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Lots of Talk, Little Action on Highway Funding 
WASHINGTON — As a Senate panel prepares to consider a long-term highway bill, House transportation leaders are signaling support for a short-term funding fix.

Industry Execs Scold Congress For Indecision
ORLANDO, Fla. — Executives from four of the largest U.S. transportation companies last week directed a clear message at federal lawmakers: Do what’s needed to support infrastructure improvements now or risk real damage to the economy and competitiveness down the road.

Retail Truck Sales Jump 25% in March 
Heavy-duty truck sales continued to grow at a rapid clip in March, jumping 25% from the same month last year, WardsAuto.com reported.





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March Trailer Orders Fall 22%, But Manufacturers’ Backlogs Remain Strong
March trailer orders fell 22% from a year ago, but manufacturers remain busy building a heavy backlog of new equipment requested during the “epic” order season that began in the fall, ACT Research reported.

Two Technologies Offers Rugged Handheld with Printer
Two Technologies Inc., a supplier of rugged handheld computers, has added a new device featuring a printer to its product lineup.

Jack Cooper Sees Car Haulers Benefiting From Rail Delays
Jack Cooper Holdings Corp., the 87-year-old transporter of cars and light trucks, is preparing to haul more vehicles as rail delays cause automakers in the United States to seek alternatives.


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TT Archives: NAFTA Passes
On Nov. 17, 1993 the House of Representatives passed the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, which required the border be opened to Mexican carriers.
 
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