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Twitter-enabled load service starts

| June 08, 2010

Carriers registered with Con-way Multimodal can leverage freight loads through Twitter, Con-way Multimodal announced June 8. Load information is updated every 15 minutes, the third-party carrier service said. Con-way Multimodal arranges services for over-the-road, intermodal, flatbed, ...

Grote starts lighting tour

| June 08, 2010

A tour displaying LED light products for heavy-duty trucks began June 1, Grote Industries announced. The Madison, Ind.-based light maker made its first stop on the Trilliant Technology Tour at a Cincinnati facility and plans visits ...

OOIDA to challenge onboard recorder rule

| June 07, 2010

They are contesting rule that carriers with a 10 percent or greater non-compliance with hours regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs.

Los Angeles port says emissions dropped

| June 07, 2010

Diesel particulate matter emissions in 2009 dropped by 37 percent from 2008 and nitrogen oxide emissions fell 28 percent.

Roadcheck begins Tuesday

| June 07, 2010

Last year, the vehicle compliance rate of 80.4 percent was the highest since 1996, CVSA said. The driver compliance rate of 95.7 percent was the highest ever.

Good ink on Missouri truck driving championships

| June 07, 2010

Among drive-image-building efforts that are decades-long institutions are the yearly state truck-driving championships, which in 2010 will culminate in the final national competition Aug. 3-7 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The efficacy of the ...

LaHood responds to ATA letter

Jill Dunn | June 05, 2010

The June 3 letter responded to an ATA letter in which the ATA said the DOT appeared to disproportionately support non-truck transport.

Agency changes hours docs policy

| June 04, 2010

The FMCSA will relieve carriers that use electronic mobile communications of maintaining other supporting documents to verify driver logs.

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