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September 17, 2004 - Industry News

Safety Belt Usage Among Americans at 80%

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta announced last week that a record 80% of Americans wear safety belts while driving or riding in their vehicles

September 16, 2004 - Industry News

DriverTech Truck PC to Use SiriCOMM Wi-Fi

SiriCOMM Inc., Joplin, Mo., announced that DriverTech Inc. will offer access to SiriCOMM’s national Wi-Fi wireless networ

September 16, 2004 - Industry News

Trucking Industry Leaders Headline MC&E in Las Vegas Oct. 3-7

The executive sessions of this year’s ATA Management Conference & Exhibition (MC&E) in Las Vegas will feature an all-star lineup of CEOs from major carriers and manufacturers

Tags: Events

September 15, 2004 - Industry News

Synthetic Oil Blend Meets Mack Truck Spec’s

Petro-Canada’s Duron XL Synthetic Blend 10W-40 is the first 10W-40-grade heavy duty engine oil to achieve Mack Trucks’ EO-N Premium Plus specification

September 15, 2004 - Industry News

Wheaton Event Raises $30,000 for Wish Children

Indianapolis-based Wheaton World Wide Moving recently presented its second annual run/walk event to benefit wish children in Indiana and around the world

September 15, 2004 - Industry News

LoJack Selects AirIQ

AirIQ Inc., Pickering, Ont., Canada, announced it will provide consumer telematics services to LoJack Corp

September 14, 2004 - Industry News

Braun’s Express Selects Pegasus TransTech

Pegasus TransTech Inc., Tampa, Fla., announced that Braun's Express, an LTL carrier based in Hopedale, Mass., has implemented a TRANSFLO document imaging solutio

September 14, 2004 - Industry News

Senate Tables GPS for Hazmat Vehicles

The United States Senate this week tabled an amendment to the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill that would have required trucks transporting hazardous materials to be equipped with global positioning satellite tracking devices

September 14, 2004 - Industry News

Diesel Prices Match Record High

The national average price of retail on-highway diesel rose 0.5 cent to $1.874 per gallon, according to Monday's price release from the Energy Information Administration

September 14, 2004 - Industry News

International Introduces World’s Biggest Production Pick-up

The International CXT -- the world’s biggest production pick-up truck for commercial business owners -- is the newest offering from International Truck and Engine Corp

September 14, 2004 - Industry News

Highway Watch Gets $21 Million from Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security this week announced an additional $21 million grant, available for use beginning March 2005, for the American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) Highway Watch program

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

Hoffa Pushes Border-Crossing Remedy in Detroit

James P. Hoffa, general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, told Michigan business and political leaders Monday that the Jobs Tunnel project to expand freight capacity between Windsor and Detroit is neede

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

WBKO-TV and Ol’ Blue Produce Safety Film

Kentucky’s drivers may be more careful and safer these days, thanks to a public service announcement featuring Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement and Ol’ Blue, USA.

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

Mobileye Introduces Low Cost Collision Avoidance System

MobileEye N.V., a Netherlands-based technology company with U.S. offices in Southfield, Mich., has introduced the Mobileye Advance Warning Syste

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

Rip Griffin Offers Fuelman at All Locations

FleetCor, The Fleet Card Company, has announced that its Fuelman Fleet Cards are now honored at all Rip Griffin Truck Plazas and convenience stores

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

FFE Announces Great Truck Give-A-Way Winner

FFE Transportation Services Inc. has announced that veteran driver Steve Hester was given a new Freightliner Century show truck at the conclusion of the refrigerated carrier’s Truck Give-A-Way program

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

Mack Trucks Hosts Annual Bulldog Roundup

Mack Trucks, Inc. will again host a day of fun and community spirit during the 11th annual Bulldog Roundup event in Hagerstown, Md., this Saturday

Tags: Events

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

IdleAire Picks Firm to Install 200,000 Truck Parking Spaces

IdleAire has selected Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) as the program manager for the national deployment of IdleAire’s Advanced Travel Center Electrification (ATE) ShorePower system

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

Briggs Equipment Selects GlobalTRACS

Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, Calif., announced that Briggs Equipment Inc. will outfit its heavy equipment rental fleet with GlobalTRAC

September 11, 2004 - Industry News

Power2Ship Available Through TruckersB2B

Power2Ship Inc., Boca Raton, Fla., announced that its online services will now be available through the TruckersB2B buying cooperative

September 10, 2004 - Industry News

Digital/Maddocks Deal Off

Digital Dispatch Systems Inc. has dropped plans announced in July to acquire Maddocks Systems Inc

September 10, 2004 - Industry News

Passenger Seat Upgraded for Freightliner M2 Class

A rear bench passenger seat has been added as a factory option for Freightliner’s Business Class M2 106, 106V, 112 and 112V truck models that are equipped with an extended cab

September 10, 2004 - Industry News

Cummins Offers QuickServe Online for O-Os

Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind., announced that owner-operator customers can now access parts and service informatio

September 10, 2004 - Industry News

Freightliner Unveils Business Class M2 106V

Freightliner Trucks has announced the addition of the new Business Class M2 106V vocational vehicle to the Business Class M2 product line.

September 10, 2004 - Industry News

Peterbilt Offers Allison Automatic Transmissions

Drivetrain combinations of Allison automatic transmissions and all heavy-duty Cummins and Caterpillar engines are now available for Peterbilt Models 379, 385, 378 and 357, Peterbilt announced.

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