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August 6, 2002 - Industry News

Trucker Wins Award for Book About Road Rage

Joel Shorey, a driver for Smithway Motor Xpress, Fort Dodge, Iowa, recently received an award from the Colorado Independent Publisher's Association for his book, "Bullies Behind The Wheel: How Your Reactions to Aggressive Drivers Can Cause Road Rage or Prevent It.

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

PacLease Names Franchise Of The Year

PacLease franchise Cooper Leasing has been named Paccar Leasing Company’s North American Franchise of the Year

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Executive Council Honors Canary, Names Chairman

The Trucking Assn. Executives Council last week honored American Trucking Associations President and CEO William Canary and named a new national chairman

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel Responds To ‘Mischaracterizations’ About 2002 Series 60

Detroit Diesel Monday released a statement saying recent reports in the press about the Oct. 1 emissions standards have “mischaracterized” the company’s readiness to meet the new regulations

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

EPA Approves Engine Penalties

The Bush administration Friday officially approved tough penalties for diesel engine makers who do not meet the new emissions regulations that go into effect Oct. 1. The penalties, which run as high as over $12,000 per engine made after Oct. 1 that violates the news standards, are much higher than expected when engine makers signed consent decrees pulling forward the new emissions standards to this October

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Catch4 Launches MODUS Truckload Solution

Catch4 Technologies, Lakewood, Colo., has launched a fleet management solution called MODUS designed for truckload fleets from five to 500 vehicles

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Three Stars & Stripes Truck Beauty Contests Planned For 2003

Truckers will be able to compete for cash, prizes and high honors next year in a triple-header of truck beauty competitions expected to draw more than 125,000 people

Tags: Events

August 5, 2002 - Industry News

Manufacturing Slows, Overall Economic Growth Still Predicted

Two of the latest economic reports show a slowdown of manufacturing activity, but growth in the economy should be sustainable for the year

Tags: Economy

August 1, 2002 - Industry News

EPA to Congress: Engine Deadline Will Stand

The Bush administration is adamant that it will not push back the October deadline for cleaner diesel engines

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

I-19 Likely To Expand In Arizona

With traffic expected to double and triple along parts of I-19 in Arizona, the state Department of Transportation is making plans to expand the freeway over the next 30 years

Tags: Highways

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

TMC Moves to Set EDI Parts Buying Standards

The ATA’s Technology and Maintenance Council is moving to establish standards for the use of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) in the parts order process

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

Arsenault Releases New Version Of Maintenance Software

Arsenault Associates has announced the release of version 3.3 of its Dossier32 fleet maintenance management software

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

Overnite Ordered To Reinstate Fired Workers

The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Overnite Transportation to reinstate and pay lost wages plus interest to eight Overnite workers who were fired at the company's Memphis terminal

July 31, 2002 - Industry News

GDP Slows During Second Quarter

The American economy lost steam in the second quarter of the year, and there’s new evidence last year’s recession was worse than first thought

Tags: Economy

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Installs Phone Alert Message System

A comprehensive Internet and wireless telephone alert system is being installed by the Detroit-Windsor Tunne

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Inland Kenworth Opens New Tucson Dealership

Inland Kenworth has opened a new, state-of-the-art facility in Tucson, Ariz

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Inter Control Offers New Vehicle Information Management System

Inter Control Inc., Burlington, Vt., has introduced its new Vehicle Information Management System, VIMS, which provides remote service diagnostics and prognostics to automatic vehicle location systems

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

ATA Files Brief Supporting DOT In NAFTA Suit

The American Trucking Associations is seeking permission to file a friend of the court brief supporting the Department of Transportation in a lawsuit challenging the DOT’s final Mexican border crossing rules

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

USF Reddaway Opens Two New Terminals

USF Reddaway, the Oregon-based operating company of USFreightways recently opened two spacious new terminals to better serve the Pacific Northwest region

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Illinois Tollway Looks At Smaller Toll Increases

The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, after getting a toll hike increase slapped down earlier this year, is looking at borrowing money to help delay or phase in toll increases

Tags: Highways

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Superload Cargoes Could Be Allowed On WV Turnpike

West Virginia is studying whether bridges on the state Turnpike can handle heavy haul permitted loads up to 380,000 pounds

Tags: Highways

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Exhaust Linked To Heart Attacks

Particulates in car and truck exhaust can bring on heart attacks in people with heart disease

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

FMCSA Tightens CDL Rules

Starting Sept. 30, new commercial driver’s license provisions will go into effect, including stiffer penalties for violations. Rules published in the Federal Register Wednesday include a long list of CDL changes

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Driving While Distracted

There’s been a lot of attention paid recently to the dangers of being distracted by cell phone conversations behind the wheel of a moving car. But how about putting on makeup? Brushing teeth? Watching a portable television set? Reading the paper? Putting on pantyhose? Doing things usually saved for the bedroom – or at least the back seat

July 30, 2002 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Plunges

Amid growing concerns about the stock market and corporate scandals, consumer confidence took a dive in July to its lowest level in five months

Tags: Economy

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