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Rail, Intermodal Fall Again

Tom Biery/Trans Pixs

Rail carload and intermodal freight both fell last week compared with a year ago, continuing a trend this year, the Association of American Railroads said.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Feds Probing Oil-Trading Practices

Federal regulators are looking into possible manipulation of crude oil prices by after-hours trading practices, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

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May 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Senator Seeks Stricter Rules for Hazmat Drivers

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Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) has asked the Department of Homeland Security to come up with stronger guidelines for truckers who transport gasoline and other hazardous materials, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Interpool’s 1Q Income Falls

Interpool Inc., a maker of shipping containers and chassis for intermodal container transportation, reported its first-quarter net income declined from a year ago.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Hill Defends EOBR Proposal Amid Criticism

By Sean McNally, Senior Reporter

This story appears in the May 7 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

May 9, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Senate Panel Sets Mileage Bill To Include Heavy Trucks

Tannen Maury/Bloomberg News

A Senate panel approved a measure that would boost automobile fuel-economy standards and set mileage standards for heavy trucks for the first time, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Opinion: Interface With Disaster

This Opinon Piece appears in the May 7 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

By Tim Barton
Over-the-Road Driver

May 9, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Midwest Sees Extensive Flooding

Heavy rains from an already deadly storm system caused extensive floods in Missouri as Midwest waterways rose to levels not seen in 14 years, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2007
Business, Fuel, Government, Safety

Atlas Air Turns 1Q Profit

Air cargo company Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said it earned $6.2 million or 29 cents a share in the first quarter, turning around a loss of $3.7 million or 18 cents a year ago.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2007

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