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Letters to the Editor: Opening the Border

This Mexican truck program is contrary to everything the United States should be doing.The Department of Homeland Security continues to give tax money to cities for terrorist protection, while the Department of Transportation promotes a program to open the Mexican border up like a New Orleans levee.

March 23, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Former ATA Chairman Vernon Garner Dies at 69

Garner Transportation Group co-founder and former American Trucking Associations Chairman Vernon Eugene Garner died Tuesday, following a lengthy bout with cancer. He was 69.

March 22, 2007
Business, Government

Leading Economic Indicators Drop 0.5% in February

An index of leading economic indicators fell last month by the most in more than a year, the New York-based Conference Board reported Thursday.

March 22, 2007
Business, Government, Autonomous

Editorial: U.S.-Mexico Border Standoff

It seemed like such a simple and logical plan: As the nations of North America removed obstacles to the free flow of goods between them, the barriers impeding the trucks that move those goods also would be torn down.

March 22, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

EGL Receives $40 Per-Share Offer From Apollo Management

Just a day after it said it would be sold for $38 a share to a group headed by its chief executive officer, transportation firm EGL Inc. said it had received a competing offer for $40 a share from another investment group.

March 21, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Hub Group CFO Tom White Leaves Company

Transportation logistics firm Hub Group Inc. said late Tuesday that Chief Financial Officer Tom White resigned has been replaced by Terri Pizzuto, the company's vice president of finance.

March 21, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Security & Safety Briefs — March 15 - March 21

Kentucky Eyes Higher Speed Limits • Penske Has Trained 15,000 Drivers Under Highway Watch Program • Colorado to Spend $1.2 Mln. for Truck ‘Chain-Up’ Spaces

March 21, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Trucking, Safety Officers’ Group Join Forces Against Coalition Over Criticism of FMCSA

WASHINGTON — Trucking and law enforcement groups said a recent report claiming the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has failed to ensure trucking safety was unproductive and poorly researched.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
March 21, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Recorded Engine Data Can Help Defend Claims

NEW ORLEANS — Sophisticated recording devices built into modern trucks and diesel engines can generate information that plaintiff’s attorneys can use to force fleets and their insurance companies to pay massive settlement claims.

March 21, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Safety & Security Briefs — March 15 - March 21

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March 21, 2007