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May 28, 2008 - Industry News

New England Truck Tire Joins Michelin Retread Technologies Network

New England Truck Tire Centers, Scarborough, Maine, has joined the Michelin Retread Technologies network, converting its retreading operations from the Bandag retreading process to the Michelin Retread Technologies process

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Utility Trailer Receives Safety Award

Utility Trailer's manufacturing plant in Paragould, Ark., was awarded the Plant Safety Award by the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Oliver Rubber Company Announces Price Increase

Oliver Rubber Company, Greenville, S.C. will increase prices for its retread rubber products by 5 percent effective June 1

Tags: Economy

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Peterbilt of Bristol Becomes Authorized East Trailer Dealer

Peterbilt of Bristol (Va.) was recently named an authorized dealership for East Manufacturing, offering the company's full line of flatbeds, dump trailers and accessories.

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

I-5 Project Scheduled to Start Friday in Sacramento

Work is scheduled to start Friday on the Interstate 5 "Boat Section" repair project in downtown Sacramento, Calif.

Tags: Highways

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services to Host Free Online Seminar

GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services will host a free online seminar June 19, "Mobile Resource Management - Increase Fleet Productivity and Reduce Costs.

Tags: Events

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Kansas Truckers, Troopers Team up for TOPS Program

The Kansas Highway Patrol's Trucks on Patrol for Safety (TOPS) program is putting troopers into commercial truck cabs in an effort to improve safety. is rolling across highways throughout the state

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar On Path To Attain Record Revenue For 2008

Navistar International says it's on track to report record revenues this year, including a 41-percent increase in medium and heavy truck shipments in the second quarter of the year

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Fontaine Introduces Online Fifth-Wheel Training

Fontaine International introduced online training through its Web site, www.fifthwheel.com

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Trudell Trailers Acquires Mid Michigan Great Dane

Trudell Trailers, Grand Rapids, Mich., has acquired all operations of Mid Michigan Great Dane, including its sister firm, Michigan Trailer Service

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

PeopleNet Honored for Leadership in Telematics

Frost & Sullivan recognized PeopleNet Communications with the 2007 North American Regional Fleet Telematics Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year Award

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

BP Joins EPA SmartWay Program

BP Lubricants USA is the first lubricants company to join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport Partnership

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

Doonan Acquires Chaparral Manufacturing

Doonan Specialized Trailer of Great Bend, Kan., announced the acquisition of assets of Chaparral Manufacturing

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

Ventura Transfer Company Wins CTA Fleet Safety Award

Ventura Transfer Co., Long Beach, Calif., has won the California Trucking Association's First Place award for Intermodal Safety.

May 27, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Jump Nearly 23 Cents; National Attention on Plight of Truckers

The average price of diesel fuel jumped 20 to 30 cents a gallon this past week, depending on what part of the country you were in, with the national average at $4.723 per gallon,

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 23, 2008 - Industry News

Furniture Carriers Merge

Six home furnishings carriers have agreed to merge operations into one new organization, World Wide Logistics

May 23, 2008 - Industry News

FMCSA Warns About Chantix

Professional truckers should not be taking the anti-smoking drug Chantix, according to a warning issued last week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Truck Tonnage index fell 1.1 percent in April; March Figures Revised Upward

The American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1 percent in April 2008. March's tonnage reading, meanwhile, fell 1.7 percent instead of the previously reported 3.2 percent drop

Tags: Economy

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Central States Earns Fleet Safety Award

Central States Trucking, Bensenville, Ill., has earned the "2007 Fleet Safety Award" from Acuity Insurance and A.N. Ansay & Associates

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Roadcheck Starts June 3

Thousands of law enforcement officers will be blanketing North America's roadways for 72 continuous hours beginning June 3 to hammer home the importance of comprehensive safety inspections of trucks and buses and on enforcing safety belt use.

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Pacific Power Purchases Second Freightliner Dealership

Pacific Truck Center, a subsidiary of Pacific Power Products, has added another Freightliner Truck Dealership to its business portfolio.

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

RigMaster Kansas Resumes Operations

Auxiliary power unit manufacturer RigMaster Power Corp. announced that its Olathe, Kan., facility, which was recently hit by a tornado, has resumed operations.

May 22, 2008 - Industry News

Laid-Off Workers Sue Jevic Transportation

A lawsuit filed against Jevic Transportation charges that the Delanco, N.J.-based company violated federal labor law this week when it abruptly terminated approximately 1,200 employees shortly before it sought bankruptcy protection

May 21, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Oil Prices Soar to New Record

Crude oil prices shot up over $130 a barrel Wednesday, while executives from the big oil companies testified before a Senate Judiciary Committee that there was little they could do

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 21, 2008 - Industry News

GAO Releases Report on Drug Use; ATA Urges Congressional Action

A report released Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office found that improvements to drug testing programs could better identify truckers who use illegal drugs and keep them off the road

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