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June 8, 2011 - Industry News

Illinois Attempts to Improve Truck Routing Information

Truck drivers who plot their routes with consumer GPS devices may be setting themselves up for a problem. Those systems are great for showing car drivers which way to turn, but they don't necessarily identify critical truck information, such as the height of a bridge or the weight limit on a county road

June 8, 2011 - Industry News

Toronto Traffic Fowled by Four-truck Pile Up

Commuters in the Toronto area had to endure a four-hour, mid-day closure of the westbound Queen Elizabeth Highway after an SUV driver made a panic stop in the center lane of the roadway to avoid hitting a duck

Tags: Highways

June 8, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Proposes Dropping Inspection Reports on Defect-Free Container Chassis

Drayage drivers would not have to fill out and file a vehicle inspection report for container chassis that have no apparent defects, according to a rules change proposed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

June 8, 2011 - Industry News

Inland Truck Parts Expands Use of Mitchell 1 On-Line Repair Programs

Inland Truck Parts has begun using Mitchell 1 on-line repair information programs at its two newest locations, in Olathe and Wichita, Kans

June 8, 2011 - Industry News

Transit Connect Electric Receives GSA Authorization for Government Orders

Azure Dynamics Corp. announced today that its Transit Connect Electric has received a GSA contract award allowing U.S. government agencies, affiliated companies and military installations to purchase the electric-drive compact van over the next four years.

June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Wingfoot Celebrates 10 Years of Tire Service and Support

On Saturday, June 4, Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems celebrated 10 years of providing tires and tire services at more than 180 commercial tire sales, service and retread facilities across the United States

June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Harassment by Men Discussed at White House Meeting by Women In Trucking Officers

Women In Trucking President/CEO Ellen Voie and Board Director, Jan Hamblin of J. J. Keller & Associates, recently visited the White House to discuss the problem of harassment in the male-dominated trucking industry

June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Pilot Opens New Travel Center in West Virginia

Pilot will soon open a new travel center with full amenities for professional drivers and the motoring public in Morgantown, W. Va., off Interstate 79 at exit 146

June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Old Dominion Opens New Container Drayage Facility in Alabama

Old Dominion Freight Line opened a new container drayage site to serve all ports and container yards in the Mobile, Alabama, area

June 7, 2011 - Industry News

GSC Logistics Acquires Seattle-Based Best Way Trucking

GSC Logistics, a third-party logistics provider, has expanded its presence into the Pacific Northwest by acquiring Best Way Trucking of Seattle, Wash

June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Diesel Continues Sliding; Crude Dips Below $100

The pump price of on-highway diesel continued to slide last week, dropping 8 cents nationally to $3.940 per gallon

Tags: Fuel and Oil

June 7, 2011 - Industry News

Bendix Assumes Exclusive Support of Brake Products As Roadranger Agreement Expires

Bendix Foundation Brakes are now exclusively supported by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems sales and service teams, following expiration of an agreement with the Roadranger organization

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

Net Orders for Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicles Remain Strong in May

A preliminary reading of net orders for heavy duty Class 8 commercial vehicles in North America fell from April's high water mark, but remained strong, according to ACT Research

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index Fell in April

The April Trucking Conditions Index from industry forecaster FTR fell to a reading of 7.57 from a March reading of 13.30

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Opens New Truck Care Center

Wingfoot Commercial Tire has continued its on-highway expansion by opening a truck care center in Matthews, Mo

June 6, 2011 - Industry News

XTRA Lease Birmingham Re-opens Following Tornado Damage

XTRA Lease said it re-opened its Birmingham, Ala., location on Monday, June 6, nearly six weeks after a tornado causes considerable damage and loss of life in the state.

June 5, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Shuts Down Sky Express, Inc.

An investigation following a fatal bus crash on May 31 has revealed that Sky Express, Inc. was operating and selling tickets under several different company names, including 108 Tours and 108 Bus.

June 5, 2011 - Industry News

Meritor Pledges $100,000 to The Henry Ford Education Pilot Program

Meritor Inc. is contributing $100,000 to The Henry Ford's Innovation Education Incubator, according to Chip McClure, chairman, CEO and president.

June 5, 2011 - Industry News

Oak Grove 70 Petro to Hold Jamboree

The Oak Grove 70 Petro, located at I-70 Exit 28 in Oak Grove, Missouri, will hold their 13th Annual Truckers Jamboree on June 10-11, rain or shine

June 3, 2011 - Industry News

FHWA Makes Hurricane Season Modeling Tool For Freight Movement

States will have greater access this season to a Federal Highway Administration's modeling tool that can help them prepare for freight traffic shifts resulting from major road closures after natural disasters

Tags: Highways

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Con-way to Contribute $100,000 to Joplin Disaster Relief Efforts

Con-way will be making a $100,000 charitable contribution to support disaster relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri, which was devastated by one of the most powerful tornados in recorded U.S. history

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Michigan Companies Back From the Brink Discuss Lessons Learned

At the Mackinac Policy Conference, Charles "Chip" McClure, chairman, CEO and president, Meritor, Inc.; Richard E. "Dick" Dauch, co-founder, chairman and CEO, American Axle & Manufacturing; and Michael E. Duggan, president and CEO, Detroit Medical Center, led a discussion titled "Improving Michigan's Economic Environment: Lessons from Business Leaders.

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Cargo Theft A Greater Concern Than Terrorism For Supply Chain Future

Cargo theft is a major concern for an overwhelming majority of supply chain professionals, far higher than terrorism, according to the annual supply chain survey by FreightWatch International, a global logistics security solutions provider

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

More Truck Parking Available, Under Construction In Missouri

Rest areas in Mineola, Mo., are being converted to a truck-only parking facility, and two welcome centers have opened along I-55 offering additional parking

Tags: Highways

June 2, 2011 - Industry News

Summer the Most Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

Summer's here and the time is right for putting away the phone while driving. On the day she graduated from college in May 2008, Jacy Good's car was struck by a tractor-trailer that had swerved to avoid a young driver who had run a red light while talking on his cell phone. Her parents were killed. She barely survived and lives with serious injuries

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