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Swift Founder Jerry Moyes to Buy Company for $2.74 Billion

Swift Transportation Co. agreed late Friday to be acquired by company founder Jerry Moyes for $31.55 a share, or about $2.74 billion, the company said.

January 22, 2007
Business, Government

Gasoline Prices Fall 14 Cents in Two Weeks, Lundberg Says

Average U.S. retail gasoline prices fell 14 cents over the past two weeks to $2.18 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg survey of gasoline prices released Sunday.

January 22, 2007
Business, Government, Fuel, Autonomous

Calif. Aims to Cut Emissions, Improve Four Freight Corridors

Trucks operating in California would be required to meet tighter emission standards under a plan proposed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) to spend $3.1 billion in bond money to improve four key freight corridors.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 22, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

ACE to Be Required at Entry Points in California, Texas, N. Mex.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said Friday that truck carriers entering the United States at all land border ports of entry in California, Texas and New Mexico will be required to present advance electronic cargo information through the Automated Commercial Environment truck manifest system.

January 19, 2007
Business, Government

Investors Sue Allied Holdings Over Meeting, Board Issues

Auto hauler Allied Holdings was sued by investors who want the company to hold an annual meeting so they can vote on replacing the board, Bloomberg reported.

January 19, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Virginia Transportation Plan Would Boost Costs to Truckers

A new transportation plan by Virginia state Republicans would raise fees on drivers and boost costs to truckers, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

January 19, 2007
Business, Government

Washington State Sets Initiative to Improve Freight Movement

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire (D) Thursday unveiled a new “container ports initiative,” a plan to improve the movement of products to markets and workers to jobs.

January 19, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

California to Close Stretch of I-215 This Weekend

Contractors will close a stretch of Interstate 215 in California starting Friday night through 4 a.m. Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

January 19, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Several Northeast States Take Steps Toward Privatized Highways, New Tolls

As the federal government moved last week to help states promote private transportation investment, several states in the Northeast took initial steps toward adding toll roads or privatizing existing highways.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
January 19, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

TTNews.com to Close Monday for MLK Holiday

TTNews.com will be closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Please check back on Tuesday, Jan. 22, for the latest trucking and freight transportation news.

January 18, 2007

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