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New Mexico Wants To Speed Up Trucks

In response to complaints about "rolling roadblocks" of trucks and RVs taking up both lanes of the Interstate as they try to climb the hill west of Albuquerque, New Mexico is testing a new 65-mph minimum speed limit on a 23-mile section of I-40

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USF Holland Plans For Wisconsin Terminal Scuttled

The city of Franklin, WI, has denied USF Holland's plan to build a 100-bay truck terminal

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Fleet Operating Margins Improve

The composite profit margin for 1,523 for-hire carriers in the latest TTS Blue Book of Trucking Companies has improved to 2.8%. The data, based on 1998 figures, shows a 9.4% increase in costs since 1997 but

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Bovine Rubbernecking

Motorists will slow down for the darndest things. A hungry cow - and a well-meaning Florida Department of Transportation - recently caused miles-long traffic backups along Interstate 4. Last Saturday, a cow wandered into a marshy field alongside

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UPS Stock Offering Sets Record

United Parcel Service’s initial public offering of stock Wednesday set a record, and analysts say the company is an “instant blue chip” on Wall Street

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Ohio Turnpike To Stagger Travel Plaza Construction

The Ohio Turnpike Commission learned its lesson after travel plaza construction last summer made for long delays at the remaining plazas. Next summer, it will stagger the reconstruction projects

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Pacer Consolidates Local Trucking

Pacer International, Walnut Creek, CA, has consolidated its cartage (local trucking) capabilities, acquired through various mergers, into a single operating group known as Pacer Cartage

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Viking Adds New Mexico Service

California-based western LTL carrier Viking Freight is now offering next-day service between Albuquerque, NM, and El Paso, TX

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Comcar Affiliates Combine

Clay Hyder Trucking Lines and RoseWay Transportation, both Comcar Industries linehaul affiliates, are combining assets to better serve their customers. The company will keep Clay Hyder Trucking Lines' name and will be headquartered at RoseWay's Hickory,

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American Freightways Commits To ITS

With an order for 50 Eaton VORAD collision warning systems, American Freightways is emphasizing its commitment to the use of intelligent transportation systems

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