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June 8, 2005 - Industry News

FMCSA Asks Comments on Phone-Based Driver Log Exemption

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration yesterday published a request for comment on an application from Xora Inc. for an exemption from the FMCSA rule

June 8, 2005 - Industry News

Mack Adds Memphis Parts Distribution Center

Mack Trucks Inc. has opened a new parts distribution center in Memphis, Tenn. The new facility joins Mack’s existing centers in Reno, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, Baltimore and Toronto

June 8, 2005 - Industry News

Detroit Diesel to Continue Collaboration with U.S. DOE

Detroit Diesel Corp. announced it will build on its long-standing relationship with the U.S. Department of Energy to continue developing advanced diesel engine technologies

June 8, 2005 - Industry News

Castrol Tection Extra Dangles $50,000 Grand Prize For “Big Honkin' Truck Makeover”

BP Lubricants USA Inc., Wayne, N.J., has announced the Castrol Tection Extra "Big Honkin' Truck Makeover." One Grand Prize winner will receive an internal, external and communication makeover valued at $50,00

Tags: Events

June 8, 2005 - Industry News

PeopleNet Links Up With OTS for Paperless Tax Reporting

PeopleNet Communications, Chaska, Minn., and OTS have announced they have partnered to offer full-service, paperless fuel tax reporting and recovery service

June 8, 2005 - Industry News

Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI Interfaces with Terion Trailer Tracking

LinkAmerica Corp. has placed a 550-unit trailer order with Stoughton Trailers, which will incorporate the Meritor Automatic Tire Inflation System by PSI interfacing with Terion’s FleetView Trailer Management System

June 8, 2005 - Industry News

CNF Names Five New Execs in Realignment

CNF Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., has named two new senior vice presidents and three new vice presidents as part of an organizational alignment

June 8, 2005 - Industry News

Flying H Express Installs SkyBitz

SkyBitz, Dulles, Va., announced this week that Flying H Express, a Texas-based dry van, flat bed and reefer fleet, has outfitted their trailers with SkyBitz’s Global Locating Syste

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

Port Driver Teamster Contract Signed, Owner-Operators Not Included

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Maritech Leasing on Monday announced the first new union contract between the Teamsters and a port trucking company in more than 20 years

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

UPS Reportedly Lost Data The Old-Fashioned Way – In Transit

Citigroup Inc. said on Monday that account and payment history data on 3.9 million of its customers were lost in transit by United Parcel Service Inc

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

Study: Trucks Now Consume More Than Half of Vehicle Fuel

For the first time, trucks account for more than half of all vehicle fuel consumed in the U.S., according to a new stud

Tags: Economy

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

Ryder and ITI to Provide Online Driver Training

Ryder System Inc., Miami, Fla., announced a partnership with Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) to host, market and distribute an Internet version of ITI's interactive driver training progra

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

"Pay Up Or You’ll Never See Your Files Alive Again!"

The Associated Press and online tech news outlets recently reported that some hackers have found a way to lock documents on a computer, encrypting them so they are unavailable to the computer’s owne

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

PeopleNet Signs Dedicated Logistics

PeopleNet Communications Inc., Chaska, Minn., announced that Dedicated Logistics Inc., (DLI) has selected PeopleNet onboard computing and mobile communications system as its standard onboard system

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

EPA Kicks Out Reformulated Gas Waiver Appeals by California, New York, Connecticut

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week announced it will reject petitions by California, New York and Connecticut to waive the oxygen content requirement for reformulated gasoline

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

EPA Announces In-Service Diesel Testing Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced a new in-use testing program for diesel truck and bus emissions

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Boosts Driver Pay, Adds PrePass

Truckload carrier Barr-Nunn, Granger, Iowa, has announced a new over-the-road driver pay package

June 6, 2005 - Industry News

Workman Marks 4 Million Safe Miles With Motor Cargo

LTL carrier Motor Cargo, Salt Lake City, Utah, has honored truck driver Jerry Workman for logging 4 million miles of safe driving

June 3, 2005 - Industry News

Peterson Manufacturing Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Peterson Manufacturing of Grandview, Mo., is celebrating its 60th anniversary with special events and customer promotions scheduled for this summer and fall

June 2, 2005 - Industry News

Three Fleets Spec Iteris Lane Departure Warning on New Trucks

Iteris Inc., Anaheim, Calif., announced Thursday that its Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system will be installed on new trucks purchased by three U.S. commercial truck fleets

June 2, 2005 - Industry News

Market Transport Services Acquires Triple Express

Market Transport Services, Portland, Ore., a logistics and multimodal transportation services company, announced it has acquired Triple Expres

June 2, 2005 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Commits To Terion's FleetView 3 Trailer Tracking

Terion Inc., Plano, Texas, announced Thursday that J.B. Hunt Transport Services has signed an agreement for the continued deployment of FleetView 3 trailer trackin

June 2, 2005 - Industry News

TRALA Amendment Exempts Lessors for Idling Violations in Illinois

The Truck Rental and Leasing Assn., or TRALA, has sponsored an amendment to exempt truck lessors from liability for diesel engine idling violations committed by customer

June 2, 2005 - Industry News

10 Driving Aces Join Midnight Trucking Radio Million-Mile Club for May

Chevron Delo, sponsor of the Midnight Trucking Radio Network's Million-Mile Club, announced 10 new members in May 2005

June 1, 2005 - Industry News

Roadside Call Boxes Vanishing

Roadside call boxes that allow stranded drivers call for assistance are slowly disappearing as wireless phone use increases

Tags: Highways


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