Government
Business, Safety, Government

December Truck Tonnage Rises 1.4%

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Truck tonnage in December rose 1.4% from a year ago, American Trucking Associations said in its seasonally adjusted for-hire truck tonnage index.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2008
Business, Government

Arkansas Best’s 4Q Profit Dips

Arkansas Best Corp. said Friday its fourth-quarter profit declined to $13.5 million, or 54 cents a share, from $14.2 million, or 56 cents, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 25, 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, Safety, Autonomous

Florida Banning Trucks from Left Lane of Turnpike Stretch

Florida officials are banning trucks from the left lane of a 40-mile stretch of the Florida Turnpike in South Florida starting Friday, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.

Transport Topics
January 25, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Court Rebuffs Public Citizen on HOS Rule

Larry Smith/Trans Pixs

A federal court has rejected a request by several advocacy groups, led by Public Citizen, seeking to overturn the interim hours-of-service rule issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last month.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
January 24, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

Covenant Reports Fourth-Quarter Profit

Covenant Transportation Group earned $176,000, or 1 cent per share in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $894,000, or 6 cents, a year earlier.

Transport Topics
January 24, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

Knight’s Fourth-Quarter Income Drops

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation’s fourth-quarter profit fell to $13.8 million, or 16 cents a share, from $18.9 million, or 23 cents, a year ago.

Transport Topics
January 24, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

Trucking Stocks Rebound Sharply

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Trucking and transportation stocks rose sharply Wednesday as the general stock market rebounded, news reports said.

Transport Topics
January 24, 2008
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Letters to the Editor: HOS, Public Citizen, Fuel Prices, N.J. Turnpike, Fuel in New England

So, we were able to keep two important features of the hours-of-service rules in place — which should have been no surprise to any one.

January 24, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

Railroads, Transport Union Reach Accord

U.S. freight railroads have reached a tentative contract with about 81,000 workers represented by the United Transportation Union, Bloomberg reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
January 24, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Maine Suspends Some Weight Restrictions Due to Fuel Prices

Maine Gov. John Baldacci (D) signed a bill to temporarily allow trucks hauling forest products to exceed state weight limits by 5% in hopes of helping them offset high fuel prices, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
January 23, 2008

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