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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

North Carolina Increases Trucking Fines

North Carolina's governor last week signed into law a "truck safety" measure that doubles fines for truckers

July 27, 1999 - Industry News

Battle Brewing Over Long-Life Coolants

There appears to be a problem with "long life" or "extended life" coolants used in Cummins engines

July 26, 1999 - Industry News

Permit Errors Result In Overpass Crashes

California Department of Transportation permit writers have recently routed three oversized loads through overpasses that were too low, resulting in crashes and one fatality

July 26, 1999 - Industry News

Rush Enterprises To Buy Two More Peterbilt Dealers

Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of Peterbilt dealerships in North America, is buying two more Peterbilt dealers

July 25, 1999 - Industry News

TA-Freightliner Sign Truck Service Pact

Freightliner and TravelCenters of America have signed an operating agreement creating a nationwide truck service network

July 25, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Drops Weight-Distance Tax

In the final days of the state Legislature, Oregon lawmakers approved a measure that will replace the state's weight-distance tax with a diesel fuel tax

July 25, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Looking For Road Team Members

The American Trucking Assns. Friday announced that it has opened the selection process for members of its 2000 America's Road Team

July 22, 1999 - Industry News

Parent Of Kenworth & Peterbilt Reports Record Numbers

Paccar Inc. posted record sales and profits for second quarter 1999. Sales were $2.2 billion versus $1.8 billion in second quarter 1998. Profits were $139.5 million versus $104.9 million for the same period last year

July 22, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar To Reopen Canadian Plant

Paccar Inc., parent of Kenworth and Peterbilt, is set to reopen its Ste.Therese, Quebec, plant in late September.

July 18, 1999 - Industry News

Louisiana Truckstop Sold After 45 Years

Forty-five years of a truckstop legacy came to a close recently at Kelly's Truck Terminal in Shreveport, LA

July 18, 1999 - Industry News

ITS Demonstration Scheduled for Next Week

Eighteen of the most electronically sophisticated vehicles ever developed - including several heavy trucks - will be part of a special Intelligent Transportation Systems demonstration next Monday in Ohio

July 18, 1999 - Industry News

Another Guilty Plea in Illinois CDL Scandal

An independent trucker pleaded guilty last week to extortion conspiracy for his part in a commercial-licenses-for-sale scheme in Chicago

July 15, 1999 - Industry News

CF Drops Out Of ATA

Consolidated Freightways, one of the country's largest less-than-truckload carriers, has stopped paying its dues to the American Trucking Assns. and is no longer a member

July 15, 1999 - Industry News

NLRB Backs Teamsters In Overnite Struggle

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a decision against Overnite Transportation for unfair labor practices

July 15, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon House Votes For Higher Speed Limits

The Oregon House earlier this week approved a bill that would allow the state Department of Transportation to boost the current 65-mph speed limit to 75 on some rural interstates. Truck speed limits would rise to 70

July 15, 1999 - Industry News

Comdata To Provide VSAT Systems To Truckstops

Comdata has signed an agreement with Hughes Network Systems that allows Comdata to become a value-added provider of very small aperture terminal (VSAT) systems to truckstops, travel plazas and card lock customers. Before VSAT systems were available,

July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Senate Panel Approves Tax Bill

An Oregon Senate committee has approved a bill that would raise the state's gasoline tax by 5 cents a gallon and eliminate the state's weight-distance tax. But the bill's chances for passage are slim

July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Talks Delayed

Contract talks scheduled to start Tuesday between the Teamsters and Overnite Transportation have been delayed until Wednesday, July 21. Overnite says it needed more time to complete research the union asked for; the Teamsters say it's because of last week's strike

July 14, 1999 - Industry News

C&H Reunion This Weekend

Old-time truckers from C&H are holding their 10th annual reunion Saturday in Mesquite, TX

Tags: Events

July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Deadline Extended For Paperless Log Pilot Project

Carriers that want to participate in the Federal Highway Administration's Global Positioning System pilot demonstration project now have until December 31,1999, to submit applications.

July 13, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Launches New Training Tool

Volvo Trucks North America has launched a new training program for dealer service technicians

July 13, 1999 - Industry News

Reefer Carriers Meeting In Colorado

Drivers are the focus of the Truckload Carriers Assn. Refrigerated Division's meeting today and tomorrow in Vail, CO

Tags: Events

July 13, 1999 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt To Use New Trailer Tracking System

J.B. Hunt will start installing the new Orbcomm/Vantage trailer tracking system on its fleet of more than 14,000 trailers this month. The Vantage solution will let J.B. Hunt link trailer location and status information directly to its

July 12, 1999 - Industry News

California Truckers Gear Up For Emissions Suit

Now that a judge has approved an agreement reached last fall between six truck engine makers and the federal government regarding violation of emissions standards, a class action suit is going forward in California against the engine makers

July 11, 1999 - Industry News

Judge Approves Emissions Settlement

The $1.3 billion emissions settlement reached last fall between the Environmental Protection Agency and six engine makers has been approved


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