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August 12, 2008 - Industry News

TA Announces 2Q Results, Rent Deferral Agreement

TA says while it is still losing money, its financial numbers look better for the second quarter of the year than they did in the first quarter

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

American LaFrance Exits Bankruptcy

Patriarch Partners announced that, effective July 24, 2008, American LaFrance, manufacturer of fire, rescue and vocational vehicles, emerged successfully from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Court Rules Mileage Pay Case Against Swift Can Proceed

Truck drivers who claim that Swift Transportation routinely shorted them in pay will get their day in court, after an Arizona appellate court judge reversed a lower court decision that effectively dismissed the case

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

LA Port Says Legal Action Won't Stop Clean Truck Program

The Port of Los Angeles says a lawsuit by the American Trucking Associations will not affect implementation of the first phase of its Clean Truck Program, which starts Oct. 1

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

LA Port Offers Financial Assistance for Clean Trucks

The Port of Los Angeles and neighboring Port of Long Beach are now taking applications for financial assistance from truck owners seeking to upgrade their older trucks using state-funded California Air Resources Board grants

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Hazmat Shipments Must Detour Around Denver During DNC

If you have to go through Denver August 23-30, the Colorado State Patrol and the Denver Police recommend you allow extra travel time through the Denver metropolitan area, as the city is hosting the 2008 Democratic National Convention

Tags: Highways

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Urea Distribution Infrastructure Discussed At Meeting

Manufacturers and suppliers met last week to discuss developing an infrastructure to distribute the urea diesel exhaust fluid needed for selective catalytic reduction

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

Madison Confirmed as FHWA Head

Thomas J. Madison Jr. speaks during his Senate confirmation hearing.

President Bush's nominee for administrator of the Federal Highway Administration was confirmed by the Senate and says his main task will be to work with Congress on funding the country's transportation infrastructure

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Post Another Big Decline

The retail price of diesel fuel continues to fall, as the Energy Information Administration's weekly average posted its fourth big weekly decline in a row

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

NTEA Business and Market Planning Summit Offers 2009 Forecast

Top U.S. economists will present critical business planning and economic forecast information affecting the work truck and trailer industry at the National Truck Equipment Association's Business and Market Planning Summi

Tags: Events

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

New Jersey Implementing New Procedures For Overweight Permits

If you need an overweight permit in New Jersey, you might face some delays while the state moves to an automated online application process

August 11, 2008 - Industry News

St. Christopher Fund Helps Truckers Pay For Health Care

A new charity organization provides financial assistance to professional truck drivers with medical problems who are unable to afford health care

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

Crude Oil Prices Continue Decline

Photo courtesy BP

Crude oil prices plunged to $115 a barrel Friday in trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week This Month

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, organized by the American Trucking Associations, will be Aug. 24-30

Tags: Events

August 8, 2008 - Industry News

McLeod Panel To Feature Panel Of Truck Association Heavyweights

McLeod Software's User Conference in Nashville next month will kick of with a panel featuring the Chairmen of the Board of three major North American truck transportation associations

Tags: Events

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

MRH Holdings Seeks to Build a Diversified Transportation Holding Company

MRH Holdings, West Lafayette, Ind., plans to spend between $1 billion and $1.5 billion on transportation-related acquisitions. MRH has partnered with Arcapita Bank B.S.C., an international investment firm, to build a diversified transportation holding company

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

Bridgestone Americas Focuses On Akron Site

The team evaluating the relocation of the Bridgestone Firestone Technical Center has recommended that the company build its new facility in Akron, Ohio

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

EPA Keeps Biofuels Levels in Place after Considering Texas' Request

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has denied a request from the state of Texas to reduce the nationwide Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS)

Tags: Fuel and Oil

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

Motor Vehicle Parts Suppliers Comment on NHTSA's Proposed Import Safety Guidelines

Comments collected from a task force of North American motor vehicle parts suppliers regarding the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's proposed importer best practices were submitted this wee

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

Patriot Transportation Holding Sees Net Income Increase For Quarter

Patriot Transportation Holding, Jacksonville, Fla., reported net income of $2.77 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2008, a 14.3% increase over net income of $2.43 million in the same period last year

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Associates Forms New Safety Education Company

ATA Associates, Houston, Texas, recently formed Codega LLC, a safety education company focusing on motivation, reinforcement, retention and transference of information

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

FFE Transportation Services Launches SkyBitz Solution

FFE Transportation Services has chosen the American Eagle fleet as its launch pad for implementing the SkyBitz solution

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

YRC Sending 69 Drivers to the Truck Driving Championships

YRC Worldwide operating companies will have 69 professional drivers competing at the 2008 National Truck Driving Championships August 19-23 in Houston

Tags: Events

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

Tom Rozuk Named TRALA 2009 Annual Meeting Chairman

Tom Rozuk, manager, National Fleet Sales for Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions, has been selected to serve as the Truck Renting and Leasing Association's 2009 Annual Meeting Chairman

August 7, 2008 - Industry News

Double Coin brand tires to be sold by Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores will now offer Double Coin brand radial truck tires

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