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June 10, 2002 - Industry News

CB Could Help Improve Work Zone Safety

A device that provides automated warnings via CB radio about upcoming work zones was one that showed promise during recent tests by the University of Missouri-Columbia

June 10, 2002 - Industry News

TEAM Opens Nashville Location

Team Vehicle Sales, Coral Springs, Fla., announced the grand opening of its retail vehicle sales center in the Nashville area

June 10, 2002 - Industry News

Northbound I-75 Closed South Of Detroit

A portion of northbound I-75 south of Detroit has been closed until November

Tags: Highways

June 10, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Pushes 65-mph Speed Limit

Less-than-truckload giant Yellow Corp. announced a highway safety initiative to push for a nationwide 65-mph truck speed limit

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Kenworth Dealers Offer PremierCare ExpressLube

Participating Kenworth dealers are offering Kenworth PremierCare ExpressLube Service to assist customers with their preventive maintenance in time for the hot summer months

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Sirius Sponsoring Special Concert At NASCAR Race

Sirius Satellite Radio will host a special concert to kick-off the inaugural Sirius Satellite Radio 400 at the Michigan International Speedway Saturday, June 15

Tags: Events

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Using Qualcomm For Service Response

Ryder System, Miami, announced it has selected Qualcomm as its wireless mobile communications on-board computer provider and will use the OmniTracs and OmniExpress systems for Ryder and its customers' vehicles

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Concerns Rise About Labor Unrest At LA Ports

Truckers who haul containers at the nation’s largest ports in Southern California could see their income slow down or dry up in the event of a strike or work slowdow

Tags: Intermodal

June 7, 2002 - Industry News

Computer Glitch May Have Overstated Health Risks From Diesel Pollution

Researchers revising a study on particulates discovered a computer glitch that could mean less health risk than previously thought

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Ground Opens Automated Facility In Cleveland

FedEx Ground has opened its largest and most automated local operation in the Cleveland, Ohio, area

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Locator Added to Western Star Web Site

Western Star Trucks has introduced a new Truck Locator function at its web site, www.westernstartrucks.com.

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Testify Against Antitrust Exemption

An 86-year-old antitrust exemption for foreign-owned ocean carriers should be repealed because it drives down wages for truck drivers at the nation’s ports, says Teamsters President James P. Hoffa

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

ATA To Fight Tougher Diesel Emissions Rules

The American Trucking Associations has decided to try to convince the federal government to ease up on implementing lower diesel engine emissions regulations set to take effect Oct. 1

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Congress Considering Separate Truckways

A plan introduced Thursday on Capitol Hill would see special truck lanes on interstate highways that would allow longer, heavier trucks but would keep them separated from cars. But the special truck highways would come with a price – tolls

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Proposed Split Speed Limits In Houston Draw Fire

Trucking interests are up in arms over a proposal to bring the Houston area speed limit for cars back up to 70 mph while leaving trucks at 55

June 6, 2002 - Industry News

Manugistics Buys Digital Freight

Manugistics Group, Rockville, Md., has acquired Digital Freight of Lexington, Ky

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Digital Directions

“How do I get there?” That’s what drivers ask. In a well-run fleet they get answers. Savvy routing and good directions add to the efficiency of any fleet

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Trailer Leasing Trends

Cautious fleet managers often choose short-term equipment rental to ease into business expansion. Therefore, we traditionally look to trailer rental companies for signs of good news. But so far this year, the signals are fuzzy

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

The High Cost Of Clean Air

The first indication of the likely costs of the EPA ’02 emissions requirements was revealed in a mid-May letter from Kenworth to its dealers. And the news isn’t good

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Union Presidents Earn Six-Figure Salaries

Teamsters President James P. Hoffa makes a lot more than the average trucker, but union officials say it’s peanuts compared to the bloated salaries of corporate executives

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow Sees Freight Pick Up

Less-than-truckload giant Yellow Corp. is seeing freight pick up compared to a year ago

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

Shell SuperRigs Starts Today

Shell’s Rotella SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest will celebrate its 20th anniversary starting today, June 6, at the East Ontario TravelCenters of America in Ontario, Calif

Tags: Events

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

DOT Grants $54 Million To Border States

As the day when Mexican trucks will be allowed full access to U.S. highways draws closer, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced $54 million in grants to help ensure the safe operation of Mexican trucks in the United States and improve traffic flow at southern border crossings

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Signs On With TripPak Online

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., has signed a multi-year, exclusive contract for outsourced scanning with TripPak Online

June 5, 2002 - Industry News

DOT Tests Cargo Container Security Device

The U.S. Transportation Department reports success with tests of new technology that will help secure intermodal cargo containers entering ports and border crossings throughout the United States

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