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January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Enhanced Version of Prophesy Mileage & Routing Now Available

Prophesy Transportation Solutions announced a key update of its cartographic database, which supplies routing information for Prophesy Mileage & Routing software

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Senators Push For New Ergonomics Rules

Five senators want Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to begin a new rulemaking on workplace ergonomics

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Autocar Expands Xpeditor Dealer Network

Autocar LLC has added eight new dealers to its dealer network in the western United States to sell the low-cabover Xpeditor trucks

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

Arkansas Best Reports Smaller Profits For 2001

Fort Smith, Ark.-based Arkansas Best Corp. generated solid financial results during what has been a very challenging year, although profits were down considerably from the year before

January 22, 2002 - Industry News

U.S Economy Headed Toward Recovery, Says Group

The U.S. economy may be closer to seeing the end of the recession. On Tuesday morning The Conference Board reported its index of Leading Economic Indicators in December posted its biggest gain since February 1996 to 111.4

Tags: Economy

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

Missouri May Get PrePass

Missouri officials and PrePass are reportedly close to finalizing a deal to install PrePass pre-clearance systems at Missouri weigh stations

Tags: Highways

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

International Cutting More Jobs In March

International Truck and Engine Corp. plans to cut more than 500 jobs at its Springfield, Ohio, plants in March

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

Trucker Lanes Proposed For I-81 In Virginia

A proposal to widen I-81 in Virginia would add four truck-only toll lanes

Tags: Highways

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

New Training Centers Use High-Tech Simulators

GE Capital I-Sim has opened two new Driver Development Service Centers

January 21, 2002 - Industry News

HammerLane Offers Hammer2

HammerLane Software Systems, West Linn, Ore., has released its Hammer2 software for owner-operators and small fleets

January 19, 2002 - Industry News

Volvo Responds To NHTSA Investigation

Volvo Trucks says it welcomes an investigation by federal safety officials over alleged safety defects of its trucks. On Friday the company released a statement in response to an investigation begun by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administratio

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

Trucks Banned From New Jersey Tunnel

A new Route 29 tunnel scheduled to open next month in Trenton, N.J., will not be an option for trucks

Tags: Highways

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

California Governor Wants To Up Truck Inspections

California Gov. Gray Davis' proposed budget calls for adding 150 more California Highway Patrol officers to truck inspection stations around the state, making them all permanently round-the-clock operations

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

WV Bill Would Allow Truck Weight Enforcers To Pack Guns

A bill under consideration in the West Virginia Senate would allow officers who enforce truck weight limits in the state to carry handguns

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

Seminar To Address Security, Driver Screening Issues

A seminar to be held in five cities during April, May and June will cover issues related to security and driver screening in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

ExxonMobil Launches On-Line Fleet Management Program

ExxonMobil Fleet Online is a new product that lets existing ExxonMobil Fleet accounts view transaction details, run queries, and perform account maintenance via the Internet

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

I-24 Work Ahead Of Schedule In Nashville

Additional lanes are new open in both directions on I-24 in the Nashville area, months ahead of schedule

Tags: Highways

January 18, 2002 - Industry News

P.A.M. Buying New Jersey Company

P.A.M. Transportation Services, Tontitown, Ark., plans to acquire East Coast Transport of Paulsboro, N.J

January 17, 2002 - Industry News

Teamster Port Organizer Charged With Embezzlement

A Teamsters union leader who is also director of the union's port driver organizing efforts has been charged with embezzlement

January 17, 2002 - Industry News

NHTSA Opens Investigations Into Alleged Volvo Problems

Updated 4:30p.m., Eastern--The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun an investigation of several reported defects in Volvo trucks. These investigations come in response to a petition submitted last year by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association alleging mechanical problems with more than 500 Volvo trucks

January 17, 2002 - Industry News

Texas Enforcing Radar Detector Regulations

The Texas Department of Public Safety is giving its License and Weight troopers devices that detect trucks that are illegally using radar detectors

January 17, 2002 - Industry News

Haldex Completes Purchases

The Haldex Group has finalized the acquisition of the Anchorlok air brake actuator and Neway suspension control valve businesses from the Holland Group of Holland, Mich

January 17, 2002 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Moves Most Bus Operations Out Of Freightliner

DaimlerChrysler is continuing with its reorganization, removing most of its bus making operations from under the Freightliner banner

January 17, 2002 - Industry News

Bush Meets With Teamsters About ANWR Energy Plan

President George W. Bush on Thursday addressed a meeting of union presidents at the Teamsters Washington, D.C., headquarters to show his support for a comprehensive energy package, including petroleum exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

January 17, 2002 - Industry News

Home Starts Down For December, Up For Year

Construction of new homes fell in December, but final numbers for 2001 posted a solid gain

Tags: Economy

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