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Fuel, Government, Business

Oil Rises to Close Week Over $134 a Barrel

Crude oil rose Friday, a day after sliding almost $5 on reports that China would raise fuel prices, news services reported.

June 20, 2008
Business, Government

Philadelphia Manufacturing Index Declines

Manufacturing levels in the Philadelphia region declined this month, continuing to show contraction, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

June 19, 2008
Government, Business

Leading Indicators Rise for Second Straight Month

An index of leading economic indicators improved in May, the second straight increase, the New York-based Conference Board said Thursday.

June 19, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Ontario to Require 65-MPH Speed Limiters on Trucks

Ambassador Bridge — Rebecca Cook for TT

The Ontario Legislature passed a measure Monday requiring speed limiters on large trucks that would cap speeds at 105 kilometers per hour, the equivalent of 65.2 miles per hour, the Ontario Transportation Ministry said.

June 18, 2008
Business, Fuel, Government

Bush Calls for More U.S. Oil Exploration

President Bush said Wednesday that Congress should allow for expanded U.S. offshore oil drilling and called for opening up more areas for domestic energy exploration.

June 18, 2008
Government, Business

Roadway Sets New Custom Pickup and Delivery Service

YRC Worldwide unit Roadway Express said Wednesday it has launched a new specialized pickup and delivery service.

June 18, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Letters to the Editor: Fuel Price Crisis, LTLs, Truck Weights, Hurricane Season

I would like to comment on a letter in the June 2 edition suggesting that the only way to bring fuel prices down is for truckers to stage protests.

June 18, 2008
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Proposed Rule Would Keep Trucks Off N.Y. Secondary Roads

New York state is considering rules that would keep large trucks on interstate highways only, except to access terminals or to reach food, fuel, rest or repair locations.

June 18, 2008
Business, Safety, Government

YRC to Take 2Q Charges; Affirms Core Earnings Outlook

YRC Worldwide late Tuesday reaffirmed its core second-quarter earnings guidance, but said its financial statement would include some special charges.

June 17, 2008
Government, Business, Safety

Interstate 80 Reopens in Iowa Following Floods

Interstate 80 has reopened in Iowa, the Iowa Department of Transportation said.

June 17, 2008

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