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March 27, 2002 - Industry News

Clean Air Standards Upheld

A five-year fight to establish tougher federal air quality rules is over. A federal appeals court has issued a ruling allowing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to put in place tougher air quality standards, including requiring state and local governments to impose tougher controls on smog-causing chemicals and microscopic soot, including that from diesel exhaust

March 27, 2002 - Industry News

Profit Tools Announces Custom Configurable Screens

Freight transportation software developer Profit Tools announced new custom configurable screen

March 27, 2002 - Industry News

Landstar Ligon, Albert Moving & Storage Win MTMC Quality Awards

Landstar Ligon and Albert Moving & Storage have received Quality Awards from the U.S. Military Traffic Management Command

March 27, 2002 - Industry News

Meridian IQ to Replace Transportation.com?

Yellow Corporation, Overland Park, Kan., has launched Meridian IQ, a non-asset, web-based source for global transportation management

March 27, 2002 - Industry News

Ozark To Install Integrated Decision Support Software

Ozark Motor Lines, Memphis, Tenn., has decided to install Expert Fuel, Out -of -Route Alert and Netgraf from Integrated Decision Support Corp. in Richardson, Texas

March 27, 2002 - Industry News

Tra-X-all Wireless Tracking Available

iNet-Blue Corp. announces the Tra-X-all Falcon, which it says is the lowest priced big footprint GPS wireless vehicle location product using an Internet browser interface

March 27, 2002 - Industry News

Sirius Accelerates National Launch Plans

Sirius Satellite Radio is expanding and accelerating its regional rollout plan for its satellite radio service

March 27, 2002 - Industry News

CVSA Offers Inspection Seminars

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is offering seminars to help you learn how to pass a CVSA inspection

March 26, 2002 - Industry News

Roadranger Literature Available on CD

Roadranger System information seekers can now order a CD set containing the most popular Roadranger product and service informatio

March 26, 2002 - Industry News

UK Study: Mobile Phones Worse Than Booze

A British study found that motorists talking on mobile phones while driving are more dangerous than drunk drivers

March 26, 2002 - Industry News

Bekins To Pay $2 Million In Double Billing Settlement

Indianapolis-based Bekins Van Lines has agreed to pay $2 million to settle charges that it double-billed military personnel

March 26, 2002 - Industry News

Shell Buying Pennzoil-Quaker State

Shell Oil Company is purchasing the nation’s largest independent lubricant company, a deal some predict will make Shell the leading global lubricant player

March 26, 2002 - Industry News

Study Names Best and Worst State DOTs

State transportation departments are getting mixed grades in a new study over how they do their job

March 26, 2002 - Industry News

Durable Goods Orders & Shipments Mixed, Consumer Confidence Rebounds

New orders for durable goods posted a solid gain in February, while shipments took a turn in the opposite direction and consumer confidence surged in March

Tags: Economy

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Freightliner Celebrates 60 Years

Freightliner kicked off its 60th anniversary celebration at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., last week with the display of two historic trucks

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Peterbilt, Kenworth To Increase Production

Kenworth and Peterbilt are increasing production at truck plants amid signs that the economy and truck buying are on the rebound

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Task Force to Explore Link Between Corrosion, De-Icers

Trucking industry executives attending the Technology and Maintenance Council's annual meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., earlier this month formed a task force to examine the growing problem of truck corrosion possibly caused by de-icing and dust control chemicals on roads

Tags: Corrosion, Technology & Maintenance Council

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Cannon Express Announces Cost Cutting Measures

Cannon Express, Springdale, Ark., has cut about 50 non-driver jobs - about a quarter of its non-driving workforce

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Globalstar, AeroAstro Developing Low-Cost Satellite System

Handheld satphone service provider Globalstar and AeroAstro, one of the world's leading providers of small satellites and related technology products, are developing a new, low cost data modem for remote sensing and asset tracking via satellite

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Aeris.net Microburst Wireless Messaging Now North America Wide

Aeris.net, which provides wireless telemetry messaging, announced its completion of North America-wide coverage with the addition of MicroBurst service in key NAFTA corridor markets - Dallas, San Antonio, and Oklahoma City

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Scania, Hino Team Up

Swedish truck maker Scania and Japan's Hino signed a strategic cooperation agreement they hope will help boost both companies' market share

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Fire Closes Holland Tunnel

New York City's Holland Tunnel may remain closed to Manhattan-bound drivers until the middle of the week following a fire

Tags: Highways

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Two Truckers Cited In Deadly Georgia Pileup

The two truckers in the front of the pack of Georgia's worst crash pileup in history have been fined thousands of dollars for violating hours of service violations

March 25, 2002 - Industry News

Delmar Learning Offers CDL Manual

Delmar Learning has announced the new release of "Pass the CDL Exam: Everything You Need to Know" by Van O'Neal and Alice Adams

March 24, 2002 - Industry News

Solar-Powered Trailer Tracking Debuts

An Indiana company has introduced a solar-powered trailer-tracking unit that requires no battery or connection to a truck’s electrical system

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