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May 17, 2012 - Industry News

NATO Event Likely to Cause Traffic Delays in Chicago This Weekend

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is hosting its 25th summit in Chicago this weekend, which will mean road closures and parking restrictions downtown as well as traffic delays and temporary road closures on major streets and Interstate highways

Tags: Highways

May 17, 2012 - Industry News

Berard Transportation, Emmert International Win SC&RA Hauling Awards

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association awarded the Hauling Job of the Year Awards to Berard Transportation, Loreauville, La., for a moving job and Emmert International, Clackamas, Ore., for both the Hauling over 160,000 Pounds category and the Hauling under 160,000 Pounds category.

May 17, 2012 - Industry News

Remy Signs Supply Agreement with Quantum

Remy International has agreed to supply its HVH250 motors to Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide

May 17, 2012 - Industry News

Shell CEO Expects Natural Gas Prices to Rise

Shell's chief executive told The Financial Times the company expects natural gas prices in the U.S., which are currently at 10-year lows, to double by 2015. In an interview, chief executive Peter Voser said Shell is using a price of $4 to $6 per million Btu for 2014-2015, up from the current $2.55

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 17, 2012 - Industry News

Raw Materials, Volatile Demand Hurt Supplier Outlook

The cost of raw materials, weak sales and increasing international competition are among the major concerns of heavy-duty suppliers, according to a quarterly "Supplier Barometer" survey conducted by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association

Tags: Economy

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

Freightliner, Westport Schedule Cross-Country Trips to Prove Viability of CNG

Freightliner Trucks and Westport Innovations have scheduled cross-country trips in compressed natural gas-powered trucks to prove the availability of the fuel out on the road.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

NPTC Honors Driver for Humanitarian Efforts

The National Private Truck Council awarded Kevin Weaver, a driver with the Upstate Niagara Cooperative who operates out of Buffalo, N.Y., with its Humanitarian Award during the group's Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition recently in Cincinnati

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

Court Papers: EPA Penalties Keep Navistar in Class 8 Business

Navistar cannot meet heavy-duty emission standards and is surviving in the Class 8 business because the Environmental Protection Agency is permitting it to pay nonconformance penalties, according to court documents filed by the company and the agency. Competing engine manufacturers have petitioned for review of EPA's action, arguing that the agency should not allow Navistar to pay the penalties without going through a formal comment process.

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

Nussbaum Announces Driver Pay Increase

Nussbaum Transportation, Normal, Ill., announced a 1-cent-per-mile pay increase for company drivers, effective June 3

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

DOT Orders BM&L Trucking to Shut Down

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered Alabama-based BM&L Trucking, affiliated company IDM Transportation Inc. and its owners to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

NHTSA Proposes Stability Control Mandate

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a first-ever federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on large commercial trucks and buses

May 16, 2012 - Industry News

NHTSA Unveils Proposed Stability Control Mandate

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today proposed a first-ever federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on large commercial trucks and buses

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

Alternative Fuels Mean Energy Independence, Say ACT Expo Speakers

Suppliers of alternative fuels and the equipment that burns them must cooperate to move America toward energy self-sufficiency and economic growth, says retired U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Clark

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

NPTC Inducts Four Drivers into Hall of Fame

Four truck drivers, who have together logged more than 14 million miles of safe driving in more than 140 years of service, were honored by the National Private Truck Council and inducted into the NPTC/Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions Driver Hall of Fam

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

Inland Truck Parts Stars in Fox Sports Network's "Motorhead Garage"

Sam Memmolo (left) and Dave Bowman host Motorhead Garage, which will feature Inland Truck Parts in an upcoming episode.

Inland Truck Parts' Kansas City store will be featured on Fox Sports Network's "Motorhead Garage" TV series in an upcoming "Big Rig" episode

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

YRC Freight Announces Driver Hiring Initiative

YRC Freight, a subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, plans to hire 200 over-the-road drivers in cities across the U.S.

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

Central Freight Denies Age Discrimination Following Lawsuit Settlement

After agreeing to pay $400,000 to eight former dockworkers to settle an age discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Central Freight Lines Inc. released a statement denying discrimination and saying the settlement was only to avoid the costs of further litigation

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

FMCSA Posts 2012-2016 Strategic Plan

The core of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's strategic plan for the next five years is to press ahead with rules and reforms it already has under way

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

ND DOT Adopts Federal Guidelines for Former Military Drivers

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is now allowing members of the military to apply commercial driving experience obtained while in the military to acquire a North Dakota CDL

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

Celadon Named Healthy Trucking Fleet

The first-ever Healthy Trucking Fleet of the Year award, a collaboration between FusionHealth and Navistar, was presented to Celadon Group at their headquarters in Indianapolis

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

Accuride Names VP to Head Imperial Group

Accuride Corp. named Greg Kern the new vice president of the company's Imperial Group business unit

May 15, 2012 - Industry News

FTR: Trucking Industry Seeing Relatively Good Recovery

The trucking industry, at least for the short term, is experiencing good recovery, according to FTR Associates Senior Consultant Noel Perry. The recovery has maybe a year and a half or two years to go, he said during FTR's "State of Freight" webinar

Tags: Economy

May 14, 2012 - Industry News

Fuel Prices Keep Falling, Greek Economy Affects Oil Prices

Diesel and gasoline prices dropped for the fifth straight week, but oil prices continue to fall due to concerns over Europe, particularly Greece's economy. Diesel fuel prices dropped by by an average of 5.3 cents to $4.004 a gallon, according the the Energy Information Administration's weekly fuel upsate. This is the lowest the average price of diesel has been since late February.

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 14, 2012 - Industry News

Virginia DMV "Troops to Trucks" Program Puts Veterans to Work

Through the new Troops to Trucks program, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is joining forces with the military and transportation-related businesses to put former servicemen and women and National Guard and Reserves members to work in the transportation industry

May 14, 2012 - Industry News

Horton Adds Two QuickShip Warehouse Locations

Horton has added warehouse locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Grand Prairie, Texas, to its QuickShip warehouse program. Including the two new locations, the program now integrates eight warehouses for one- or two-day delivery throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada

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