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November 18, 2015

Atlanta's Spaghetti Junction Tops ATRI's List of Truck Bottlenecks for 2015

Atlanta's I-285 at I-85 North is the worst truck bottleneck in the country, according to the American Transportation Research Institute's annual congestion study -- and watch out in Houston, Texas.

September 22, 2015

Georgia Refuse Company Launches CNG Station

Advanced Disposal opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its hauling facility in Macon, Ga., the refuse and recycling company announced.

May 8, 2015

Broker Pleads Guilty in Phony Cargo Insurance Scam

In an operation the FBI called "theft and greed on a large scale," a former insurance broker has pleaded guilty to bilking nearly 800 trucking companies out of $3.7 million for phony cargo insurance.

January 28, 2015

West Coast Problems Cause Georgia Ports to See More Freight

Marine ports in Georgia ended 2014 with growth in all cargo sectors, including a 10.2% increase in twenty-foot equivalent container units, and a 7.4% increase in total tonnage, according to new figures released by the Georgia Ports Authority.

November 7, 2014

Love’s Plans Fast-Fill CNG Station in Georgia

Love's is opening a CNG station in Thomson Georgia, in part to offer a reliable place to fill up for Werner Enterprises CNG trucks operating in the area.

October 23, 2014

OSHA Hits Carrier with $43,000 in Fines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a solid waste removal trucking company for five safety and health violations following an inspection at the company's Mableton, Georgia, facility.

October 14, 2014

Man Pleads Guilty To Paying Bribes for Freight Business

A former driver for a national trucking company pleaded guilty last week to charges, admitting he bribed employees in the Traffic Office at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia in order to obtain lucrative freight hauling business for a period of six years.

September 3, 2014

Central Freight Lines Expands LTL Service In Georgia

Central Freight lines has purchased the LTL assets of Georgia based company Drug Transport, Inc. expanding its business into the state.

August 14, 2014

Savannah Port Handles Record Amount of Container Cargo in July

The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 twenty-foot equivalent container units at Savannah’s Garden City Terminal, a 19.2% increase over the previous year.

August 6, 2014

Produce Imports to Increase at Savannah Port

Expect to see more South American produce coming directly into the southern U.S. at one facility due to the Georgia Ports Authority’s participation in a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program.

July 29, 2014

Record Number of Containers Roll Through Savannah Port

A record amount of containers and cargo moved through the Port of Savannah during the 2014 fiscal year that just ended, according to the Georgia Ports Authority.

June 23, 2014

New Georgia Law Takes Effect July 1 to Deter Cargo Thefts

Effective July 1, offenders who steal cargo from trucks loaded with controlled substances, or pharmaceuticals, valued at less than $10,000 would face fines up to $100,000 and/or up to 10 years in prison

May 14, 2014

MHC Adds Dealership in Georgia

Heavy traffic makes travel in the Atlanta metro difficult with more than 400,000 people occupying the roads. MHC Kenworth is opening a new dealership in Conyers, Ga. The new location now positions MHC in every corner of Atlanta to better serve its customers.

April 16, 2014

Woman Sentenced in Double Brokering Freight Scam

A federal court has sentenced a Georgia woman after pleading guilty late last year in a double brokering scheme.

November 25, 2013

Georgia 400 Tolls Gone

Tolls along the Georgia 400 in metro Atlanta are now gone with the wind, with the final fees being collected on Friday, but it may come with another price.

July 15, 2013

Georgia Inks New Inland Intermodal Port Agreement

A new inland port agreement was signed last week by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority and Cordele Intermodal Services to create and expand international markets for regional business.

March 25, 2013

FMCSA Orders Two Carriers, One Driver to Cease Operating

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week ordered two trucking companies and one driver to stop operating as imminent hazards to public safety. The orders were triggered by flagrant disregard for hours of service and other safety regulations.

January 10, 2013

Volvo Trucks Strengthens Dealer Support Capacity in Southeast

Investments by Volvo Trucks dealers throughout the Southeastern U.S. have resulted in a nearly 21% increase in work capacity in that region since January 2010



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