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November 25, 2009 - Industry News

Happy Thanksgiving

There will be no news posted on Truckinginfo.com Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, as Newport Communications offices are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. News will resume Monday, Nov. 30

November 25, 2009 - Industry News

Retail Container Volumes to See Uptick in 2010

Retail container cargo is expected to total 973,872 TEU in February, a 16 percent rise over February 2009.

Retail container ports are on track to experience the first year-over-year increase in import cargo volume in more than two years in early 201

Tags: Intermodal

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

CARB Releases First Cap-and-Trade Plan in the U.S.

The California Air Resources Board released a draft version of its cap-and-trade regulation Tuesday, a program that would establish a cap covering about 85 percent of the state's greenhouse gas emissions and allow trading to ensure cost-effective emissions reductions

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

J. J. Keller Expands Partnerships With State Trucking Associations

J. J. Keller & Associates has expanded its agreements with its 33 state trucking association partners

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

Highway Funding Coming Out of Non-Users' Pockets

Highway construction and maintenance projects are being funded less and less by highway users.

Highway construction and maintenance projects are being funded more through "non-user" fees, including sales, income and property taxes, rather than user contributions, which cover gas taxes, vehicle registrations and tolls

Tags: Highways

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

WIT, Roadside Medical Team Up For Fitness Challenge

Women In Trucking is teaming up with Roadside Medical Clinic + Lab to launch a 120-day challenge that will track the fitness efforts of 10 women truck drivers

Tags: Events

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

NATSO Produces Best Video to Honor Truck Drivers

The American Trucking Associations announced that NATSO has won its inaugural National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Video contest for the organization's video on why they love truckers

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

Colorado DOT Launches Winter Programs on I-70 This Week

Drivers on Colorado's Interstate 70 between Denver and Vail can rest easy thanks to the Colorado Department of Transportation's winter programs that start up this wee

Tags: Highways

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

Jim Palmer Trucking Sold to Chicago Businessmen

Missoula, Mont.-based Jim Palmer Trucking has been sold to two Chicago-based businessmen who run a flatbed truck service, according to The Missoulian

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

Double Stack Trains Provide More Fuel Savings Than Truck

Since 1990, rail fuel efficiency has improved by about 20 percent, or 1.1 percent per year. Photo courtesy of Norfolk Southern

Double stack freight rail transportation is up to five times more fuel efficient than truck transportation, according to a new report by the Federal Railroad Administration

Tags: Intermodal

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

FMCSA Proposes Road Training for New Drivers

Would-be truck drivers will have to clear a new training regime, including 44 hours behind the wheel, before they can get a commercial license, under a proposal by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

CVSN Pinewood Challenge to Be Featured at HDAW '10

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network will hold its annual 18-wheel Pinewood Challenge in Las Vegas in conjunction with Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '10

Tags: Events

November 24, 2009 - Industry News

Greatwide Acquires YRC's Dedicated Contract Carriage Division

Greatwide Logistics Services has acquired the contracts, personnel and equipment of YRC Logistics' Dedicated Contract Carriage division, which will be merged with Greatwide Logistics Services immediately

November 23, 2009 - Industry News

Marmon Takes Its Wares to Customers

Names of Marmon Highway Technologies' companies are among the graphics on the curtain sides of a Revolution flatbed made by Fontaine Trailer, one of the 10 firms. The trailer carries exhibits for the Ideas in Motion tour.

Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) is taking the products and services of its 10 companies to potential customers, and is impressing them with the worth of its wares reputation of its parent company and its legendary chief executive, Warren Buffet

November 23, 2009 - Industry News

Safety, Reauthorization Funding Top Priorities For DOT in '10

As part of its plan for 2010, the DOT will assess the annual federal funding needed to keep up transportation infrastructure.

Cracking down on motor carrier and commercial driver safety and securing a funding framework for surface transportation reauthorization are top concerns for the Department of Transportation for 201

November 23, 2009 - Industry News

C-TPAT Program Leaves Carriers Vulnerable to Drug Smugglers

A program designed to expedite trucking's passage across American borders has provided a way for Mexican drug smugglers to get drugs over the border, according to the Associated Press

November 23, 2009 - Industry News

Green Truck Summit to Give Fleets Tips on Going Green

The Green Truck Summit features a Ride-and-Drive, which showcases the latest hybrid technology and alternative fuel applications on work trucks.

The Green Truck Summit 2010, which will be held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2010 and 46th Annual NTEA Convention in St. Louis, Mo., will focus on providing fleets with ideas for implementing green program

Tags: Events

November 23, 2009 - Industry News

Diesel Continues to Fall, But Slowly

Diesel prices fall for the third straight week.

The average price of diesel fell slightly this week, landing at $2.78

Tags: Fuel and Oil

November 23, 2009 - Industry News

ATA Tonnage Index Continues Downward Trend

The American Trucking Associations' advance seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.2 percent in October, its second consecutive monthly drop

November 23, 2009 - Industry News

BAE-Navistar Team Completes Design Review For Tactical Vehicles

Navistar and BAE will deliver Joint Light Tactical Vehicles to the government for testing by May 2010.

BAE Systems and Navistar Defense have completed its critical design review (CDR) for the U.S. multi-service Joint Light Tactical Vehicle progra

November 21, 2009 - Industry News

Clean Energy to Build CNG Station in New Jersey

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has received a contract to build a new public access compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel station in Atlantic County, N.J

November 20, 2009 - Industry News

FTR Associates: Markets Do Recover After a Bad Recession

While this recession has been the longest and deepest we've seen in a while, the record shows that markets do recover after a bad recession, said Noel Perry, senior consultant at FTR Associates, during a webinar Friday morning

Tags: Economy

November 20, 2009 - Industry News

OOIDA Takes Action Against Minnesota on Inspection Citations

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a class action lawsuit against the state of Minnesota, seeking refunds on all commercial vehicle inspection citations issued to truckers prior to Aug. 1, 200

November 20, 2009 - Industry News

HDAW Sees Record High Number of Meetings For 2010 Event

Heavy Duty Aftermarket 2010 has registered a record high of 110 suppliers and 70 distributors for pre-scheduled, one-on-one meetings during the conferenc

Tags: Events

November 20, 2009 - Industry News

Don't Let Technology Hurt You in Court

High on the list of carrier concerns about electronic onboard recorders is how to guard the data these devices collect. The information can work both ways: It can protect a carrier, but it also can be used as weapon by lawyers looking to collect damages for their clients. "Lawyers who sue carriers know what to ask for," warned Joseph Pappalardo, an attorney with the Cleveland firm Gallagher Sharp, in a recent web-based discussion on the issue

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