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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

May 19, 2002 - Industry News

"Pet Peeves" Rankle Tracking Solution Buyers

Buyers of asset management and tracking solutions rate cost control their most pressing concern

May 16, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar Posts Second Quarter Loss

Navistar International reported a $4 million loss on revenues of $1.7 billion for its second fiscal quarter ending April 30

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Industrial Production And Inflation On The Rise

On Wednesday two separate reports were released showing production at the nation’s manufacturing, mining and utilities industries rose for the fourth straight month, while consumer prices posted their biggest jump in almost a year

Tags: Economy

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

NAFC To Hold Educational Sessions During ATA Meeting

The National Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations will hold four key educational sessions during this year's ATA Management Conference and Exhibition in October

Tags: Events

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Clean Air Concerns Could Lead To Port Trucker Changes

Truckers who haul in and out of the nation’s ports have complained for years about long -- and unpaid – waits for loads. An unexpected source may finally change that – environmentalists

Tags: Intermodal

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

USF Bestway Opens State-of-the-Art Service Center In Southern California

USF Bestway, Scottsdale, Ariz., has opened its state-of-the-art service center in Fontana, Calif.

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

New Electronic Bill of Lading

TransportGistics, Bohemia, N.Y., has launched what it calls an electronic bill of lading, BLGen

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Baltimore Engine Dealer To Host Power Day

Alban Engine Power Systems, a Caterpillar distributor in Elkridge, Md., is hosting Alban Engines Power Day 2002 this weekend

Tags: Events

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

N.J. Turnpike Truckstop Plans Don’t Sit Well With Some

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants to build two truckstops along the turnpike, but residents aren’t happy

May 15, 2002 - Industry News

Cannon Express Financial Problems Grow, Morgan Group's Losses Mount

Cannon Express and The Morgan Group are among carriers who continue to struggle with financial losses

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