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January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Canadian Trucking Chief Calls for End to War on Trucks in Urban Planning

"It is incredible that so many urban communities that are wholly dependent upon trucking to deliver the consumer goods and necessities of life can be so decidedly anti-truck." So said David Bradley, the president and CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Bill Would Make Larger Truck Pilot Program Permanent

U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) announced they will introduce a bill making permanent a now-expired federal pilot program allowing heavier trucks to use the Interstate system in Maine and Vermont

Tags: Highways

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

TravelCenters of America Upgrades Driver Lounges

TravelCenters of America has upgraded its driver lounges and will no longer allow smoking in the lounges

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Yokohama Plans for Strong Commercial Tire Market in 2011

The commercial truck tire market rebounded strongly in 2010, and Yokohama is planning several new announcements this year

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Celadon Group Reports Second Fiscal Quarter Financial Results

Celadon Group, Indianapolis, reported its financial and operating results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2010, the second fiscal quarter of the company's fiscal year ending June 30, 2011

January 25, 2011 - Industry News

Cummins Selling Exhaust Business to Global Tube

Cummins has entered into an agreement to sell its exhaust business to Global Tube so Cummins Emission Solutions can put a greater emphasis on products that are critical to its growth strategy, such as diesel particulate filters and selective catalytic reduction systems

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

Spot Freight Up Year-over-Year in December; Reefer Rates Down

In December 2010, TransCore's market research shows a 55 percent increase in spot market freight availability, compared to December '09. Freight volume for each of the last six months has surpassed the highest level since 2005, a peak year for spot market volume

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

Moving Association Honors Safe Fleets, Drivers

The nation's top moving van operators and safest company fleets have been honored by the American Moving & Storage Association

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

Fuel Prices Up Again This Week

Diesel prices rose again this week for the eighth week in a row, to a national average of $3.43 per gallon, according to weekly figures from the U.S. Department of Energy. That's the highest level since Oct. 27, 2008

Tags: Fuel and Oil

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

CARB Touts Results of Diesel Cleanup

A broad range of projects targeting freight transport, funded by state bond money and administered by the California Air Resources Board and air districts, has slashed emissions along trade corridors and near ports, cutting pollution from trucks, trains and ships

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

ATRI Suggests Alternative Approach to Safety Compliance

Onboard electronic recorders to track driver logs are among the technology and techniques that could be used for an Alternative Compliance program.

A trucking industry research group has put together a concept for how carriers might improve their safety performance without following traditional compliance requirements

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

HDRG Names Camerota Truck Parts the 2011 Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year

The Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group of the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association awarded Camerota Truck Parts, Enfield, Conn., its Mike Hill Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year Award

January 23, 2011 - Industry News

U.S. Xpress Founders Look Back, Forward During 25th Anniversary Event

U.S. Xpress Enterprises celebrated the 25th anniversary of its first load of freight Friday - but its co-chairmen said it would be very difficult to duplicate their accomplishments in today's business and regulatory environment

January 23, 2011 - Industry News

New York DOT Official Charged with Accepting Bribes

A DOT official in New York State has been charged with taking bribes from the trucking companies he was supposed to be inspecting

January 23, 2011 - Industry News

Clinton to Talk about Cross-Border Trucking in Mexico Meetings

Cross-border trucking will be one of the things on the agenda today as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with Mexico's foreign minister in Mexico today

January 23, 2011 - Industry News

FMCSA Official to Speak at Mid-West Truck Show

Attendees to the Opening Session of the Mid-West Truckers Association Convention & Truck Show on Feb. 4 in Peoria, Ill., will hear the latest on a wide variety of truck regulations from FMCSA Associate Administrator Anne Collins

Tags: Events

January 23, 2011 - Industry News

ATA Mounts Assault on HOS Proposal

American Trucking Associations is gearing up a multi-front campaign to stop the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposal to change the hours of service rules

January 21, 2011 - Industry News

Navistar's Terblanche Keynote Speaker For NAFA's 2011 I&E

Shane Terblanche, vice president and general manager for Navistar Electric Vehicles, will provide a keynote address at the NAFA Fleet Management Association's 2011 Institute & Expo in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, April 10

Tags: Events

January 21, 2011 - Industry News

Heartland Express 4Q Earnings Up 44%

Heartland Express, North Liberty, Iowa, reported revenues up 13 percent and net income up 44 percent for the fourth quarter of 2010 compared to a year earlier. For 2010, revenues and net income were both up about 9 percent from 2009

January 21, 2011 - Industry News

Betts, Vipar Ink Supply Agreement

Betts Spring Company, Fresno, Calif., announced a supply agreement with Vipar Heavy Duty, a leading distribution network serving the heavy-duty transportation sector

January 20, 2011 - Industry News

ABF Appeals YRC-Teamsters Decision

ABF Freight System is taking its challenge to competitor YRC's deal with the Teamsters union to the U.S. Court of Appeals

January 20, 2011 - Industry News

Facebook, YouTube Campaign Urges Americans to Tell Congress about Transportation Needs

As Congress begins work on a new transportation bill, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials this week launched a social media campaign to generate public opinion about what priorities should be included

Tags: Highways

January 20, 2011 - Industry News

FedEx Express U.S. Makes LEED Certification Standard for New Buildings

FedEx Express has made LEED Certification the standard for newly-built U.S. facilities. LEED, the green building rating system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the leading benchmark for buildings that are designed, constructed and operated sustainably

January 20, 2011 - Industry News

Michigan Governor Says New Windsor Detroit Bridge Key to Economic Development

In his State of the State address, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder made it clear that building a new bridge between Windsor and Detroit, as recommended by the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) process, will be a key component of his economic renewal plan for Michigan

Tags: Highways

January 20, 2011 - Industry News

LaHood Reaffirms Commitment to Combat Distracted Driving

At an event marking the one-year anniversary of FocusDriven, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for victims of distracted driving, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to putting an end to distracted driving

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