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July 23, 2002 - Industry News

Prime To Offer Retirement Program

Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., is about to implement what it says is a unique retirement program for its owner-operator/independent contractors

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

New Peterbilt Dealership Opens In Quebec

TransDiff Peterbilt de Quebec, located just outside of Quebec City, Quebec, is now open

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

Electronic Notification Available On Regulatory Activities

The U.S. Department of Transportation is now offering electronic notification to people who want an easier way to follow U.S. transportation regulatory activities, including rulemakings on topics such as hours of service

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

AAA Study: Car Drivers At Fault In Most Fatal Car-Truck Crashes

A study released Tuesday by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety confirmed what truckers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been saying for years: Car drivers are most often to blame for crashes involving a car and a big rig

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

ABC News To Examine Truck Safety

Television’s ABC World News Tonight is reportedly scheduled to look at the issue of truck safety on its Tuesday evening broadcast

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

MinorPlanet Now in LA

MinorPlanet Systems USA, Richardson, Texas, announced it has entered the Los Angeles metropolitan marke

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

Arkansas Truckers Must Pay Back Tax, Says State Attorney

Arkansas trucking companies that are no longer allowed to register their trucks in Oklahoma must pay back sales taxes before they can register in Arkansas, says the state attorney general

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

NTE Introduces Private Community Solution

Shippers seeking to automate their transportation plan to get improved routing guide compliance, significant time and cost savings, and better service now can benefit from NTE TransTrade, a private trading community

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Driving Championships Set For Mid-August

More than 400 truck drivers from all across the U.S. will soon be heading for Milwaukee and the 2002 National Truck Driving Championships, to be held Aug. 13-17 in the Midwest Express Center

Tags: Events

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

Vytek Acquires Extend:Fleet Product Line

Vytek Wireless, provider of wireless and mobile computing solutions, has purchased the business of Atlanta-based Extendea, including its Extend:Fleet product line designed to provide a full range of fleet management and supply chain solutions

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

Midnight Trucking Network To Host Celebrities At Truck Show

The Midnight Trucking Radio Network is giving visitors to the Great American Trucking Show the chance to meet country music stars

Tags: Events

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

Meridian IQ To Acquire MegaSys Inc.

Yellow Corp. subsidiary Meridian IQ has reached a tentative agreement to acquire MegaSys Inc.

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

West Virginia Coal Truck Bill Dead For Now

Efforts to raise legal weight limits and increase enforcement of coal trucks in West Virginia died last wee

July 22, 2002 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Introduces Dodge Branded Sprinter

The Sprinter van was previously distributed under the Freightliner name.

DaimlerChrysler Vans LLC, the U.S. distributor of Sprinter Vans, has announced the introduction of the company's new Dodge Sprinter

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Pakistani Truck Part Of 'Silk Road' Exhibit

A brightly painted, chromed commercial truck from Pakistan might not be what you would expect at the famed Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. But that’s exactly what visitors to the recent special exhibit “The Silk Road” got to see

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Bill Would Kill Terrorist Tips Plan

A plan announced last week by President Bush to enroll the assistance of truckers and others to report possible terrorist-related suspicious activity looks like it may be killed off on Capitol Hill

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

PayMaxx To Provide Payroll Services For Fleet One Customers

Fleet One has chosen PayMaxx to provide payroll and human resources products to Fleet One's customers

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Praxair Chooses Eagle Eye Obstacle Detection System

A large industrial gases company is installing the Eagle Eye Obstacle Detection System in some of its trucks

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Targets Trucks In Week-Long Crackdown

Pennsylvania’s three primary commercial-vehicle enforcement agencies kicked off a weeklong, statewide truck-inspection program Sunday

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Fines Seven Moving Companies

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has fined seven for-hire motor carriers hauling primarily household goods from Florida after the agency received complaints from consumers

July 21, 2002 - Industry News

ITS Attendance Up

Organizers of the International Trucking Show, held last month in Las Vegas, report attendance numbers up from last year

Tags: Events

July 19, 2002 - Industry News

Cummins Reports 2nd Quarter Increase

Cummins Inc. saw a significant increase in its heavy duty engine sales for the second quarter, but higher sales for all automotive engines indicates that recovery is under way

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

EPA Certifies Mack Engines For October '02

Mack Trucks this week received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency that its on-highway ASET engines meet the October 2002 emissions standards

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

Ten Carriers Report Latest Financials

Things are looking up among trucking companies, as many report improvement in financial statements released Thursday

July 18, 2002 - Industry News

Longshoremen Make Offer In Port Talks

Seeking to avoid a strike at West Coast ports, which could put port truckers temporarily out of work, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union has offered to accept new technologie

Tags: Intermodal

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