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  • IG report: not all Mexican drivers, vehicles, being checked at the border
    By Dorothy Cox - The Trucker
    Posted Mar 12th 2008 3:43AM
    WASHINGTON — Measures to make sure that all Mexican drivers and vehicles crossing the border are checked are not being done as planned, says...
  • High price of diesel makes truckers rethink their work
    Posted Mar 12th 2008 3:37AM
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Harold E. Funderburk has noticed more and more big rigs parked on the side of the road with “For sale” signs in their ...
  • Stocks boom on Fed’s bank booster
    By Joe Del Bruno - The Associated Press
    Posted Mar 12th 2008 3:33AM
    NEW YORK — The Fed promised a $200 billion booster shot for ailing markets — and Wall Street answered with its biggest bounce in more ...
  • New study finds 1st hour of driving riskiest
    By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor - Trucking Info
    Posted Mar 12th 2008 3:27AM
    A new study underscores earlier evidence that the greatest risk of an accident occurs in the first hour of driving, and that the risk in the seco...
  • Con-way Freight turns back speed governors on trucking fleet
    By The Trucker News Services
    Posted Mar 11th 2008 1:27AM
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Con-way Freight announced March 10 that it has turned back the speed governors on its 8,400-tractor fleet in a move to im...
  • Truckers to review snow-removal ideas in wake of Conn. concerns
    By Stephanie Reitz - The Associated Press
    Posted Mar 11th 2008 1:23AM
    HARTFORD, Conn. — The country's leading trucking industry group says it will seek new ways to help truckers in Connecticut and nationwide re...
  • OOIDA: Peters reverting to ‘economic fear mongering'; Teamsters also critical
    By The Trucker News Services
    Posted Mar 11th 2008 1:19AM
    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) reacted to U.S. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters’ plea ...
  • Truck repossessions increased significantly in 2007
    By Trucking Info
    Posted Mar 10th 2008 3:01AM
    Repossessions and liquidations of tractor-trailer trucks increased 110 percent in 2007 compared with 2006, according to Nassau Asset Management's ...
  • Express-1 wins 2007 NLM Coverage Support Award
    By Jeff Jensen, Editor
    Posted Mar 4th 2008 3:54PM
    DETROIT - In recognition for outstanding performance and customer service in 2007, Express-1 (AMEX:XPO) has won the Coverage Support Award present...
  • Panther Open House
    By Jeff Jensen, Editor
    Posted Feb 7th 2008 9:40AM
    Adam Walter, Manager of Recruiting for Panther Expedited Services, Inc. has announced that the company will hold an Open House/Recruiting Event on...