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July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Four Texas Cities Plan To Restrict Truck Lanes On I-35

Four central Texas cities plan to ban large commercial trucks from the far left lane of Interstate 35

Tags: Highways

July 28, 2002 - Industry News

Bush Administration Says It's Sticking To October ’02 Deadline

The U.S. Justice Department said last week that the government is resolved to enforce the October 1 deadline for new diesel engine emissions standards, despite the efforts of two engine makers, the American Trucking Associations and some lawmakers to get the deadline extended

July 26, 2002 - Industry News

Meridian IQ Acquires Assets of Clicklogistics

Meridian IQ, Overland Park, Kan., Yellow Corporation’s web-enabled logistics subsidiary, has acquired selected assets of Clicklogistics Inc

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Bandag Reports Third Quarter Profit

Bandag reported second quarter net income of $11.7 million

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Oshkosh Profits Up 57%

Oshkosh Truck Corp. reported fiscal third quarter net income of $21.6 million, a 57.4% increase over the same period a year ago

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

NHTSA Asks Comments on Priority Plan

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has asked for public comment on its plan for vehicle safety priorities in 2002-2003, including several truck-related projects

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

McLeod Interfaces With IDSC Fuel Optimization

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., now provides an interface to Integrated Decision Support Corporation’s Fuel Advice ASP fuel optimization service

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Trucker Cited, Driving Too Fast For Rush Hour

A trucker who many onlookers said saved lives in a Seattle-area crash was cited for driving too fast for conditions

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

European Proposal Would Set Single Diesel Tax

Some European truckers would cheer and others would boo a plan by the European Union Commission to set a single rate of diesel fuel tax for trucks across Europe

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Five Indicted In Oklahoma Tax Kickbacks

Five people have been indicted for their alleged involvement in a scheme where trucking agents bribed Oklahoma Tax Commission employees to get cheaper tags

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Shipping Containers Screened For Radiation

New technology is being used to scan unopened intermodal shipping containers at U.S. borders, ports and military installations for radiation emissions from “dirty bombs.

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Paccar Posts 2nd Quarter Sales, Income Gains

Paccar Inc. reported second quarter sales and financial services revenues of $1.8 billion, an 18% gain over the same period last year

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Durables Sink While Houses Soar

A rebound of the American economy may not be as strong as originally hoped, with news that shipments and orders for durable goods fell in June

Tags: Economy

July 25, 2002 - Industry News

Fleets Report Better Second Quarter Numbers

Better financial numbers have been reported by four trucking operations for the second quarter of the year

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

Volvo Reports Higher Sales in North America

Increased order intake during second quarter is an encouraging sign that the North American truck market has bottomed out, said Volvo CEO Leif Johansson

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

California Begins Work On 152

California has begun work to improve Highway 152, a notorious road linking Silicon Valley with Interstate 5

Tags: Highways

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

Trailer Bridge Awarded Patent

Trailer Bridge Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a U.S. patent for its Vehicle Transportation Module

Tags: Intermodal

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

Verspeeten Switches To MobileMax

Verspeeten Cartage, a truckload carrier operating in the United States and Canada, will deploy Aether MobileMa

July 24, 2002 - Industry News

NTSB: Railroads Should Be Notified Of Low-Clearance Loads

The National Transportation Safety Board recommended that railroads should be notified before low-clearance, slow-moving loads cross railroad crossings

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Offers Prepaid Tolls

The Ohio Turnpike Commission is offering a prepaid toll car for frequent users of the highway

Tags: Highways

July 23, 2002 - Industry News

Security, Highway Safety To Be Main Topics At CVSA Workshop

Security, workplace fatigue, commercial vehicle sizes and weights and the Commercial Drivers Licensing program will be featured at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s upcoming education and training worksho

Tags: Events

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

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