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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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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

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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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