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February 20, 2001 - Industry News

Feds Ask for Comments on Younger Driver Proposal

The federal government is moving ahead on the Truckload Carriers Assn.'s proposal to set up a pilot program to allow younger drivers behind the wheel of commercial trucks

February 20, 2001 - Industry News

Transportation.com Launches World Service

Transportation.com, the on-line logistics company, has gone international

February 20, 2001 - Industry News

UTA Looks for Solutions to Used Truck Glut

The Used Truck Association held a meeting with key used truck industry officials recently, looking for more ways to address the current oversupply of used trucks

February 20, 2001 - Industry News

Navistar Posts Loss, Shareholders Vote Against 'Poison Pill'

Navistar International shareholders want the company to remove a "poison pill" defense against hostile takeovers, following reports of a fourth-quarter loss of $35 million

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

NTE Goes Wireless

NTE, the web-based transportation exchange based in Downers Grove, Ill., plans to make its services available on wireless device

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Trimac Standardizes on TMW PowerSuite

Canada-based bulk carrier Trimac Corp. will deploy TMW System’s PowerSuite softwar

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Mexico's Dina in Financial Trouble

Mexican truck maker Dina is in financial trouble after Western Star canceled a contract for 9,000 medium-duty trucks last year

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers to Get Spots on PA Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike is building 10 new service plazas and re-dedicating the old ones to truckers

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February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Many Bridges Inadequate

An Associated Press analysis of federal statistics shows 29 percent of the nation's bridges are rated "deficient.

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February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Fort Worth Cracks Down on Illegal Truck Parking

Police in Fort Worth, Texas, are cracking down on trucks parked illegally

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Overnite to Appeal Again in Teamsters Case

Overnite Transportation said it will appeal Friday's ruling by a federal appeals court that Overnite unfairly hindered the union's attempt to organize the less-than-truckload carrier's workers

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

iCargo Fizzles Before Launch

Another Internet transportation marketplace has gone belly up

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Rally Against Border Opening

Truckers rallied in Ohio and Texas Friday, protesting President Bush's likely decision to allow Mexican trucks across the border

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Dana Spicer to Supply New International Medium-Duty Components

Dana Corp.'s Spicer Driveshaft and Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake Group have been chosen to supply Spicer Life driveshafts, Spicer steering shafts, Spicer steer axles, and Spicer drive axles as standard equipment on the International 4000 Series "high-performance" medium-duty truc

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth, Peterbilt To Drop Detroit Diesel

Detroit Diesel Series 60

The parent of truck makers Kenworth and Peterbilt has decided to stop offering Detroit Diesel engines later this year

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

A Safety Message Worth Sharing

People who misuse alcohol or uses illegal drugs not only put themselves at risk, they also put their families and co-workers at risk. Such people become less productive at work, but more importantly, are more likely

February 19, 2001 - Industry News

No Maryland Cell Phone Ban

A bill to ban the use of hand-held cellular phones while driving in Maryland has been killed

February 16, 2001 - Industry News

J.J.Keller Introduces Mileage Program

J.J.Keller & Associates of Neenah, Wis., has introduced KellerMILES, a mileage database

February 16, 2001 - Industry News

Canadian Truck Lender Has Eye on U.S.

A Canadian startup based in Calgary, Alberta, has begun financing truck and trailer purchases over the Internet at www.bigrigdirect.com

February 16, 2001 - Industry News

JobsInLogistics.com Puts Jobs on the Web

JobsInLogistics.com, based in Miami Beach, Fla., brings employers and job seekers together on the Internet at www.jobsinlogistics.com

February 16, 2001 - Industry News

Nuss Truck Group Expands as RDO Divests Truck Operations

Mack Trucks of Rochester, Minn., has acquired the assets of RDO Truck Center of Roseville, Minn., a franchised dealer for Mack and Volvo trucks, and renamed it Twin Cities Mack & Volvo Trucks

February 16, 2001 - Industry News

Fire Closes I-4 in Florida

A 10-mile section of I-4 in Florida was closed today because of a raging wildfire

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February 15, 2001 - Industry News

British Trucker Gets Five Years for Mobile Phone-Related Crash

A British truck driver faces five years in prison after killing a man in a crash caused by the distraction of using a mobile phone

February 15, 2001 - Industry News

South Carolina Bill Would Hike Fines for Speeding Truckers

A bill up for a vote in the South Carolina House of Representatives would increase the penalties for truckers caught over the speed limit

February 15, 2001 - Industry News

Yellow Freight System Sponsors Chemical Transportation Conference

Yellow Freight System recently co-sponsored the 6th Annual Transportation and Distribution Conference hosted by Chemical Week magazine

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