002 - Industry News

Extending Vehicle Life

Current economic conditions and concern about the unknown cost and durability of new low-emission EGR diesel engines are driving some fleets to keep their vehicles for several more years

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2002 - Industry News

Port Traffic Small Part Of Charleston Congestion

Trucks serving the intermodal ports near Charleston, S.C, account for only a small amount of the city's congestion, according to a new study

Tags: Intermodal

April 12, 2002 - Industry News

Venezia Recognizes Top Drivers

Venezia Transport Services, Limerick, Pa., has named 98 winners of the 2001 Emerald Club awards

Tags: Fleets

April 12, 2002 - Industry News

Detroit-Windsor Tunnel To Close Briefly On Sunday

One of the busiest border crossing in North America is expected to come to a standstill this weekend

Tags: Highways

April 12, 2002 - Industry News

Retail Sales, Wholesale Prices Increase In March

Retail sales posted a slight increase in March, while wholesale prices took a sharp jump

Tags: Economy

April 11, 2002 - Industry News

DFC Transportation Launches Aggressive Growth Plans

DFC Transportation Co., the former Dean Foods subsidiary, has launched a national expansion effort

Tags: Fleets

April 11, 2002 - Industry News

Cargo Traffic Up At NY/NJ Port

The Port of New York and New Jersey set new records for cargo last year

Tags: Intermodal

April 11, 2002 - Industry News

New Intermodal Facility Planned Near Savannah

A new port facility proposed for South Carolina could mean more work for port truckers in the Savannah, Ga., area

Tags: Intermodal

April 11, 2002 - Industry News

Tax Break Suggested For I-81 Truck Tolls

Two state legislators said truckers might be entitled to a tax break if plans to use truck tolls to widen Interstate 81 in Virginia come to fruition

Tags: Highways

April 10, 2002 - Industry News

Dick Simon Sold To Central Freight Lines

The bankrupt Dick Simon Trucking has been sold. On Tuesday the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Salt Lake City approved the sale of the refrigerated Utah-based carrier and parent Simon Transportation Services to Central Freight Line

Tags: Fleets

April 9, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway Reports Lower Revenues And Loss

Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, on Tuesday reported that revenues for its first quarter, which ended March 23, were $637.17 million, down 2% when compared to revenues of $650.49 million for the first quarter of 2001

Tags: Fleets

April 8, 2002 - Industry News

Oregon Announces Bridge Weight Restrictions

Oregon has restricted three bridges on Route 20 to legal axle weights and an overall gross weight limit of 105,500 pounds

Tags: Highways

April 8, 2002 - Industry News

Missouri Plans To Add PrePass

The PrePass weigh station precertification system will be installed in 19 locations around Missouri

Tags: Highways

April 8, 2002 - Industry News

Texas Toll Road On Way To Reality

Construction should start early next year on Texas 130, the proposed toll road that will offer a 90-mile bypass east of Interstate 35 near Austin

Tags: Highways

April 8, 2002 - Industry News

Virginia I-81 Bill Signed Into Law

A controversial plan that would widen I-81 in Virginia through the use of mandatory truck toll lanes has been signed into law

Tags: Highways

April 5, 2002 - Industry News

Florida Postpones Enlarging I-4 Rest Areas

After complaints from nearby homeowners, the Florida of Transportation has decided to back off of plans to expand two Interstate 4 rest areas and see if highway users can do without them altogether

Tags: Highways

April 5, 2002 - Industry News

Prime Joins Anti-Smuggling Coalition

Missouri-based Prime Inc. has joined the Business Anti-Smuggling Coalition

Tags: Fleets

April 5, 2002 - Industry News

Transport Corporation of America Giving Away 4x4

Truckload carrier Transport Corporation of America, Eagan, Minn., is giving away a Polaris 4x4

Tags: Fleets

April 5, 2002 - Industry News

Mindy McCready, Ricky Skaggs A Hit At Mid-America Jamboree

The line never stopped in the lobby of the Mid-America Trucking Show as fans stopped by for autographs from country music artist Mindy McCready and blue grass legend Ricky Skaggs

Tags: Events

April 4, 2002 - Industry News

KLLM Holds Annual Driving Competition

Paul Brownlee of Calhoun, La., was the grand champion in KLLM's annual safe driving competition recently at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson, Miss

Tags: Fleets

April 3, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Proposes Higher Tolls

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority recently proposed higher tolls - including a doubling of truck tolls - to pay for a comprehensive $5.5 billion system-wide reconstruction and widening program

Tags: Highways

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Latest Manufacturing Numbers May Confuse

While most economic statistics are pointing to an upturn in the economy, new orders for manufactured goods decreased 0.1% and shipments fell 2.8% in February

Tags: Economy

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Argosy Tractors To Get LVDs

Intra Technologies, formerly known as The IntraUSA Group, has announced an agreement with Lowell, Ark.-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services to begin retrofitting the trucking company's Freightliner Argosy tractors with Intra LVD's (low-voltage disconnects)

Tags: Fleets

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