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May 12, 2002 - Industry News

Engineering Honors for N.J. Turnpike

From a 1950s Turnpike brochure.

The New Jersey Turnpike has been named a landmark. No kidding. The New Jersey Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers presented the Turnpike Authority a bronze plaque recognizing the Turnpike as a New Jersey historic civil engineering landmark. I wonder what took them so long

Tags: Highways

May 10, 2002 - Industry News

Wholesale Prices Down, Freight Rates Up

Prices at the wholesale level appear under control as they fell 0.2% in April

Tags: Economy

May 9, 2002 - Industry News

Norcal Waste Systems Orders Autocar Xpeditors

San-Francisco-based Norcal Waste Systems, the nation's seventh largest waste hauling company, is taking delivery of several 2003 Autocar Xpeditor trucks

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May 9, 2002 - Industry News

Heartland Express To Buy Great Coastal Express

Heartland Express, Coralville, Iowa, has agreed to purchase the business and certain trucking assets of Great Coastal Express Inc., a truckload carrier based near Richmond, Va

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May 9, 2002 - Industry News

Remember Veterans Memorial Day

The federal government is asking truckers and other motorists to turn their lights on at 3 p.m. Memorial Day as part of a national “Moment of Remembrance.

Tags: Events

May 9, 2002 - Industry News

Smithway Loss Grows, Revenue Per Mile Up

Smithway Motor Xpress, Fort Dodge, Iowa, saw lower revenues and higher losses during the first quarter of the year

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May 7, 2002 - Industry News

Stevens Transport Likes LVDs

Dallas-based Stevens Transport says it’s convinced after a six-month test of Intra’s low-voltage disconnect device

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May 7, 2002 - Industry News

New System Can Track Containers In Port

Skybitz and WhereNet Corp. have teamed up to bring a dual mode global tracking solution for intermodal containers to market

Tags: Intermodal

May 7, 2002 - Industry News

TRIP: One In Four Bridges Deficient

Approximately one in four of the country’s major, heavily traveled bridges is deficient and in need of repair or replacement -- and heavy truck travel is partly to blame, according to a national nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C

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May 6, 2002 - Industry News

Quality Carriers Announces New Pay Program for Independent Contractors

Quality Carriers, Tampa, Fla., the largest tank truck carrier in the nation, has introduced a new compensation program for independent contractors, which it says amounts to an assured minimum of $104,000 per year

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May 6, 2002 - Industry News

Show Trucks Draw Crowd At Boston Show

The Stars & Stripes truck beauty competition, held indoors last weekend at the North American Truck Show in Boston, drew gorgeous rigs and happy crowds

Tags: Events

May 3, 2002 - Industry News

Prime Installs Eaton VORAD

Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., announced it is installing the Eaton VORAD collision avoidance system in new trucks it adds to its fleet

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May 3, 2002 - Industry News

Transervice, OPS Center Sign Agreement

Transervice Logistics Inc., Lake Success, N.Y., and OPS Center, Northville, Mich., have signed an agreement forming a strategic alliance

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May 3, 2002 - Industry News

FFE Latest Numbers Marginally Better

Frozen Food Express Industries reported improved results for the three months ended March 31, when compared to the first quarter of 2001

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May 2, 2002 - Industry News

Delaware River Toll Hike Delayed

A planned toll increase for Delaware River bridges has been delayed at least four months

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May 2, 2002 - Industry News

Factory Orders & Shipments Increase

New orders and shipments from U.S. factories are up, but are still running behind last year’s levels

Tags: Economy

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Lower Construction, Manufacturing Numbers Not Cause For Alarm

Two key economic indicators, measuring manufacturing and construction spending, slowed in March and April

Tags: Economy

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Options Considered For Improving I-710 In L.A.

Adding elevated truck lanes, truck tolls, shifting port truckers’ schedules and making interchanges more truck-friendly are among the suggestions being considered to deal with the congested I-710/Long Beach Freeway in the Los Angeles area

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April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Celadon Reports Profit

The trucking and e-commerce company Celadon Group, Indianapolis, reports during the first quarter of the year net income increased to $278,00

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April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Tennessee Paving Season Under Way

Several new resurfacing projects have begun or are scheduled to begin in coming weeks in Tennessee

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April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Highway Safety, Security Focus Of CVSA Conference

More than 500 highway safety enforcement officers, government administrative and truck and motor coach industry representatives from Canada, Mexico and the United States are attending the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Spring Workshop this wee

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April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Perks & Pay: Communications Tools

Used to be, one of the major headaches of being a long-haul trucker was the need to stop at pay phones to check in with dispatch. “Got a load for me?” “Not yet, call back in an hour.

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April 29, 2002 - Industry News

SMC<sup>3</sup> Announces 47th Annual Summer Meeting

Transportation technology provider SMC3 announced its 47th Annual Summer Meeting will be held June 19-21 at the Chateau on the Lake Resort in Branson, Missouri

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April 29, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Toll Hike On Hold

A proposal that would double tolls for commercial trucks is on hold in Illinois

Tags: Highways

April 29, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Spending, Personal Income Move Up

Consumer spending and personal income posted strong gains in March, marking the fourth consecutive monthly increase

Tags: Economy

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