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Tonnage Index Rises 6.6%  
Truck tonnage rose 6.6% in January from a year earlier to set another record, driven by a strong manufacturing sector and easier comparisons due to 2014’s weather-affected results, American Trucking Associations reported.

Senate to Offer New Road Bill Before May 31, Inhofe Says 
WASHINGTON — A Senate transportation panel will unveil a multiyear highway bill before there is a need to approve a short-term extension of funding authority for highway programs, which expires in late spring, the panel’s chairman told Transport Topics on Feb. 25.

Snowy States Rely on Trucks to Counter Mother Nature 
While snow is sometimes viewed as the enemy of trucking, when it comes to moving goods over highways, trucks also are the primary weapon for state and local governments to fight winter’s blowing flakes.





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Navistar Cuts Fiscal 1Q Loss
Navistar International Corp. reduced losses in its fiscal first quarter as the company reported growth in vehicle sales and a continued reduction in warranty costs.

CP Rail CEO Says Biggest Crude-by-Rail Fear Is Terrorism
Hunter Harrison, Canadian Pacific Railway’s chief executive officer, said his greatest fear in moving crude by rail is the prospect of a terrorist attack on the company’s trains.

Diesel Price Rises for Fourth Week, Up 3.6¢ to $2.936; Gas Jumps 14.1¢
Diesel’s national average pump price rose for a fourth straight week, gaining 3.6 cents to $2.936 a gallon, while gasoline prices jumped more than 14 cents, the Department of Energy reported March 2.


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TT Archives: ATA on the Move
The opening of new offices for American Trucking Associations in Alexandria, Virginia, is recorded in the Jan. 28, 1985 edition of Transport Topics with a ribbon cutting featuring ATA President Thomas J. Donohue, Gov. Charles Robb and DOT Deputy Secretary James Burnley IV.
 
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FUEL PRICES - WEEK OF MARCH 2
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14.1¢


 
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