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May 2, 2002 - Industry News

Delaware River Toll Hike Delayed

A planned toll increase for Delaware River bridges has been delayed at least four months

Tags: Highways

May 2, 2002 - Industry News

Americana Publishing Value Pricing Audio Books

Americana Publishing announced a new strategy in audio book pricing at participating truck stops, rest stops and fuel stations

May 2, 2002 - Industry News

AAA: Red-Light Cameras Shouldn’t Replace Sound Traffic Engineering

AAA is recommending that local jurisdictions considering red-light cameras should first apply all practical traffic engineering countermeasures

May 2, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Driving “Hot Job”

Truck driving is a “hot job,” according to the May 6 issue of Time magazine

May 2, 2002 - Industry News

Factory Orders & Shipments Increase

New orders and shipments from U.S. factories are up, but are still running behind last year’s levels

Tags: Economy

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Eaton Invests in IdleAire

Eaton Corp. has made a “substantial investment” to help fund IdleAire Technologies' Advanced Travel Center Electrification deployment

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Lower Construction, Manufacturing Numbers Not Cause For Alarm

Two key economic indicators, measuring manufacturing and construction spending, slowed in March and April

Tags: Economy

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Options Considered For Improving I-710 In L.A.

Adding elevated truck lanes, truck tolls, shifting port truckers’ schedules and making interchanges more truck-friendly are among the suggestions being considered to deal with the congested I-710/Long Beach Freeway in the Los Angeles area

Tags: Highways

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Groups Sue Bush Administration Over Mexican Trucks

Claiming the Bush Administration has failed to address environmental health concerns for Mexico-domiciled truck emissions, an environmental, labor and industry coalition filed a lawsuit Wednesday to keep Mexican trucks off U.S. highways

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking Companies Speak Out Against I-81 Toll Plan

Trucking executives told Virginia state transportation officials this week that a proposal to widen I-81 by using mandatory trucks-only toll lanes could have serious financial and economic consequences

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Karmak's ProfitMaker Updated for QuickBooks 2002

Karmak has released ProfitMaker 1.1.6, a new version of its PC-based parts and service management software

May 1, 2002 - Industry News

Love’s To Open Truckstop In Wyoming

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores plans to open its first location in Wyoming

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Order Upturn is Mostly Prebuy, Says Paccar

Paccar has increased production of its Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, but is cautioning investors that the recent upturn in Class 8 demand may have little to do with the economy

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Celadon Reports Profit

The trucking and e-commerce company Celadon Group, Indianapolis, reports during the first quarter of the year net income increased to $278,00

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Drivers Getting Big Boost

Teamster drivers who work for less-than-truckload carriers under the National Master Freight Agreement are getting a big hike in pay and benefits this year

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Logistics.Com Launches Next-Generation Transportation E-Procurement Solution

Logistics.com announced the launch of OptiBid 3, the company's next-generation transportation e-procurement solution

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Air-Trak.com Adds To Cloudberry Line

Air-Trak.com announced the release of the TerraTrak+, and DualTrak+

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Tripmaster Introduces New, More Flexible Platform In TKO Series

Tripmaster Corporation has announced what it says is a groundbreaking new product platform: the TKO Series of onboard systems

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Tennessee Paving Season Under Way

Several new resurfacing projects have begun or are scheduled to begin in coming weeks in Tennessee

Tags: Highways

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Highway Safety, Security Focus Of CVSA Conference

More than 500 highway safety enforcement officers, government administrative and truck and motor coach industry representatives from Canada, Mexico and the United States are attending the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Spring Workshop this wee

Tags: Events

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Suppliers Get Together For Technology Vehicle

A consortium of industry suppliers has created a demonstration Technology Vehicle that provides a glimpse into tomorrow’s technology while enabled by today’s equipment and components

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Perks & Pay: Communications Tools

Used to be, one of the major headaches of being a long-haul trucker was the need to stop at pay phones to check in with dispatch. “Got a load for me?” “Not yet, call back in an hour.

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Turn In Your Documents At The Fuel Desk

Forget FedEx, the U.S. mail, truckstop drop boxes and kiosk scanners. There’s a new way for drivers to get truckload documents back to the boss – and maybe get paid faster in the bargain

April 30, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters-Overnite Battle Coming To Television

The latest movie about trucking includes a test of wills, plans gone awry, violence, police, a cliffhanger and, of course, plenty of 18-wheelers. No, it’s not a sequel to last summer’s hit movie “Joy Ride.” In fact, it’s not a Hollywood blockbuster at all. “American Standoff” is a 90-minute documentary about the Teamsters union’s fight to represent drivers and dock workers at Overnite Transportation. The film, three years in the making, is set to air in June on HBO

April 29, 2002 - Industry News

PrePass, E-ZPass Announce Interoperability

Truckers will now be able to use one transponder for both PrePass weigh station preclearance and paying E-ZPass tolls

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