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July 30, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Tightens CDL Rules

Starting Sept. 30, new commercial driver’s license provisions will go into effect, including stiffer penalties for violations. Rules published in the Federal Register Wednesday include a long list of CDL changes

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Driving While Distracted

There’s been a lot of attention paid recently to the dangers of being distracted by cell phone conversations behind the wheel of a moving car. But how about putting on makeup? Brushing teeth? Watching a portable television set? Reading the paper? Putting on pantyhose? Doing things usually saved for the bedroom – or at least the back seat

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Plunges

Amid growing concerns about the stock market and corporate scandals, consumer confidence took a dive in July to its lowest level in five months

Tags: Economy

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Perks & Pay: Credit Unions

More than 80 million people in the United States belong to some 10,000 credit unions. While it’s not a common driver benefit, trucking companies of all sizes are offering credit unions as a perk for their drivers or owner-operators

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Do You Have A Plan?

Thinking of becoming an owner-operator? Management experts say the most important first step for any business, including a trucking business, is to put together a plan

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Joins Broker Program

The Truckload Carriers Association has announced its partnership with the Transportation Intermediaries Association as a partner organization in the P3 Program

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Jubitz Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Jubitz Corp. in Portland, Ore., is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Endeavour Capital Acquires Majority Ownership Of Market Transport

Market Transport, Ltd., a Portland, Ore.-based transportation services company, announced that Endeavour Capital acquired majority ownership in the compan

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Coal Truckers To Come Under More Scrutiny In West Virginia

The West Virginia Office of Miner’s Health Safety and Training plans to focus more on coal truck drivers and other mine contractors, thanks to additional funding

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

TIPS Plan Dead On Capitol Hill

A bill passed Friday by the U.S. House of Representatives killed a Bush administration plan to use truckers and others to keep an eye out for suspicious, terrorist-related activities

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

Autocar Celebrates First Anniversary

Coinciding with the company’s first year anniversary, Autocar LLC announced that it has become the sole supplier of parts that are exclusive to all WX and WXLL Xpeditor vehicles

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

I-40 Bridge Reopened

The I-40 bridge in eastern Oklahoma, which crashed into the Arkansas River in late May after being hit by a barge, has been rebuilt in barely over two month

Tags: Highways

July 29, 2002 - Industry News

NEXIQ Launches ePod

NEXIQ Technologies, Sterling Heights, Mich., has stepped into the competitive marketplace for mobile pickup and delivery systems

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

First Fleet Establishes Title Trust

First Fleet Corp., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has established a trust to hold vehicle titles in response to the company’s growth

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Phillips Partners With Intra

Phillips Industries will become the exclusive distributor of products from Intra Technologies to independent warehouse distributor channels

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Chairman To Speak At McLeod Conference

The 2002-2003 Truckload Carriers Assn. chairman will be the featured speaker at McLeod Software’s 12th annual User’s Conference

Tags: Events

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Cookbook Offers Truckstop Recipes

Want to re-create the Iowa 80 Truckstop’s peach dumplings, or the zucchini seafood casserole from the Bobber in Booneville, Mo., in your kitchen at home? Now you can with “The All-American Truck Stop Cookbook: Good Eats From The Road,

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Autocar Offers Xpeditor Hotline

Autocar LLC, Union City, Ind., announced a new, toll-free number for the Xpeditor product line

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

TMI-MultiMedia Announces Recruiting Conference

TMI-MultiMedia, Nashville, Tenn., is planning its second annual Recruiting Conference for January 2003

Tags: Events

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

GE Capital to Become Four Separate Businesses

GE Capital, GE’s financial services business, is becoming four separate GE financial services businesses

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Tensions Rise At West Coast Ports

Truckers hauling containers at West Coast ports are closely watching dockworker contract talks that stalled out last week

Tags: Intermodal

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Trucking Company Shut Down For Hours Violations

A small Maine trucking company has agreed to permanently shut down after pleading guilty to falsifying records related to hours of service regulations

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Workers Threaten Strike

Some truckers traveling through Ohio could be seeking an alternative route if Ohio Turnpike workers follow through on threats to strike

Tags: Highways

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Four Texas Cities Plan To Restrict Truck Lanes On I-35

Four central Texas cities plan to ban large commercial trucks from the far left lane of Interstate 35

Tags: Highways

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Bush Administration Says It's Sticking To October ’02 Deadline

The U.S. Justice Department said last week that the government is resolved to enforce the October 1 deadline for new diesel engine emissions standards, despite the efforts of two engine makers, the American Trucking Associations and some lawmakers to get the deadline extended

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