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July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Overnite Announces Rate Increase

Overnite Transportation is the latest LTL to announce a rate increase

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Ag Hauler Hours Of Service Exemption On ATA Fall Schedule

The threat to the hours of service exemptions for trucks transporting time-sensitive agricultural commodities will be the topic of an educational session at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., October 27-30

Tags: Events

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Minnesota Road Info Available Via 511

You can now access weather-related road conditions, construction and congestion information in Minnesota by dialing 511 or by logging on to www.511mn.org.

Tags: Highways

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Great Dane acquires Trailmobile Facilities

Great Dane completed its acquisition of Trailmobile Trailer LLC’s plants in Jonesboro, Ark., and Charleston, Ill

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Pilot May Drop TripPak Service

TMI says Pilot Travel Centers is threatening pull its TripPak Express drop boxes

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Sirius Launches Nationwide, XM Reports New Subscriber Highs

Sirius Satellite Radio went nationwide Monday, while competitor XM chalked up higher subscriber numbers than expected

July 1, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Up, Construction Spending Slides

Manufacturing posted its fifth consecutive monthly increase during June while construction spending fell during May

Tags: Economy

June 30, 2002 - Industry News

Stars & Stripes Winners Beat More Than Heat In Las Vegas

Cash and prizes were handed out the winners in the Stars & Stripes, Show & Shine truck beauty competition that wrapped up Saturday in Las Vegas during the annual International Trucking Show

Tags: Events

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

Show-Me Software to Interface With TripPak Online

Fleets using Show-Me Software can now enjoy a new level of integration with TMI’s TripPak Online

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

TRALA Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The truck renting and leasing association launched its 25th anniversary year recently with its largest annual meeting ever

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

CF Wants Shippers To Tighten Security

Consolidated Freightways is asking shippers to adopt tighter security standards

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

West Virginia Panel Recommends Coal Truck Solutions

A panel set up by West Virginia’s governor to look into the problem of overweight coal trucks has recommended stricter fines and increasing coal truck weight limits on certain roads

June 28, 2002 - Industry News

Teamsters Rally In Support Of Port Workers

The Teamsters and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union rallied in mutual support last week as the ILWU’s contract at major West Coast ports prepared to expire today

Tags: Intermodal

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

Teletrac Unveils Wireless Messaging Feature for FleetDirector

Teletrac Inc., Garden Grove, Calif., which provides metro fleet location information systems, is offering a new wireless messaging and alert feature as part of its FleetDirector product

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

New Company Enters Auxiliary Power Market

Energy & Engine Technology Corporation has acquired exclusive worldwide rights for the development and marketing of the AXP 1000 Auxiliary Power Generator

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

LTL Carriers Announce Rate Increases

FedEx Freight, Jevic, and the SMC3 group all announced rate increases this week

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Asks White House To Delay Emissions Rules

The American Trucking Associations petitioned the White House for a delay in implementation of new diesel engine emissions standards due to go into effect on October 1, 2002

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

Caterpillar Submits Engines To EPA

Caterpillar has submitted its October 2002 heavy duty engine line for Environmental Protection Agency certification. The engines lower emissions, but still not enough to meet the EPA’s 2002 emissions levels, meaning Cat will have to pay a fine for every one sold

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

Truck Driver Pay Bill Introduced In Congress

A bill that started out as a plan to require that truck drivers be paid for on-duty, non-driving time has been introduced in Congress, but it comes with a big change

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

First Quarter GDP Expands More Than 6%

The U.S. economy grew at a rapid pace in the first quarter of the year, with the gross domestic product registering a 6.1% annual increase

Tags: Economy

June 27, 2002 - Industry News

AirIQ Cuts Workforce

Mobile solutions provider AirIQ Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has cut its workforce by 25 employees, or 28 percent

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Janesville, Wis., Rolls Out Last GM Medium-Duty Truck

Wednesday was the final day of medium-duty truck assembly at GM’s Janesville, Wis., plant

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Report: U.S. Nearly Ready For Mexican Trucks

A Transportation Department report to be presented to Congress today says the DOT “fully expects to be in a position this summer to certify to the president that the border can be opened.

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

Mack And Dealers Raise $150,000 for USO In "Ground Zero" Trucks Auction

Mack Trucks Inc. and Mack dealers from around the country joined forces to raise $150,000 for the US

June 26, 2002 - Industry News

RDO Sells California Dealership

RDO Equipment Co. is selling its Riverside, Calif., truck dealership

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