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The president of trucking software provider TMW Systems said he does not expect a slowdown in sales this year, even as some trucking companies face a downturn in demand for freight-hauling services.
The maintenance managers of two vehicle leasing companies expect few problems in their shops as the truck-operating industry shifts to the next generation of lower-emission diesel engines.
Driver Gets Life in Smuggling Deaths • New Passport Rule Takes Effect • Okla. Study Cites Cellphone Accident Hazards • N.D. Lawmaker Wants 40-Mph Minimum on InterstatesJanuary 24, 2007
Georgia Weigh Stations to Use PrePass • Purolator Selects Software System from Carrier Logistics • Iowa Plans Internet Kiosks at Rest Stops • President to Address Global Warming in Tuesday SpeechJanuary 22, 2007
Click here to write a Letter to the Editor. Once again, the great Environmental Protection Agency has brainwashed the public in the name of environmental protection. As a small fleet owner of longhaul flatbed equipment, our injectors and fuel systems are taking a beating in the name of conservation.January 22, 2007
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said Friday that truck carriers entering the United States at all land border ports of entry in California, Texas and New Mexico will be required to present advance electronic cargo information through the Automated Commercial Environment truck manifest system.January 19, 2007
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is developing a commercial trade processing system — the Automated Commercial Environment — designed to facilitate legitimate cross-border trade while strengthening border security.January 17, 2007
In their first days as Congress’ new majority, Democrats on Capitol Hill introduced legislation calling for greater cargo screening and tracking of hazardous materials shipments.