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September 27, 1999 - Industry News

New TA To Open In Georgia

TravelCenters of America is opening its newest facility in Cartersville, GA, next month

September 24, 1999 - Industry News

Trucker-Focused Web Site Expands

The trucker-oriented web site has expanded, adding a network of web sites and interactive online services. In addition to a site redesign, new features offered by include personalized calendars and weather, a trucking/transportation search engine,

September 24, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Overnite Strike Imminent

The Teamsters Union is preparing to launch an unfair labor practices strike against Overnite Transportation, perhaps as early as this weekend

September 23, 1999 - Industry News

Changes On Horizon For Shell TMO

Just six months after it started offering franchise operations, Shell TMO may be up for sale, or at least getting ready to undergo some sort of major changes

September 23, 1999 - Industry News

Cummins Combining Automotive, Industrial Business

Cummins Engine is combining its automotive and industrial business units into a single engine business unit

September 23, 1999 - Industry News

Philly Cracking Down On Trucks

Philadelphia will be spending $20,000 during the next 18 months to crack down on unsafe truckers on I-95 and the Schuylkill Expressway

September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Court Rules Owner-Operator Was Employee

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled that a Schneider owner-operator was actually an employee and entitled to worker's compensation benefits

September 22, 1999 - Industry News

DAT Launches Internet Load Service For Owner-Operators

Now owner-operators of up to three trucks can tap into a new, affordable, Internet-based load-matching service from DAT Services

September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Largest Peterbilt Dealer To Sell Dorsey Trailers

Rush Enterprises, the largest Peterbilt dealer in North America, has signed an agreement to become a dealer for Dorsey Trailers

September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Rejects Mediation, Teamsters Threaten To Strike

Overnite Transportation has rejected an offer from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to mediate contract negotiations between the company and the Teamsters union

September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Newcomer Challenges Communication Giants

There is a new name in mobile communications for trucking: Terion, Inc. Monday, the company based in Melbourne, Florida, won approval from the Federal Communications Commission for a new kind of transceiver, unlike those found in long-haul trucks today

September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Freightliner To Develop Web-Based Dealer Software

In an effort to provide its dealers with the best software system available, Freightliner has sign a letter of intent with the Dealer Services Group of Automatic Data Processing to develop a web-based dealer management system

September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Nissan Hopes To Boost Truck Sales

Nissan Motor and its truckmaking unit, Nissan Diesel, will inject $425 million into the truck maker's sales company to help prop up the ailing truck and bus manufacturer, reports the Financial Times

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Georgia Wants Trucks Off Atlanta Interstates During Rush Hour

Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation unveiled proposals to reduce truck accidents and truck volumes in Atlanta during rush hours

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Vermont Looks At 53-Foot Trailers

Lawmakers in Vermont are looking for ways to ease the disruption caused by large trucks in small communities while meeting the needs of the trucking industry

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks Recalled

Nearly 300 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks have been recalled because of software problems that can cause the engines to stall

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Illegal Slots Seized From Southern Truckstops

Illegal gambling machines were seized last week from truckstops and convenience stores in nine counties in north Mississippi and Shelby County, TN

September 17, 1999 - Industry News

Bandag Sues Michelin For Unfair Competition

Bandag Inc. is suing two U.S.-based divisions of Michelin, claiming that the tire maker has been trying to drive the retreader out of business by misappropriating trade secrets, spreading false rumors about Bandag, and engaging in predatory pricing

September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Louisiana Truckstop Manager Loses Video Poker Challenge

A Slidell, LA, truckstop manager lost his battle to restore video poker after it was banned in a 1996 election

September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Floyd Hits North Carolina

(Updated noon Eastern time, 9/16/99) Hurricane Floyd crashed ashore in Cape Fear, NC, about 3 a.m. then headed north, with hurricane warnings stretching as far north as Massachusetts. Although the hurricane is expected to just hit the tip of Long Island in New York by late tonight or early tomorrow, cities in the Northeast could still get heavy rains and tropical storm force winds of up to 73 mph, making travel hazardous

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Floyd Causes Trucking Headaches On East Coast

(Updated Wednesday, 9/15/99, 11:30 p.m. Eastern Time.) Truckers from Miami to New England are dealing with the most powerful hurricane of the season

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey: Narrower Trucks In Wider Ban?

New Jersey wants to add older trucks under 96 inches in width to restrictions the state imposed on out-of-state trucks in July

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Evacuees Mean Traffic Jams In Southeast

(Updated 9/15/99, 2 p.m., Eastern Time.) Freight is coming to a standstill in areas of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas as coastal evacuees jam the highways as they flee from Floyd, a Category 4 hurricane the size of Texas

September 14, 1999 - Industry News

State, Truckstop Honored For Partnership

A national state group has recognized Vermont for an unusual partnership with a private truckstop to make sure truckers and other highway travelers had a place to stop when the state had to close a decaying rest area

September 14, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Floyd Approaches East Coast

Highways leading inland from the Southeastern coast are jammed as residents evacuate in the path of Hurricane Floyd


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