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April 3, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Proposes Higher Tolls

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority recently proposed higher tolls - including a doubling of truck tolls - to pay for a comprehensive $5.5 billion system-wide reconstruction and widening program

Tags: Highways

April 3, 2002 - Industry News

NTSB Chairman Highlights Fatigue As Major Cause Of Accidents

As part of national Sleep Awareness Week, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Marion Blakey this week emphasized the need for truck drivers, other transportation workers, and in fact everyone behind the wheel to be aware of the dangers of fatigue

April 3, 2002 - Industry News

GEOCOMtms Debuts a.MAZE 2.0

Atlanta-based GEOCOMtms has released version 2.0 of its a.MAZE routing optimization software for LTL and private delivery fleets

April 3, 2002 - Industry News

IMMI Provides Seat Belts For Volvo

IMMI has announced it will supply lap-shoulder seat belt systems for Volvo Trucks’ VN and VHD model trucks

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx InSight Provides FedEx Ground Visibility

FedEx InSight, a Web-based application that offers visible current status information on inbound, outbound and third-party shipments, now provides visibility for FedEx Ground shipments

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Ritchie Bros. Launches Internet Bidding Service

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has launched rbauctionBid-Live Internet bidding service

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

SkyCross Antenna Selected by FreshTrak

SkyCross, a developer of advanced wireless antenna solutions, announced that it has signed a contract with FreshTrak, a developer of mobile asset tracking and monitoring systems, to provide a custom-designed antenna for use in FreshTrak's mobile systems

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

UPS Logistics Group Licenses 12 New Systems

UPS Logistics Technologies has licensed 12 new systems to foodservice distributors

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Get Weather Radar On Your Phone

Motorola and Digital Cyclone announced a weather radar application for Java-enabled mobile phones from Motorola

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

ATA's Canary Calls For Crackdown On Speeders

The head of the American Trucking Assns. has challenged top federal and state motor vehicle safety officials to support his call for a nationwide crackdown on speeding cars and trucks

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

State, IRP Await Court Decision on Oklahoma Registration Rules

April 12 should be a pivotal date in the battle over registration rules in Oklahoma

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Rally At Yellow For ANWR Exporation

The Teamsters Union is showing its support for President Bush’s energy plan

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Latest Manufacturing Numbers May Confuse

While most economic statistics are pointing to an upturn in the economy, new orders for manufactured goods decreased 0.1% and shipments fell 2.8% in February

Tags: Economy

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Argosy Tractors To Get LVDs

Intra Technologies, formerly known as The IntraUSA Group, has announced an agreement with Lowell, Ark.-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services to begin retrofitting the trucking company's Freightliner Argosy tractors with Intra LVD's (low-voltage disconnects)

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Study Says Americans Lack Enough Sleep

A new study concludes truckers are among the millions of American not getting enough sleep, putting them at increased risk for accidents, injuries and health problems

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

MATS Organizers Say 2002 Show A Success

Organizers of the recently completed Mid-America Trucking Show have pronounced this year's event a resounding success

Tags: Events

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Give Arthur Anderson The Boot

Cummins has dropped Arthur Anderson, the company at the heart of the Enron scandal, as its auditor

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

FFE Restates Earnings

Frozen Food Express has restated its financial results for the past three years, due a change in an accounting method, approved earlier by them and auditors Arthur Anderson

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Business Intelligence Solution Debuts

GHI Technologies of Missasauga, Ontario, Canada, has introduced a business intelligence solution for truckload and LTL carriers

April 2, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins First To Get EPA Certification

The Environmental Protection Agency has certified the first of Cummins’ on-highway engines designed to meet the October 2002 emissions standards

April 1, 2002 - Industry News

Freymiller Installing MobileMax2 On Trailers

Aether Systems announced today that Freymiller Inc., a refrigerated motor carrier based in Oklahoma City, has selected Aether MobileMax2 in a customized installation, mounting the MobileMax2 antennas onto 200 of Freymiller's trailers

April 1, 2002 - Industry News

Venezia Implements TMWSuite

Trucking software developer TMW Systems and Pennsylvania-based Venezia Transport Services recently completed the implementation of the TMWSuite enterprise solution

April 1, 2002 - Industry News

Con-Way Offers Electronic Invoices

Less-than-truckload customers of Con-Way Transportation Services, Ann Arbor, Mich., can now elect to receive their invoices electronically via e-mail

April 1, 2002 - Industry News

Bendix Announces Air Brake Training School

Bendix will offer its Air Brake Training School at various locations in 11 states across the country

April 1, 2002 - Industry News

Beware of "Zippers"

Forget that stuff about the arrival of the first robins and daffodils. If you're a professional truck driver, there is no such season as Spring. There are just two seasons. One is Winter. The other is "Construction.

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