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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

October 18, 1999 - Industry News

NHTSA Reaches Out To Truckers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reaching out to truckers, asking them to report vehicle defects

October 18, 1999 - Industry News

U.S. DOT Opens Cyber Shop

The U.S. Department of Transportation has hit the Internet, big time. You can now register with the department, apply for operating authority and even pay fines on the World Wide Web directly from your PC

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Bill Addresses Tribal Taxes

A U.S. House of Representatives committee last week held hearings on a bill that would penalize Native American tribes that do not collect and pay taxes, especially gasoline and diesel taxes, on goods sold on tribal lands

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Tries PrePass

Illinois last month became the 16th state to sign up for the PrePass automatic truck scale bypass system

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Invests In Dealership Network

Paccar, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has bought stock in the largest network of Peterbilt dealerships in North America

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

North Carolina Withdraws Parking Plan

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has withdrawn a proposal to develop an action plan to address the shortage of truck parking

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Rip Griffin Offers Limo Service

The Rip Griffin Travel Center in New Braunfels, TX, has instituted a Cadillac limousine service that gives drivers a lift from anywhere on the lot to the restaurant or convenience store

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

ATA To Hold Annual Management Conference

The American Trucking Assns. will hold its 1999 Management Conference and Exhibition Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at Mariott's Orlando World Center Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue 2000 Set For February

The impact of partnerships, globalization, and consolidation on the heavy duty industry will be discussed at Heavy Duty Dialogue 2000, presented by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Assn

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October 15, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Names Customer Support Dealer of Year

Kenworth of Dayton in Dayton, OH, recently captured top dealer honors at the Kenworth Customer Support Meeting in Montreal

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October 15, 1999 - Industry News

House Passes Bill Creating National Motor Carrier Administration

The trucking industry inched closer to having its own office in the Department of Transportation, as the House passed a bill to create a National Motor Carrier Administration. The measure passed by a 415-5 margin

October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Daredevil To Jump Trucks on Tonight Show

The red-and-white rigs of Chattanooga, TN-based U.S. Xpress will appear on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Oct. 22 as a motorcycle daredevil attempts to break the record for jumping tractor-trailer rigs

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

More Oversize Load Problems Found In California

A California Highway Patrol study has found more instances of oversize loads hitting overpasses than previously reported by the California Department of Transportation

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Driving School Settles Charges Of Misrepresentation

A New England-based vocational school offering courses in truck driving has agreed to a settlement of Federal Trade Commission charges that the school misrepresented the availability of jobs, their success in placing graduates in truck-driving jobs, and the commercial driver's license test pass rate of its graduates

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

TCA Meeting To Focus On Succession Planning

The Truckload Carriers Assn. has formed a "Next Generation" management panel to address the concerns of family-owned businesses and succession planning issues. The next meeting will be Nov. 15-16 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, TN

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Mobil Makes Hurricane Donation

Virginia-based Mobil is giving $50,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help people in Southern Virginia, Northern New Jersey and the Philadelphia area in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

OOIDA Announces Scholarship Winners

The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. has awarded the second four scholarships of its scholarship program

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Delphi To Develop Caterpillar Controllers

Delphi Automotive Systems has agreed to supply engine electronics and hydraulic control modules for Caterpillar

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October 12, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Sales Co. Opens Remodeled Las Vegas Facility

Kenworth Sales Co. recently celebrated the reopening of its North Las Vegas branch store after a complete remodeling of its full-service facility off Interstate 15 in northern Clark County

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October 12, 1999 - Industry News

Wren Holds The Line On ATA Reform

American Trucking Assns. Chairman John Wren is still taking a hard line on the ATA reorganization plan that bears his name

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October 12, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Loses Ability to Fine for Safety Violations

It's official: For the time being, the U.S. Department of Transportation cannot fine unsafe truckers for violating the rules

October 11, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon To Vote On Trucks' Fair Share

A new diesel and gas tax that was supposed to replace Oregon's weight-distance tax as of Oct. 23 has been put on hold until voters can have their say next May, but a measure on the Nov. 2 ballot is closely tied to the controversial new law

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October 11, 1999 - Industry News

Study Questions Benefit Of Road Work

A new report from the Surface Transportation Policy Project questions whether the benefits of road construction are really worth the delays in congestion during construction

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