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January 12, 2001 - Industry News

Tax Hike for Roads Pushed in Missouri

Missouri voters could be asked to approve tax increases to raise more than $650 million a year for transportation projects under legislation introduced last week

Tags: Highways

January 12, 2001 - Industry News

Nebraska Lawmaker Wants Lower Speed Limit for Trucks

A Nebraska lawmaker introduced a measure last week that would limit the speed limit for tractor-trailers on the state's interstate highways to 65 mph, 10 mph below the limit for passenger vehicles

Tags: Highways

January 12, 2001 - Industry News

North Carolina, Virginia Join Forces to Make I-77 Safer

Transportation officials in North Carolina and Virginia are planning to spend $3.1 million this year on equipment and signs to warn motorists of severe weather on Interstate 77

Tags: Highways

January 11, 2001 - Industry News

Clarke Buys U.S.Carriers

Clarke Inc. has purchased Focus Carriers LLC, Memphis, Tenn.; Kenley Trucking Inc., Atlanta, Ga.; and Creative Logistics, Ripon, Calif. It has also agreed to buy Brandywine Consolidators Inc. of Philadelphia

Tags: Fleets

January 11, 2001 - Industry News

Weyerhaeuser Shutting Down Trucking Subsidiary

Weyerhaeuser Co., one of the world's largest forest products companies, is closing down its Green Arrow Motor Express trucking subsidiary and will outsource its transportation needs

Tags: Fleets

January 11, 2001 - Industry News

Senators and Commission Clash Over Arkansas Commission Overhaul

The Arkansas State Highway Commission is fighting a proposed constitutional amendment to require commissioners be elected, but Arkansas' senators in Washington think it’s a good idea

Tags: Highways

January 11, 2001 - Industry News

NPTC Announces Speakers for 12th Annual Conference

Three keynote speakers will address the National Private Truck Council's 12th Annual Education/Management Conference & Exhibition scheduled in May

Tags: Events

January 10, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Signs Agreement With Postal Service

A new public-private alliance between FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service is expected to generate approximately $7 billion for FedEx over the seven-year term of the agreement. The agreement covers two areas: providing air transport for the post office and putting FedEx drop boxes in post offices

Tags: Fleets

January 10, 2001 - Industry News

Maverick Opens Terminal in Virginia

Maverick Transportation has opened a new terminal operation in Jarratt, Va., focusing on driver management and recruiting

Tags: Fleets

January 10, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Buys Fritz Companies

UPS will expand its freight forwarding business with the purchase of San Francisco based Fritz Companies

Tags: Fleets

January 8, 2001 - Industry News

Pennsylvania to Renumber Exits

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will convert exit numbers on interstates throughout the state from a sequential system to a mileage-based system beginning this spring

Tags: Highways

January 8, 2001 - Industry News

International Transit Changes Name to Florida Express Carriers

International Transit, the trucking subsidiary of Florida East Coast Industries, recently changed its name to Florida Express Carriers

Tags: Fleets

January 8, 2001 - Industry News

Nevada Looks Into Lowering Rigs' Speed Limits on Highways

A Nevada state assemblyman wants to reduce highway speed limits for trucks in his home state

Tags: Highways

January 5, 2001 - Industry News

I-70 Undergoes Facelift Between West Virginia and Washington, Pa.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is spending more than $7 million this year to repair broken concrete slabs and shoulders covering half of Interstate 70 between West Virginia and Washington, Pa

Tags: Highways

January 5, 2001 - Industry News

Slater to Address Transportation Research Board

U.S. Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater today will deliver an address on the Clinton administration's transportation accomplishments and the challenges facing the new administration in transportation policy as he chairs a panel discussion at the 2001 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

Tags: Events

January 5, 2001 - Industry News

CF Opens New Terminals on Both Sides of Border

Consolidated Freightways is expanding long-haul operations and capabilities throughout its Mexico division with $17.0 million in new construction and upgraded terminals on both sides of the border

Tags: Fleets

January 5, 2001 - Industry News

Virginia DOT to Shut Down Parts of I-95 This Week

The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced lane closures for this weekend on I-95 in Springfield

Tags: Highways

January 4, 2001 - Industry News

Intrenet Hit With Class Action Suit

Intrenet, the Ohio-based flatbed company that ceased operating Jan. 2, is being targeted in a lawsuit by shareholders who are accusing the company of stock fraud

Tags: Fleets

January 4, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon Limits Weights on Applegate River Bridge

Weight restrictions are in effect for the Applegate River Bridge on U.S. Hwy. 199 near Grants Pass, Ore

Tags: Highways

January 4, 2001 - Industry News

Virginia Wants Fewer Trucks on Route 17

The Virginia Department of Transportation has recently made several changes regarding truck traffic on Route 17 because of requests from local citizens and public officials

Tags: Highways

January 3, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Dealers To Convene In Baltimore

The American Truck Dealers association will hold it38th Annual Convention and Exposition April 21-23 in Baltimore

Tags: Events

January 3, 2001 - Industry News

FedEx Custom Critical Opens ExpressCenter in Reno

FedEx Custom Critical has opened an ExpressCenter in Reno, Nev., specializing in critical shipments of any weight that requires same day or early next day delivery

Tags: Fleets

January 3, 2001 - Industry News

Feds Drop Interest Rate; Could be Good News for Trucking

In a rare between-meetings decision, the Federal Reserve has cut a key interest rate by half a point trying to keep the nation out of a recession. The first decrease in rates in two years could be good new

Tags: Economy

January 3, 2001 - Industry News

Atlanta Suburb Nixes Trucking Terminal

City commissioners from an Atlanta suburb voted unanimously to reject plans for a 100-bay truck terminal earlier this week

Tags: Fleets

January 3, 2001 - Industry News

UPS Posts Record Results

UPS reported record revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter and the year, despite slowing U.S. business

Tags: Fleets

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