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July 13, 2001 - Industry News

October NAFTA Conference to Review Rules for International Trucking

The U.S. Department of Transportation will hold an information conference on the North America Free Trade Agreemen

Tags: Events

July 13, 2001 - Industry News

Burlington Motor Carriers Files For Chapter 11

One of the nation’s top truckload carriers has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization. A week ago Burlington Motor Carriers, Daleville, Indiana filed the petition with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern Indiana district

July 13, 2001 - Industry News

California Port Cities Want Dirty Diesels Off Their Freeways

Twenty-seven California cities want to clean up dirty diesel trucks

July 12, 2001 - Industry News

Senate Bill Calls For Stricter Rules For Mexican Trucks

The Bush Administration's plans to allow Mexican trucks into the United States took another blow in Congress yesterday

July 12, 2001 - Industry News

House Investigates Unscrupulous Movers

A House of Representatives Subcommittee is looking at the question of whether household goods movers need more regulation

July 12, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins Posts Second Quarter Loss

Cummins Inc. reported a second quarter profit of $2 million on sales of $1.46 billion, but $125 million in special charges brought that to an $82 million loss

July 12, 2001 - Industry News

Crossing, Not Trucker, Blamed in Train-Truck Crash

Officials in Encinitas, Calif., are studying a steeply sloping railroad crossing after a car carrier got stuck on the tracks last weekend and was struck by an Amtrak passenger train

July 12, 2001 - Industry News

Ryder Opens Round-the-Clock Service Centers

Ryder customers can now access maintenance and fueling facilities 24 hours a day, seven days a week at more than 50 locations

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Bush Threatens Veto Over Anti-NAFTA Truck Provision

As two Senate committees consider legislation that would prevent Mexican trucks from operating in the United States, President Bush is talking about a veto

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Driven To Distraction

Most of us have seen it in person: A distracted driver creating a hazard or maybe even in the act of causing an accident. Maybe you’re guilty of doing it yourself on one or more occasions

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Jamboree Starts Today

The Super Truck Beauty Contest is a highlight of the Walcott event. (Photo by Bette Garber)

One of the country's oldest trucker appreciation events is being held at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, today and Friday

Tags: Events

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Air Quality Improves In California

A pro-highway group has found that California's air is getting better

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

TRW Launches Trucksteering.com

TRW, Lafayette, Ind., has launched one of the trucking industry's first dedicated sites for commercial steering applications

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Williams Raises Money for JA

Williams TravelCenters broke a record when its golf tournament to benefit Junior Achievement raised $365,000 last month

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Move Over and Slow Down for Emergency Vehicles in Wyoming

Drivers in Wyoming now must give emergency vehicles a wide berth when passing

Tags: Highways

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

TransMontaigne To Offer Supply Chain Program for Governmental Fleet Operators

TransMontaigne Product Services Inc. has received a favorable letter ruling from the IRS for a fuel supply chain program designed for tax-exempt fleets

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Engelhard Filter Approved For State Clean Diesel Initiatives

Engelhard Corp.’s DPX catalytic particulate filter has been approved for inclusion in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Voluntary Diesel Retrofit Program

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Ruan Gets Bakery Hauling Contract

Ruan Transportation Management Systems has won a contract to provide dedicated private carriage services for Holsum Bakery in Arizona

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Averitt To Offer Faster Service

Averitt Express has improved its freight transportation service from two-day to next-day service in more than 60 lane

July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Love’s Breaks Ground in Northern California

Love's Travel Stops plans to open its first Northern California store in mid-August

July 10, 2001 - Industry News

Puget Sound Launches Major Air Pollution Cleanup

A coalition of governments and businesses has launched a program to clean up diesel emissions in the Seattle area

July 10, 2001 - Industry News

American Freightways, Viking Announce Rate Hikes

FedEx Corp. less-than-truckload subsidiaries American Freightways and Viking Freight announced general rate increase

July 10, 2001 - Industry News

Navistar Raises Truck Prices

Navistar International is the latest truck maker to raise its prices as it battles lower demand

July 10, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Announces '02 Emissions Technology

Volvo Trucks North America says its position as an integrated manufacturer will allow it to meet October 2002 emissions standards without making dramatic changes

July 10, 2001 - Industry News

Mobilecast 5.0 Available

UPS Logistics Group, Baltimore, provider of wireless transportation management technology, has released version 5.0 of its Mobilecast wireless dispatch system

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