ACT: The Class 3-8 used truck market fell 10 percent in July, reversing the market gain posted during June.
Used truck sales dropped about 15 percent in May from April, due to a lack of available inventory.
ACT noted that shipments for the first quarter of 2011 were more than double compared with the same quarter last year.
A long-haul cross-border Mexican trucking program is proposed, Dart buys Fil-More assets, trucking groups back ATA's appeal against the Port of Los Angeles and many other industry news items are featured.
April net orders were 3 percent above the prior year level and year-to-date growth in net orders through April is 72 percent.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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