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September 23, 1999 - Industry News

FHWA To Issue More Vision Exemptions

Despite continued opposition from a national safety group, the Federal Highway Administration says it will go ahead with plans to exempt another 32 drivers from federal vision requirements

September 23, 1999 - Industry News

Changes On Horizon For Shell TMO

Just six months after it started offering franchise operations, Shell TMO may be up for sale, or at least getting ready to undergo some sort of major changes

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September 23, 1999 - Industry News

Cummins Combining Automotive, Industrial Business

Cummins Engine is combining its automotive and industrial business units into a single engine business unit

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September 23, 1999 - Industry News

Philly Cracking Down On Trucks

Philadelphia will be spending $20,000 during the next 18 months to crack down on unsafe truckers on I-95 and the Schuylkill Expressway

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September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Senate Plans Truck Safety Hearings

The Senate will hold hearings on truck safety reform legislation next week

September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Court Rules Owner-Operator Was Employee

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled that a Schneider owner-operator was actually an employee and entitled to worker's compensation benefits

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September 22, 1999 - Industry News

DAT Launches Internet Load Service For Owner-Operators

Now owner-operators of up to three trucks can tap into a new, affordable, Internet-based load-matching service from DAT Services

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September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Building Deluxe Terminal

Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, AL, is building a $5 million terminal in Birmingham, AL, that it hopes will help it recruit and keep drivers

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September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Largest Peterbilt Dealer To Sell Dorsey Trailers

Rush Enterprises, the largest Peterbilt dealer in North America, has signed an agreement to become a dealer for Dorsey Trailers

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Congress Moves Closer to DOT Funding

Congress is getting closer to providing operating funds for the Department of Transportation for the next fiscal year

September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Rejects Mediation, Teamsters Threaten To Strike

Overnite Transportation has rejected an offer from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to mediate contract negotiations between the company and the Teamsters union

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Newcomer Challenges Communication Giants

There is a new name in mobile communications for trucking: Terion, Inc. Monday, the company based in Melbourne, Florida, won approval from the Federal Communications Commission for a new kind of transceiver, unlike those found in long-haul trucks today

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Freightliner To Develop Web-Based Dealer Software

In an effort to provide its dealers with the best software system available, Freightliner has sign a letter of intent with the Dealer Services Group of Automatic Data Processing to develop a web-based dealer management system

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Nissan Hopes To Boost Truck Sales

Nissan Motor and its truckmaking unit, Nissan Diesel, will inject $425 million into the truck maker's sales company to help prop up the ailing truck and bus manufacturer, reports the Financial Times

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Georgia Wants Trucks Off Atlanta Interstates During Rush Hour

Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation unveiled proposals to reduce truck accidents and truck volumes in Atlanta during rush hours

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Vermont Looks At 53-Foot Trailers

Lawmakers in Vermont are looking for ways to ease the disruption caused by large trucks in small communities while meeting the needs of the trucking industry

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Creates Separate Intermodal Segment

J.B. Hunt last week announced the creation of a separate intermodal segment and lower earnings expectations for the third quarter

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks Recalled

Nearly 300 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks have been recalled because of software problems that can cause the engines to stall

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Con-Way NOW Expands Into Southwest

Con-Way NOW, the expedited division of Con-Way Transportation, has expanded its dedicated service network into Texas and Arkansas

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Illegal Slots Seized From Southern Truckstops

Illegal gambling machines were seized last week from truckstops and convenience stores in nine counties in north Mississippi and Shelby County, TN

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September 17, 1999 - Industry News

Bandag Sues Michelin For Unfair Competition

Bandag Inc. is suing two U.S.-based divisions of Michelin, claiming that the tire maker has been trying to drive the retreader out of business by misappropriating trade secrets, spreading false rumors about Bandag, and engaging in predatory pricing

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September 17, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Governor Looks For Ways To Reduce Tolls

Illinois Gov. George Ryan has his staff looking for ways the state could eliminate tolls and traffic-clogging toll booths but since he's ruling out an increase in gas taxes, there's a big question of how to make up for the lost toll revenue

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September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Trucking Company Investigated In Driver Firing

A Maine investigator says a trucking company fired a driver for refusing to violate hours-of-service regulations

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September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Louisiana Truckstop Manager Loses Video Poker Challenge

A Slidell, LA, truckstop manager lost his battle to restore video poker after it was banned in a 1996 election

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September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Floyd Hits North Carolina

(Updated noon Eastern time, 9/16/99) Hurricane Floyd crashed ashore in Cape Fear, NC, about 3 a.m. then headed north, with hurricane warnings stretching as far north as Massachusetts. Although the hurricane is expected to just hit the tip of Long Island in New York by late tonight or early tomorrow, cities in the Northeast could still get heavy rains and tropical storm force winds of up to 73 mph, making travel hazardous

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