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July 9, 2001 - Industry News

Lee Hi Travel Plaza To Host Jamboree

The Lee Hi Travel Plaza in Lexington, Va., is hosting its fourth annual Truck Jamboree, with proceeds benefiting the local United Way

Tags: Events

July 9, 2001 - Industry News

Racing With The Sun

If you're traveling routes on our near historic Route 66 this week, you may see some very strange-looking vehicles. As many as 60 solar-powered cars are expected to compete July 15-25 in the American Solar Challenge, the longest solar car race in the world at 2,300 miles

Tags: Highways

July 9, 2001 - Industry News

Saia Makes Intrastate Moves

Georgia-based regional less-than-truckload carrier Saia this week announced intrastate improvements in the Pacific Northwest and Florida

Tags: Fleets

July 6, 2001 - Industry News

Unemployment Rises In June

Despite some encouraging reports over the past several weeks, the latest unemployment numbers suggest an economic recovery may still be further off than expected.

Tags: Economy

July 6, 2001 - Industry News

N.J. Gets Tough On E-ZPass Speeders

Slow down or pay cash. That’s what the New Jersey Turnpike has warned drivers who speed through toll booths equipped with the E-ZPass toll collection system. Speeding in this case means anything over 5 mph

Tags: Highways

July 6, 2001 - Industry News

A Plastic What?

Everywhere you turn these days, things that used to be made of good old fashioned materials like wood and steel are being made of plastic. Now we have...wait for it...a plastic bridge. The Texas Department of Transportation has just announced plans to construct the first plastic bridge in the state.

Tags: Highways

July 6, 2001 - Industry News

LTL Fleets Raising Rates

Yellow Freight System announced last week that it plans to raise its rates nearly five percent next month. Other less-than-truckload carriers may do the same

Tags: Fleets

July 6, 2001 - Industry News

Trucks Can't Use E-ZPass On Pennsylvania Turnpike

The western part of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is about to get E-ZPass, but truckers won’t be allowed to use it.

Tags: Highways

July 5, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon Looking at Higher Interstate Speed Limits

The Oregon Senate has passed a bill that would bump the speed limit to 70 mph on some freeway stretches

Tags: Highways

July 5, 2001 - Industry News

U.S. DOT Focuses On Tunnels

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced plans to develop a tunnel management system for the nation's highway and transit tunnels.

Tags: Highways

July 5, 2001 - Industry News

Weak Freight Volumes Impact Roadway Profits

LTL carrier Roadway Express second-quarter earnings fell 59 percent because of weak tonnage levels and warned that the third quarter would continue to be below last year's levels

Tags: Fleets

July 5, 2001 - Industry News

TransAm Expecting Cost Savings With Auxiliary Power

TransAm Trucking Inc. of Olathe, Kansas is spec'ing its fleet of over 1,000 tractors with auxiliary power units from Toronto-based RigMaster Power

Tags: Fleets

July 4, 2001 - Industry News

I-285 To Reopen This Weekend

Eastbound I-285 at Ga. 400 will reopen two weeks ahead of schedule

Tags: Highways

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

May Factory Orders Increase Following April Drop

New numbers released Tuesday by the U.S. Commerce Department show factory orders in the United States increased the most in nearly a year

Tags: Economy

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

1938 Kenworth Finishes Great Race In Top 15

CAT Scale's 1938 Kenworth crosses the finish line in Pasadena, Calif.

On June 30, CAT Scale's 1938 Kenworth crossed the finish line in Pasadena, Calif., completing a 4,500-mile race across America

Tags: Events

July 3, 2001 - Industry News

Trucks Are Pikes Peak Crowd Pleaser

Bruce Canepa and the Kenworth race truck, top and right, bettered their performance this year, while record-holder Mike Ryan and the Freightliner race truck, bottom, failed to finish the course.

The 79th Pikes Peak Race to the Clouds saw two big rig entries for this year, but only one finisher. Bruce Canepa, driving the CFI Kenworth T2000 uphill race truck, bettered his own recor

Tags: Events

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing, Spending, Construction Numbers Show Promise

Monday's June report from the National Association of Purchasing managers showed the manufacturing sector at its strongest in seven months

Tags: Economy

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Traffic Growing At L.A. Port

Truck traffic at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., is expected to double in the next 20 years

Tags: Intermodal

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Alternative Truck Driving Championships Scheduled

Truck driving champs whose companies aren't American Trucking Associations members can compete in an alternate national competition

Tags: Events

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Swift, M.S. Carriers Close Merger

It's official: Swift Transportation and M.S. Carriers have merged to create what they say is the largest truckload carrier in the country

Tags: Fleets

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Port Coalition To Look At Extended Gate Hours

A recently formed coalition of West Coast port interests wants to see if extended gate hours will help resolve congestion problems

Tags: Intermodal

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Asche Officials

Top executives of Asche Transportation Services ares the target of a second lawsuit alleging financial shenanigans

Tags: Fleets

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

New Coalition To Promote Intermodal Infrastructure Investment

A group of transportation associations, ports, corridors, engineering firms, and state and local government authorities have teamed up to promote improving the nation's intermodal freight transportation infrastructure

Tags: Intermodal

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

Funny Business

You generally don't think about insurance companies as having a sense of humor. Traffic safety is a serious subject, but State Farm Insurance researchers found some things to smile about as they conducted their work involving America's most dangerous intersections -- funny intersection names

Tags: Highways

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Celadon Sells Flatbed Division

Celadon Group, Indianapolis, has sold Cheetah Transportation, its flatbed business, to American Trans-Freight of Morrisville, Pa

Tags: Fleets

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