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November 4, 2001 - Industry News

Smithway, Swift Report Financials

Smithway Motor Xpress and Swift Transportation reported their third quarter earnings last week

November 2, 2001 - Industry News

West Coast Bridges May Be Terrorist Target

Terrorists may be targeting suspension bridges on the West Coast. The FBI alerted law enforcement agencies in eight Western states late Thursday after California Gov. Gray Davis said law enforcement officials had "credible evidence" that four California bridges, including the Golden Gate, may be the target of an attack

Tags: Highways

November 2, 2001 - Industry News

Oshkosh Sales, Income Up For Year

Oshkosh Truck Corp. reported both sales and income were up for the year, despite the slowdown in the economy

November 1, 2001 - Industry News

New DOT Physical Forms Required

On Nov. 6, new forms for DOT physicals will be required

November 1, 2001 - Industry News

Flying J Revamps Menu

Flying J restaurants have announced their first major menu change in five years, featuring a number of healthier options while keeping heartier traditional favorites

November 1, 2001 - Industry News

White House Stays Course On Mexican Trucks

Despite increased security concerns at U.S. borders in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Bush Administration hasn't changed its mind about opening the border to Mexican trucks

November 1, 2001 - Industry News

Overweight Coal Trucks Plague West Virginia

A coal truck involved in an accident in West Virginia last week was found to be nearly twice the legal weight limit - and officials say that's nothing unusual

November 1, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins Cuts Pay

The latest truck-related manufacturer to cut back on worker costs is Cummins

November 1, 2001 - Industry News

New Fuel Management System Uses Wireless RF Technology

A new wireless fuel management system gives fleet managers a new tool to combat mistakes, waste, and fraud at company fuel pumps

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

GDP Posts Biggest Drop Since 1991

The American economy is on the edge of officially being in a recession. On Wednesday the U.S. Commerce Department released news that the Gross Domestic Product through the third quarter of the year contracted at an annual rate of 0.4%

Tags: Economy

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Britain Struggles With Trucker Work Rules

The United States isn't the only place where truck driver hours of service changes are controversial. In England, the trucking industry is lobbying against some restrictive new European Union rules

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Free Online Seminars On Logistics Product

CAPS Logistics is offering a two-part series of free online seminars on Momentum, its new integrated logistics solution

Tags: Events

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Wireless Security Systems Help Prevent Cargo Theft

The addition of satellite technology has made Bulldog Technologies' Road B.O.S.S. wireless cargo security system even better

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

NHTSA Announces Truck Recalls

Internationals with brake light problems and Kenworths with brake drag problems are in the latest truck recall listings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Autocar Launches Dealer Network

Autocar LLC has created a dealer network for the Xpeditor line it bought from Volvo earlier this year, along with the Autocar name

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Peterbilt Names Dealer Of The Year

Peterbilt Motors named Peterbilt Trucks Pacific, Surrey, British Columbia, and owners Don and Terry Pasiuk its North American Dealer of the Year

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Challenge Bibendum Showcases Clean, Efficient Cars And Trucks

The whimsical mixed with the practical at this year's Michelin Challenge Bibendum, a display of vehicles using alternate fuels and other forms of propulsion, and held in late October on the West Coast. Michelin, the French manufacturer

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Equilon, Motiva Partner With Flying J to Develop Travel Plazas

Flying J has signed an agreement with Equilon and Motiva to develop a network of co-branded travel plazas catering to a broader clientele

October 31, 2001 - Industry News

Officials Move to Clear HazMat Licensing Logjam

A new security law that requires background checks on hazardous materials drivers is creating headaches for state licensing agencies – but officials are moving quickly to unclog the system

October 30, 2001 - Industry News

Consumer Confidence Takes A Nosedive

Consumer confidence has been counted on as being a key element to keep the U.S. economy from heading further south, but now it appears to be eroding, too

Tags: Economy

October 30, 2001 - Industry News

Bordentown, N.J.: October 1, 2001

Located about 90 miles from Ground Zero, the Bordentown Petro in Bordentown, N.J., is a major stopping-off point for truck traffic moving up and down the East Coast. On Sept. 11 this facility found itself at

October 30, 2001 - Industry News

Changes On Way At Canadian Border

Canada is making changes in the way it handles commercial goods entering the country from the United States

October 30, 2001 - Industry News

Mineta Talks To ATA Members About Security

Trucks are "the engines of the economy," and increased security is necessary to keep them from becoming "engines of destruction." That was the message from Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Minet

October 30, 2001 - Industry News

ALK Introduces In-Cab Routing For Drivers

ALK Technologies has introduced an in-cab navigation system designed specifically for truck drivers and owner-operators

October 30, 2001 - Industry News

TransCore Launches Asset and Yard Management Products

TransCore introduced SmartYard, a system for integrating yard and dock management, and SmartWatch, a system for tracking rolling assets, as extensions of its Amtech wireless asset tracking technology

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