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Week of September 15, 2014

Railroad Delays Criticized 
Execs Say LTL Market Sizzles, Fueling Strong Freight Growth 
Western Star Unveils New Highway Tractor; 5700XE Aimed at Small, Medium Fleets 
Hub Group Announces Plan to Classify Calif. Drayage Drivers as Employees 
TMC to Host 10th Annual SuperTech, Discuss Maintenance Issues at Meeting 
DOT, Treasury Praise Public-Private Deals to Help Fund Large Transportation Projects 
Used-Truck Demand Strong, Even as Availability Grows  
New Truck Orders Grow; 2014 Slots Nearly Filled 
Study Says Fleets Reap More Savings With Investment in Fuel Technologies  
Truckers Face Lengthy Detours After Floods Close Stretch of I-15 

Week of September 08, 2014

Omnitracs to Purchase XRS 
Transport Firms, Schools Forge Closer Ties to Help Employees Advance Their Careers 
Lawmakers Return for a Brief Session; Likely to Pass Short-Term Funding Bill 
Leasing Company Seeks Appeals Court Review after Being Found Partially Liable in Crash 
Executives Gather in Calif. for IANA Meeting as Truck-Rail Cargo Growth Accelerates 
Navistar Slashes 3rd-Qtr. Loss to $2 Million; Warranty Costs Fall, Production Increases 
Teamsters’ Efforts Advance at Con-way, FedEx LTL Units 
Possible Pay, Safety Link Focus of FMCSA Study 
Vehicle-Miles Traveled Increases in 2014 to Highest Level Since 2008, FHWA Says 
Diesel Average Falls to $3.814; Price is Lowest Since July 2012 

Week of September 01, 2014

Truck Registrations Grow 
Top FMCSA Lawyer Darling Named Acting Administrator 
Groups Ask Foxx to Remove CSA Scores From Public View 
Social Media Connect Fleets to Drivers, Customers 
Pace of Driver-Pay Increases Quickens in Reaction to Tight Capacity, Demand 
Diesel, Gasoline Averages Continue to Fall 
Health-Care Cost Agreement Boosts West Coast Port Talks 
July Trailer Orders Increase 36.7%, Fueled by Surge for Reefer Units 
Brokers’ Truckload Profit Margins Reach Three-Year High 
Trucking Cautions NHTSA on GHG Rule 

Week of August 25, 2014

Con-way Driver Wins NTDC 
Truck Tonnage Nears Record After 3.6% Increase in July 
More Than 1 Million View Video of Trucker Pulling Baby from Burning Car 
PeopleNet Will Add Android, Launch Video Safety System 
Execs Say Driver Shortage Requires Multiple Solutions, Including Communication, More ‘Creature Comforts’ 
ATA President, Staff Take Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise Money, Awareness for ALS Cause 
TMW Aligns With 3Gtms to Add Logistics Offerings 
Prime Inc.’s Training Discriminated Against Female Drivers, Judge Says 
Illinois Governor’s Veto Triggers Debate On Different Speed Limits for Trucks, Cars 
Nationwide Cargo Theft Ring Broken Up Following Trailer Heist of Canned Corn 
Diesel Average Slips for Seventh Week to Lowest Level Since Mid-November 

Week of August 18, 2014

July Truck Sales Up 22.5% 
Element Financial Will Offer Aggressive Lending Program 
Corporate Fleets Add Capacity With Use of Dedicated Service 
Cummins Boosts Plant Spending in Bid to Make 500 Engines Daily 
Out-of-Service Rate for Vehicles Declines During 2014 Roadcheck, CVSA Reports 
FleetCor Plans $3.45 Bln. Comdata Deal to Add Fuel Card Services for Carriers 
Freight Shipments to West Coast Ports Rise as Uncertainty Over Labor Pact Continues 
ATA Announces $100,000 Contribution to Bolster Trucking Image Campaign 
More Truckload Carriers Raise Pay in Effort to Reward Drivers 
White House Plans Quick Announcement of New FMCSA Leadership, Ferro Says 
Fleets, Shippers Criticize Agency’s Coercion Proposal 
Jamestown is Only Plant in North America Mass Producing Class 8 Nat-Gas Engines 

Week of August 11, 2014

Truck Makers Chip Away at Cummins’ Engine Lead 
Family Pride Plays Large Role at National Truck Driving Event 
Inspectors Champion Returns as Judge for 2014 Competition 
Truck Orders Hit Record During Normally Slow July 
CSA Enforcement Varies Widely from State to State, Study Says 
President Obama Signs Executive Order Helping Employees in Labor Disputes 
Omnitracs CEO Sees Expansion Opportunities Targeting Midsize Fleets, Private Carriers 
European Transport Firm to Buy Jacobson Cos. for $750 Million 
FDA Plan Costly, Unnecessary, Agricultural Haulers Caution 
Missouri Voters Solidly Reject Amendment to Increase Sales Tax for Highway Projects 
Truck-Rail Shipments Rise in 2nd Quarter, IANA Says 


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