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April 19, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar Considers Closure Of Ontario Plant

The Canadian Auto Workers union, representing about 900 employees at Navistar International's Chatham, Ontario, assembly plant, received a letter from company president Steve Keate stating that the truck maker is considering closure of the plant

April 19, 2002 - Industry News

Yellow, Arkansas Best Report Financials

Two trucking company parents have reported their financial results for the first quarter of the year

April 18, 2002 - Industry News

Massachusetts Cracks Down On Idling Time, Rest Stop Parking

By May 1, Massachusetts State Police will be cracking down on truck idling time and parking in turnpike rest stops on the Massachusetts Turnpike

April 18, 2002 - Industry News

Eight Carriers Report Financials

Publicly held trucking companies are reporting their first quarter financial results, with reports coming in from Knight Transportation, Covenant Transport, Transportation Corporation of America, Landstar, CNF, Marten Transport, UPS and Heartland Express

April 18, 2002 - Industry News

IRP Sides With Illinois In Oklahoma Registration Fee Dispute

IRP Inc. has ordered Oklahoma and Illinois to come up with a plan that would satisfy Illinois’ $15.5 million claim for lost registration fees

April 18, 2002 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Profits Up, Sales Down

ArvinMeritor Inc. reported a 9% increase in income for its second fiscal quarter despite a 6% decline in sales

April 18, 2002 - Industry News

Economic Indicators Increase In March

A barometer of future economic activity in the United States has increased

Tags: Economy

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

Rush Profits Up

Peterbilt mega-dealer Rush Enterprises Inc. reported first quarter net income of $434,000, a 180% increase over first quarter 2001

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

Jevic Supports Ronald McDonald House

Jevic Transportation, Delanco, N.J., recently delivered a truckload of support to the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

“Securing America’s Frontlines” Theme Of TCA Safety Council Meeting

The Truckload Carriers Assn.’s annual Safety Council meeting next month will explore the theme of “Truck Safety: Securing America’s Frontlines.

Tags: Events

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

South Carolina, Energy Department Butt Heads Over Plutonium Shipment

A 30-day notice from the Department of Energy that it plans to begin sending truckloads of plutonium to South Carolina has raised the ire of Gov. Jim Hodges

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Driver Firing Ruled Illegal

The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled that a truck driver should not have been fired for objecting to working on his only day off

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

Georgia Starts Work On I-85 Projects

The Georgia Department of Transportation is starting work this weekend on two construction projects on the northern portion of Interstate 85

Tags: Highways

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

LA Ports Back Off Background Check Proposal

A security plan developed by a Los Angeles task force for the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports will not require background checks on truck drivers and dockworkers

Tags: Intermodal

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

North American Truck Show To Feature Stars & Stripes Event

A Stars & Stripes show truck event will be a highlight of the North American Truck Show, May 2-4 in Boston

Tags: Events

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

More Toll Roads Possible In Florida

A new Florida law will make it easier for state officials to build more toll roads in the state

Tags: Highways

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

Proposed Toll Hike Under Attack In Illinois

Under pressure, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority is slowing down action on its proposed toll hike

Tags: Highways

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

Greenspan: Strength Of Economic Recovery Unclear

The recent increase in energy prices could affect the economic recovery, but only if it continues for some time. That was part of the message from Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, testifying on Capitol Hill on Wednesday

Tags: Economy

April 17, 2002 - Industry News

Werner, USA Truck Report Latest Numbers

Two of the nation’s largest trucking companies reported their financial results for the first quarter of the year on Wednesday

April 16, 2002 - Industry News

Roadway Offers Reverse Logistics

Roadway Reverse Logistics, Inc. (RRLI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Roadway Express, is offering return solutions to manufacturers, retailers and distributors

April 16, 2002 - Industry News

Colorado Springs Agrees to Uniform Inspection Program

The Colorado Motor Carriers Assn. reports that Colorado Springs has signed an agreement that will help ensure uniformity in inspections in the state

April 16, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Appeals Oregon Tax Decision

The American Trucking Associations has appealed a state circuit court decision upholding Oregon's weight-distance tax system

April 16, 2002 - Industry News

Mineta Hails Opening of Alameda Corridor

U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta last week hailed the opening of California’s Alameda Corridor, a $2.4 billion intermodal projec

Tags: Intermodal

April 16, 2002 - Industry News

Maverick Adds Eaton VORAD

Arkansas-based Maverick Transportation is installing Eaton VORAD EVT-300 Collision Warning Systems in its entire fleet of more than 750 tractors

April 16, 2002 - Industry News

Roehl Transport Honors 2001 Drivers of the Year

Roehl Transport recently recognized drivers at the company's Annual Service Awards Banquet

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