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September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Mexican Truck Entry Stalled

As Labor Day and the unofficial end of summer nears, it appears the U.S. government won’t make good on its prediction that Mexican trucks will gain full access to the United States by the end of the summer

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

National Freight To Purchase Core Carriers

National logistics provider NFI, Vineland, N.J., announced an agreement to purchase, through its National Freight affiliate, Jacksonville, Fla.-based Core Carriers

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

EPA: Diesel Exhaust May Cause Cancer

Diesel exhaust probably causes lung cancer, the Environmental Protection Agency said in a controversial report that’s just been released

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Guarantees Uptime On Oct. ’02 Diesels

Cummins Inc. on Monday announced an expanded program as an incentive for fleets to spec Cummins new low-emission ISM and ISX truck diesels with cooled exhaust gas recirculatio

September 4, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Cracks Down on Carriers Hauling Without Proper Authority

Starting Sept. 27, vehicles caught providing interstate for-hire services without proper federal authority could be ordered off the road

August 23, 2002 - Industry News

PennDOT Warns Of I-80 Back-Ups

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is warning of lengthy backups on I-80 in the vicinity of Exits 210 & 212 (Route 15 & I-180)

Tags: Highways

August 23, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar To Cut Jobs

Navistar, the maker of International brand trucks and engines, reportedly plans to cut about 10 percent of its workforce and slash the number of suppliers it uses

August 23, 2002 - Industry News

Avis Parent Buys Budget, Including Truck Rental Operation

Avis parent Cendant Corp. has agreed to buy the assets of bankrupt Budget Group Inc., including Budget's Ryder TRS Inc. consumer truck rental unit

August 23, 2002 - Industry News

Tolls Going Up At Detroit/Windsor Tunnel

Expect higher tolls at the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel starting next Monday, Sept. 2

Tags: Highways

August 23, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Submits Third Engine For EPA Certification

Cummins announced that it has submitted its third engine to the Environmental Protection Agency for certification under the stricter Oct. 1 emissions rules

August 22, 2002 - Industry News

CVSA Names Top Inspectors

Forty-nine commercial vehicle inspectors received specialized training and competed for honors in the 10th annual North American Inspectors’ Championship August 12-17 in Milwaukee

August 22, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Tonnage Drops In June, But Improving Overall

Truck tonnage took a tumble in July, but overall it is above levels from a year ago

Tags: Economy

August 22, 2002 - Industry News

International 4400, 4300 Recalled

A recall is under way for International 4400 and 4300 model trucks from the 2000 through 2002 model year

August 22, 2002 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Loses Second Discrimination Case

Consolidated Freightways has been handed its second court loss in the past few months and still has two cases pending, all regarding employee mistreatment

August 22, 2002 - Industry News

Paclease Announces New Florida Locations

PacLease of South Florida, a division of the Kenworth TruckMax dealership, recently joined the PacLease System with locations in Fort Lauderdale and Riviera Beach, Fla

August 22, 2002 - Industry News

Freightliner Adds SelecTrucks locations

Freightliner has expanded its SelecTrucks used truck retail network with two new locations in Washington state

August 22, 2002 - Industry News

Tire-Track Manages Tire Costs, Repairs

Patch Rubber Co., in conjunction with Tracking Systems LLC and Nexiq Technologies, has introduced the Tire-Track System, a barcode patch/software package to help tire fleet managers maintain and analyze information about a tire's repair, maintenance and service history

August 21, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Museum To Stage Annual Free Show

The Pacific Northwest Truck Museum in Brooks, Ore., is staging its annual free truck show on Saturday

Tags: Events

August 21, 2002 - Industry News

Waste Service Chooses Dossier Software

Republic Services has chosen Dossier32 Maintenance Management Software

August 21, 2002 - Industry News

Synergy Dispatch To Be Available On Hand-Helds

Synergistic Systems, Neptune Beach, Fla., is modifying its Synergy Dispatch application to run on RIM's 950 and 957 wireless hand-helds

August 21, 2002 - Industry News

Loss Prevention Conference Announces Fall Meeting

The Loss Prevention Conference will hold its 2002 Fall Meeting at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel in Atlanta Oct. 20-22

Tags: Events

August 21, 2002 - Industry News

James Brown Trucking Goes GlobalWave

James Brown Trucking of Lithonia, Ga., will use GlobalWave MT2000 to track and manage 1,000 trailers

August 21, 2002 - Industry News

Canadian Trailer Maker Buys U.S. Plant

Canadian semitrailer manufacturer Manac has announced the acquisition of assets of Missouri-based CPS Trailer. The deal marks Manac's first plant in the United States

August 20, 2002 - Industry News

Patriotic Fleet Finds Success In Bulk Transport

Back in 1976, food-grade, bulk liquid hauler Johnsrud Transport hand-painted the stars-and-stripes on one of its tractors to celebrate America's 200th birthday. Twenty-six years later, the country's renewed spirit of patriotism inspired the company to go with the patriotic theme once again, this time on five of the company's Kenworth T800s

August 20, 2002 - Industry News

Lobster On A Truckstop Menu? This Oasis In Maine Pulls In The Truckers

The Boston Globe called it "an oasis beaming bright off I-95" and "a haven to truckers for decades." The paper's talking about Dysart's Truckstop/Restaurant south of Bangor, Maine. While the truckstop boasts 300 overnight parking spots, truck wash, tire service, scales, private showers, convenience store, towing, TV room, ATM and all the other services you'd expect at the state's largest truckstop, the restaurant is what it's known for

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