Business
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Illinois to Pay $1.2 Million for Rest Stop Security Upgrades

The Illinois Department of Transportation will spend $1.2 million to update and repair security systems at interstate rest stops, the Associated Press reported Monday.

Transport Topics
March 18, 2008
Business, Government, Equipment, Technology

FleetPride Buys Wyo. Operations of Truck & Industrial Supply Co.

Heavy-duty truck and trailer parts aftermarket distributor FleetPride Inc. said it finalized the acquisition of certain assets of Truck & Industrial Supply Co.

Transport Topics
March 18, 2008
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Government, Business

Housing Starts, Construction Permits Drop in February

Housing starts fell in February and construction permits fell to the lowest level in 16 years, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
March 18, 2008
Business

I-95 in Philadelphia May Reopen Wednesday Night

Tannen Maury/Bloomberg News

A two–mile stretch of Interstate 95 in Philadelphia that has been closed since early Tuesday morning could open as soon as Wednesday night, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell’s office said in a statement.

Transport Topics
March 18, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government

EPA to Award $5 Million for Midwest Clean-Diesel Projects

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Midwest Clean Diesel Initiative said Friday today announced that it expects to award about $5 million in grants for diesel-emission reduction projects in five Midwestern states.

Transport Topics
March 17, 2008
Business

Industrial Production Falls 0.5% in February

U.S. industrial production fell 0.5% in February, the first decline in four months, the Federal Reserve said Monday.

Transport Topics
March 17, 2008
Fuel, Business, Safety, Government

ATA Projects Record Diesel Fuel Costs for 2008

American Trucking Associations is projecting a record high diesel fuel bill for the trucking industry this year, at $135 billion.

Transport Topics
March 17, 2008
Fuel, Business

Volvo Displays ‘Green’ Trucks to Run on Alternative Fuels

WASHINGTON — Global truck producer Volvo AB recently demonstrated trucks that can run on one of seven different alternative fuels, but company officials said they could not forecast when an over-the-road model of any of these seven trucks might be available.

March 17, 2008
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Schneider Sets Fuel-Hauling Service

Truckload carrier Schneider National said Monday it has added fuel-hauling capabilities to its bulk hauling division.

Transport Topics
March 17, 2008
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Navistar, BAE Awarded Military Truck Order

Navistar International Corp. and BAE Systems won 99% of a $1.1 billion Pentagon order for blast-resistant trucks, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
March 17, 2008

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