In The News

  • Public opinion stalls border plaza project
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Mar 26th 2008 3:16AM
    PORT HURON, Mich. -- Due to a number of questions raised during a recent comment period, the timeline for expanding the U.S. border plaza at the B...
  • Seat belt usage among truck drivers hits record level
    By The Trucker News Services
    Posted Mar 26th 2008 3:11AM
    DENVER — The number of professional truckers buckling up their seat belts jumped dramatically in 2007 to a record level of 65 percent, U.S. ...
  • Owner-operators scrutinize bottom lines to avoid belly-up scenarios
    By Clarissa Kell-Holland, staff writer - Land Line
    Posted Mar 26th 2008 3:09AM
    As diesel prices continue to soar above the $4 a gallon mark in at least 21 states, some owner-operators have decided to park their rigs at home a...
  • Ontario eyeing mandatory 65-mph speed limiters
    By Transport Topics
    Posted Mar 25th 2008 1:49AM
    The government of Ontario has resurrected a plan to make speed limiters mandating maximum mandatory truck speeds at about 65 miles per hour in the...
  • N.Y. gov. backs congestion-fee plan
    By Transport Topics
    Posted Mar 25th 2008 1:45AM
    Newly seated New York Gov. David Paterson (D) backs a New York City plan to charge motorists fees in parts of Manhattan during peak business hours...
  • Fuel protestors ‘park it’ for one day in Western Pennsylvania
    By David Tanner, staff writer - Land Line
    Posted Mar 25th 2008 1:37AM
    A group of truckers northeast of Pittsburgh shut down for one day on Monday, March 24, to protest the high price of fuel. Owner-operator Don Wa...
  • Who needs March Madness when you’ve got MATS?
    By Land Line
    Posted Mar 24th 2008 3:44AM
    If your mouth is starting to water at the mere mention of pork chops, it can mean only one thing: It’s getting close to time for the Mid-America...
  • Manually adjusted auto slack adjusters dangerous: NTSB
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Mar 24th 2008 3:37AM
    WASHINGTON -- It took a spectacular fatality for the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board to recognize the dangers in performing too-frequent...
  • Hino offers automated transmission
    By Fleet Owner
    Posted Mar 24th 2008 3:33AM
    Eaton Corp. has announced its UltraShift Highway Value (HV) transmission will be offered by Hino Trucks on 2009 model year 268A and 338 trucks. ...
  • Dallas to begin enforcing new idling law April 1
    By eTrucker
    Posted Mar 24th 2008 3:30AM
    The City of Dallas will begin enforcing a new anti-idling law on April 1. Violating the five-minute idling limit may result in penalties up to $50...