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Business, Safety, Government

CVSA Conducts Roadcheck; Md. Trucker Gets Big Fine

By Sarah Godfrey, Staff Reporter

This story appears in the June 11 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

June 13, 2007
Business, Safety

Share the Road Drivers to Host Mass. Event Friday

Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Tim Murray (D) will open a safety presentation Friday to be given by American Trucking Associations’ Share the Road program.

Transport Topics
June 13, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel

Congress Eyes Boosting Fuel Economy

Stronger fuel-economy rules stand their best chance in years of passing Congress, amid heightened concern about gas prices and global warming, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
June 12, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

DOT Outlines Cross-Border Standards

The Transportation Department said Monday it has published additional details on safety standards and inspection program in place for its cross-border trucking demonstration program.

Transport Topics
June 11, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Panel Mulls Network of Truck-Only Lanes

Trucking executive Patrick Quinn proposed building a system of dedicated truck-only lanes to streamline freight movement and the idea has been “well received” by members of a U.S. commission.

June 11, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Truck Makers’ Exports Climb

Exports of heavy trucks built in North America have risen to 35% of overall output this year, while domestic sales have plunged, analysts and manufacturers said.

June 11, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Lawmakers Urge Limits to Road Privatization

Key House leaders gave faint praise to plans for public-private transportation projects, but warned states that such deals should preserve the public’s interest by avoiding price-gouging and restrictions on competing roadways.

June 11, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Letters to the Editor: Double Brokering, Gasoline Prices

I believe the Transportation Intermediaries Association should solve the problem of “double-brokering” before trying to convince regulators to allow third-party logistics providers to join the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.

June 8, 2007
Business, Safety

PHH Arval Develops Training Tool

Technology firm PHH Arval said it developed a new service to help fleets analyze the performance of new drivers.

Transport Topics
June 8, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Opinion: Transportation Tech’s Shift to Open Systems

This Opinion piece appears in the June 4 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

June 8, 2007

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