June 18, 2006 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves urges the state Senate Transportation and Housing Committee to reject a pending California state “magnet bill” that would authorize local air districts
June 16, 2006 - Industry News
In a two-hour event highlighted by speeches, music, a color guard and early-morning views of San Francisco Bay, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) sent a 25-vehicle motor convo
June 14, 2006 - Industry News
Those attending the Truck Show Las Vegas will have the opportunity to meet country music superstar Trace Adkins this Saturday. He’ll be will be signing autographs and talking to drivers at IdleAire Technologies
June 13, 2006 - Industry News
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS), is holding a truck and trailer chassis frame straightening clinic Sept. 6 and 7 in Akron, Ohio
MHC Kenworth recently expanded services to its customers in Dallas and Waco by relocating MHC Kenworth – South Dallas and MHC Kenworth – Waco into two brand new facilities.
The Transportation Marketing & Communications Association (TMCA) recently announced the recipients of the 2006 Compass Awards.
The UPS fleet of alternative fuel trucks recently hit a major milestone, surpassing more than 100 million miles in delivering packages to homes and businesses.
June 12, 2006 - Industry News
All Freight Systems Inc., a truckload carrier based in Kansas, has raised its owner-operator pay from 88 cents per mile to 91 cents per mile.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association applauds a bill just introduced in the U. S. House of Representatives that limits the amount professional truck drivers can be charged for the background chec
ALK Technologies has announced that Ward Trucking has added two new applications to its suite of ALK solutions. Ward has implemented ALK|FleetSuite Tolls and PC*MILER|Streets for use by all three of its operating divisions
Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa is raising pay for its drivers in the Jacksonville, Fla. region to 43-cents per mile. Michael Gerdin, president of Heartland Express said, “We were given a direction by our chairman and
This month marks the first anniversary of "Tech Talk with TMC," produced jointly by the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council and long-time trucking radio personality Dave Nemo.
One of the trucking industry's best resources for truck maintenance, testing and specification information is now being made available on CD-ROM by the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations
TravelCenters of America is serving up its new Spice of Life Buffet at nearly 100 TA locations. The improved buffet offers an expanded and enhanced selection of entrees, side dishes and soups
Schneider National Inc., the nation's largest truckload provider, has announced the impending sale of its Specialized Division to Maverick USA Inc., a leading flatbed transportation and logistics provider.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has invited Andrew Firestone to be the official launch master, sending off the caravan that is recreating – in reverse – the historic Transcontinental Motor Train of 1919.
Marking a business relationship that began a quarter of a century ago, Decker Truck Line Inc. and Peterbilt Wisconsin, celebrated the carrier taking delivery of its 1,000th Peterbilt purchased through Peterbilt Wisconsin’s Madison location
June 9, 2006 - Industry News
The World’s Largest Truckstop has widened the gap with an addition that is larger than most truckstops. The new multi-million dollar Super Truck Showroom at Iowa 80 Truckstop is now open
Transport America, a Minnesota-based truckload carrier, said it is increasing owner-operator pay beginning July 1. Under the new pay plan, Owner Operators will earn 92 cents per mile on all miles – loaded and empty.
Volvo Trucks North America and North Carolina State University (NCSU) announced that two supplier and fleet partners have been chosen for their mobile idle reduction technology (MIRT) field operational test.
Ryder System Inc. , a global leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, has named its top carrier selections for the 2005 Ryder Carrier Quality Award
Petro Stopping Centers announced the introduction of a new summer Iron Skillet Restaurant menu, now available at all Iron Skillet Restaurants nationwide.
TMC Transportation, a division of Annett Holdings Inc., one of the largest privately-held flatbed carriers in the nation, honored TMC Driver Chuck Spurr with the Driver of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2006.
International Truck and Engine Corp. has completed the final educational session of a 16-week-long drive that helped prepare more than 2,000 customers in 30 communitie
Barr-Nunn Transportation says its Driver Advisory Council is a vital part of its culture, emphasizing the importance of including drivers in the decision-making processes of the company.
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