Safety
Business, Safety, Government

California Company Loses Hazmat License

The California Highway Patrol said it revoked the hazardous materials transportation license of Sabek Transportation, the company that owned the tanker truck involved in a collision that destroyed portions of a major interstate highway near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Transport Topics
June 4, 2007
Business, Safety

Truck-Crash Deaths Drop, DOT Says

Fatalities in large-truck-involved crashes fell an estimated 3.7% in 2006 to 5,018, the lowest number of deaths since 2002.

June 4, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Bush OKs Delay to Mexican-Trucks Plan

President Bush last week signed legislation effectively stalling a pilot program aimed at permitting trucks from Mexico to deliver goods in the United States.

June 4, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

NAFTA Surface Trade Hits Record

Ambassador Bridge — TT File Photo

Surface trade among the United States, Canada and Mexico was 2.3% higher in March than in a year ago and reached the highest monthly level ever recorded, the Department of Transportation said.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Factory Index Gains in May

The Institute for Supply Management’s May manufacturing index rose as new orders rose, ISM said Tuesday.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2007
Business, Safety

Rail, Intermodal Fall for Week

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Rail carload and intermodal freight fell for the week ended Saturday compared with a year ago, the Association of American Railroads said.

Transport Topics
June 1, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Allied Emerges from Bankruptcy

Chris Van Houten/Trans Pixs

Vehicle hauler Allied Systems Holdings has emerged from bankruptcy, the company said in a statement.

Transport Topics
May 31, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

TMW Acquires Software Firm

Trucking software firm TMW Systems said Thursday it acquired TMT Software, which makes fleet maintenance applications, for an undisclosed sum.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
May 31, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

April Truck Tonnage Declines

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

American Trucking Associations’ advanced for-hire truck tonnage index April’s was 2.7% below the same month last year, the group said.

Transport Topics
May 30, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Preliminary Report Shows Downturn in ’06 Large-Truck Crash Fatalities

Preliminary data released by the Department of Transportation show that fatalities from large truck crashes declined 3.7% last year compared with 2005.

Transport Topics
May 30, 2007

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