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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

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices Hit New High, House Passes Anti-OPEC Legislation

Oil prices closed over $129 for the first time Tuesday, as the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that would seek to subject OPEC oil producers to U.S. antitrust laws and investigate energy market manipulation

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Navistar Idles Engine Plant

Navistar International is temporarily shutting down its Indianapolis engine plant because of a slump in demand for Ford trucks, for which International builds Powerstroke diesel engines

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Bridgestone, Toyo Team Up

Bridgestone Corp. and Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. have formed an alliance to help them deal with "unprecedented changes in the business environment," including skyrocketing raw material costs

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

Hino Says it's Planning for Growth

Despite recently ending production at a California plant, Hino Motors Sales USA says it is planning for growth in the U.S. market

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

CARB Receives Funding To Clean Up State Trucks

The California Air Resources Board has received an extra $48 million to help low-income truckers comply with emission regulations, thanks to the governor's revised May budget

May 20, 2008 - Industry News

BP Asphalt Launches New Truck Safety Program

BP Asphalt launches its new truck safety program, TruckSafe, enabling the company to share its best practices for the safe loading, unloading and transportation of hot liquid asphalt with the entire asphalt industry.

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.

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