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May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Houston Police Getting Radar Detector Detectors

Houston police are testing a radar detector detector to catch commercial trucks illegally using the devices to speed

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

California To Add Nuclear Detectors To Weigh Stations

The California Highway Patrol plans to buy eight nuclear detection devices to use at weigh stations

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Northwest Economies on the Rise, According to Freight Trend Statistics

TransCore’s Freight Trends indicate that Oregon and Washington are seeing signs of an economic recovery

Tags: Economy

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Security Conference Expands Program

This year's National Cargo Security Council Conference, scheduled June 13-15 in Scottsdale, Ariz., already has attracted an overflow of exhibitors and a burgeoning number of registrants, who will attend a program that has been expanded in recent days

Tags: Events

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Survey: Driver Safety and Rudeness Improving

Americans overall are not as aggressive on the road as they have been in the past as driver safety and rudeness continue to improve, says the fourth annual Nerves of Steel survey

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Holding To Buy Infinger Assets

Patriot Transportation Holding, Jacksonville, Fla., announced that its subsidiary, Florida Rock & Tank Lines, has agreed to buy Infinger Transportation, a regional tank truck carrier based in Charleston, S.C

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Pluss Enhances PTM Software

Pluss Corp., Columbia Falls, Mont., has released several software products to enhance PTM (Part-time Manager)

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

Old Dominion Freight Line Rolling Out Aether Wireless Service

Old Dominion Freight Line has completed a successful trial of Aether wireless service and has begun a rollout to its fleet of 1,700 trucks

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

PowerTrack Use Increases For MTMC Carrier Payments

All transportation carriers of domestic military cargoes for the Military Traffic Management Command are now paid by PowerTrack automated software

May 22, 2002 - Industry News

New Penn Expands Reading, Pa., Terminal

New Penn Motor Express, a subsidiary of Roadway Corp., has completed renovation and expansion of its terminal facility in Reading, Pa

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

NASCAR Truck Driving Skills Take Center Stage In Charlotte

Carl Long, Mansion Motorsports’ tractor driver and Winston Cup driver, won the second event of the “International Truck Challenge,” held at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in North Carolina over the weekend

Tags: Events

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

TCA Seminar Addresses Cost Accounting

The Truckload Carriers Assn.’s Truckload Academy will host a seminar on cost accounting June 18 in Chicago

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

Cadec Joins Security Consortium

Cadec Corporation, a provider of onboard logistics management technology, has joined the Freight Transportation Security Consortium

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

International Names Dealer of the Year

Dale Lewis of Lewis Motor Sales of Collingwood, Ontario, was recently named 2002 International Dealer of the year, becoming the third recipient of the honor

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

Settlement Reached in Bandag-Michelin Litigation

Michelin North America, Michelin Retread Technologies, and Bandag announced Tuesday that they have reached a settlement in their ongoing litigation

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Submits Second Engine For EPA Certification

Cummins has submitted its 5.9-liter ISB engine for certification to the Environmental Protection Agency's October 2002 emissions standard

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

NTSB Issues “Most Wanted” Safety Improvements

While fatigue and hours of service remain a top priority of the National Transportation Safety Board in its Most Wanted Transportation Safety Improvements list for 2002, it has given up on trying to get the trucking industry to adopt “black boxes.

May 21, 2002 - Industry News

House Subcommittee Looks At Congestion

Speaking on behalf of the American Trucking Associations at a U.S. House subcommittee hearing on highway congestion, a trucking company executive recommended allowing longer, heavier trucks on the nation’s highways as one way to combat the problem

Tags: Highways

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

U.S. 45/I-80 Interchange Project Under Way In Illinois

Illinois has begun a major two-year, $29.6 million project to improve U.S. 45 at I-8

Tags: Highways

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

TripPak Express Deploys Canadian Drop Box Network

The TripPak Express drop box network will soon be available in Canada

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

Fuel Tax Increase Likely In Kansas

Kansas Gov. Bill Graves is expected to sign a bill that will raise the fuel tax by 2 cents per gallon

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Authorize UPS Strike

The Teamsters union over the weekend voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against UPS if it becomes necessary

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

Research Backs Longer, Heavier Trucks

A study requested by Congress recommends that the federal government consider allowing heavier trucks and longer combination vehicles on Interstate highways

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

Big Iron Battles For Bikes in Bordentown

From left, winning trucks "Kaotic," "Rainbow" and "Last Ride." Photo by Bette S. Garber.

The joke going around the Bordentown (N.J.) Truck Show May 17-19 went this way: What's the fastest way to end a drought? Hold a truck show at Bordentown Petro

Tags: Events

May 20, 2002 - Industry News

Leading Economic Indicators Fall

A gauge of U.S. economic activity has taken its first drop since September, but this isn’t cause for alarm

Tags: Economy

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