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October 21, 2009 - Industry News

Virginia Installs New PrePass System

Virginia has opened a new PrePass weigh station on Interstate 64, east of Richmond, rounding out the total number of stations in the state to 16

Tags: Highways

October 21, 2009 - Industry News

Eco Global Solutions Makes Distribution Deal With Vipar

The distribution partner of Santa Ana, Calif.-based Eco Global Solutions, WSB Industries, has made a deal with Vipar Heavy Duty to introduce its products through the Vipar distribution networ

October 21, 2009 - Industry News

Software Users Hear About Trucking Industry Trends at Conference

From the rise in truck intermodal to shippers' use of 3PLs to the coming black box, the changes we're seeing in the trucking industry were front and center during the opening general session of the McLeod Software User's Conference this week in Birmingham, Ala

October 21, 2009 - Industry News

NTSB: FMCSA Should Implement Sleep Apnea Program

In a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that the agency implement a program to identify commercial drivers at high risk for obstructive sleep apne

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Sirius XM Radio's Ochs to Speak at WIT Luncheon

Women In Trucking has tapped Sirius XM Radio's Meredith Ochs to speak at the organization's luncheon this week at the Big Rig Expo in Tulsa, Okla

Tags: Events

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Marten Sees Revenue, Income Fall in 3Q

Truckload carrier Marten Transport, Mondovi, Wis., saw its revenue drop by 20.8 percent and income fall by about 42 percent during the third quarter

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

NIC Technologies Wins Contract to Build Pre-Screening System

NIC Technologies, which provides official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions, has been tapped by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to create a National Motor Carrier Pre-Employment Screening Syste

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

New Brunswick Convoy for a Cure Delivers $42,000 for Breast Cancer Research

Drivers were out early this past Saturday morning near Moncton, New Brunswick, scraping the frost off their trucks and decorating them in traditional pink in preparation for the first Atlantic Canada Convoy for a Cure. The event was held in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Fifteen female drivers and 31 of their male partners, supporters, and friends formed a mile-long truck convoy for the 50-mile trek along the Trans-Canada Highwa

Tags: Events

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

N.C. Truckstop Demonstrates New Shore Power Technology

As part of the Clean Fuel Advanced Technology Project, the Big Boys Truck Stop in Kenly, N.C., held a grand opening demonstration of its recently installed six Shorepower pedestals, new electrification station

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Registration Open For Work Truck Show 2010

At The Work Truck Show 2009, 490 exhibitors filled out a show floor covering nearly 500,000 square feet with new vocational trucks, components and equipment.

The National Truck Equipment Association has opened registration for The Work Truck Show 2010, which will be held in conjunction with its Annual Convention, March 10-12, 2010, in St. Louis, M

Tags: Events

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Haney Expands Western Presence With Acquisitions

Seattle-based Haney Truck Line has acquired Washington-based Puget Sound Truck Lines and Oregon-based Nickel Plate Express, creating one of the largest West Coast truckload provider

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Navistar Reaches Agreement With SEC Over Restatement

Navistar International has reached a tentative settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over the agency's investigation into the company's December 2007 restatement of financial results for 2002 through the first three quarters of 2005

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Hybrid Truck Users Forum Coming Up Next Week

Calstart is gearing up for its 2009 Hybrid Truck Users Forum, which will be held on Oct. 27-29 in Atlanta

Tags: Events

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Heartland Express' Third Quarter Hit By Recession, Rates

Third quarter profits for Heartland Express fell 22.5 percent from the year-ago quarter, as a result of the continued recession, excess capacity, and downward pressure on rates

October 20, 2009 - Industry News

Leland Brake and Wheel Adds U.S. Truck to Distribution

Leland Brake and Wheel Parts, DuBois, Pa., has added U.S. Truck to its distribution networ

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

Schneider Implementing Electronic Logs

Schneider National is moving to electronic logs for its more than 13,000 drivers after a successful pilot program showed gains in productivity and safety, and test drivers who swear they'll never go back to using paper log books

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

ATA and Port of Long Beach Reach Settlement

The American Trucking Associations and the Port of Long Beach announced a settlement that will end the ATA's legal challenge of the port's Clean Trucks Program. The association will continue to pursue legal action against the Port of Los Angeles

Tags: Intermodal

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Posts Lower Revenue, Earnings

Third quarter net earnings for truckload carrier J.B. Hunt Transport Services fell to $40 million, or 31 cents a share, compared with $60.3 million, or 47 cents a share in the third quarter of 200

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

Werner's Revenue, Earnings Down in 3Q

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Neb., posted weak revenues and earnings for the third quarter, a reflection of the continued challenging freight market and competitive pricin

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

DOT Approves $341 Million Loan For Port of Miami Tunnel

The Port of Miami says port trucks clog downtown streets. Photo courtesy of Port of Miami Tunnel Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved a $341 million loan to build a tunnel at the Port of Miami in order to provide cargo trucks and tourist buses better access to the por

Tags: Intermodal

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Gains a Dime in Second Weekly Rise

Diesel prices continued to rise for the second week in a row, gaining 10.5 cents to land at $2.705 on Monda

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

New DEF Study Shows Promise For Truckstops, Retail Service Stations

Fuel island dispensers of DEF like this one will be a major source of DEF for vocational fleets.

Truckstops and retail service stations can expect to get about 80 percent of the vocational market for diesel exhaust fluid when the new EPA 2010 emissions standards goes into effec

Tags: Fuel and Oil

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

Red Dot Expands Aftermarket Distribution Network

Red Dot Corp., which provides climate control solutions for heavy-duty trucks and equipment, has added Interstate Companies to its aftermarket distribution network

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue '10 Panel to Focus on Global Strategies

Heavy Duty Dialogue '10 will include a panel discussion focusing on global transportation strategies, covering such topics as government regulations, highway congestion, new vehicles and technologies, as well as globalization, market consolidation and intermodal affects on the commercial vehicle industry

Tags: Events

October 19, 2009 - Industry News

Chevron Tests Delo 10W-30 Engine Oil

Chevron has found that its Delo 400 LE SAE 10W-30 heavy-duty engine oil can improve fuel economy by 1 percent over 15W-40 oils and by 0.5 percent over 5W-40 grade synthetic lubricants, according to recent laboratory and field testin

Tags: Fuel and Oil

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