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August 21, 2001 - Industry News

Feds Cut Rates Again

The Federal Reserve Board added some insurance to its cautious outlook for an improving economy by reducing the federal funds rates by 0.25% to 3.5%, the eighth reduction this year, totaling 3.5%

Tags: Economy

August 21, 2001 - Industry News

N.J. Pike Re-Opens Service Areas

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority has re-opened two newly renovated service areas

Tags: Highways

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

Missouri's I-70 Overdue For Upgrade

Missouri was the first state to start construction of I-70, in 1956.

More truck traffic and more truck crashes may help drive efforts to get Interstate 70 improved in Missouri

Tags: Highways

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Police Say I-80 Truck Crackdown Working

Pennsylvania state police have issued more than 1,300 traffic citations and warnings to truckers on Interstate 80 since February

Tags: Highways

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

N.J. Officials Recommend Higher Speed Limits

The New Jersey Department of Transportation has recommended higher speed limits for 124 miles of roads

Tags: Highways

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

USF Holland Opens New Toledo Facility

USF Holland, a unit of USFreightways, has relocated its Toledo service location to a new facility

Tags: Fleets

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

Florida Officially Dedicates PrePass

Florida recently officially implemented the PrePass scale bypass system statewide

Tags: Highways

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

LEI Suggests Recovery May Be In The Cards

By now anyone following monthly data that flows from the federal government and other sources knows that when it comes to finding that one rainbow pointing to an economic recovery for the U.S., one week everybody is smiling and the next week they're down. This week, at least so far, some are starting to grin

Tags: Economy

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

E-ZPass Comes to the Delaware Memorial Bridge

E-ZPass has finally come to the Delaware Memorial Bridge, completing an electronic toll collection network along I-95 from New York City to Washington, D.C

Tags: Highways

August 20, 2001 - Industry News

Show Trucks Shine At TruckerFest

Left to right: Rob Harris, H&H Trucking, plus driver in white shirt; Austin Jenkins and Tim Thornhill, Trees Forever; Bob Cashell Jr., president/CEO of the Alamo; Chuck Prigge, Marie and Bill Sandvik, Sandvik Trucking.

"Always a bridesmaid, never a bride"? Not so for Sandvik Trucking's "Delirious Desire," which won Best of Show Combo at the Stars & Stripes truck beauty contest at The Alamo travel center in Reno, Nev., last week

Tags: Events

August 19, 2001 - Industry News

TruckerFest Honors America's Drivers

Neal McCoy entertains the crowd at TruckerFest Friday night.

Truckers from across the nation flocked to Reno, Nev., over the weekend as the annual TruckerFest driver appreciation event wrapped up at the Alamo Travel Plaza

Tags: Events

August 18, 2001 - Industry News

Burlington Northern, Norfolk Southern Team Up In Intermodal Business

The Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway and Norfolk Southern Railway are stepping up their efforts to compete with trucking

Tags: Intermodal

August 18, 2001 - Industry News

Matlack Shutting Doors

Matlack Systems, Wilmington, Del., one of the nation's largest tank transporters for the chemical industry, will cease operations Sept. 1

Tags: Fleets

August 17, 2001 - Industry News

Parade, Wedding Kick Off TruckerFest

A wedding and the annual Parade of Pride kicked off TruckerFest 2001 in Reno, Nev.

The fifth annual RoadStar TruckerFest kicked off Thursday evening with an exciting truck parade through downtown Reno, Nev. More than 60 truckers were in this convoy and thousand of onlookers took time to stop and cheer at the beautiful rig

Tags: Events

August 16, 2001 - Industry News

California Sues Trucking Company Over Capitol Damage

The state of California filed suit against Dick Simon Trucking to recover damages to the state Capitol building when it was rammed in an apparent suicide run by a Dick Simon driver in January

Tags: Fleets

August 16, 2001 - Industry News

Expect Weekend Closures On I-64 In Louisville

Construction will close I-64 through Louisville, Ky., every weekend between now and the weekend of Nov. 19

Tags: Highways

August 15, 2001 - Industry News

TruckerFest Starts Today

Newport's annual TruckerFest driver appreciation celebration kicks off tonight with the Parade of Pride through downtown Reno, Nev

Tags: Events

August 15, 2001 - Industry News

Forest Fire Closes I-80 In California

Truckers have been frustrated by closures on Interstate 80 through Emigrant Gap as forest fires blaze in northern California

Tags: Highways

August 15, 2001 - Industry News

UTA To Hold Second Annual Convention In Arizona

The Used Truck Association will hold its second annual convention Nov. 8-10, 2001, at the Rio Rico Resort & Country Club in Rio Rico, Ariz

Tags: Events

August 15, 2001 - Industry News

Dart Bounces Back After Truck Crashes Into Headquarters

Dart owner-operator Robert Walker took these photos while the fire was burning (above) and of the truck destroyed by fire (top).

Thanks to an emergency plan, quick thinking and a lot of luck, Dart Transit's operations were not affected when a tractor-trailer smashed into its Eagan, Minn., headquarters and burst into flames Monday

Tags: Fleets

August 15, 2001 - Industry News

Better Economic News For Trucking

Production, retail sales and inventory reports just released are good news for the freight outlook, especially in the industrial Midwest and upper South regions

Tags: Economy

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Atlanta 285 Detours Switch To Northbound

Repaving on I-285 southbound in Atlanta is finished five weeks ahead of schedule

Tags: Highways

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Morgan Sees Revenue Drop, Income Up

A drop in manufactured-home sales helped drive revenues down 16 percent for the Morgan Group, but cost-cutting drop income up

Tags: Fleets

August 14, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Driving Championships This Week

More than 400 of the top professional truck drivers in the U.S. are converging the Minneapolis Convention Center this week for the American Trucking Associations' 2001 National Truck Driving Championships, Aug. 22-25

Tags: Events

August 13, 2001 - Industry News

Woodrow Bridge Replacement Moves Forward

The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved an agreement between Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia to rebuild and expand the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge spanning the Potomac River

Tags: Highways

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