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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Colorado Senator Gets His CDL

U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell from Colorado is going back to school over his Christmas break from lawmaking: Truck driving school

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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Heartland Opens New Atlanta Terminal

Heartland Express has opened its new regional terminal just west of Atlanta

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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Tough Battle Expected Over OR Weight-Distance Tax

It's going to be an uphill battle to get Oregon voters to pass a gasoline tax increase that also eliminates the state's weight-distance tax. But a coalition of business, unions and trucking groups is planning a major campaign

December 8, 1999 - Industry News

EPA's Diesel Assessment Thrown Out

The Clean Air Science Advisory Committee has rejected the latest version of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Diesel Health Assessment Document

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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Day Two: Beginner Backing

Triple-0-7, seeking license to truck. Actually, NJ-0007 is my class ID. number. Student triple-0-7 completed only two of last night's assignments. Fell asleep after doing my truckinginfo log. Received good marks, though, and I'll finish the

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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Hours of Service Proposal Goes to White House

A long-awaited proposal to reform the truck driver hours of service rules is finally moving. Last week the Department of Transportation forwarded its comprehensive reform plan to the White House Office of Management and Budget for political and financial review.

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Dana NC Facility Wins Quality Award

Dana Corp's Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake facility in Morganton, NC, has received the 1999 North Carolina Quality Leadership Award. Only six other organizations in the state have received the award since 1991

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Rush Buys Pressley Peterbilt

Rush Enterprises Inc. has acquired the assets of Peterbilt dealer Norm Pressley's Truck Center, giving it a foothold in southern California.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Yellow Improves Web Site

Yellow Freight System has redesigned its web site to make it easier for customers to access relevant information and manage shipping activity

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

EPA Cracks Down On Vehicle Waste Disposal Wells

Citing potential risk to underground sources of drinking water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has imposed new restrictions on Class V injection wells including motor vehicle waste disposal wells, large capacity cesspools, storm water drainage wells, and large capacity septic systems

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Eaton Fleet Advisor Adds Customer

Transport Logistics Corporation of Manchester, CT will be using Eaton Corp's Fleet Advisor system for its trucking fleet.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

New Maintenance Software From CSI

CSI-Maximus has introduced a new fleet maintenance software package which combines the power of a mainframe application with the ease of Internet access and offers fixed costs and performance guarantees.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Commit To Organizing Port Drivers

After meeting with port truck drivers from around the country on the weekend, the Teamsters Union says it is committed to organizing these drivers

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Simon Board Rejects Moyes Offer

The Board of Directors of Simon Transportation Services has rejected a possible tender offer for shares of the company's Class A common stock by Jerry Moyes.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Global Mirror Licenses New Anti-Glare Technology

Research Frontiers Inc. has licensed it's new anti-glare mirror technology to Global Mirror GmbH & Co. KG.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Training Odyssey: Day One

My head feels full-to overflowing, having just concluded my first nine-hour marathon of what will be three weeks of truck-driving school. In my possession: a 3-inch high stack of manuals plus logbook, and a nifty ruler

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

EPA Reopens Comment Period on 2004 Emissions Regs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reopened the comment period for its 2004 emissions proposal.

December 6, 1999 - Industry News

AIM NationaLease Buys Nor-Cola

AIM NationaLease has purchased the leasing assets of Nor-Cola NationaLease of Denver, CO. The acquisition includes 200 pieces of equipment in two Colorado locations.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

IL Makes Owners Responsible For Condition Of Intermodal Equipment

Effective July 1, 2000, owners of intermodal equipment in Illinois will be responsible for the roadworthiness of that equipment.

December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Unveils New Logo, Branding Strategy

Navistar International has officially moved all of its business groups under the International brand and introduced a new contemporary International logo.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Hino & Isuzu May Merge Truck Operations

Hino Motors Ltd., Japan's largest truck maker, and Isuzu Motors Ltd. will merge their bus units and may combine truck operations.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

GE Capital Online Business Booming

Just 5 months after it's initial launch, GE Capital Fleet Servies' web ordering site is doing more than $3 million a day in online transactions -- and the company expects that number to triple in the next 6 months

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar To Build Engines In Brazil

Navistar International Corp. and Brazil's largest engine maker Iochpe Maxion SA have launched a joint venture which will allow production of International engines in Brazil.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

FBI May Investigate Overnite Shooting

The FBI says it will take over the investigation of the shooting of an Overnite Transportation driver if evidence points to Teamsters involvement

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Western Star Adds Three Dealers

Western Star Trucks has added three full-service dealers to its North American organization: Western Star of Dunn, Inc., Dunn, NC; River's Truck Center Inc., Red Lion, PA; and Western Star Trucks of Wichita, KS.

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