TopNews

25701  -  25725  of  31328

June 2, 2001 - Industry News

Union Could be in Cards for More Contract Mail Drivers

As the U.S. Postal Service increasingly turns to privatization, including contracted trucking companies to haul the mail, a union victory at a contract hauler in West Dallas raises questions about whether this will start a trend

June 2, 2001 - Industry News

Dangerous Ramp Closed to Trucks in Boston

The Tobin Bridge crosses the Mystic River, connecting Boston and Chelsea.

A steep off-ramp from the Tobin Bridge in Boston has been closed to trucks after a truck slammed into three cars and a house last week

Tags: Highways

June 2, 2001 - Industry News

Falsifying Drug Tests Made a Crime in Oregon

Both chambers of the Oregon legislature have approved a bill making it a crime to falsify drug test results or possess a substance or device designed to falsify drug tests

June 1, 2001 - Industry News

McCormick, Top Staff Will Leave ATA for Telecom Association

Walter B. McCormick Jr. is leaving his post as president and CEO of American Trucking Associations to become president and CEO of the United States Telecom Assn

June 1, 2001 - Industry News

Economic News Offers Mixed Signals

Unemployment, construction and manufacturing numbers released today send mixed messages about how the economy is faring

Tags: Economy

June 1, 2001 - Industry News

New Pegasus Deal Aims at Quick Freight Payment

Pegasus TransTech of Tampa, Fla., is moving quickly to establish an end-to-end document processing system for the truckload sector

June 1, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins Restructures Heavy Truck Business

Cummins has dropped plans to develop a new engine platform and is cutting its workforce. The company announced that "the strategic elements of its market restructuring are in place and the company remains committed to the heavy-duty truck engine market."

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Iowa Fleet Sweetens Freightliner Financial Deal

A trucking company and a dealer in Iowa have teamed up to help drivers become owner-operators

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Weekend Closures Planned on Atlanta's I-285

A nearly 8-mile stretch of I-285 near Atlanta will be completely closed on weekends this summer and fall

Tags: Highways

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Livestock Haulers Busy in Montana

A drought that has Montana ranchers scrambling is providing plenty of loads for livestock haulers

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Atlas Holds First Sales Symposium

More than 150 Atlas Van Lines sales professionals came together in Atlas' home town of Evansville, Ind., recently for the company's first national sales symposium

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

MiraClean Partners with 76 Lubricants

MiraClean, maker of water-based cleaning solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with 76 Lubricants

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Isuzu to Cut Jobs

Japanese truck and car maker Isuzu Motors announced it would cut a fourth of its global work force after reporting a second straight year of losses

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Oregon House Passes Bill Upping Title Fees

A bill passed by the Oregon House of Representatives this week would raise the fee for getting a new vehicle title by nine-fold for heavy trucks

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Louisiana Could Get Toll Roads

The Louisiana House of Representatives passed a bill creating a statewide toll authority

Tags: Highways

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Reflective Tape Retrofit Deadline Today

Are your trailers properly equipped with reflective tape

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

BNSF Announces 48-hour Service From Chicago to California

The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company announced that it will offer a new "truck-competitive" intermodal service from Chicago to San Bernardino, Calif

Tags: Intermodal

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

CRST Launches Gold Pin Club

CRST International, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has launched its Gold Pin Club, which offers the company's independent contractors discount

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Agreement Breaks Deadlock on Woodrow Wilson Bridge

A deal has reportedly been reached that will give the Woodrow Wilson Bridge replacement project a much-needed push

Tags: Highways

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Web Site Offers Guide to Arkansas Road Work

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has unveiled a web site with information on this summer's extensive highway construction in the state

Tags: Highways

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Trash Truck Crackdown Delays Garbage Pickup

Pennsylvania's crackdown on trash trucks put so many trucks out of service that in some places, garbage was left on the side of the road

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Issues at Stake in New Senate

When Sen. Jim Jeffords of Vermont answered the call of his conscience, he turned politics in Washington, D.C., upside down. By changing his party affiliation from Republican to Independent, he gave the Democrats control of the

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins Adds ProMiles Fuel Tax Reporting to RoadRelay 4

Engine maker Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind., has introduced an interface for its dash-mounted, on-board computer to enable state fuel tax reporting

May 31, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo to Supply Engines to Navistar

Volvo and Navistar announced this morning that they have signed a letter of agreement for Volvo to supply engines to Navista

May 30, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo to Develop New 16-Liter Engine

Volvo announced it will invest $132 million to develop a new 16-liter engine to be used in trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial uses

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.

GotQuestions?

Lubricants

The expert, Mark Betner from CITGO, will answer your questions

View All

GotQuestions?

Suspension

The expert, Rence Oliphant from Hendrickson, will answer your questions

View All