August 24, 2001 - Industry News
In an about-face from the previous election, Teamsters President James P. Hoffa says he will debate challenger Tom Leedham in the race for the top spot in the union
At a time when container imports from Asia should be moving into peak season, West Coast ports describe July's volume as disappointing, according to Journal of Commerce.
Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo., has added Proof of Delivery to its web site at www.primeinc.com.
Work on U.S. Hwy. 45 in Milwaukee is scheduled by be completed by the end of the week
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is under way, Aug. 25-Sept. 1.
The theme for the week, sponsored by the American Trucking Associations, is "Drivers Deliver Safely.
A clean air agency can ban government agencies from using diesel-powered vehicles, according to a federal judge
Nebraska's Department of Roads says cities and counties may not have the authority to ban loud engine compression brakes on trucks on Interstates
The National Labor Relations Board has ordered less-than-truckload carrier Overnite Transportation to begin contract negotiations with Teamsters at seven more of the company's terminals
One of the oldest nameplates in trucking has a new lease on life. Bob Enright, the newly-appointed president of Autocar LLC, predicts big things for the make
Orders for durable goods continue to disappoint, but shipments and new home sales are looking good
August 23, 2001 - Industry News
Maryland plans to double tolls on the Susquehanna and Potomac River Crossings and cut back on discounts for commercial vehicles
Highway 395 between Ukia Junction and Dale, Ore., is now open to single-lane traffic after being closed for a week because of wildfires
A Mississippi company, its owner and two employees have been indicted on nine counts of violating federal water pollution and hazardous waste regulations
San Antonio-based Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of Peterbilt dealerships in North America, has bought El Paso Great Basin Trucks
A new service is offering safety courses via streaming video on the Internet
August 22, 2001 - Industry News
Truckload software provider Innovative Computing Corp., Oklahoma City, announced it has signed up nine new trucking company customers for IES Access
The Hazardous Materials Advisory Council will examine the theme "Managing Hazmat Compliance: Fact or Fiction" during its annual conference and exhibition Nov. 7-9 in New Orleans
The Georgia Motor Trucking Assn. has scheduled its annual George Fleet Expo for Oct. 24 at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, south of Atlanta
Oregon has opened a new single lane detour next to the Coles Bridge on Hwy. 26, near John Day
Improperly tightened lug nuts are suspected in a fatal Colorado accident where a tire came off a tractor-trailer and killed a ma
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has given the public another 30 days to comment on whether or not positive drug tests should be included in state driving records
Roadway Corp., Akron, Ohio, is buying Arnold Industries of Lebanon, Pa., for $475 million
Trism is getting out of the specialized/heavy haul business, announcing today that it is closing its Specialized Division immediately
Logistics software provider Microanalytics, Arlington, Va., announced that the Chicago Tribune has chosen its TruckStops routing and scheduling softwar
August 21, 2001 - Industry News
As New Jersey's E-ZPass electronic toll system nears its first anniversary, it is the target of much criticism
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