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June 24, 2002 - Industry News

Port Truckers Support ILWU

Port truckers are rallying this week in support of longshore workers at West Coast ports

Tags: Intermodal

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

CVTA To Introduce Electronic Application

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association has announced plans to launch a uniform electronic credit and employment application for CVTA member schools

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Accidents Could Close I-75 Trucks-Only Detour

Cars are driving in a trucks-only detour lane in an I-75 construction project in Michigan, and now authorities are thinking about closing the lane

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Renew N.J. Registration Online

New Jersey is now offering online truck registration renewal under the International Registration Plan (IRP)

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Freightquote.com Selected as Preferred Provider for eBay Customers

Freightquote.com announced an agreement with eBay Inc. to provide services for customers who need to move heavy items purchased via the eBay website

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

PrePass Tops 200 with New Service

PrePass announced it now has 200 pre-clearance sites with the opening of Ellaville east and westbound sites on I-10 about 40 miles east of Tallahassee, Fla

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

New Jersey Cracks Down On Trucks

New Jersey state police last week began a crackdown on truck safety violations

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Study: Traffic Jams Growing Threat

An urban congestion study found that the time penalty for making "rush-hours" trips is greater, rush hours are longer, and the percentage of streets and freeways that are congested is higher

Tags: Highways

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

California Adopts Tougher Particulate Standards

The trucking industry is leery about the potential results of the California Air Resources Board’s new, tougher standards for fine particulate matter

June 21, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Beauty Show Promises Cash & Prizes This Week

Truckers have a shot at cash and prizes this week during the truck beauty competition in Las Vegas during the International Trucking Show

Tags: Events

June 20, 2002 - Industry News

I-55/Tri-State Tollway Ramps Close for Reconstruction

Expect detours, congestion and delays as three ramps close for construction at the interchange of I-55 and the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) in the Chicago area

Tags: Highways

June 20, 2002 - Industry News

Terion Adds Emergency Track Enhancements To Fleetview

Terion has added Emergency Track to its Fleetview trailer tracking product, along with other upgrades

June 20, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Challenges October Emissions Rules

The American Trucking Associations has filed a petition asking the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider the 2004 Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Rule – which goes into effect in October of this yea

June 20, 2002 - Industry News

International Managers Hit Assembly Line At Striking Plant

Plans to bus in temporary workers to International's Chatham, Ontario, facility on Thursday failed, so managers hit the assembly lines

June 20, 2002 - Industry News

Ergonomics Rules See New Life

Legislation that would require recently introduced voluntary ergonomics standards to become mandatory has cleared a hurdle on Capitol Hill

June 20, 2002 - Industry News

Roadcheck 2002 Shows Improvements

With more inspections performed by fewer people at fewer locations, this year’s 72-hour Roadcheck inspection blitz found a drop in the number of trucks put out of service

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

International To Resume Chatham Production Despite Violent Incident

With demand for heavy trucks increasing, International Truck and Engine announced Wednesday that it will resume production of conventional heavy trucks with a temporary workforce at its Chatham, Ontario, assembly plant, amid reports of a violent labor-related incident

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

Milan Express Deploys New Management Solution

Milan Express, a less-than-truckload carrier based in Milan, Tenn., will deploy a fully integrated fleet management solution using Qualcomm’s OmniTracs mobile communications system, Agentek's AgentDelivery and AgentManager mobile and server software solutions, and Symbol Technologies' PPT-2800 Mobile Computer

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

CF Transporting Trade Center Materials For Memorial

Artist rendering of Freedom's Flame Memorial

Consolidated Freightways is providing a tractor-trailer to transport steel from the World Trade Center Towers across the country to be made into a Sept. 11 memorial

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Tag Fraud Probed In Oklahoma

Money that was supposed to go to the state of Oklahoma for truck tag fees apparently ended up instead in the pockets of registration agents and state employees

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

Judge Blocks S.C. Plutonium Blockade

It looks like South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges won’t be making good on his threat to lie down in the road to keep trucks loaded with plutonium out of the state

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

I-85 Traffic To Detour For I-485 Interchange

Traffic on Interstate 85 through west Charlotte, N.C., will be detoured onto a temporary freeway at the site of a new interchange starting this weekend

Tags: Highways

June 19, 2002 - Industry News

Iowa LTL Files For Bankruptcy

H&W Motor Express of Dubuque, Iowa, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, but there are doubts about the company’s ability to reorganize successfully

June 18, 2002 - Industry News

Community Wants To Ban Trucks On State Highway

Officials in a Los Angeles suburb want to prohibit truck traffic on a state highway that runs through their community

Tags: Highways

June 18, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Parking Shortage Leads To Death In Connecticut

Truck parking is scarce along I-95 in Connecticut, but many local residents have fought tooth and nail against efforts to alleviate the problem. Now a 22-year-old man is dead after slamming into a tractor-trailer parked along the shoulder of an I-95 ramp to sleep

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