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Business, Safety, Government

Opinion: Accidents Happen: Prepare Your Drivers


April 3, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Freightliner to Redesign Trucks in Response to EPA 2010 Rules

By Jonathan S. Reiskin, Associate News Editor

April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Fuel

Supreme Court Calls for Review of Greenhouse Gas Rules

The Supreme Court Monday ordered the federal government to take a new look at regulating carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles, in a rebuke to the Bush administration’s policy on global warming, the Associated Press reported.

April 2, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Manufacturing Index Declines in March

The Institute for Supply Management’s March manufacturing index slowed and costs rose to the highest since August, ISM said Monday.

April 2, 2007
Business, Government, Safety

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.

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.

March 29, 2007
Business, Technology, Safety

Companies Turn to Tracking Technology for Cargo Security


Beth Rogers | Special to Transport Topics
March 28, 2007