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January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Governor Announces Highway Safety Initiatives

In a speech that kicked off a two-day Pennsylvania Truck Safety Symposium in Carlisle, Pa., Gov. Mark Schweiker unveiled a list of initiatives designed to make Pennsylvania roads safer

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Posts Fourth Quarter Profit, Loss for the Year

Cummins Inc. posted a loss for 2001, despite profits in the last three quarters

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Profitable, Despite Recession

Coal mining, heavy construction and power generation, along with cost cutting, helped Caterpillar earn a profit in 2001 despite a recession and slow truck engine sales, and the company is predicting a slightly better year for 2002

January 23, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway, Werner Report Financials

Roadway and Werner Enterprises, two of the nation’s largest trucking companies, reported financial earnings Wednesday

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Eaton Posts Profits Despite Weaker Than Expected Markets

Eaton Corp. fourth quarter 2001 earnings were in line with expectations, in spite of weaker end markets

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Terion Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Terion has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Truckers Still Lining Up At Savannah Port

Truckers regularly face hours-long waits at the Port of Savannah.

A local television station in Savannah, Ga., reports that truckers who haul containers in and out of the Port of Savannah continue to experience hours-long delays, despite a computer system that was supposed to address the problem

Tags: Intermodal

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

CFI Extends @Track Contract

@Track Communications, Richardson, Texas, announced that Missouri-based Contract Freighters Inc. has signed an extension of its contract with @Track for mobile communications services

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Agricultural Transporters Conference To Meet Feb. 13

The Agricultural Transporters Conference of the American Trucking Associations will hold its annual legislative meeting Feb. 13 in Washington, D.C

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Enhanced Version of Prophesy Mileage & Routing Now Available

Prophesy Transportation Solutions announced a key update of its cartographic database, which supplies routing information for Prophesy Mileage & Routing software

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Senators Push For New Ergonomics Rules

Five senators want Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to begin a new rulemaking on workplace ergonomics

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Autocar Expands Xpeditor Dealer Network

Autocar LLC has added eight new dealers to its dealer network in the western United States to sell the low-cabover Xpeditor trucks

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Reports Smaller Profits For 2001

Fort Smith, Ark.-based Arkansas Best Corp. generated solid financial results during what has been a very challenging year, although profits were down considerably from the year before

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

U.S Economy Headed Toward Recovery, Says Group

The U.S. economy may be closer to seeing the end of the recession. On Tuesday morning The Conference Board reported its index of Leading Economic Indicators in December posted its biggest gain since February 1996 to 111.4

Tags: Economy

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

Missouri May Get PrePass

Missouri officials and PrePass are reportedly close to finalizing a deal to install PrePass pre-clearance systems at Missouri weigh stations

Tags: Highways

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

International Cutting More Jobs In March

International Truck and Engine Corp. plans to cut more than 500 jobs at its Springfield, Ohio, plants in March

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

Trucker Lanes Proposed For I-81 In Virginia

A proposal to widen I-81 in Virginia would add four truck-only toll lanes

Tags: Highways

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

New Training Centers Use High-Tech Simulators

GE Capital I-Sim has opened two new Driver Development Service Centers

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

HammerLane Offers Hammer2

HammerLane Software Systems, West Linn, Ore., has released its Hammer2 software for owner-operators and small fleets

January 19, 2002 - Industry News

Volvo Responds To NHTSA Investigation

Volvo Trucks says it welcomes an investigation by federal safety officials over alleged safety defects of its trucks. On Friday the company released a statement in response to an investigation begun by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administratio

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

Trucks Banned From New Jersey Tunnel

A new Route 29 tunnel scheduled to open next month in Trenton, N.J., will not be an option for trucks

Tags: Highways

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

California Governor Wants To Up Truck Inspections

California Gov. Gray Davis' proposed budget calls for adding 150 more California Highway Patrol officers to truck inspection stations around the state, making them all permanently round-the-clock operations

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

WV Bill Would Allow Truck Weight Enforcers To Pack Guns

A bill under consideration in the West Virginia Senate would allow officers who enforce truck weight limits in the state to carry handguns

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

Seminar To Address Security, Driver Screening Issues

A seminar to be held in five cities during April, May and June will cover issues related to security and driver screening in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

ExxonMobil Launches On-Line Fleet Management Program

ExxonMobil Fleet Online is a new product that lets existing ExxonMobil Fleet accounts view transaction details, run queries, and perform account maintenance via the Internet

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