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Rail, Intermodal Traffic Decline for Week

Rail intermodal traffic fell 7% last week and carload traffic dipped 1.1% compared with the same week last year, the Association of American Railroads said Thursday.

Transport Topics
March 22, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

EGL Receives $40 Per-Share Offer From Apollo Management

Just a day after it said it would be sold for $38 a share to a group headed by its chief executive officer, transportation firm EGL Inc. said it had received a competing offer for $40 a share from another investment group.

Transport Topics
March 21, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Logistics

Hub Group CFO Tom White Leaves Company

Transportation logistics firm Hub Group Inc. said late Tuesday that Chief Financial Officer Tom White resigned has been replaced by Terri Pizzuto, the company's vice president of finance.

Transport Topics
March 21, 2007
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Security & Safety Briefs — March 15 - March 21

Kentucky Eyes Higher Speed Limits • Penske Has Trained 15,000 Drivers Under Highway Watch Program • Colorado to Spend $1.2 Mln. for Truck ‘Chain-Up’ Spaces

March 21, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Trucking, Safety Officers’ Group Join Forces Against Coalition Over Criticism of FMCSA

WASHINGTON — Trucking and law enforcement groups said a recent report claiming the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has failed to ensure trucking safety was unproductive and poorly researched.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
March 21, 2007
Business, Safety, Autonomous

Recorded Engine Data Can Help Defend Claims

NEW ORLEANS — Sophisticated recording devices built into modern trucks and diesel engines can generate information that plaintiff’s attorneys can use to force fleets and their insurance companies to pay massive settlement claims.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 21, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

Recorded Engine Data Can Help Defend Claims

NEW ORLEANS — Sophisticated recording devices built into modern trucks and diesel engines can generate information that plaintiff’s attorneys can use to force fleets and their insurance companies to pay massive settlement claims.

March 21, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Safety & Security Briefs — March 15 - March 21

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March 21, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

Opinion: The Upside of the EOBR Proposal

By John LewisChief Executive OfficerGeoLogic SolutionsThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s recently proposed rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders for habitual violators of federal hours-of-service regulations has set in motion an industrywide discussion about the plan’

March 21, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Volvo’s January-February Truck Sales Drop 13%

Truck maker Volvo AB said its sales for the first two months of the year fell 13%, as U.S. deliveries plunged following new emissions standards that boosted truck prices, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
March 20, 2007

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