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July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Advance Tax Refunds Start End of July

Sometime between the end of July and the end of September, most taxpayers should receive a check from the U.S. government

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Manufacturing, Spending, Construction Numbers Show Promise

Monday's June report from the National Association of Purchasing managers showed the manufacturing sector at its strongest in seven months

Tags: Economy

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Traffic Growing At L.A. Port

Truck traffic at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., is expected to double in the next 20 years

Tags: Intermodal

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

All Trucks Must Weigh In Florida

As Florida gets closer to finishing rebuilding its weigh stations, it has lifted a temporary measure that let empty car carriers and flatbedders bypass the scales

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Alternative Truck Driving Championships Scheduled

Truck driving champs whose companies aren't American Trucking Associations members can compete in an alternate national competition

Tags: Events

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Oshkosh To Acquire Dutch Refuse Truck Maker

Oshkosh Truck Corp. is buying the Geesink Norba Group, a European manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Wheel Kills Toronto Man

Four years after the last reported wheel-off incident in Ontario, a Toronto man was killed last week when a set of dual wheels separated from a trailer hauled by American transport company on Hwy. 401 near Whitby, Ont

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

RODI Suspends Operations

A company that aimed to supply the trucking industry with a revolutionary new type of diesel engine has suspended operations

July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Swift, M.S. Carriers Close Merger

It's official: Swift Transportation and M.S. Carriers have merged to create what they say is the largest truckload carrier in the country

June 30, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Seek HOS Exemption To Test Fatigue Management Program

Two trucking companies working with well-known sleep scientist William C. Dement have put together a fatigue management program they believe can serve as an alternative to the hours of service rules

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Port Coalition To Look At Extended Gate Hours

A recently formed coalition of West Coast port interests wants to see if extended gate hours will help resolve congestion problems

Tags: Intermodal

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Asche Officials

Top executives of Asche Transportation Services ares the target of a second lawsuit alleging financial shenanigans

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

New Coalition To Promote Intermodal Infrastructure Investment

A group of transportation associations, ports, corridors, engineering firms, and state and local government authorities have teamed up to promote improving the nation's intermodal freight transportation infrastructure

Tags: Intermodal

June 29, 2001 - Industry News

Funny Business

You generally don't think about insurance companies as having a sense of humor. Traffic safety is a serious subject, but State Farm Insurance researchers found some things to smile about as they conducted their work involving America's most dangerous intersections -- funny intersection names

Tags: Highways

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

TA RoadKing Club Offers Double Points

TravelCenters of America is helping its RoadKing Club members beat the high cost of fuel with double points

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Celadon Sells Flatbed Division

Celadon Group, Indianapolis, has sold Cheetah Transportation, its flatbed business, to American Trans-Freight of Morrisville, Pa

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Railroad Launches Cross-Border Intermodal Service

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company, Fort Worth, Texas, launched a service to compete with cross-border trucking

Tags: Intermodal

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Unions Join Forces To Organize Port Workers

Teamsters President James Hoffa with longshore union officials.

The International Longshoremen's Union and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union joined the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Thursday in a coalition to organize all North American port workers, including truck drivers

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Mexico Weighs In On House Move

The House of Representatives' move this week to block the Bush administration from allowing Mexican trucks into the country has been met with mixed results south of the border

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Heavy Truck And Equipment Wholesalers Adds Trailers To Site

Heavy Trucks and Equipment Wholesalers of Flatonia, Texas, will add trailers to its online listings of available trucks and equipment

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Terex Joins Qualcomm Heavy Equipment Consortium

Terex Corp. of Westport, Conn., a maker of earthmoving and lifting equipment, will participate in Qualcomm's heavy equipment consortium

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Averitt Express Specs Eaton VORAD

Averitt Express, of Cookeville, Tenn., will spec Eaton VORAD EVT-300 collision warning systems as an OEM-installed option on all its truckload power units, beginning with this year's order of 270 Volvo VN770 tractors

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Freightliner Cutting More Jobs

Freightliner LLC is cutting production and laying off employees at four plants

June 28, 2001 - Industry News

Flatbed Load Securing Manual Available From Eflatbed.com

The web-based load-matching and logistics company eflatbed.com, Rochester, Pa., is distributing a how-to manual for flatbed haulers

June 27, 2001 - Industry News

Bering Sues DaimlerChrysler, Hyundai

Bering Truck Corp. and Bering Truck Distribution LLC, Front Royal, Va., are suing DaimlerChrysler and Hyundai Motor Company for alleged antitrust violations

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