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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Bush Temporarily Delays Clean Diesel Rule

Within hours after taking office, President George W. Bush managed to raise the ire of environmentalists with an executive order that temporarily stalls some new regulations, including new diesel emissions rule

January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Cuts 75 Jobs

The economic slowdown has prompted Yellow Freight System to permanently lay off some 75 salaried jobs in additional to seasonal reductions of drivers and dock workers

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Jevic Offers Haz-Mat Training

Jevic Transportation is now offering advanced educational programs and support for customers that handle hazardous materials

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

New Penn Upgrades Web Site

LTL carrier New Penn Motor Express of Lebanon, Pa., has announced several enhancements to its web site, www.newpenn.com.

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Viking Launches Web Services

FedEx subsidiary Viking Freight, San Jose, Calif., has launched a web site called iShipViking.com,

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

West Virginia To Crack Down On Overweight Trucks

A new administration in West Virginia means a new emphasis on enforcement of truck weights

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Houston Bridge to be Closed for Repairs

The Loop 610 bridge across the Houston Ship Channel will be closed for repairs from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Longer Rest Area Hours Possible in S.D.

A bill in the South Dakota Legislature would extend the hours truckers can stop at the state's rest areas

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January 23, 2001 - Industry News

Petri Likely to Chair Highway Subcommittee

It appears likely that Rep. Thomas Petri (R-Wis.) will keep his leadership chair on the House subcommittee that governs highway policy

January 22, 2001 - Industry News

Missouri Bills Target Truckers

Two bills introduced by Missouri state lawmakers target truckers with split speed limits and increased fees and taxes

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

Expect Six Months of Construction on I-94 Near Milwaukee

A 12-mile stretch of Interstate 94 in Wisconsin will have one lane closed in each direction for construction between April 1 and Labor Day

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

Venezia Transport Recognizes 96 Drivers

Venezia Transport, Limerick, Pa., has named 96 drivers as winners of its second annual Emerald Club Awards

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

Great Dane Building Canadian Plant

Great Dane recently held the official sod-turning ceremony for its new plant in Quinte West, Ontario, Canada

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

Freightliner to Sponsor Creedence Clearwater Revisited at MATS

Freightliner Trucks is sponsoring Creedence Clearwater Revisite

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

OSHA Revises Recordkeeping Rules

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued revised recordkeeping rules it says will simplify and improve the system employers us

January 22, 2001 - Industry News

Haldex Forms Single North American Sales Unit

The Haldex Brake Systems division of the Haldex Group has reorganized its sales organization

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

CarrierPoint Debuts DockMaster

Atlanta-based CarrierPoint, an Internet logistics company, has introduced DockMaster, a web-based dock-scheduling tool

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

BestTransport.com Introduces Customer Pickup Feature

BestTransport.com of Columbus, Ohio, has introduced a customer pick-up feature to its web-based suite of transportation management product

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

Intrenet Files for Chapter 11

Flatbed carrier Intrenet Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

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January 22, 2001 - Industry News

DieselEngineTrader Offers Worldwide Engine Marketplace

DieselEngineTrader, based in Glasgow, Scotland, offers exactly what its name implies: diesel engines on the Internet

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January 21, 2001 - Industry News

Inspector General: Safety Program Still Needs Improvements

The Department of Transportation’s truck safety program is getting better but still has a way to go, says the DOT Inspector General in a critique to be released today. The agency that runs the program, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, needs to speed up its rulemaking machinery

January 21, 2001 - Industry News

Truckinginfo.com Launches Redesign

Welcome to the new and improved Truckinginfo.com, with easier navigation and better search functions

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January 21, 2001 - Industry News

ND Truckers Not Happy About Possible Fee Increase

North Dakota truckers, already struggling to stay afloat among record high fuel prices, have mixed feelings about a proposed vehicle registration fee increase

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January 21, 2001 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Considers Buying Voice Recognition Company

DaimlerChrysler is looking into buying part of the company whose voice-recognition software is used in trucking subsidiary Freightliner's new Truck Productivity Computer

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January 21, 2001 - Industry News

EU Diesel Tax Breaks in Limbo

The European Union has yet to find a compromise on the future of tax breaks on diesel fue

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