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August 27, 2001 - Industry News

Port Solutions Suggested In Virginia

A mediation committee, changes in chassis inspection procedures and better communication with truckers are among the measures proposed to help improve conditions at the Port of Hampton Roads in Virginia

Tags: Intermodal

August 27, 2001 - Industry News

GM Cutting Commercial Truck Production

General Motors will cut production at its Janesville, Wis., plant because of the slow demand for commercial trucks

August 27, 2001 - Industry News

NTSB Wants More Action On Collision Avoidance

The National Transportation Safety Board says while collision avoidance technology is being adopted by industry, the government should do more to encourage it

August 27, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Champ First Three-Time Winner

Drivers compete at the National Truck Driving Championships.

Raymond Simon of Yellow Freight System Saturday became the first driver ever to win grand champion title of the National Truck Driving Championships three times

Tags: Events

August 26, 2001 - Industry News

Fuel Economy From The Heavens

EconoCruise, which aims to maximize fuel economy, is under development.

First there was cruise control that kept your truck moving without your right foot on the accelerator. Then came intelligent cruise that automatically raised and lowered cruising speed in response to vehicles ahead of you. How about a stingy cruise contro

August 26, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Solutions Picks HotStatus for Distribution ASP

The Yellow Solutions, Overland Park, Kan., subsidiary of Yellow Corp., has selected HotStatus Enterprises, Mission Viejo, Calif., to help manage operations at distribution centers used by Yellow customers

August 26, 2001 - Industry News

Phone Companies Move to Limit Satellite Radio Plans

Wireless phone giants AT&T Wireless and BellSouth Corp. have asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to limit the use of signal repeaters by the nations’ two satellite radio companies, XM and Sirius

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Top Trailer Dealers Nominated

Forty-eight nominations from around the country have been received for this year’s National Trailer Dealer of the Year award

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

LEDs Signal The Future

LED lights, gaining popularity in the trucking industry for their long life, are appearing elsewhere on the road: traffic signals. The Los Angeles Times reported recently that light-emitting diode lamps are being used to retrofit traffic signals throughout Southern California. Using LEDs can cut power consumption in traffic signals by about 80 percent, and they last 10 times as long

Tags: Highways

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

I-80 Construction Enters Next Phase

The first phase of I-80 resurfacing product in the Joliet, Ill., area is finished, and the next phase will begin after Labor Day

Tags: Highways

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Load Limits Scheduled For Oregon Bridge

Trucks over 80,000 pounds will be prohibited from the Highway 126 bridge over the Crooked River in Prineville, Ore., as of Sept. 4

Tags: Highways

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

LTL Carrier Considers Cubic Pricing

California less-than-truckload carrier Daylight Transport is developing a cubic meter pricing tariff

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Hoffa To Debate Challenger

James P. Hoffa

In an about-face from the previous election, Teamsters President James P. Hoffa says he will debate challenger Tom Leedham in the race for the top spot in the union

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Port Volume Drops In July

At a time when container imports from Asia should be moving into peak season, West Coast ports describe July's volume as disappointing, according to Journal of Commerce.

Tags: Intermodal

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Prime Expands Web Site Capabilities

Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., has added Proof of Delivery to its web site at www.primeinc.com.

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

U.S. 45 Nearly Finished In Milwaukee

Work on U.S. Hwy. 45 in Milwaukee is scheduled by be completed by the end of the week

Tags: Highways

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Appreciation Week Honors Truckers

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is under way, Aug. 25-Sept. 1. The theme for the week, sponsored by the American Trucking Associations, is "Drivers Deliver Safely.

Tags: Events

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Judge Upholds California Clean Air Rule

A clean air agency can ban government agencies from using diesel-powered vehicles, according to a federal judge

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Nebraska Says Jake Brake Bans May Be Illegal

Nebraska's Department of Roads says cities and counties may not have the authority to ban loud engine compression brakes on trucks on Interstates

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

NLRB Orders Overnite To Bargain With Teamsters At Seven Terminals

The National Labor Relations Board has ordered less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation to begin contract negotiations with Teamsters at seven more of the company's terminals

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

An Old Name Gets New Life

One of the oldest nameplates in trucking has a new lease on life. Bob Enright, the newly-appointed president of Autocar LLC, predicts big things for the make

August 24, 2001 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders Down But Shipments & New Homes Sales Up In July

Orders for durable goods continue to disappoint, but shipments and new home sales are looking good

Tags: Economy

August 23, 2001 - Industry News

Maryland To Double Tolls

Maryland plans to double tolls on the Susquehanna and Potomac River Crossings and cut back on discounts for commercial vehicles

Tags: Highways

August 23, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon Opens 395 After Wildfire

Highway 395 between Ukia Junction and Dale, Ore., is now open to single-lane traffic after being closed for a week because of wildfires

Tags: Highways

August 23, 2001 - Industry News

Mississippi Truck Repair Co. Charged With Illegal Waste Dumping

A Mississippi company, its owner and two employees have been indicted on nine counts of violating federal water pollution and hazardous waste regulations

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