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November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Tolls To Rise At Delaware River

The cost for truckers crossing toll bridges operated by the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission will more than triple next summer

Tags: Highways

November 27, 2001 - Industry News

Why Is My Insurance Going Up?

It may be a year or more before we know the full economic cost of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but one thing is almost certain: your insurance premiums will go up. Insurance brokers and agents are

Tags: Economy

November 26, 2001 - Industry News

Proposed Arkansas Toll Road Controversial

As the Arkansas Highway Commission considers using tolls to finance the North Belt Freeway, some are not too happy about the idea

Tags: Highways

November 24, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Is Improved

There’s some better news about the American economy and for trucking the effects will be positive

Tags: Economy

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

Underdog Takes International Truck Challenge Title

A big race, big rigs and big bucks combined to bring fans out to the Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday, Nov. 17, as competitors tackled the final obstacle on the road to cold hard cash and a place in history as the first "International Truck Challenge" champion. Barry Sheppard, driver for Elliot Sadler's #21 car for Wood Brothers Racing team, put up an impressive time of 141.5 seconds in this third event to claim the $1,000 prize money given to the winner of each individual event

Tags: Events

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Announces Rate Changes for 2002

FedEx Express and FedEx Ground will increase rates effective Jan. 7, 2002

Tags: Fleets

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

CalTrans Unveils Voice-Activated Road Info Hotline

The California Department of Transportation has launched a new voice-activated road information system covering all 255 state highways in state

Tags: Highways

November 20, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Hiring Holiday Help

If you’ve ever had the urge to drive a truck for UPS, now may be a good time to get your foot in the door

Tags: Fleets

November 19, 2001 - Industry News

Specialty Truck Markets Struggle to Sustain Growth

The current U.S. economic slowdown will restrain demand for some medium- and heavy-duty specialty trucks, but trucks that serve the basic needs of municipalities will help prevent significant loss of market share

Tags: Economy

November 19, 2001 - Industry News

Housing Starts Fall In October

Housing continues to prop up the rest of the economy

Tags: Economy

November 16, 2001 - Industry News

Industrial Production Continues Drop

Industrial production in the United States continues to decline

Tags: Economy

November 15, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Ground to Expand St. Louis Operations

Small-package carrier FedEx Ground has broken ground for a new distribution and delivery facility in Overland, Mo

Tags: Fleets

November 15, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Expects 325 Million Packages During Holidays

UPS expects to deliver more than 325 million packages globally during this year's holiday peak season between Thanksgiving and Christmas

Tags: Fleets

November 15, 2001 - Industry News

Comcar Installing Collision Avoidance

Comcar Industries of Auburndale, Fla., is installing Eaton VORAD EVT-300 Collision Warning Systems in its entire fleet of more than 4,000 tractors

Tags: Fleets

November 15, 2001 - Industry News

Hazmat Trucks Could Be Limited During Olympics

Olympic officials may restrict hazardous material shipments from passing near Olympic venues during the Winter Games in Salt Lake City

Tags: Highways

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Morgan Group, Cannon Express Report Losses

Two of the nation’s publicly held trucking companies reported losses in financial statements released on Wednesday

Tags: Fleets

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

USFreightways Raises More Than $800,000 In Relief Funds

USFreightways and its employees have raised more than $830,000 to assist with relief efforts in New York and Washington, D.C., and provide scholarships for children of deceased members of the Armed Forces

Tags: Fleets

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Retail Sales Skyrocket

Retail sales were much better than expected in October

Tags: Economy

November 13, 2001 - Industry News

Trism Removes Treasurer/Controller

Financially troubled Georgia carrier Trism announced that it has terminated the employment of treasurer/controller Gerald Hendren after it discovered that company assets had been overstated

Tags: Fleets

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

TMC 2002 Meeting To Offer Expanded Technical Program

"Racing Toward the Future" is the theme of the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2002 Annual Meeting and Transportation Equipment Exhibition, to be held March 5-8 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla

Tags: Events

November 9, 2001 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Plunge, Trucking May See Some Benefits

Prices at the wholesale level in October fell by their largest amount in 12 years. The U.S. Labor Department reported today its Producer Price Index fell 1.6%, an unusually large decline, but this may translate into good news for trucking

Tags: Economy

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Sales At Wholesale Level Drop Along With Inventories

The latest figures show sales at the wholesale level dropped during September while inventories eased a bit

Tags: Economy

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Georgia Port Truckers Angry About Repair Edict

Intermodal container haulers at the Port of Savannah, Ga., aren't happy about being told they can't do minor fixes on container chassis before taking them on the road

Tags: Intermodal

November 7, 2001 - Industry News

Fedex Freight Names Three to Senior Management Team

FedEx Freight has added three new positions to its Memphis-based senior management staff in order to focus on the growing regional LTL market and coordinate with its sister companies in the FedEx family

Tags: Fleets

November 6, 2001 - Industry News

FBI Dismisses Threat Against Bridge Attacks

Federal officials on Tuesday did an about-face on the latest terrorist threat. The FBI said following an investigation, a threat of possible terrorist attacks against bridges in California and other Western states is not credible

Tags: Highways

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