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March 17, 2010 - Industry News

Kenly 95 Truckstop Opens New Lighthouse Restaurant

The new Lighthouse Restaurant features seating for 163 and a new buffet.

The Kenly 95 Truckstop has opened its new Lighthouse Restaurant, featuring 163-seat dining room, a menu of signature dishes and a buffet

March 17, 2010 - Industry News

CLI Gears Up For Annual User Conference

During its annual CLI User Group Conference, Carrier Logistics will provide less-than-truckload, courier and multi-stop system operators and managers with best IT practices

Tags: Events

March 16, 2010 - Industry News

OEMs Gather For Truck of the Year Judging

(Photo by Tom Berg)

Contenders for the title of best medium-duty and heavy-duty truck gathered at the St. Louis Regional Airport last week to strut their stuff to the panel of judges made up of eight magazine editor

March 16, 2010 - Industry News

Cummins Execs Share Positive Outlook With Analysts, Stockholders

During Cummins Inc.'s meeting with analysts Tuesday, the manufacturer gave a positive company outlook to 130 Wall Street analysts and shareholders, including expectations to break previous peak sales and earnings, set in 2008, in 2012

March 16, 2010 - Industry News

Jason Rivenburg's Widow Takes Cause for Truck Parking to Capitol Hill

In support of "Jason's Law," from left: Rep. Paul Tonko, Hope Rivenburg, Rep. Erik Paulsen, Melissa M. Rohan of OOIDA and Dave Osiecki of ATA. (Photo by Oliver B. Patton)

"These men and women, they need this law," said Hope Rivenburg yesterday at a Capitol Hill event promoting a bill to improve the parking situation for truck drivers. Rivenburg is the widow of driver Jason Rivenburg, who was murdere

March 16, 2010 - Industry News

Arrow Truck Sales Celebrates 60 Years in the Used Truck Business

Arrow carries a diverse inventory of 2,500 units of all makes and models and offers a variety of services.(Photo courtesy of Arrow Truck Sales)

Used truck retailer Arrow Truck Sales has celebrated its 60-year anniversary in the truck business

March 16, 2010 - Industry News

One-Fourth of Carriers Looking at Leaving The Industry

Despite the fact that carriers are confident about the year ahead, one in four are considering exiting the industry over the next 18 month

March 16, 2010 - Industry News

Universal Truckload Announces Contractor, Driver of the Year Awards

Universal Truckload Services has announced the winners of its 2009 Contractor and Driver of the Year awards, including Universal Am-Can Ltd., The Mason and Dixon Lines, Mason Dixon Intermodal Inc., Louisiana Transportation Inc. and Great American Lines

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

Chinese Truck Market Reports Strong Fourth Quarter

Sales of medium- and heavy-duty trucks has picked up in China, with fourth quarter sales pushing annual figures to just over one million units for 200

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

Reader's Digest Ranks Safest, Deadliest Roads in U.S.

Kansas, Wisconsin, Montana, New Mexico and Utah have the "Best Roads" in the U.S., while Montana, Louisiana, South Carolina, West Virginia and Arkansas were ranked as having the "Deadliest Roads,

Tags: Highways

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

California Trucking Industry Accounts For $480 Million in Workers' Comp Claims Since 2000

In California, injury claims filed by 23,000 employees in the trucking industry accounted for more than $480 million in workers' compensation medical and indemnity payments

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

CTA: EOBR Mandate a Must, But Issues Need to Be Addressed

In a statement, the Canadian Trucking Alliance said there should be a mandatory, universal requirement for electronic on-board recorders in Canada and all of North America

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

EDF Report Highlights Clean Freight Initiatives Congress Could Fund

One of the clean initiatives highlighted in the EDF report is Germany's Toll Collect program. Here, a sign points trucks to the toll booths. (Photo courtesy of Toll Collect)

A new report by the Environmental Defense Fund highlights several clean freight initiatives Congress could fund as part of the upcoming transportation reauthorization bill

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

DOE Reports Diesel's Fourth Weekly Gain; Oil's Down on Low Energy Demand

Diesel prices gained 2 cents this week, in the fuel's fourth weekly hike in a row

Tags: Fuel and Oil

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

ATA Seeks Nominations for America's Road Team

The American Trucking Associations is seeking nominations for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2011-2012 America's Road Team

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

Mitchell 1 Partners With National Roadside Service

Through a new partnership, Mitchell 1 will provide repair information and shop management systems to service providers of National Roadside Service

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

FleetPride Expands California Presence

FleetPride, Inc., an independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, has acquired Express Truck Parts in San Jose, Calif

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

HDT Editor Featured in Women In Trucking Newsletter

Heavy Duty Trucking Editor Deborah Lockridge is featured in the March 2010 newsletter of the Women In Trucking Associatio

March 15, 2010 - Industry News

NECS, The Hill Group Form Partnership to Help Fleets With Compliance

Fleet solutions provider National Energy Control Services has formed a strategic partnership with John Hill, president of The Hill Group and former administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administratio

March 12, 2010 - Industry News

AmeriQuest Symposium Speakers Point to Signs of Recovery

Economic indicators for the trucking industry are showing signs of recovery, according to Dan North, chief economist for Euler Hermes ACI. During the 7th Annual AmeriQuest Transportation Industry Symposium held recently in Orlando, Fla

Tags: Events

March 12, 2010 - Industry News

Spot Freight Triples Year-Over-Year in Normally Weak Month

Freight availability in February more than tripled on the North American spot market from the year ago period, with a 215 percent boost in the TransCore Freight Inde

March 12, 2010 - Industry News

Truck Driver Charged in Crash That Injures Sen. Reid's Wife, Daughter

A truck driver for P.A.M. Transport was charged in a rear-end crash that injured the wife and daughter of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

March 12, 2010 - Industry News

Asset Tracking Technology Changing to Address Different Needs of the Industry

As a result of the amount of aggregation going on among the trucking industry, fleets have become more sophisticated and diversified, expanding their reach into different types of hauls and different regions of the world. And these days, fleets require asset tracking technology to meet those evolving needs and the changing landscape of their business. Over the years, asset tracking technology provider SkyBitz has been building up a portfolio of devices and solution

March 12, 2010 - Industry News

Former Penske Exec Launches Consulting Company

Kenneth E. McKibben, former head of maintenance for Penske Truck Leasing, has launched a new transportation consultant company, Single Source Transportation Solutions

March 12, 2010 - Industry News

News Conference on 'Jason's Law' to be Held Tuesday

Congressman Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) will hold a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Tuesday to discuss Jason's Law and detail efforts to secure support in Congress

Tags: Events

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