In The News

  • Corzine: Private turnpike lanes worth considering
    By Tom Hester jr. - The Associated Press
    Posted Jul 9th 2008 4:21AM
    TRENTON, N.J. — Letting private firms operate toll road lanes is an idea worth examining, but it alone wouldn’t raise enough money to pay ...
  • Commodity costs prompt Navistar to raise prices on International trucks
    By The Trucker News Services
    Posted Jul 9th 2008 4:06AM
    WARRENVILLE, Ill. — Commodity prices that have as much as doubled in the past six months have led Navistar International Corp. to increase p...
  • OOIDA to challenge legality of Ontario speed limiter legislation
    By TruckingInfo
    Posted Jul 9th 2008 4:03AM
    In response to the Ontario government's decision to pass a speed limiter bill, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association will file a form...
  • Florida to limit idling as of Dec. 15
    By Jill Dunn - eTrucker
    Posted Jul 8th 2008 3:44AM
    Florida will limit idling to five minutes beginning Dec. 15 but will allow exemptions, including unlimited idling by truckers using sleeper berths...
  • Wage dispute could lead to strike on Indiana Toll Road
    By The Trucker News Services
    Posted Jul 7th 2008 4:23AM
    INDIANAPOLIS — Differences over proposed contract terms between the private operator of the Indiana Toll Road and a union that represents it...
  • Truck stop quandary: Four-hour parking limit in Virginia county
    By Clarissa Kell-Holland, staff writer - Land Line
    Posted Jul 7th 2008 4:15AM
    OOIDA member Dennis Sullivan was minutes away from being out of hours on Monday, June 30, when he pulled in to get his scale ticket at the Pilot T...
  • The dirt on clean mud flaps
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Jul 3rd 2008 3:56AM
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Rosemary Andersen of Andersen Flaps says she was as surprised as anybody to learn that their “EcoFlaps” ...
  • Late for UCR? Could be pricey
    By Land Line
    Posted Jul 3rd 2008 3:53AM
    On Tuesday, July 1, motor carriers, brokers, freight forwarders and leasing companies who have failed to register with the Unified Carrier Registr...
  • Truckers rescue victims from fiery crash scene
    By Land Line
    Posted Jul 3rd 2008 3:50AM
    Two truckers are credited with saving the lives of two injured people who were trapped in a burning car in Blendon Township, MI, on Monday, June 3...
  • Blown head gaskets on Caterpillar engines
    By Independent Contractor
    Posted Jul 3rd 2008 3:41AM
    Over the years we have noticed that many shops DO NOT check the liner protrusion on Caterpillar engines when installing a new head gasket or rebui...