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November 15, 2001 - Industry News

Class Action Certified In Suits Against Mayflower

A District Court judge in Indiana has granted the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's request for two OOIDA lawsuits against a Missouri household goods carrier to be certified as class action lawsuits

November 15, 2001 - Industry News

Hazmat Trucks Could Be Limited During Olympics

Olympic officials may restrict hazardous material shipments from passing near Olympic venues during the Winter Games in Salt Lake City

Tags: Highways

November 15, 2001 - Industry News

Arctic Truckstop Open All Winter

The nation's northernmost truckstop will be serving truckers biscuits and gravy, eggs and hash browns all winter this year, and longer hours. Alaska's Coldfoot Truck Stop on the Dalton Highway is 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle and 240 miles south of Prudhoe Bay. Coldfoot is the only place to stop on a 470-mile stretch of the Dalton between the Hilltop Truck Stop just north of Fairbanks and Deadhorse

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

New Mexico To Double Safety Audits

New Mexico’s Motor Vehicle Division is increasing enforcement efforts at trucking companies and at MVD field offices

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Morgan Group, Cannon Express Report Losses

Two of the nation’s publicly held trucking companies reported losses in financial statements released on Wednesday

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

USFreightways Raises More Than $800,000 In Relief Funds

USFreightways and its employees have raised more than $830,000 to assist with relief efforts in New York and Washington, D.C., and provide scholarships for children of deceased members of the Armed Forces

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Eaton to Reduce Corporate Staff

Eaton Corp., Cleveland, plans to cut 10 percent of its corporate-level staff

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider Logists Improves SUMIT Software

Schneider Logistics, Green Bay, Wis., has released a new version of its proprietary SUMIT suite of supply chain management software

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

PeopleNet Offers Metro Service

PeopleNet Communications, Minneapolis, is launching PeopleNet Metro, a new division providing wireless fleet solutions for metropolitan-based delivery and service businesses

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Truckstop to Hold Blood Drive

Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, will hold its annual blood drive Nov. 27 from 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. as part of a nationwide blood drive by truckstops and travel plazas

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Maine Bill Would Require Snow And Ice Removal

A Maine state senator will submit a bill requiring truckers to remove snow and ice from their rigs

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Sirius Radio To Debut In Mid February

Sirius Satellite Radio plans to start rolling out service to customers early next year

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Rush Buys Oil/Gas Upfitter

Rush Enterprises, San Antonio, which operates the largest network of Peterbilt dealerships in North America, has bought an oil and gas up-fitting business, medium-duty truck accessory and up-fitting business in Oklahoma City

November 14, 2001 - Industry News

Retail Sales Skyrocket

Retail sales were much better than expected in October

Tags: Economy

November 13, 2001 - Industry News

LA Air Agency Encourages Idling Alternatives At Truckstops

Systems like this one from IdleAire could be appearing at Los Angeles area truckstops.

Truckstops in the Los Angeles area are being encouraged to install devices to help truckers stop idling their trucks

November 13, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth Merchandise Available Online

Kenworth's 2002 Merchandise Collection is now available online in time for the upcoming holiday season

November 13, 2001 - Industry News

Time Names XM A '2001 Invention of the Year'

Time magazine has named XM Satellite Radio one of the "2001 Inventions of the Year

November 13, 2001 - Industry News

Trism Removes Treasurer/Controller

Financially troubled Georgia carrier Trism announced that it has terminated the employment of treasurer/controller Gerald Hendren after it discovered that company assets had been overstated

November 13, 2001 - Industry News

Shippers Group Considers Bigger Voice For Carriers

The National Industrial Transportation League, an association for shippers, is considering giving higher status to carriers

November 13, 2001 - Industry News

Delphi Books $800 Million in Commercial Vehicle Business

Delphi, Troy, Mich., has signed contracts this year with several major commercial vehicle manufacturers worth about $800 millio

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

Congress Moves On Mexican Truck Issue

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have come up with a compromise on the issue of allowing Mexican trucks further access in the United States the first of next year

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

XM Radio Launches Nationwide

XM Satellite Radio has expanded its launch of the first U.S. digital satellite radio service nationwide

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

TMC 2002 Meeting To Offer Expanded Technical Program

"Racing Toward the Future" is the theme of the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2002 Annual Meeting and Transportation Equipment Exhibition, to be held March 5-8 at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla

Tags: Events

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Inspected At Bay Area Bridges

The California Highway Patrol is doing random searches of commercial trucks heading to bridges in the San Francisco area

November 12, 2001 - Industry News

Mack Workers Build Seven Trucks For NYC

About 3,000 United Auto Workers members at Mack Trucks donated 6,000 hours to build seven Mack chassis to be donated to New York City police and firefighters

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