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May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Henderson Specifies RollTek on Freightliner Trucks

Henderson Trucking specified LifeGuard RollTek on 120 Freightliner Cascadia trucks being delivered over the course of the next six months

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Schneider National Rolls Out Western Regional Service

Schneider National has launched Schneider Regional service, designed to meet customers' short-haul shipping demands while offering drivers a more regular, predictable schedule with increased time at home

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Officials Lobby for I-55/I-40 Connector

The federal co-chairman of the Delta Regional Authority is asking Congress for a new four-lane bridge over the Mississippi south of Memphis that would connect I-55 in Mississippi to I-40 in Arkansas

Tags: Highways

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Shell Announces SuperRigs Dates

The 26th Shell Rotella SuperRigs truck beauty competition will be held at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, June 5-7

Tags: Events

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Road Rage Survey Reveals Best, Worst Cities

Miami drivers have been voted the least courteous for the third year in a row in the AutoVantage In The Driver's Seat 2008 Road Rage Survey

Tags: Highways

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

ATA To Manage Distribution and LTL Carrier Association

The American Trucking Associations has assumed management of the Distribution and LTL Carriers Association, a Kansas City, Mo.-based organization that represents for-hire trucking companies engaged in local, regional and inter-regional less-than-truckload freight shipments and warehousing

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Mack, Volvo Introduce MV ASIST

Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America introduced MVASIST, which gives customers an Internet application that simplifies the first step of the service process by providing the service writer with integrated fleet and manufacturer information.

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Hybra-Drive to Build Hydraulic Hybrid Truck For Testing

A government-corporate partnership led by Calstart's Hybrid Truck Users Forum has selected Hybra-Drive Systems LLC to build three Class 6 trucks for real-world testing by UPS, FedEx Ground and Purolator

May 19, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel, Oil Prices Continue to Set Records

The national average price for a gallon of diesel fuel is up to $4.497, according to figures released Monday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 19, 2008 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Could Lease Turnpike in 75-Year Deal

A Spanish company and a unit of Citigroup teamed up to submit the largest bid for the right to lease the Pennsylvania Turnpike for the next 75 years, but it's still up to the state Legislature to approve the deal

Tags: Highways

May 19, 2008 - Industry News

Lautenberg, McCaskill Introduce Bill to Limit Truck Size/Weight

U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) last week introduced a bill "to keep dangerously heavy and large trucks off the nation's roads.

May 19, 2008 - Industry News

Jevic Shuts Doors

The latest casualty of high fuel prices is New Jersey-based Jevic Transportation, a 27-year-old less-than-truckload company known for its innovative approach to the LTL business

May 18, 2008 - Industry News

MHF-LS Pursues Waste Bulk Transloading Business

Pittsburgh-based MHF Logistical Solutions announced it is aggressively going after non-hazardous and clean fill markets in areas of Massachusetts and New Jersey,

May 18, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New Highs

News last week that the government would stop putting money into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and that Saudi Arabia would boost oil output appeared to make no difference to commodities traders as crude oil hit new records Friday

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 18, 2008 - Industry News

Double Coin Helps Earthquake Relief Efforts in China

The Chinese parent compay of tire maker Double Coin announced it is supporting the relief effort that is mounting in the Sichuan Province of China after last Monday's devastating earthquake

May 18, 2008 - Industry News

Continental to Raise Prices

Continental will be increasing our prices on all Continental, General, Semperit and Private Brand Truck tires up to 8 percent effective July 1

May 16, 2008 - Industry News

IdleAire Says Locations Remain Open

Following its filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, IdleAire wants customers to know its locations are operating and serving customers and are expected to remain open as it goes through the reorganization process

May 16, 2008 - Industry News

White Paper Details Changing Truckstop Market

There are more trucks than ever on the nation's highways, and an ever-growing number of fueling stops to serve them. But the relationship between truck drivers and truckstops has evolved in recent years.

May 16, 2008 - Industry News

Government to Stop Adding to Strategic Petroleum Reserve

The Associated Press reports that the Energy Department has canceled oil shipments into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve beginning in July when the current purchase contract expires

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 16, 2008 - Industry News

LA Port to Ban Owner-Operators

The Los Angeles Harbor Commission last week voted to implement a program that will ban owner-operators as part of en effort to reduce pollution at the port

May 16, 2008 - Industry News

Fleet Sentiment Report Looks at Purchasing Plans

A snapshot of fleet buying plans for the next quarter shows about half planning to buy power units and many saying they're not going to pre-buy engines ahead of 2010 emissions regs

May 15, 2008 - Industry News

EPA's SmartWay To Be Made Available to Entire Supply Chain

The Environmental Protection Agency will announce the availability of its Smartway Transport Partnership to the entire supply chain at next month's inaugural Greening the Supply Chain Conference, June 9-10 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

May 15, 2008 - Industry News

OTA Honors Con-way Freight for Safe Driving

Con-way Freight has been recognized for its safety record and practices by Oregon Trucking Associations

May 15, 2008 - Industry News

FFE Launches New Web Site

Frozen Food Express Industries (FFE) launched a new company web site designed for easier navigation and improved performance

May 15, 2008 - Industry News

New York State Plans to Keep Trucks Off Some Roads

New York Gov. David Paterson and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer announced this week that the New York Department of Transportation will implement a new policy intended to keep large trucks on the Interstates and off of secondary roads,

Tags: Highways

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