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Calif. Proposes NOx Limits; Hearing Set for Tuesday

Trucks built before 1994 would have to meet 2007 nitrogen oxide emission limits, according to a draft proposal released Aug. 17 by the California Air Resources Board.

Transport Topics
August 27, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

PeopleNet Introduces ‘BLU,’ New In-Cab Display Product

HILTON HEAD, S.C. — PeopleNet unveiled an enhanced in-cab driver display product, which the company said would be available commercially at the end of the year.

August 27, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Werner to Use ACS Document Scanning

Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises said it will begin using TripPak Express, an online document-scanning system provided by Dallas-based information technology firm ACS for drivers’ daily paperwork.

Transport Topics
August 27, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Landstar to Repurchase 2 Million Shares

Landstar System said Monday it will buy back up to an additional 2 million shares of its common stock.

Transport Topics
August 27, 2007
Business, Safety, Fuel

Hino, Isuzu to Expand Partnership

Hino Motors and Isuzu Motors agreed have to develop cabs for heavy-duty trucks and research technology to trap emissions, expanding the two companies’ partnership, Bloomberg reported Monday.

Transport Topics
August 27, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Menlo Wins $1.6 Billion DOD Contract

The Department of Defense last week awarded its controversial $1.6 billion logistics contract to Menlo Worldwide Government Services.

August 27, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Logistics, Fuel

Diesel and Gasoline Prices Rise

The national average prices of retail diesel and gasoline rose last week, even as crude oil futures fell to an eight-week low after Hurricane Dean passed without any significant disruption to U.S. oil production.

August 27, 2007
Business, Safety

Rail, Intermodal Traffic Drop

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Rail carload and intermodal freight traffic declined from a year ago for the week ended Saturday, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Transport Topics
August 23, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

DOT Inspector General Urges Strict Mexican-Truck Oversight

Sandy Huffaker/Bloomberg News

The Transportation Department needs tighter controls on Mexican truck and bus drivers with driving convictions and greater ability to inspect vehicles at the border, DOT’s inspector general’s office said Tuesday, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
August 21, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Judge Upholds NYC Bridge Restrictions

Bruce Andrew Peters for TT

New York authorities acted legally last week when imposing weight restrictions on heavy trucks that use city’s Throgs Neck Bridge, New York Newsday reported Friday.

Transport Topics
August 21, 2007

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