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  • More drunken drivers in northern tier of states, study finds
    By Kevin Freking - The AssociatedPress
    Posted Apr 23rd 2008 4:59PM
    WASHINGTON — Wisconsin drivers apparently aren't heeding the message of one of America's biggest brewers, located in their own backyard. Nor...
  • More states consider tolls on freeways amid budget deficits
    By Tom Hester, Jr. - The Associated Press
    Posted Apr 23rd 2008 4:49AM
    Lawmakers here are weighing tolls for Interstates 78 and 80, two busy highways that slice across the state from Pennsylvania to New York City. The...
  • IdleAire admits future looks grim
    By Jami Jones, senior editor - Land Line
    Posted Apr 23rd 2008 4:45AM
    Having never actually made money, IdleAire Technologies Corp., reported to stockholders in its annual report for 2007 that it has amassed a total ...
  • US economy pained by poor transportation: Study
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Apr 22nd 2008 2:59PM
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. transportation system is failing to keep pace with the demands of a 21st-century economy, and a piecemeal approach to impro...
  • Alcohol consumption rule is this: ‘24 hours from bottle to throttle’
    By Jim Klepper, ITJ
    Posted Apr 21st 2008 4:25PM
    Mr. Klepper, my twin brother Ron and I drive team on a dedicated route for a major carrier.  True, Ron had been drinking the night before we ...
  • Speedco opens 52nd Lube & Tire Center
    By Jeff Jensen, Editor
    Posted Apr 21st 2008 7:01AM
    Denver suburb receives 1st Speedco location in Colorado DENVER, COLO. – Speedco is rapidly spreading across the United States, adding con...
  • Next generation hybrid testing
    By Sean Kilcarr - Fleet Owner
    Posted Apr 21st 2008 4:34AM
    The exclusive joint venture formed by truck maker Paccar and component supplier Eaton Corp. to develop a production-ready Class 8 hybrid tractor b...
  • Hino quits building trucks in Golden State
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Apr 21st 2008 4:32AM
    LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Hino Motors is blaming the weak U.S. economy for its decision this past weekend to halt the assembly of trucks in California...
  • High fuel prices hurting independent truckers
    By Russ Corey - The Associated Press
    Posted Apr 21st 2008 4:21AM
    FLORENCE, Ala. — Charles Scott doesn’t know how some of his fellow independent truckers can afford to stay in business. Scott has been...
  • A new threat on the road: texting drivers
    By Carl Manning - The Associated Press
    Posted Apr 20th 2008 5:38AM
    LAWRENCE, Kan. — During a break in classes at the University of Kansas, Charles Rombold has his cell phone ready for texting. The 20-year-ol...