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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Driver Pay Growth Continues

Flatbed and refrigerated fleets continue to play catch-up in driver wages, as last quarter's annualized wages rose 3.3%, according to the National Survey of Driver Wages

June 8, 1999 - Industry News

International Trucking Show Starts Today

The International Trucking Show starts today at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This is the first year for the show at this location; for the last several years, it has been held at the Sands Expo Center, in May

Tags: Events

June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Cargo Transporters Spec Eaton Vorad

Cargo Transporters of Claremont, NC, has ordered 100 EVT-300 Collision Warning Systems from Eaton Vorad Technologies. The systems will be installed at the factory as part of an order for 100 new Freightliner Trucks. "After trying the

June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Fierce Competition Predicted For Used Truck Industry

Competition in the used truck industry will only grow, according to the national sales manager of used trucks for Freightliner Market Development Corp

June 7, 1999 - Industry News

Maryland Finds Room for Tired Truck Drivers

It turns out that there are enough parking spaces for tired truck drivers along I-95 in Maryland, but some drivers may not know where they are — or they may be reluctant to use them

June 7, 1999 - Industry News

Investigation Uncovers CDLs For Sale In Ohio

A truck driver and two license examiners were arrested and charged last week with running a scheme to sell passing scores on commercial driver's license exams in Ohio

June 7, 1999 - Industry News

Used Truck Assn. Creates Lifetime Achievement Award

Marvin Gordon, a longtime force in the used truck industry, has been honored by the Used Truck Assn. for his numerous and significant contributions to that marketplace. He is the first recipient of an award named

June 7, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Lays Off Workers At Two Plants

Navistar International is laying off workers at two plants in Springfield, OH, because it can't get enough automatic transmissions

June 4, 1999 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Commissioners "Save Money," Inconvenience Truckers and Motorists

In a self-proclaimed effort to save contractor costs on the $1.3 billion Ohio Turnpike modernization program, the tollroad commission appears to have created a monster — dangerously overcrowded truck parking and long lines snaking back from restrooms, fast-food counters and fuel pumps

June 3, 1999 - Industry News

Eaton To Build Transmission Plant In Mexico

Eaton Corp. will spend $100 million to build a new transmission plant in Mexico in order to meet surging demand for heavy duty vehicles. Selection of the manufacturing site will be announced shortly, the company said.

June 3, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Adds Visual Search Capability To Electronic Parts Catalog

Kenworth has added a tool called "Visual Search" to the electronic parts catalog used by Kenworth parts departments. This tool uses "hot spots" on Kenworth line drawings of a truck to identify the parts requested by

June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Nashville Feed The Children Closed

The future of a trucking industry charity event is still uncertain as Feed the Children takes steps to regain a trust betrayed by allegations that employees at its Nashville office took donations for themselves

Tags: Events

June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Convoy For Kids This Weekend

Drivers in the Northeast will be lending a hand to help raise money for charity this weekend. The Maine Professional Drivers Assn. is scheduled to have its annual Convoy for Kids truck parade and show in Brewer, ME, Saturday, June 5

Tags: Events

June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Averted

A strike by nearly 13,000 Teamsters drivers, mechanics and other workers has been averted

June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Trucker Killed In Tornado

One trucker was killed and four others injured when more than a dozen twisters hit Illinois last night

June 1, 1999 - Industry News

Strike Delayed Again--Agreement May Be Near

Representatives of the Teamsters union extended a Wednesday morning strike deadline against 17 of the nation's auto hauling operations as they tried to hammer out a new labor contract

June 1, 1999 - Industry News

Hybrid Electric Truck Unveiled In California

A truck manufacturer has teamed with the agency that oversees air pollution in California to develop the first hybrid electric heavy duty Class 8 truck. The Hybrid Electric Prototype Truck was unveiled last week in California

June 1, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Deadline Delayed Until Wednesday

A Monday night strike deadline by more than 12,000 car-hauling Teamsters truckers and other workers against the nation's 17 major auto-hauling operations has been averted until at least midnight, tonight

May 31, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Threat Temporarily Delayed

1:09 a.m., CDT--A possible strike by 12,000 car-hauling Teamsters truckers and other workers against the nation's 17 major auto-hauling operations has been at least temporarily delayed. Negotiators for the union and the National Automobile Transporters Assn. met

May 28, 1999 - Industry News

Final Rules Issued For Unloading LCG

The Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration has issued revised regulations for the transportation and unloading of liquefied compressed gas

May 28, 1999 - Industry News

Tonight Deadline For Teamsters Auto Hauler Strike

Car manufacturers and auto haulers are waiting to see if the Teamsters union will follow through on its threats to strike 17 trucking companies if contract talks are not successful by midnight tonight

May 28, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Names Dealers of the Year

T.J. Willings, president of Volvo and GMC Trucks of Birmingham, AL, and Gerry Wardle, president of Gerry's Truck Center in London, Ontario, have been named U.S. and Canadian dealers of the year by Volvo Trucks North America

May 26, 1999 - Industry News

Pay Race Still On Among Flatbed And Reefer Carriers

Driver pay increases among truckload carriers slowed some in fourth-quarter 1998, but wage hikes among flatbed and refrigerated carriers continued at a rather brisk pace, according to the National Survey of Driver Wages, conducted by SignPost Inc

May 25, 1999 - Industry News

South Dakota Task Force Addresses Overweight Trucks

South Dakota Gov. Bill Janklow's pet issue of overweight trucks is causing headaches for the task force that has to find ways to enforce the new law

May 24, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Cracks Down On License Loopholes

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced last week several measures he is taking to tighten up the state's licensing, including studying whether minimum training standards should be required for truckers seeking a commercial driver's license


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