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December 22, 2011 - Industry News

Happy Holidays

There will be no news on Truckinginfo.com Monday, Dec. 26, due to the Christmas holiday

Tags: Events

December 22, 2011 - Industry News

Happy Holidays!

Other than Oliver Patton's analysis of the new hours of service rule, there will be no news on Truckinginfo today due to the Christmas holiday

Tags: Events

December 22, 2011 - Industry News

New Hours Rule Likely Headed Back to Court

There's a good chance the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new hours of service rule is going back to court. Just hours after the new rule was released, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety indicated that it may resume its challenge of the 11-hour limit on driving

December 22, 2011 - Industry News

Final HOS Rule Retains 11-Hour Driving Limit

The long-awaited final rule on revised hours of service has been released, keeping the current 11-hour daily driving limit but cutting by 12 hours the maximum number of hours a truck driver can work within a week

December 22, 2011 - Industry News

Fresh Healthy Cafe Open at California TA

TravelCenters of America has opened a Fresh Healthy Cafe at TA Livingston, located at SR 99, Exit 203 - Winton Parkway, in Livingston, Calif

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Clean Ports Bill Introduced in Senate

A bill that would give ports more authority over drayage operations has been introduced in the Senate. Among other things, the bill would clear the way for ports to ban owner-operators and require all drivers to be employees of companies.

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Adds High-Tech Laundry Facilities

TravelCenters of America is replacing all the washers and dryers in its 190 laundry rooms at company-owned locations by the end of March 2012

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

California Reminds Truck Owners of Jan. 1 Clean Air Deadline

The California Air Resources Board is reminding owners of heavier diesel trucks and buses that new emission reducing regulations go into effect Jan. 1, 2012, and many businesses may need to report compliance online

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Small Georgia Fleet Owner Indicted for Violating OOS, Chameleon Carrier Charge

A man who apparently reincarnated an out-of-service trucking company -- and allegedly kept operating after the chameleon company also was put out of service -- has been indicted on federal charges

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Lexis-Nexis Report Highlights Potential Problem Areas in Driver Safety and Screening

A new study finds commercial driver applications with incomplete or inaccurate information increased 20% in 2011, pointing to an area fleets can target to improve safety and compliance

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Kenworth of Buffalo Opens Full-Service Facility in Albany Area

Kenworth of Buffalo has opened a full-service facility for the Albany area in Colonie, N.Y., that is easily accessible from the U.S. Interstate 87 and 90 interchange

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Holiday Season Prime Time for Cargo Theft

Cargo thieves don't take time off during the holidays -- in fact, they may turn to more aggressive methods, say freight security experts

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Containerized Exports Drop

U.S. containerized exports dropped 3% year-over-year in October after a strong third quarter, an abrupt brake that included the first decline in motor vehicle exports in more than a year, reported The Journal of Commerce/PIERS

Tags: Intermodal

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Kenworth Offers $1,000 Rebate To OOIDA Members

Kenworth is extending its $1,000 rebate program with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association through 2012

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Edged 0.3% Higher in November

Truck tonnage rose 0.3% in November after rising a revised 0.4% in October, according to the American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index

Tags: Economy

December 21, 2011 - Industry News

Hours of Service Rule Could be Published as Soon as Tomorrow

The revised hours of service rule has been cleared by the White House Office of Management and Budget, and is expected to be released soon, perhaps tomorrow

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Research Could Lead to Fewer Accident-Prone Intersections

The difference between an intersection controlled by flashing lights and one controlled by a stop sign can play a big role in accident prevention, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin

Tags: Highways

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Poll Finds 77 Percent of Americans Oppose Raising the Gas Tax

A majority of Americans believe new transportation projects should be paid for with user-fees instead of tax increases, according to a new national Reason-Rupe poll of 1,200 adults on cell phones and land lines

Tags: Highways

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Class 8 Demand Remains Favorable Despite Dip in November Orders

After rising to their third highest net order volume of the year in October, Class 8 orders fell below trend in November, falling to their second lowest volume in 2011

Tags: Economy

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Bendix Celebrates 1 Million ABS-6 Brake Systems

The Bendix ABS-6 family includes ABS, Automatic Traction Control, and Full-Stability Systems Class 6, 7, and 8 air-brake tractor-trailers, trucks, motorcoaches, and specialty heavy-duty vehicles

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Peterson Releases 2012 Master Catalog

Peterson Manufacturing's Master Catalog for 2012 is on its way to customers brimming with Solutions On The Move -- over 276 pages of vehicle safety lighting products and accessories

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Idle Free Expands Operations, Sales Teams

Idle Free Inc. has appointed two new people to its management team. Greg Hansen was named director of operations and will manage supply chain and production. And Jason Hufford is the new Central Region Sales Director

December 20, 2011 - Industry News

Kenworth of Pennsylvania Opens Full-Service Facility in Dunmore

The new 30,000 square-foot full-service facility is located on 11 acres at 109 Keystone Industrial Park in Dunmore

December 19, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Down Nearly 7 Cents to Lowest Price in Two Months

The national average price for a gallon of diesel fuel has dropped 6.6 cents over the past week, according to the Department of Energy

Tags: Fuel and Oil

December 19, 2011 - Industry News

Moving Industry's Best, Safest Operators and Fleets Announced

The nation's top van operators and safest company fleets in the U.S. moving industry during 2011 have been selected for annual honors by the American Moving & Storage Association

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