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February 26, 2001 - Industry News

CARB Certifies Westport/Cummins Low-Emission Engine

Canadian-based Westport Innovations Inc. has obtained California low-emissions certification for a Cummins truck engine with a Westport natural gas fuel system

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February 26, 2001 - Industry News

FreightMatrix Expands Small Package Capabilities

FreightMatrix, of Memphis, Tenn., the web-based logistics market for logistics companies, announced that Loop One (formerly AnythingOvernight.com), of Austin, Texas, will provide small package management services to FreightMatrix clients

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February 26, 2001 - Industry News

Ohio Bills Would Eliminate Split Speed Limits

Ohio's Senate and House have both introduced bills to eliminate the split speed limit in the state

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February 26, 2001 - Industry News

TruckersB2B Announces Fuel and Document Imaging Deals

TruckersB2B, the web-based truckers’ buying cooperative, has announced partnerships with AMBEST and Pegasus TransTech

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February 26, 2001 - Industry News

Mobile Internet Must Mature For Serious Trucking Benefits

If your drivers work locally and play the stock market, they’ll love the emerging Internet products. Judging from the Internet World Wireless show at New York’s Javits Center last week, stock market watchers and traders are by far the biggest market for emerging mobile Internet services But what about fleet operators? Emerging Internet products offer potential benefits, but more for local fleets than for wide-ranging operations

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February 24, 2001 - Industry News

Mechanics Students to Benefit from Western Star Donation

Mechanics students at a college in British Columbia, Canada, will get hands-on experience on a truck donated by Western Star

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February 24, 2001 - Industry News

Former U.S. Trucking Makes Acquisition

The company formerly known as U.S. Trucking plans to acquire Trans-Logistics of Tampa, Fla

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February 24, 2001 - Industry News

Oversize/Overweight Symposium Next Week

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Assn.'s annual Oversize/Overweight Transportation Symposium will be held in Memphis, Tenn., next week

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February 24, 2001 - Industry News

Ambassador Bridge to Get $36 Million in Improvements

The inspection facilities at the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Canada are scheduled to get a $36 million expansion

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February 24, 2001 - Industry News

E-Commerce Forum Targets Automotive Aftermarket

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Assn. will host the first e-commerce conference dedicated exclusively to the automotive aftermarket

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February 24, 2001 - Industry News

Simon Buys Ort Trucking

Simon Transportation Services, Salt Lake City, has bought Ort Trucking, New London, Wis

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

ATA Likes Bush Tax Cuts

Officials from the American Trucking Associations Friday met with President Bush and top economic advisors, offering their support for the President's $1.6 billion tax plan as "a spur to the nation's economic growth.

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

OOIDA Lawsuit Certified as Class Action

A lawsuit filed by owner-operators against a New Jersey motor carrier for allegedly violating federal truth-in-leasing operations will proceed as a class action

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon I-5 Bridges Reopened to Permitted Loads

Two bridges on southbound Interstate 5 near Cottage Grove, Ore., have reopened to heavy-haul permit truck traffic up to 98,000 pounds after repairs to strengthen the spans

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

OOIDA Launches Carrier Rating System

A new members-only service of the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. aims to rate trucking companies based on owner operators' experiences with those carriers

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

Kentucky Bills Address Coal Truck Safety

Two bills in the Kentucky state Senate would address safety concerns on coal trucks in the state

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

Oklahoma Holds Off On Triple Trailer Ban

A plan by some Oklahoma lawmakers to limit the use of triple trailers in the state is close to being dead

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

Satellite Security Offers Low-Cost Tracking in Mexico

San Diego-based Satellite Security Systems of North America announced plans to expand the distribution of its GlobalGuard tracking system in the U.S. and Mexico

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

Hub Updates Web Site

Logistic services provider Hub Group Inc., of Lombard, Ill., has redsigned its web site at www.hubgroup.com

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February 23, 2001 - Industry News

Eastern Snowstorm Causes Pile-ups

A snowstorm that swept through the East Coast yesterday caused a 116-vehicle pileup in northern Virginia

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February 22, 2001 - Industry News

Truckstops Collect More Than 4,700 Units Of Blood For Red Cross

Led by AMBEST and TA truckstop/travel plazas, the NATSO Foundation's recently concluded annual blood drive netted more than 4,700 units for the American Red Cross

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February 22, 2001 - Industry News

Donaldson Posts Record Quarter, But Drop in Engine Product Sales

Despite a 13.5 percent drop in engine product sales, Donaldson Co. reported record revenue of $279.6 million for its second fiscal quarter ending Jan. 31

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February 22, 2001 - Industry News

Massachusetts Emissions Tests Now in Effect

Diesel trucks five tons and over are now subject to biannual emissions tests in Massachusetts

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February 22, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider Offers Expedited Services

Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis., announces Expedited Services, a new service offering highly experienced team drivers for providing shippers with fast, just-in-time delivery service on time-sensitive or high security commodities

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February 22, 2001 - Industry News

CTL Distribution Announces New Pay Package

CTL Distribution, Mulberry, Fla., has upped the pay for its company drivers

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