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September 30, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Dealer Software Y2K Ready

Automatic Data Processing and Navistar International have finished tests verifying that the Y2K but won't cause problems for ADP's Elite dealer management system when processing dealership data linked electronically to Navistar

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September 29, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Posts Safety Progress Report

As a Senate subcommittee Wednesday revived longstanding complaints about DOT truck safety enforcement, the Department of Transportation rose to its defense with a report showing progress it has made since last spring

September 29, 1999 - Industry News

Senators Support Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Support is growing for a separate administration for truck and bus safety at the Department of Transportation

September 29, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Offers Nationwide Teamsters Election

Overnite Transportation yesterday called on the Teamsters union to allow workers to decide their own fate in a company-wide vote on union representation

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September 29, 1999 - Industry News

Driver In Fatal Accident May Have Had Bogus CDL

It appears that the truck driver involved in an accident that killed six children received his CDL as part of a huge license-for-bribes operation in the Chicago area

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September 29, 1999 - Industry News

Federal-Mogul Plans To Sell Some Businesses

Federal-Mogul Corp. has announced plans to sell its lighting, wiper blade and fuel businesses

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September 28, 1999 - Industry News

Is Renault Looking To Sell Truck Division?

Unconfirmed reports have been circulating in Europe that France's Renault Vehicules Industriel may be looking to sell its RVI/Mack commercial truck division. Renault representatives told Newport Communications' Steve Sturgess, visiting Renault in Paris this week, that such rumors are unfounded

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September 28, 1999 - Industry News

Labor Unrest Heating Up At Washington Ports

Owner-operator container haulers are gearing up to strike at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, WA

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September 28, 1999 - Industry News

EPA Working On 2007 Emissions

According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is working on tougher truck emissions standards for 2007

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September 28, 1999 - Industry News

Transit Group To Buy Land Transportation

Transit Group has signed a letter of intent to acquire the container and intermodal marketing company operations of Land Transportation, LLC, for $18.5 million

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September 27, 1999 - Industry News

Some Highways Still Closed From Hurricane Damage

Although most Interstate highways are open, North Carolina, Virginia and other states hit hard by Hurricane Floyd still report some road and bridge closings due to floods and hurricane damage - and more rain this week isn't helping

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September 27, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Biding Time In Overnite Action

A threatened unfair labor practices strike by the Teamsters union against Overnite Transportation didn't materialize this weekend, but the union says it is waiting to catch the trucking company unprepared

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September 27, 1999 - Industry News

Wind, Dust Trigger Pileups On I-84

Although Oregon officials say it may be weeks before they can piece together details, high winds and blowing dust are being blamed for three pileups that left six people dead and 20 injured on Interstate 84 between Hermiston and Pendleton Saturday

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September 27, 1999 - Industry News

New TA To Open In Georgia

TravelCenters of America is opening its newest facility in Cartersville, GA, next month

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September 27, 1999 - Industry News

House Leaders Seek CDL Probe

In response to recent catastrophic accidents, transportation leaders in the House are pressing the Department of Transportation for a review of the commercial driver's license program

September 24, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Establishes ITS Evaluation Guidelines

Government agencies and private companies interested in tapping into the $211 million in federal funds available for intelligent transportation system projects will have to comply with new evaluation guidelines established by the Department of Transportation

September 24, 1999 - Industry News

Trucker-Focused Web Site Expands

The trucker-oriented web site layover.com has expanded, adding a network of web sites and interactive online services. In addition to a site redesign, new features offered by layover.com include personalized calendars and weather, a trucking/transportation search engine,

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September 24, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Overnite Strike Imminent

The Teamsters Union is preparing to launch an unfair labor practices strike against Overnite Transportation, perhaps as early as this weekend

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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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