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Editorial: Preparing for 2010

Just as the first new heavy-duty trucks equipped with engines that meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2007 emission standards are hitting the road, EPA reminded us of what’s to come in just a few years: another new generation of diesel engines.

April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

EPA Issues SCR Guidelines

The U.S. EPA said last week that diesel engine manufacturers who want to use selective catalytic reduction to meet EPA’s 2010 emission rules must supply the urea SCR requires and prove it will be available to truck drivers using those engines.

Andrea Fischer | Staff Reporter
April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Falling Freight Gives Shippers Leverage

A loosening of the tight capacity for freight hauling now makes the fuel-surcharge programs — upon which motor carriers depend to insulate them from fuel price spikes — vulnerable to demands for change by shippers.

April 2, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Parts of D.C. Beltway to Close Friday Night for Construction

Several parts of the Capital Beltway, Interstate 95/495 near Washington, D.C., will be closed temporarily this weekend due to scheduled work, the Maryland State Highway Administration said.

Transport Topics
April 1, 2007
Business, Safety

Intermodal, Rail Carload Traffic Decline for Week

Rail intermodal traffic fell 4.7% last week compared with the same week last year, while rail carloads fell 2.7%, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2007
Business, Technology, Safety

Companies Turn to Tracking Technology for Cargo Security

 

Beth Rogers | Special to Transport Topics
March 28, 2007
Business, Safety

Perseverance, Timing Key to Mediation of Accident Claims, Lawyers Say

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Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 28, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Safety & Security Briefs — March 22 - March 28

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March 28, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Ambassador Bridge Plans to Be Reviewed by Michigan DOT

The owner of the bridge that connects Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, has applied for $1 billion in U.S. bonds to help pay for a new twin span, and the state agency that will help make that decision is a chief competitor in building a new bridge, the Detroit News reported.

Transport Topics
March 28, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Security & Safety Briefs

Con-way Exec Named to FMCSA Safety Committee • Ford Recalls Medium-Duty Trucks • Ontario Trucking Sets Plan to Recover Stolen Cargo

March 28, 2007

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