November 17, 2005 - Industry News
The crash risk for truck drivers in the last hour of a now legal 11-hour day behind the wheel is more than three times higher than during the first hour, a Penn State research team has found
November 16, 2005 - Industry News
OTTAWA – Canadian truck drivers are going to have a new HOS rule in place by January 2007.
Central States Thermo King Inc. (CSTK), a provider of temperature control products and related services, has acquired the assets of Thermo King of Philadelphia Thermo King of Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pa.; Thermo King of
The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, has released a study that analyzes truck-related work zone crash data and offers ways to reduce those accidents.
November 15, 2005 - Industry News
According to FTR Associates, driver labor availability fell in October for the first time since June of this year with the largest decline since January 2005.
Frank Sonzala, executive vice president of Pressure Systems International was elected to the executive board of Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) as vice chair for 2006
The Council of Fleet Specialist and The National Wheel and Rim Association have announced a preliminary agenda for the first-ever meeting of the new Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network.
With more than 60,000 units in the field SkyBitz – the satellite-based trailer tracking and information management service – said it has signed Des Moines Transportation to its customer base.
November 14, 2005 - Industry News
Hino Trucks has joined with Fontaine Modification to introduce a Class 7 city tractor version of its Model 338 straight truck.
ObjectFX Corp. has announced that Getloaded.com has enhanced its Internet Load Board for the Transportation Industry by deploying a new Load Availability Map based on SpatialFX,
The head of the nation’s largest trucking group today asked the governors of 25 states to push for adoption of primary safety belt laws in their respective states.
November 11, 2005 - Industry News
The Port of New Orleans is putting out the call nationally to attract truckers to haul cargo in and out of New Orleans and to help rebuild the economy of the Crescent City
November 10, 2005 - Industry News
Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, announced the trucking industry’s disappointment that House leaders this week stripped Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas drilling
November 9, 2005 - Industry News
Iteris Inc., Anaheim, Calif., which develops vision-based technology that enhances driver safety, has received the Yankee Cup Award for its innovative Lane Departure Warning (LDW) technology
November 8, 2005 - Industry News
Paccar Leasing Co. has added three new PacLease Peterbilt franchise locations. The new PacLease locations will offer its customers lease and rental programs for Peterbilt heavy duty and medium duty trucks,
Stricter diesel emissions standards starting with 2007 models could add $5,000 to $6,000 to the price of a new medium duty engine and $7,000 to $10,000 to a big bore Class 8 engine,
XATA Corp., which provides onboard fleet management systems for private fleet transportation, has received a contract for the deployment of 420 XATANET systems into one of the nation's largest private truck fleets
Douglas G. Duncan, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Freight, has been appointed chairman of the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for profit research organization.
November 7, 2005 - Industry News
Iteris Inc., Anaheim, Calif., has been named one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Orange County by Deloitte & Touche LLP in its prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program.
Earlier this fall, International Truck and Engine Corp. hosted its first-ever International Heavy Truck Symposium and Ride & Drive at its Class 8 truck plant in Chatham, Ontario.
Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week has released a preliminary schedule of seminars and events designed to help parts and service distributors improve their businesses
TransCore, which manufactures transportation-based radio frequency identification (RFID) products, has developed a combined dedicated short-range communication
November 4, 2005 - Industry News
Tailwind Management Systems Inc. is offering its clients a more efficient way to handle their I.F.T.A. Fuel Tax paperwork
November 3, 2005 - Industry News
The Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) will observe its 50th anniversary – Celebrating Excellence in Truck Technology – as it holds its 2006 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition Feb. 14 through 17, 2006,
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