June 26, 2001 - Industry News
New York will become the first state to ban the use of hand-held cell phones in vehicles when Gov. George Pataki signs a bill approved Monday by the state Assembly
June 25, 2001 - Industry News
Starting in June 2002, straight trucks and delivery vans registered in New York will be required to have cross-view backup mirrors
Pilot Corp. has opened a travel center in Greeneville, Va
Williams Express has sold its 198 convenience stores to Delek-The Israel Fuel Corp
Roadway Express, Akron, Ohio, is cutting transit times on more than 20,000 freight lanes
New Penn Motor Express, Lebanon, Pa., has opened a new terminal in the Albany, N.Y., area
A section of I-40 West in Memphis is dropping from four lanes to three for construction
The Florida Foreign Trade Assn. is looking for solutions to congestion problems at the Port of Miami
California-based G.I. Trucking has added its 85th service center, located in Chico, Calif
Amidst a growing number of federal and state proposals to ban hand-held cellular telephones, the National Association of Governors' Highway Safety Representatives is urging lawmakers to slow down
Orbcomm is back.
Remember the low-earth-orbit satellite company that was going to change the trucking world, if not the entire transportation universe
The countdown is under way for one of the longest running truck shows in the United States
June 24, 2001 - Industry News
In light of the recent announcement by Bering Truck Corp. and Bering Distribution that they are closing their doors, Hyundai Motor Company announced that it is looking for ways to provide support for Bering dealers and customers
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters opens its 26th International Convention today in Las Vegas
The Department of Labor is holding several public forums around the country to discuss possible approaches to addressing ergonomic hazards in the workplace
June 22, 2001 - Industry News
TruckingMall Corp. will join the mobile communication and application competition with the debut of its new services at the International Truck Show in Las Vegas
New York state has moved another step closer to becoming the first state in the nation to ban the use of hand-held mobile phones while driving.
June 21, 2001 - Industry News
Web-based freight exchange NTE and FreightMatrix, a transportation exchange and logistics site, have announced that FreightMatrix customers will be able to access the NTE exchange directly through the FreightMatrix site
Kenworth and Contract Freighters Inc. are teaming up once again to race a Kenworth T2000 in the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, to be held June 30.
Veteran racer and designer Bruce Canepa of Santa Cruz,
Donaldson Co., Minneapolis, has formed an Exhaust and Emissions Group
A.J. "Buster" Blalock, Vice President of Tidewater Transportation Co. of Charleston, has been elected chairman of the board the South Carolina Trucking Assn.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been busy lately, shutting down carriers in Kansas and California
In the first step in their commercial vehicle collaboration, DaimlerChrysler and Hyundai have announced a joint venture to produce diesel engines in Korea
The Research and Special Services Administration has once again asserted its authority over hazardous materials transportation, overturning a Cleveland rule limiting the movement of certain radioactive materials in the downtown area
Penske Logistics of Reading, Pa., has opened a 208,000-square-foot distribution center in Los Indios, Texas, consolidating operations and for Delphi Delco Electronic Systems
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