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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

PATT Urges DOT To Expedite Hours Of Service Proposal

Parents Against Tired Truckers last week urged Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater to ignore a request by the American Trucking Assns. to delay hours of service regulations until after a new Motor Carrier Administration is formed

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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

TMC To Vote On Underride Guidelines

The Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Assns. is scheduled to vote this month on a recommended maintenance practice for the new energy-absorbing rear underride guards

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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

California Unveils Truck Driving Hotline

The California Highway Patrol and the California Trucking Assn. have unveiled a new program for citizens to report good or bad truck driving

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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

Big Texan Offers Wednesday Trucker Specials

Truckers on I-40 through Amarillo, TX, are in for a treat in November. Each Wednesday, the Big Texan Steak Ranch will be staging special trucker concerts starring local country star Sharla Lee Hayes

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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

Rollins Reports Record Results

Rollins Truck Leasing reports that revenue and earnings for the 1999 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, were the highest in the company's history

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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

Landstar Recognized As Top Technology User

Landstar System, Jacksonville, FL, has been recognized by InformationWeek magazine as a leader among the nation's largest and most innovative information technology users

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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

Con-Way Enhances Web Site

Customers of Con-Way Transportation Services can now send their less-than-truckload freight pick-up requests on the company's web site

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October 29, 1999 - Industry News

Hoffa Denies Pattern of Violence

Teamsters President James Hoffa defended the union against charges of violence in its campaign against Overnite Transportation Co

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October 28, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Overnite Strike Heats Up

An Overnite Transportation driver was pulled out of his truck and beaten up near Overnite's St. Louis terminal Wednesday on the fourth day of the Teamsters strike

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October 28, 1999 - Industry News

Transit Group Negotiates More Credit

Georgia-based Transit Group announced that it has negotiated a new five-year, $150 million credit facility to support its ongoing acquisition of trucking companies

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October 28, 1999 - Industry News

Ergonomics Proposal Pending

As the end of the congressional session approaches, the way is clear for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to publish its long-awaited ergonomics proposal

October 27, 1999 - Industry News

OSHA To Enforce Wheel Chock Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it will enforce regulations requiring the use of wheel chocks to secure trucks and trailers when loading and loading, though it’s not clear who will be responsible

October 27, 1999 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt To Build Phoenix Terminal

Arkansas-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services plans to open a terminal in Phoenix, AZ, to be completed by the first quarter of 2000

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October 27, 1999 - Industry News

USF Holland Opens Michigan Terminal

USF Holland, a unit of USFreightways, has opened a new, full-service terminal in Pontiac, MI

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October 27, 1999 - Industry News

GM Changes EDI Standard

General Motors has changed its EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) standard, which could create new demands on U.S. carriers doing business with GM

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October 27, 1999 - Industry News

HighwayMaster Tracks Trailers

HighwayMaster Corp., Richardson, TX, has officially introduced its new trailer-tracking product called TrackWare

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October 27, 1999 - Industry News

PNV Sets Initial Public Offering

PNV.net, which provides Park 'N View cable, phone and Internet access at truckstops, Tuesday announced its initial public offering of stock

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October 27, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Disagree On Strike's Effects

The effects of the Teamsters' unfair labor practices strike against Overnite Transportation, now in its fifth day, are hard to gauge. It varies greatly depending on whether you talk to the trucking company or the union

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October 27, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Pushes For Hours of Service Delay

The American Trucking Assns. is calling on Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater to postpone reform of the truck driver hours of service rules

October 26, 1999 - Industry News

Ex-Overnite Boss Testifies About Targeting Union Supporters

As Teamsters members and supporters picket at 109 Overnite Transportation terminals in protest of unfair labor practices, a former Overnite supervisor has come forth with testimony to the National Labor Relations Board about how the country's largest non-union less-than-truckload carrier systematically tries to get union supporters off of its payroll

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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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