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February 12, 2002 - Industry News

Public Invited to Attend Meetings On I-10 Freight Corridor

Beginning today, a series of meetings are being held across the country to gather public input for how to handle freight traffic on Interstate 10

Tags: Highways

February 12, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Going High-Tech With Olympic Truck Inspections

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is using infrared technology to screen trucks and buses for potential problems with brakes, tires, and gears as these vehicles travel roads near the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City

February 12, 2002 - Industry News

Werner Declares Stock Split

Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises announced Tuesday its Board of Directors has declared a four for three split of the company's common stock in the form of a 33.3% stock dividend

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Salt Lake City Expecting Heavy Traffic Today

Tuesday may be the best day to avoid Salt Lake City if you can help it

Tags: Highways

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Maryland To Set Up Highway Watch Program

The Maryland Motor Truck Association board of directors has voted to participate in the national Highway Watch program, which is operated by the American Trucking Associations

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Kansas Governor Proposes Fuel Tax Hike

As Kansas legislators struggle to balance a shortfall of more than $500 million in the state budget, the governor's plan includes increases in fuel taxes and registration fees

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Selects Kroll For Background Checks

Kroll Background America announced Monday it has been selected by Ryder System to manage a comprehensive pre-employment screening program for all of Ryder's U.S. operations

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Court Blocks New Oklahoma Registration Rules

An Oklahoma district court has issued a temporary restraining order blocking new rules that would prohibit trucking companies from using third party agents to establish Oklahoma as their base state under the International Registration Plan

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Kentucky Considers License, Training Legislation

The Kentucky House of Representatives is considering two bills regarding commercial driver licensing

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

TruckersB2B Celebrates Second Anniversary

TruckersB2B is celebrating its second anniversary of providing value-added services and increased purchasing power to small and medium-sized fleets

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

Kenworth To Sponsor Alabama Concert at Mid-America

The band Alabama will once again perform at the 2002 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., next month, courtesy of Kenworth

Tags: Events

February 11, 2002 - Industry News

SmartShowers Available To Truckstops

SmartStop has launched the SmartShower system, which uses smart cards to automate the operation of shower rooms at truckstops, travel plazas and rest areas

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

California Numbering Exits

California is installing numbered exit signs based on mileage, finally coming in line with most other states

Tags: Highways

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

New Jersey Wants Trucking Company To Pay For Fiery Bridge Damage

The New Jersey Department of Transportation is going after a Jersey City trucking company to try to recoup more than $6 million in damages caused last summer by a fiery three-truck crash

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

Michigan Governor Wants To Hike Diesel Tax

Michigan Gov. John Engler wants to raise diesel fuel taxes 4 cents per gallon as part of the fiscal 2003 budget he proposed last week

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

Trism Changes Hands, Name

Trism, Kennesaw, Ga., has been sold to a Missouri banker who plans to operate the business under the old Tri-State Motor Transit name and move the company headquarters to Joplin, Mo

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

Volvo Sales Up, Profits Down

Despite higher sales, Volvo posted a fourth-quarter loss of 487 kroner ($46 million) in fourth quarter 2001,compared with a net profit of 1.19 billion kroner in fourth quarter 2000

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

Ryder Expects Slight Improvement This Year

The U.S. and global recession continue to impact Ryder System and its customers, but President and CEO Gregory Swienton says they expect modest growth and improved profit margins this year

February 8, 2002 - Industry News

P.A.M Transportation Reports Increased Income

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Tontitown, Ark., finished up 2001 with a 10% increase in revenues and a 15% increase in earnings per shar

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

Container Tracking Goes Commercial

Two Swedish companies, All Set Marine and All Set Tracking, are set to market a commercial freight container tracking technology called ALLTrack

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

HD America Institutes FleetCross

Heavy Duty parts distributor HD America, Earth City, Mo., has installed the FleetCross Electronic Reference System at all of its more than 400 locations

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

NTE Teams With Novopoint

Web-based transportation exchange NTE has teamed with Novopoint, another web-based company, to supply logistics services to the consumer packaged goods industry

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

PeopleNet Signs 700th Fleet Customer

PeopleNet Communications, Minneapolis, announced that is has completed system installation for its 700th fleet customer

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

Owner-Operators Not Included in Oklahoma Registration Changes

Owner-operators who claim Oklahoma as their base registration plate are not included in the state’s new rules relating to established place of business requirements

February 7, 2002 - Industry News

Lawmakers Move To Restore Bush Highway Funding Cuts

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have been quick to attack President Bush’s proposed budget for the 2003 fiscal year, vowing to restore funding for highway projects cut by the administration

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