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Napolitano: Homeland Security Can’t Screen All Cargo by 2012

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told lawmakers Wednesday that her agency won’t be able to screen all port cargo for radiological and nuclear threats by 2012, the Associated Press reported.

February 26, 2009
Government, Business, Safety

ATA Unveils New Image Trailer

American Trucking Associations said Thursday it was unveiling a new trailer for use in its image and outreach programs.

February 26, 2009
Business, Safety, Government

P.A.M. Reports Loss for 4Q, Year

Truckload carrier P.A.M. Transportation Services reported a fourth-quarter loss of $11.4 million, or $1.19 per share, compared with a loss of $840,000, or 8 cents, a year ago.

February 23, 2009
Business, Safety, Government

White House Backs Off Mileage-Based Tax

The White House backed off a suggestion by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood that the Obama administration would consider a vehicle mileage tax in lieu of the federal gasoline tax, the Washington Post reported.

February 23, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

EPA Rejects Navistar’s Call for Delay on 2010 Engine Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected Navistar Inc.’s request to allow manufacturers sell engines compliant with either the agency’s 2007 or 2010 emission standards until 2012.

February 23, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

EPA Rejects Navistar’s Call for Delay on 2010 Engine Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected Navistar Inc.’s request to allow manufacturers sell engines compliant with either the agency’s 2007 or 2010 emission standards until 2012.

February 23, 2009
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Trucking Official Asks Congress for Help on Freight Mobility

Congress should focus on better freight mobility as a national goal, a trucking official told a congressional hearing held in Los Angeles Friday.

February 23, 2009
Government, Business, Safety

Range of New Products Unveiled by Suppliers at TMC

ORLANDO, Fla. — New products shown at the Technical & Maintenance Council’s recent meeting here ranged from a high-tech flatbed trailer to a low-tech mud flap, along with a seat and sleeping pad that combine New Age philosophy with Texas Instruments engineering.

February 23, 2009
Business, Safety, Equipment, Government

APU Makers Show Wares at Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. — An empty booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2009 Transportation Technology Exhibition marked the spot where auxiliary power manufacturer Rigmaster Power Corp. was to display its wares.

February 23, 2009
Business, Safety, Government

Graves Says Trucking Ready for Highway Bill Despite Uncertainty About Obama’s Agenda

With so much attention being placed on the economic stimulus legislation, trucking has not been able to uncover much about the Obama administration’s transportation policy, said Bill Graves, president of American Trucking Associations.

February 23, 2009

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