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October 26, 1999 - Industry News

Terion Launches Mobile Messenger

As anticipated, Terion Inc., Melbourne, FL, has officially launched Mobile Messenger, its unique two-way communications system aimed at the long-haul truckload sector

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October 25, 1999 - Industry News

Safety Board Looks At NAFTA

The National Transportation Safety Board tackled highway transportation safety concerns related to the North American Free Trade Agreement last week in the third in its series of hearings on truck and bus issues in Los Angeles Oct. 20-22

October 25, 1999 - Industry News

Maintenance Council Awards Silver Spark Plugs

The Maintenance Council awarded its highest honor, the Silver Spark Plug Award, to three trucking industry professionals during the council's 1999 Fall Meeting in Tampa, FL

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October 25, 1999 - Industry News

NHTSA Phone Number Correction

The Auto Safety Hotline number for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is 1-888-327-4236 (NOT 1-800 as previously reported)

October 25, 1999 - Industry News

Phoenix Blames Diesel Exhaust For Pollution

A new report prepared for Phoenix area governments says diesel engines are the main cause of the metropolitan area's pollution problems

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October 25, 1999 - Industry News

Radio Band Approved For ITS Use

The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to make radio frequencies available for intelligent transportation systems (ITS) operations. The FCC allocated a range of 5850-5925 megahertz for dedicated short-range communications between vehicles and electronic systems on the roadside,

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October 25, 1999 - Industry News

Knights Of The Road Host Virginia Jamboree

This Saturday, Oct. 30, Knights of the Road Foundation will hold its 1999 East Coast Truck Rodeo & Jamboree Halloween Bash fund-raiser at Big Charlie's Truck Plaza on Route 13 (Northampton Blvd.) in Virginia Beach, VA

Tags: Events

October 25, 1999 - Industry News

EPA To Hold Emissions Proposal Hearings

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing next Tuesday, Nov. 2, to discuss stricter emissions standards for diesel engines

October 25, 1999 - Industry News

More Motor Carriers Request Privacy

Five more motor carriers have asked that mandatory financial reports be withheld from public release

October 24, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Overnite Transportation

A strike by the Teamsters union against the nation's sixth largest less-than-truckload company is spreading to other locations

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October 22, 1999 - Industry News

Article Peels Cover Off American Trucking Assns.

The trucking industry's national trade association is in turmoil as its new leadership tries to turn the group onto a different course, according to an analysis published today in an influential Washington magazine

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October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Correction Restores Full Safety Funding

President Clinton signed a technical correction to the transportation appropriations bill, restoring full funding to the truck and bus safety program at the Department of Transportation

October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Seattle Container Drivers Strike American President Lines

At 6 a.m. yesterday, owner-operator truckers who haul containers at the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, WA, struck American President Lines, a steamship company operating at Terminal 5 in Seattle

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October 21, 1999 - Industry News

CFI Red Racer Breaks World Speed Record

A Kenworth T2000 driven by Contract Freighters President Glenn Brown averaged 162.579 mph over two runs to set a new world land speed record for a heavy duty truck during the 1999 World Finals at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats

Tags: Events

October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Labor Board Rules Overnite Intimidated Laredo Employees

The National Labor Relations Board ruled Monday that Overnite Transportation was guilty of threatening, coercing and intimidating workers because they were exercising their right to organize at the company's Laredo, TX, terminal

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October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Swift Transportation To Break Ground On Salt Lake Facility

Phoenix-based Swift Transportation will break ground today for its new Salt Lake City facility

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October 21, 1999 - Industry News

South Carolina Trucking Assn. Looking At Truck Accidents

The South Carolina Trucking Assn. is taking a serious look at why truck accidents happen and will be proposing possible solutions in an attempt to deal with them

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October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Police Crack Down On Cincinnati Beltway Speeders

Police have written about 600 tickets in the past month as they crack down on the I-275 beltway around Cincinnati

Tags: Highways

October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Seattle Port Truckers Strike

Independent truckers who haul containers at the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, WA, are scheduled to walk off the job today

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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Parade To Honor Fallen Truckers

For the second year in a row, the Knights of the Road Foundation is organizing a parade through downtown Norfolk, VA, to honor truck drivers who lose their lives on the highways

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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Muralt's Travel Plaza Sets Blood Drive Record

Muralt's Travel Plaza, with help from the Missoula, MT, community, surpassed the record number of pints collected in the national blood drive campaign sponsored by NATSO, the national association of truckstop operators. The three-day event also set a record as Montana's largest blood collection event

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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

CFI Tries Again For Speed Record

Contract Freighters Inc.'s "Red Racer" Kenworth T2000 will again try to break the world land speed record for a heavy-duty truck this week

Tags: Fleets

October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Xerox To Serve Unions On The Web

The Xerox Corp., Rochester, NY, has announced a strategic alliance with WebGalaxy Inc., of Carlsbad, CA, an Internet service provider with strong ties to the U.S. labor movement. Xerox will offer computer and Internet consulting to unions affiliated with WebGalaxy and will also create e-commerce systems for use by both union organizations and members, including online shopping

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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Dana Has Record Results Despite International Challenges

As it announced record third-quarter sales and operating profits up 27% for the quarter, Dana Corp. is continuing with restructuring plans, including closing 14 plants and 29 distribution centers, to pare costs in response to "softness" in key industrial and off-highway markets in Europe

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October 19, 1999 - Industry News

House Bill Would Limit Mexican Truck Access

An amendment to the Motor Carrier Safety Act passed last week by the U.S. House of Representatives would penalize Mexican carriers that intentionally operate outside the commercial zone along the U.S.-Mexican border

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