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Stoking the Economy

The great day finally arrived at our house: After a summer of anticipation, our tax-rebate check showed up in the mailbox the Friday before La...

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Something Old, Something New

For more than two decades, the Iowa 80 Truckstop outside of Walcott, Iowa, has proven that truck shows can be fun without being huge. This yea...

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Young Driver Program a Bad Idea

In reference to your story in July's issue ("Feds Ponder Young Driver Program," page 12): I can't believe this is being considered! If ...

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Cargo Bracing Bar

The Save-A-Load Z-Bar is made with high-strength aircraft aluminum, making it the strongest load bar available, according to the company. It w...

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Three-peat Champion

Raymond M. Simon of Minnesota, a driver for Yellow Freight System, Inc., was named grand national champion at this year's ATA National Truck ...

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Florida Implements PrePass

At a ceremony in August, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush dedicated a statewide implementation of the PrePass electronic clearance system. Operated by Lo...

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Maryland Stresses Portable Scales

According to a story from the Associated Press, Maryland's auditor said the state police Motor Carrier Division was failing to effectively en...

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Economic Slowdown Lingers

The U.S. economy grew at the slowest rate in eight years during the second quarter of 2001, according to the Commerce Department's Bureau of ...

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NAFTA Battle Looms

Congress returned from its summer recess facing a host of spending bills, including one funding the Department of Transportation for the 2002 ...

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Tougher Driver Medical Standards Proposed

Citing a link between driver health and recent truck and bus crashes, the National Transportation Safety Board called for numerous changes in ...

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