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September 14, 2001 - Industry News

St. Ignace Show Goes On; Parade Dedicated To Victims

The Sixth Annual Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show in St. Ignace, Mich., will be held this weekend, Sept. 14-16, as planned

Tags: Events

September 14, 2001 - Industry News

Attacks Still Causing Highway Problems

Updated 12:30 EDT. Three days after a terrorist attack on New York City and Washington, D.C., stunned the nation, there are still areas where highway travel has been affected

Tags: Highways

September 14, 2001 - Industry News

PocketMail Offers New Mobile E-mail Device

PocketMail Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., has introduced the PocketMail Composer, the company's latest handheld e-mail device

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

$2.2 Million Settlement Calls For Stricter Safety Ops

An Oregon beverage company will beef up its safety operations as part of a $2.2 million settlement with the family of a girl killed in a hit-and-run accident

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

Audit: Nevada Needs More Truck Inspections

An audit says the Nevada Highway Patrol needs to do a better job of inspecting the state's trucks

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

OOIDA Suit Against Arctic Certified As Class Action

A U.S. District Court Judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association against Arctic Express is now a class action suit

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

TIP Buys Canadian Leasing Co.

Transport International Pool, Devon, Pa., has bought all the trailer assets and lease porftolio of Mississauga, Ont.-based Action Trailer Leasing

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

NTEA Postpones September Conferences

In the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attack, the National Truck Equipment Association has indefinitely postponed two conferences scheduled for this month

Tags: Events

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

Espar Parent Expands In Michigan

J. Eberspacher, parent of Espar Heater Systems, has broken ground on a new research and development technical center in Novi, Mich

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

Latest Highway Closing Information

The Pennsylvania Motor Truck Assn. reported the following highway information Thursday morning as roadways in the New York City area gradually re-open after Tuesday's terrorist attack on the World Trade Center towers

Tags: Highways

September 13, 2001 - Industry News

Expect Delays At U.S. Border Crossings

Commercial truck traffic at Canada's largest international land crossings is being delayed for hours as customs and immigration officers step up inspections following terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C

Tags: Highways

September 12, 2001 - Industry News

Little Change In Driver Pay

The National Survey of Driver Wages reports little change in rates per mile paid to drivers for the quarter reported in its August newsletter

September 12, 2001 - Industry News

Terrorist Attacks Could Spell Trouble For Economy

Just as trucking was beginning to see signs of hope that the economic slowdown was starting to reverse itself, economists are concerned that the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., could send the U.S. into a recession

Tags: Economy

September 12, 2001 - Industry News

Latest Road Closure Information In Northeast

A number of New York City area crossings are now open following the terrorist attack on the city's World Trade Center

Tags: Highways

September 12, 2001 - Industry News

HOS Exemptions Available for Emergency Drivers

Truck drivers providing emergency assistance to the New York City area may be exempt from federal hours-of-services rules

September 11, 2001 - Industry News

Roads Closed Following Trade Center Attack

According to the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Assn., the status of roads in the New York area following Tuesday's attack on the World Trade Center was as follows as of 7 p.m. EDT

Tags: Highways

September 11, 2001 - Industry News

Michelin Cutting Jobs

A downturn in the truck tire market has forced Michelin North America to cut 2,000 jobs, about 7 percent of its workforce

September 11, 2001 - Industry News

Owner-Operator Suit Against Rocor Fizzles

A nearly two-year lawsuit filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. and two owner-operators against Oklahoma City-based Rocor has come to naught

September 11, 2001 - Industry News

Malone Freight Lines Buys Texas Flatbed Company

Malone Freight Lines, Birmingham, Ala., has bought E.A. Holder Inc., a flatbed company headquartered in Kennedale, Texas

September 11, 2001 - Industry News

XM Satellite Radio Postpones Launch

XM Satellite Radio, based in Washington, D.C., has postponed today's scheduled launch of its commercial service due to the attacks on Washington and New York yesterday

September 10, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Size, Weight Bill Floated in House; ATA Objects

A group of U.S. Representatives are asking their colleagues to support a bill that would extend truck size and weight limits from the Interstate System to the entire National Highway System

September 10, 2001 - Industry News

It's Drive Safely Work Week

Distracted driving is a major contributor to crashes, and Drive Safely Work Week, Sept. 10-14, is asking employers to spread the word

September 10, 2001 - Industry News

I-80 Open Again In New Jersey

For the first time since a June truck crash, Interstate 80 westbound in Morris County, N.J., has all four lanes open again

Tags: Highways

September 10, 2001 - Industry News

Penn State Researchers Investigate Alternative Diesel Fuel

In the search for clean diesel fuels, dimethyl ether seems like a good choice. But mixing DME with diesel fuel to run these engines is more complicated than simply combining the two fuels, according to Penn State researchers

September 10, 2001 - Industry News

Speedway, Pilot Finalize Travel Center Joint Venture

Speedway SuperAmerica and Pilot Corp. officially finalized the transaction that formally creates Pilot Travel Centers LLC

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