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  • 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...
  • Here's are some things to consider when thinking about incorporation
    By Jim Klepper - ITJ
    Posted Mar 21st 2008 3:30PM
    Today is the day. Today is the day I stop taking orders from people who are not any smarter than I am, have any more experience than I do, work ha...
  • North Carolina troopers in crack-down on big rigs
    By The
    Posted Mar 21st 2008 3:24PM
    RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Highway Patrol officers today are wrapping up a two-day Operation Road Watch to crack down on commercial vehi...
  • Cat truck engine future uncertain
    By Land Line
    Posted Mar 21st 2008 3:42AM
    Can you imagine a world without Caterpillar truck engines? It could happen according to Cat’s chief executive Jim Owens. Reuters quotes Owens...
  • Now more than ever truckers must know their operating costs to survive
    By Clarissa Kell-Holland, staff writer - Land Line
    Posted Mar 20th 2008 2:45PM
    As diesel fuel prices continue to rise, many owner-operators are desperate to find ways to cut costs to make up for dramatic increases in fuel cos...