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October 8, 2005 - Industry News

Fikes Truck Line Festival Attracts 1,000 Guests

The 15th annual Fikes Fall Festival brought more than a thousand guests Hot Springs, Ark. earlier this month.

October 8, 2005 - Industry News

Fontaine in Working Accord with LaneScan

Fontaine International, one of North America's largest fifth wheel manufacturers, and LaneScan LLC, the intelligent mirror technology company, have announced a working agreement that the two firms say will eliminate driver blind spots on the sides of trucks

October 8, 2005 - Industry News

CTL Partners with C-1 Truck Driver Training

CTL Distribution Inc. recently formed a partnership with C-1 Truck Driver Training to begin a training program for student drivers wanting to pursue their Class A CDL and employment with CTL.

October 6, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Extends Fuel Protection Guarantee

Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc., a Granger, Iowa-based provider of transportation and logistics services, is extending Fuel Protection Guarantee for its owner-operator fleet.

October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Legal Expert to Discuss New Supreme Court, Economy and Engine Regs at MC&E

Legal expert Arthur Miller will address the implications of the changing makeup of the Supreme Court at the ATA Litigation Center Board of Directors meeting

Tags: Events

October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Caterpillar Celebrates Milestones for ACERT Technology

In a ceremony this, Caterpillar Inc. marked milestones for the rollout of ACERT across the Caterpillar product line and honored customers who are using ACERT technolog

October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Webinar Explores Confronting Counterfeiting at AAPEX

”Identifying and Taking Action Against Counterfeiting and Other IPR Violations at AAPEX,” a free webinar presented by the AASA Brand Protection Council, will be held Monday, Oct. 17

Tags: Events

October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Jevic Named NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year

Jevic Transportation Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SCS Transportation, has been named 2005 Carrier of the Year by the National Small Shipments Traffic Conference (NASSTRAC) and Logistics Management magazine

October 5, 2005 - Industry News

Schneider Equips Entire Fleet With PrePassPlus

Schneider National Inc. is equipping its entire company fleet with PrePassPlus, the nation's leader in the electronic pre-clearance of commercial vehicles at weigh stations and toll plazas

October 4, 2005 - Industry News

I-10 Bridges at Lake Charles, Pascagoula to Open This Week

Road crews are working in Texas and Louisiana to clear downed trees and power lines off bridges and roads, and two I-10 bridges should open within days, said U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta

October 4, 2005 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Announces Pay Raises, Insurance Programs and More

Boyd Bros. recently announced a three-cent raise for owner-operators, and will also begin using Blue Cross/Blue Shield as its group health insurance administrator.

October 4, 2005 - Industry News

Freight Brokering Seminars Offered Across U.S.

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, a freight brokerage is one of the Top 10 Best Businesses to Start.

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October 4, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Adds 354 to its ''Circle of Honor'' for Safe Drivers

UPS has announced the induction of 354 drivers into its "Circle of Honor," pushing to 3,956 the total of active elite drivers who have steered clear of accidents for 25 years or more.

October 4, 2005 - Industry News

Manufacturers’ Report Shows New Orders Up

New orders for manufactured goods in August increased $9.7 billion or 2.5 percent to $395.2 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

Tags: Economy

October 3, 2005 - Industry News

Fuel Costs, Security Top ATA Conference Agenda Oct. 15-18

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Bill Graves said ATA’s 2005 Management Conference and Exhibition (MC&E) will feature former U.S. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham and former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge as keynote speakers.

Tags: Events

October 3, 2005 - Industry News

STEMCO Has Tips on Submerged Tractor, Trailer Wheels

STEMCO, a leader in the technology and manufacture of heavy duty truck and trailer wheel-end systems and components, has released a Tech Tip to address the inspection, rebuild and reassembly of submerged tractor and trailer wheel end

October 3, 2005 - Industry News

77 Companies Are Among the Second Round of NTEA Members

The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) has announced that 163 Distributor and Manufacturer members have achieved Member Verification Program (MVP) status as of Oct. 1.

October 3, 2005 - Industry News

Maddocks Teams with SkyBitz System

Maddocks Systems, which provides software solutions to the transportation and logistics industry, and SkyBitz, a leader in satellite-based asset monitoring and information management services,

October 3, 2005 - Industry News

Freightliner Delivers Medical Supplies to Gulf States

Freightliner Trucks recently teamed up with Portland-based Northwest Medical Teams to send a truckload of vital supplies to devastated areas in Louisiana and Mississippi.

October 3, 2005 - Industry News

Celadon Using Brake Sentry Equipment

Brake Sentry of Asheville, N.C. has announced that Celadon Trucking Services Inc., one of North America’s top international truckload carriers, has been equipping all of its new trailers at the OEM with BrakeSentry visual brake stroke indicators.

October 3, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Lauds California’s Trucking Fairness Legislation

The American Trucking Associations and its Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference applauded new trucking fairness legislation recently signed into law in by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

September 30, 2005 - Industry News

Mineta Announces Record Safety Belt Usage in the U.S.

A record 82 percent of Americans wear their safety belts while driving or riding in their vehicles, according to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta

September 30, 2005 - Industry News

Millions Available to Georgia if it Strengthens Seat Belt Law

Georgia is eligible for a $20,698,353 grant if it strengthens its seat belt law to allow law enforcement officers to stop and issue citations to pick-up trucks occupant

September 29, 2005 - Industry News

New Hours of Service Rule Goes Into Effect Tomorrow

The new hours of service rule goes into effect this Saturday, Oct.

September 29, 2005 - Industry News

TMC Bestows Its Highest Award on Council Leaders

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations awarded its highest honor – the Silver Spark Plug Award – to six trucking industry professionals during the Council's 2005 Fall Meeting

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