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August 6, 2002 - Industry News

Government Could Intervene In Case Of Port Strike

If the more than 10,000 workers represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union go on strike at West Coast ports, the Bush administration says it could block the strike and even call out U.S. troops to keep cargo moving

Tags: Intermodal

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

TMC Meeting Scheduled For October

"Solutions You Need, Sources You Can Trust" is the theme for the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2002 Fall Meeting

Tags: Events

August 6, 2002 - Industry News

I-81 Truck Toll Plan On Hold

The trucking industry breathed a sigh of relief as it appears a plan to widen I-81 in Virginia by adding mandatory truck toll lanes has been put on hold

Tags: Highways

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Three Stars & Stripes Truck Beauty Contests Planned For 2003

Truckers will be able to compete for cash, prizes and high honors next year in a triple-header of truck beauty competitions expected to draw more than 125,000 people

Tags: Events

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slows, Overall Economic Growth Still Predicted

Two of the latest economic reports show a slowdown of manufacturing activity, but growth in the economy should be sustainable for the year

Tags: Economy

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

I-19 Likely To Expand In Arizona

With traffic expected to double and triple along parts of I-19 in Arizona, the state Department of Transportation is making plans to expand the freeway over the next 30 years

Tags: Highways

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

GDP Slows During Second Quarter

The American economy lost steam in the second quarter of the year, and there’s new evidence last year’s recession was worse than first thought

Tags: Economy

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

USF Reddaway Opens Two New Terminals

USF Reddaway, the Oregon-based operating company of USFreightways recently opened two spacious new terminals to better serve the Pacific Northwest region

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Tollway Looks At Smaller Toll Increases

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, after getting a toll hike increase slapped down earlier this year, is looking at borrowing money to help delay or phase in toll increases

Tags: Highways

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Superload Cargoes Could Be Allowed On WV Turnpike

West Virginia is studying whether bridges on the state Turnpike can handle heavy haul permitted loads up to 380,000 pounds

Tags: Highways

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Plunges

Amid growing concerns about the stock market and corporate scandals, consumer confidence took a dive in July to its lowest level in five months

Tags: Economy

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Endeavour Capital Acquires Majority Ownership Of Market Transport

Market Transport, Ltd., a Portland, Ore.-based transportation services company, announced that Endeavour Capital acquired majority ownership in the compan

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

I-40 Bridge Reopened

The I-40 bridge in eastern Oklahoma, which crashed into the Arkansas River in late May after being hit by a barge, has been rebuilt in barely over two month

Tags: Highways

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Chairman To Speak At McLeod Conference

The 2002-2003 Truckload Carriers Assn. chairman will be the featured speaker at McLeod Software’s 12th annual User’s Conference

Tags: Events

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

TMI-MultiMedia Announces Recruiting Conference

TMI-MultiMedia, Nashville, Tenn., is planning its second annual Recruiting Conference for January 2003

Tags: Events

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Tensions Rise At West Coast Ports

Truckers hauling containers at West Coast ports are closely watching dockworker contract talks that stalled out last week

Tags: Intermodal

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Workers Threaten Strike

Some truckers traveling through Ohio could be seeking an alternative route if Ohio Turnpike workers follow through on threats to strike

Tags: Highways

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Four Texas Cities Plan To Restrict Truck Lanes On I-35

Four central Texas cities plan to ban large commercial trucks from the far left lane of Interstate 35

Tags: Highways

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Durables Sink While Houses Soar

A rebound of the American economy may not be as strong as originally hoped, with news that shipments and orders for durable goods fell in June

Tags: Economy

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Fleets Report Better Second Quarter Numbers

Better financial numbers have been reported by four trucking operations for the second quarter of the year

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

California Begins Work On 152

California has begun work to improve Highway 152, a notorious road linking Silicon Valley with Interstate 5

Tags: Highways

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

Trailer Bridge Awarded Patent

Trailer Bridge Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a U.S. patent for its Vehicle Transportation Module

Tags: Intermodal

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Offers Prepaid Tolls

The Ohio Turnpike Commission is offering a prepaid toll car for frequent users of the highway

Tags: Highways

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

Security, Highway Safety To Be Main Topics At CVSA Workshop

Security, workplace fatigue, commercial vehicle sizes and weights and the Commercial Drivers Licensing program will be featured at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s upcoming education and training worksho

Tags: Events

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

Prime To Offer Retirement Program

Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., is about to implement what it says is a unique retirement program for its owner-operator/independent contractors

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