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July 27, 1999 - Industry News

Preston Trucking Closes Its Doors

Just a year after the management of Preston Trucking bought the operation from Yellow Corp. and turned it into an independent company, the Maryland-based company ceased operations effective July 26

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July 26, 1999 - Industry News

House Still Working on Truck Safety Bill

A U.S. House of Representatives panel is considering several different truck safety proposals, including one that would create a separate administration for trucks and buses within the Department of Transportation

July 26, 1999 - Industry News

Permit Errors Result In Overpass Crashes

California Department of Transportation permit writers have recently routed three oversized loads through overpasses that were too low, resulting in crashes and one fatality

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July 26, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey Turnpike Plans Rest Stop Improvements

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority plans to spend $41 million to improve 11 of its service areas

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July 26, 1999 - Industry News

Rush Enterprises To Buy Two More Peterbilt Dealers

Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of Peterbilt dealerships in North America, is buying two more Peterbilt dealers

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July 25, 1999 - Industry News

TA-Freightliner Sign Truck Service Pact

Freightliner and TravelCenters of America have signed an operating agreement creating a nationwide truck service network

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July 25, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Drops Weight-Distance Tax

In the final days of the state Legislature, Oregon lawmakers approved a measure that will replace the state's weight-distance tax with a diesel fuel tax

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July 25, 1999 - Industry News

Road Blockade Avoided In St. Louis

A threatened blockade of Highway 40/Interstate 64 in St. Louis last Thursday did not materialize after a group of minority contractors reached a deal with state highway officials and road builders

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July 25, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Looking For Road Team Members

The American Trucking Assns. Friday announced that it has opened the selection process for members of its 2000 America's Road Team

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July 22, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Drops Idea To Restrict Access To Carrier Data

The Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics has withdrawn its proposal to restrict access to individual carrier data

July 22, 1999 - Industry News

Parent Of Kenworth & Peterbilt Reports Record Numbers

Paccar Inc. posted record sales and profits for second quarter 1999. Sales were $2.2 billion versus $1.8 billion in second quarter 1998. Profits were $139.5 million versus $104.9 million for the same period last year

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July 22, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar To Reopen Canadian Plant

Paccar Inc., parent of Kenworth and Peterbilt, is set to reopen its Ste.Therese, Quebec, plant in late September.

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July 21, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey Adds More Routes To Truck Ban

New Jersey's ban on interstate trucks just got a whole lot bigger. Route 1 and Route 130, both old U.S. Highway designations, have been placed on the list of forbidden roads

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July 20, 1999 - Industry News

Feds Considering Graduated CDL

The Federal Highway Administration is planning a survey to determine how the trucking industry feels about allowing younger drivers to obtain commercial licenses

July 20, 1999 - Industry News

Protesters Threaten To Block St. Louis Interstate

Protesters who blocked I-70 in St. Louis during rush hour a couple weeks ago are threatening to hit another highway tomorrow

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July 18, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Enlists Industry for Strategic Planning Effort

A diverse mix of transportation interests met for two days last week at the federal Department of Transportation to begin hammering out DOT's strategic plan for improving truck and bus safety

July 18, 1999 - Industry News

Iowa Adds Weigh-In-Motion Scales

Iowa is adding weigh-in-motion scales to help it deal with increased truck traffic

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July 18, 1999 - Industry News

Louisiana Truckstop Sold After 45 Years

Forty-five years of a truckstop legacy came to a close recently at Kelly's Truck Terminal in Shreveport, LA

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July 18, 1999 - Industry News

ITS Demonstration Scheduled for Next Week

Eighteen of the most electronically sophisticated vehicles ever developed - including several heavy trucks - will be part of a special Intelligent Transportation Systems demonstration next Monday in Ohio

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July 18, 1999 - Industry News

Another Guilty Plea in Illinois CDL Scandal

An independent trucker pleaded guilty last week to extortion conspiracy for his part in a commercial-licenses-for-sale scheme in Chicago

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

More Details Emerge On New Jersey Truck Ban

The New Jersey truck ban announced by Gov. Christie Whitman will include more than the three north-south routes highlighted by governor that we reported on yesterday, and only applies to trailers more than 48 feet long

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

CF Drops Out Of ATA

Consolidated Freightways, one of the country's largest less-than-truckload carriers, has stopped paying its dues to the American Trucking Assns. and is no longer a member

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

NLRB Backs Teamsters In Overnite Struggle

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a decision against Overnite Transportation for unfair labor practices

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon House Votes For Higher Speed Limits

The Oregon House earlier this week approved a bill that would allow the state Department of Transportation to boost the current 65-mph speed limit to 75 on some rural interstates. Truck speed limits would rise to 70

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

Comdata To Provide VSAT Systems To Truckstops

Comdata has signed an agreement with Hughes Network Systems that allows Comdata to become a value-added provider of very small aperture terminal (VSAT) systems to truckstops, travel plazas and card lock customers. Before VSAT systems were available,

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