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March 4, 2010 - Industry News

CVSA Gears Up For 2010 Workshop

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold its 2010 Workshop on April 19-22 in San Antonio to assess processes and procedures that will improve commercial motor vehicle and overall highway transportation safety

Tags: Events

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

Xata Partners With SpeedGuage to Offer Speed Tracking, Analysis

Minneapolis-based Xata Corporation has formed a reseller partnership with SpeedGauge, a commercial vehicle GPS data provider for speed tracking and analysi

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

LaHood Says Mexico Cross-Border Plan Is Near

Lawmakers are antsy about coming to a resolution with Mexico over cross-border trucking; meanwhile, LaHood says a plan is coming.

During a Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development hearing Thursday morning, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood told lawmakers that a plan to address cross-border trucking with Mexico is on its way

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

Ryder Ranks Highest For Security Practices

Security Magazine has ranked Ryder number one for its security practices in the Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain and Warehousing industry sector

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

Erb International, Roehl Win Grand Prize in TCA Fleet Safety Awards

The Truckload Carriers Association announced the grand prize winners of its 34th Annual National Fleet Safety Awards: Erb International Inc. of New Hamburg, Ontario, and Roehl Transport of Marshfield, Wis

March 4, 2010 - Industry News

TCA Honors Top Company Drivers, Owner-Operators

The Truckload Carriers Association honored the top company drivers as well as owner-operators this week as it announced the winners of its annual Company Equipment Driver of the Year and Owner Operator of the Year contests during its annual conventio

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Coast Guard Puts the Brakes on Ambassador Bridge Project

The current Ambassador Bridge, which is 80 years old, is the busiest border crossing in North America, handling 1.6 million truck crossings each year.

The Detroit International Bridge Company's $1 billion plan to build a second span of the Ambassador Bridge between Detroit and Canada has been halted

Tags: Highways

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

CARB Gives Roush Pickups the Nod

The CARB certification applies to the 2010 Ford F-250 (shown) and F-350 models with the 5.4L V8 engine.

The California Air Resources Board has certified the Roush propane-powered Ford F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks to meet the state's emission standards

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Old Dominion Opens New Warehouse Facility in North Carolina

Old Dominion Freight Line, a less-than-truckload carrier, has opened a new warehouse facility in Thomasville, N.C., which will serve as the headquarters for the OD-Warehousing and Distribution Services Divisio

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

TCP Assists in HB Holdings' Acquisition of McGriff Transportation

Transport Capital Partners lent its services to help HB Holdings, LLC of Birmingham, Ala., in its acquisition of McGriff Transportation of Cullman, Ala

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Heavy Truck Orders Jump Almost 20 Percent From January

In February, net orders improved from the year-ago month as well as from January 2010.

Net orders for Class 8 trucks in February jumped 19.7 percent from January, when orders were the lowest since 200

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

NAFTA Land Trade Sees First Year-Over-Year Boost Since Sept. 2008

In December 2009, surface transportation trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico saw its first year-over-year boost since September 200

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Eaton Hybrid Systems Rack Up 30 Million Miles of Service

FedEx has accumulated more than five million miles on its Eaton-powered hybrid vehicles.(Photo Business Wire)

Eaton Corporation has more than 2,400 hybrid systems in use today, with customers collectively accumulating more than 30 million miles of service throughout the world

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

Truck Pride Chooses Timken As Preferred Bearing Supplier

Truck Pride Partners, a heavy-duty truck parts distributor, has selected The Timken Company as the preferred supplier of their Bearing product

March 3, 2010 - Industry News

ASTM Eyes New Biodiesel Grade For Cold Weather

ASTM International, a voluntary standards development organization, is considering ballots for changes to a biodiesel specification in response to isolated instances of filter clogging in cold weathe

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

Senate Clears Resumption of Highway, Safety Funds

Last night the Senate voted 78 to 19 to resume federal funding for highways and safety after Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., agreed to remove his objection to a bill containing a short-term extension of the federal highway program

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

TET Adds Distributors, Endorsements For TerraCair DEF

Terra Environmental Technologies, a North American producer of diesel exhaust fluid, has added three new distributors to its network and received endorsements from three independent truckstops

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Has Safest Year Since 2003

According to FMCSA standards, Con-way Freight had an accident frequency rate of .53, or one accident for every 1.9 million miles driven in 2009.

Less-than-truckload carrier Con-way Freight said 2009 was the company's best year for safety since 2003, with a 13.1 percent drop in its accident frequency rate from 2008

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

Boyd Bros., Dart Transit Take Home Overall Best Fleet Awards

The Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge have selected Boyd Bros. Transportation of Clayton, Ala., and Dart Transit Company of Eagan, Minn., as the overall winners of its Best Fleets to Drive For survey and contest

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

AMSA: Industry Shipments Still Down, But Not By Much

Industry shipment pickups for November 2009 were down 1 percent from the year ago month, according to new data from the American Moving & Storage Association

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

Averitt Donates to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Diversified carrier Averitt Express has donated $350,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during a formal event held at the hospital in Memphis, Tenn

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

FleetPride Expands Into Northwest Louisiana

FleetPride, an independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has opened a new location in Bossier City, La., extending the distributor's reach into northwest Louisiana

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

FMCSA Announces Fifth Listening Session Details

A fifth hours of service listening session will be held at the Mid-America Trucking Show. (Photo by Jim Park)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced it will hold a fifth public listening session to hear comments and information on hours of service regulations

Tags: Events

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

Evans Develops Online Community For Drivers

The Evans Network of Companies has developed an online community for its independent contractors

March 2, 2010 - Industry News

Service Tire Truck Centers to Sell TireStamp's TireVigil

TireStamp has partnered with Service Tire Truck Centers to sell its TireVigil TPMS product to fleets in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Delaware and Virgini

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