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May 13, 2008 - Industry News

NPTC Elects New Leaders

Ron Tartt, general manager, private fleet for Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, took his seat as chairman of the National Private Truck Counci

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

AFVi Offers Webinar on Alternative Fuels

The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute will hold a webinar on "Fleet Solutions: A Primer on Green Fuels, Vehicles and Technologies.

Tags: Events

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Freight Accelerates Shipping in 11 States

UPS Freight has reduced transit times by one or two days on nearly 1,000 traffic lanes from points in 11 states

May 13, 2008 - Industry News

Navigation Capital Partners Acquires James Brown Contracting

Navigation Capital Partners announced the acquisition of James Brown Contracting Inc. and its subsidiaries, Brown Trucking Company and JBT Brokerage.

May 12, 2008 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Skyrocket

The average retail price of a gallon of diesel fuel skyrocketed to $4.331, according to the Energy Information Administration's weekly report, while crude oil briefly passed a record $126 a barrel Monday

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 12, 2008 - Industry News

Illuminated Billboard Company to Buy Jim Palmer Trucking

ActionView International, a Vancouver, B.C.-based company that sells illuminated motion billboards, has announced plans to buy Jim Palmer Trucking, a 350-truck refrigerated carrier based in Missoula, Mont

May 12, 2008 - Industry News

Trucking Takes Advantage Of National Transportation Week

This week is National Transportation Week, and the trucking industry is taking advantage of it to promote the image of trucking

Tags: Events

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Citation Gets Freightliner Contract

Citation Corp. has been awarded a long-term supply contract with Daimler Trucks North America

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Bolt Announces Interactive Recruiting Team

Bolt Express, Toledo, Ohio, announced its online First Interactive Recruiting Service Team (F.I.R.S.T)

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Pilot Opens New Travel Center

Pilot will open a new travel center location in Jackson, Tenn., on Monday, May 12

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

O&S Driver Fair & Open House

Springfield, Mo.-based O&S Trucking has opened a new terminal in Springfield, Ohio

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

National Geographic Channel to Feature Dupré Logistics

National Geographic is filming a documentary on the fatigue issue and how it is monitored and combated that will air later this year

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

A. Duie Pyle Named Carrier of the Year for Safety

The New York State Motor Truck Association recognized A. Duie Pyle, West Chester, Pa., as the Carrier of the Year for Safety

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

Illinois Rt. 7 Project Requires Bridge Closure

The Illinois Rt. 7 Bridge between Lockport and Romeoville will be closed in both directions for a resurfacing project until the end of August

Tags: Highways

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

ACT Named Smartway Partner

American Central Transport, Liberty, Kan., has been awarded the right to use the SmartWay Partner Logo by the Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Transport Partnership

May 10, 2008 - Industry News

PTDI Adds SAGE Services in Montana

The Professional Truck Driver Institute added SAGE Technical Services in Missoula, Mont., to the list of North American truck driver training schools offering PTDI-certified courses.

May 9, 2008 - Industry News

Oil Prices: How High Can They Go?

Crude oil hit a record $126 on the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday, almost double the price of a year ago, and analysts disagreed sharply last week on where oil prices are headed in the future

Tags: Fuel and Oil

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

Vipar to Sell Eaton Weatherhead Products

Vipar Heavy Duty is adding Eaton Weatherhead's fluid conveyance products to the portfolio of brands it offers to the heavy duty aftermarket

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

Bridgestone Bandag Raises Prices

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions announced price increases in the United States of up to 5 percen

Tags: Economy

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

Firestone Increases Air Spring Prices

Firestone Industrial Products Company has increased prices between 3 percent and 7 percent on air springs for the light duty and heavy duty markets.

Tags: Economy

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

Virginia to Practice Interstate Lane Reversal

Virginia will be reversing traffic on Interstate 64 Sunday in an emergency preparedness exercise to test state agencies' ability to reverse traffic for hurricanes.

Tags: Highways

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

Allied/North American Offer Settlement to Owner-Operators

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced that Allied Van Lines and North American Van Lines filed a revised bankruptcy plan under which owner-operators will receive $1.25 million due under the terms of a settlement agreement reached last year

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

ATA Launches Sustainability Initiative

The American Trucking Associations Thursday launched a program of initiatives to set the trucking industry on the road toward a more sustainable future, under the banner, "Trucks Deliver a Cleaner Tomorrow.

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

IdleAire Gets Loan to Stay Afloat

IdleAire Technologies has secured a line of credit and borrowed $3.7 million to help it survive, along with hiring a turnaround consultant

May 8, 2008 - Industry News

AASHTO Study Looks at Lane-Departure Crashes

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released a report that details a number of low-cost solutions to reduce the number of fatal lane-departure crashes

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