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September 17, 2008 - Industry News

Safety Board Calls For Actions To Help Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents

The National Transportation Safety Board says human fatigue was the probable cause of a 2005 truck-bus collision that killed five and injured 35, and recommends the government mandate safety technology to prevent such accidents in the future

September 17, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Industry Participates in Ford Job Fair

The American Trucking Associations and America's Road Team were in Dearborn, Mich. on Saturday, Sept. 13, participating in the Ford Motor Company Regional Job Fair

September 16, 2008 - Industry News

DOT Economist Warns: Transportation Spending Not Economic Quick Fix

U.S. Department of Transportation Chief Economist Jack Wells Tuesday wrote about transportation spending on the DOT's blog, particularly with regards to job creation and short-term economic growth

Tags: Highways

September 16, 2008 - Industry News

Transportation Unions Back Obama

The Executive Committee of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, announced they plan to "educate transportation union members on Sen. John McCain's poor transportation record and Sen. Barack Obama's vision for a safe and expanded transportation system in America.

September 16, 2008 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum to Host MotorIoway Vintage Vehicle Road Rally

The Iowa 80 Trucking Museum has been chosen as a lunch stop by MotorIoway 1000, an Iowa vintage vehicle road rally

Tags: Events

September 16, 2008 - Industry News

Bayview Kenworth Expands Dealer Network

Bayview Kenworth has opened its newest facility in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

September 16, 2008 - Industry News

Toronto Driving for Profit Seminar Features Industry Leaders

David Bradley, president of the Ontario Trucking Association and chairman of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, will open a Driving for Profit Seminar Oct. 21 in Toronto

Tags: Events

September 16, 2008 - Industry News

TA Reopens Marianna, Fla., Location

TravelCenters of America reopened its Marianna, Fla., location after a major renovation project

September 16, 2008 - Industry News

25 Students Receive TCA Scholarships

The Truckload Carriers Association has selected 25 college scholarship recipients for 2008-2009

September 15, 2008 - Industry News

Fuel, Oil Prices Drop Despite Ike

Crude oil and diesel prices continue their decline, despite Hurricane Ike disrupting refinery activity in the Gulf of Mexico

Tags: Fuel and Oil

September 15, 2008 - Industry News

I-35W Bridge To Open Thursday

The Minnesota Department of Transportation will reopen Interstate 35W over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18

Tags: Highways

September 15, 2008 - Industry News

American Axle & Manufacturing Gets Into Commercial Truck Business

American Axle & Manufacturing, Detroit, announced it will produce a carrier assembly for a major U.S. commercial truck program

September 14, 2008 - Industry News

Air Conditioning Clinic Scheduled for 2008 Big R Show

Klaus Zenk of Santech Industries, Chantilly, Va., and chairman of the Automotive Parts Rebuilders' Air Conditioning Division, announced the program for this year's air conditioning clinic at the Big R Show

Tags: Events

September 14, 2008 - Industry News

Michelin, PTP Sign Agreement

As part of its "wherever you go" initiative to expand its on-highway service network, Michelin has signed up Professional Transportation Partners to offer Michelin products

September 14, 2008 - Industry News

Online Applications Available For 2009 GAAS Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted online for the 2009 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium scholarship, awarded to students planning automotive aftermarket careers

September 14, 2008 - Industry News

Power Service Products Sponsors Biodiesel Challenge

Power Service Products, Weatherford, Texas, manufacturer of diesel fuel additives, will be a sponsor of the "Willie Run '08" biodiesel driving challeng

Tags: Events

September 12, 2008 - Industry News

House Passes Highway Fund Bailout

The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday passed legislation to put $8 billion into the federal Highway Trust Fund, which is running out of money

Tags: Highways

September 12, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Posts Disaster Waivers

As it did three years ago with Katrina and her close relatives, the American Trucking Associations is posting on its web site state and federal emergency declarations and waivers connected with this year's continuing series of fall hurricanes

September 11, 2008 - Industry News

FHWA Denies Pennsylvania Plan to Toll I-80

The Federal Highway Administration announced Thursday that it did not approve an application from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to place tolls on Interstate 80

Tags: Highways

September 11, 2008 - Industry News

Cascadia Advertising Claims Reviewed

A review by the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus found Daimler Trucks North America did not provide enough evidence to back up some of its advertising claims on the fuel efficiency of its Cascadia model

September 11, 2008 - Industry News

Senate Passes Highway Trust Fund Fix

The Senate late Wednesday approved legislation to transfer $8 billion to restore solvency to the Highway Trust Fund

September 11, 2008 - Industry News

Van Kleeck's Now Ringtread Dealer

Marangoni Tread North America, Madison, Tenn., added Van Kleeck's Tire, Hudson, N.Y., to its North American Ringtread Dealer network.

September 11, 2008 - Industry News

HDAW Opens One-on-One Meeting Supplier Registration

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week '09 has officially opened One-on-One meeting supplier registrations for the February 2009 conference

Tags: Events

September 11, 2008 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Expands Employee Wellness Program

Con-way Freight has launched an expansion of its wellness program in which trained health and fitness professionals provided by Wellness Coaches USA are stationed at the company's freight service centers

September 11, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Economist Delivers Keynote at EBE User Conference

EBE Technologies, East Moline, Ill., developer of enterprise business process management software for the transportation industry, hosted its first annual User Conference and Vendor Exhibition themed "Driving Action, Delivering Results", in Oak Brook, Ill., last month

Tags: Events

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