March 14, 2001 - Industry News
As part of its support of the Children's Miracle Network, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has extended a pledge to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children & Women in Orlando, Fla.
This time last year many trucking companies had a yard full of idle trucks, not because they didn’t have ample freight, but because they couldn’t find enough drivers. Today, those trucks are back on the road
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent its top officials to Tennessee this week to learn more about how that state safety program is successfully cutting truck-related fatalities.
March 13, 2001 - Industry News
Cadec Corp. of Londonderry, N.H., has released the Mobius TTS – what Cadec calls the most powerful onboard computer available
News that trucks were involved in most of the wrecks on Pine Mountain in Kentucky since 1996 has prompted the state to ban trucks from U.S. 119
Cracks and corrosion in and on support beams of the McKinley Bridge near Venice, Ill., mean truck drivers will have to find another route
Schneider Logistics of Green Bay, Wisc., has announced a strategic relationship with Vitria Technology of Sunnyvale, Calif., providers of BusinessWare business process systems
Although anecdotal evidence may suggest that women have caught up with, or possibly surpassed, men where dangerous driving is concerned, a new study makes it clear that, when it comes to behaving dumbly on the road,
A study released earlier this month by the Connecticut Department of Transportation says the state needs almost 1,200 more spaces to accommodate commercial truck traffic
RegScan Inc., of Williamsport, Pa., offers new software that helps truckers avoid hazardous materials violations
Nexterna, Inc. of Omaha, Neb., has released OptiTrac 3.0 location tracking software incorporating street address detail
Trucking companies anxious to get their hands on an innovative new diesel and water blend alternative fuel may have to wait until standard tests are done by the Environmental Protection Agency
The Kentucky Senate adjourned early last week, effectively killed a House bill aimed at forcing big trucks off the road if they are not equipped with rear underride guards
The New Mexico Senate passed a bill last week that would lower the speed limit for heavy vehicles on that state’s highways
Selling trucks has always been a relationship-oriented, “touchy, feely thing.” But dealers are placing an increased emphasis on measurin
March 12, 2001 - Industry News
A new study published last month shows that groups calling for increased use of rail as a way to protect the environment are off track
The Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council of the American Trucking Associations will hold its 2001 Security Forum at the Adams Mark Hotel, Memphis, Tenn., June 4-5
A Florida's sheriff's office is attempting to organize the world's largest truck convoy
Salt Lake City-based C.R. England recently opened its renovated Spartanburg Driver Training Cente
First-quarter profits will be off the analysts’ mark, say officials at USFreightways Corp., which also announced Friday plans for significant job cuts
Trucking software developer Profit Tools, Inc., Newmarket, N.H., has released a new package of applications tailored for residential deliveries
Freightliner has made Haldex's long-stroke brake chambers standard on its Century and Sterling models
Truckload carrier Alabama Motor Express of Ashford, Ala., has selected decision support software products Netwise and Netwise 400 from Integrated Decision Support Corp.
Smithway Motor Xpress Corp. of Fort Dodge, Iowa, has signed a multi-year agreement with TripPak Online, document management services
Internet transportation market maker NTE announced that Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, Tenn., has joined as an NTE carrier member
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