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November 3, 2000 - Industry News

Knight And XTRA Expect Big Payback From Trailer Tracking

Regional truckload carrier Knight Transportation and trailer leasing giant XTRA Lease are expecting to gain big benefits by equipping trailers with tracking systems from Terion

Tags: Fleets

November 3, 2000 - Industry News

C.R. England Adds Reefer Surcharge

C.R. England, Salt Lake City, will start charging customers a fuel surcharge to recover high costs of fuel used in its refrigerated trailers - believed to be a first in the industry

Tags: Fleets

November 2, 2000 - Industry News

Jones Motor Group Signs On To TripPak Online

Truckload Management Inc., Nashville, Tenn., and Spring City, Pa.-based Jones Motor Group have signed a multi-year agreement for TMI to provide its TripPak Online services

Tags: Fleets

November 1, 2000 - Industry News

Tokyo Motor Show Highlights Commercial Vehicles

The 34th Tokyo Motor Show opened Tuesday in Chiba, east of Tokyo, as the nation's first exhibition featuring only commercial vehicles, highlighting safety-oriented and environmentally-friendly technology for trucks, vans and buses

Tags: Events

November 1, 2000 - Industry News

Winter Storm Hits Truckers

Up to 13 inches of blowing snow closed major highways this morning in eastern Wyoming and western South Dakota

Tags: Highways

October 31, 2000 - Industry News

Final Six Stars and Stripes Qualifiers Outgun Tough Competition In Texas

"One hundred proof" competition, so-called by one of the participants, dazzled the eye and frayed the nerves of competitors in the fifth and final Stars & Stripes show truck series event, held last weekend at the Rip Griffin’s Travel Center off I-20 in Terrell, Texas. The show is produced by Newport Communications and the National Assn. of Show Trucks and is sponsored by Chevron.

Tags: Events

October 30, 2000 - Industry News

Event Scheduled to Help Truckload Carriers Survive

A one-day seminar designed to help truckload carrier executives deal with what many fleets have described as the worst operating environment in 20 years has been scheduled for Nov. 1

Tags: Events

October 30, 2000 - Industry News

Reader&#39s Digest Names Most Dangerous Highways

The November issue of Reader's Digest names five of what it considers America's most dangerous highways

Tags: Highways

October 28, 2000 - Industry News

Depleted Truck Market Hits Finance Companies

Financial institutions are being hurt by depressed market conditions in trucking, and that's going to make it harder for potential buyers to borrow money in the coming months

Tags: Economy

October 27, 2000 - Industry News

Virginia DOT Shuts Down Lanes on I-95 This Week

The Virginia Department of Transportation is shutting down lanes on I-95 near the Springfield Interchange this week as an extensive reconstruction project continues on what has become known as the "Mixing Bowl.

Tags: Highways

October 27, 2000 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Honors Safe Drivers, Million Milers

J.B. Hunt, a truckload carrier based in Lowell, Ark., recently announced its second and third quarter million-mile safe drivers

Tags: Fleets

October 27, 2000 - Industry News

Arkansas Lawmakers Postpone Decision on Road Agency&#39s Budget

Legislative budget panelists in Arkansas showed little support last week for a proposed constitutional amendment to elect members of the state Highway Commission and put the state highway director under the governor's authority

Tags: Highways

October 26, 2000 - Industry News

Transportation for Tots Makes Holiday Dreams Come True

Transportation.com and the American Trucking Associations recently announced the launch of Transportation for Tots, a charitable toy drive planned for the upcoming holiday season

Tags: Events

October 26, 2000 - Industry News

M.S. Carriers Testing High-Tech Freightliner S/T

Memphis, Tenn.-based M.S. Carriers is testing Freightliner Century Class S/T's equipped with high-tech safety equipment

Tags: Fleets

October 26, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Management Conference Begins Tomorrow

Trucking executives from across the country will be gathering this weekend for the American Trucking Assns.’ 2000 Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, which begins tomorrow and runs through Wednesday, Nov. 1

Tags: Events

October 26, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Study Looks at Trucking&#39s Future

The U.S. trucking industry faces a bright future as it enters the 21st century, according to the Fifth annual U.S. Freight Transportation Forecast produced for the American Trucking Associations

Tags: Economy

October 26, 2000 - Industry News

Last Stars & Stripes Show Truck Qualifier In Texas This Weekend

Truckers and their rigs are rolling into the Dallas area this weekend for the final qualifying event in the Stars and Stripes show truck series, put on by Newport Communications and the National Association of Show Trucks, and sponsored by Chevron. The event is taking place at Rip Griffin Truck/Travel Center, just outside of Dallas in the city of Terrell, I-20 exit 503, today through Sunday, Oct. 27-29

Tags: Events

October 26, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Conference Dubbed A "Celebration" of Legislative Victories

Despite enormous economic pressures facing the trucking industry, Walter B. McCormick Jr., president and CEO of the American Trucking Assns., gave an impassioned and upbeat keynote address to members to kick off the 2000 ATA Management Conference & Exhibitio

Tags: Events

October 25, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Pileup Kills Two in Ohio

Five big rigs, including a tanker truck, and a car collided and burned during heavy fog in Marysville, Ohio, yesterday, killing two people and creating a fireball that melted telephone wires

Tags: Highways

October 24, 2000 - Industry News

Overnite Opens U.S./Mexico Border

Overnite Transportation, Richmond, Va., is expanding its services into Mexico with expedited cross-border transit

Tags: Fleets

October 24, 2000 - Industry News

Speed and Class

All visitors to the Richard Petty Driving Driving Experience get their photos taken with a race car. But a special group of participants last week had a Peterbilt truck in the picture, as well. Peterbilt brought about

Tags: Events

October 23, 2000 - Industry News

Fuel Prices Cut Carrier, Supplier Profits

As third-quarter financial reports continue to be released, it is evident that high fuel prices have affected both trucking companies and the manufacturers that supply them

Tags: Economy

October 23, 2000 - Industry News

Ohio DOT Takes a Closer Look at I-75

State highway officials are warning drivers to slow down on a section of Interstate 75 north of downtown Toledo following a series of truck accidents

Tags: Highways

October 22, 2000 - Industry News

Port Drivers Demonstrate at Long Beach

Port drivers for LHB Trucking, a carrier for Hyundai Shipping, Friday began a protest to bring attention to the high cost of fuel, low rates, unpaid hours and company deductions from their pay

Tags: Intermodal

October 22, 2000 - Industry News

Insurance Rates Are On the Rise for Trucking Companies, Says NAFC

Trucking companies are experiencing significant increases in bodily injury and property damage liability rates, according to the National Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations

Tags: Economy

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