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January 22, 1999 - Industry News

Mack Has Sixth Straight Year Of Market Share Growth

Mack Trucks announced last week that it closed 1998 with 12.8% of the heavy truck market in the United States. That’s up from 12.5% in 1997, giving Mack six straight years of increased U.S. market share

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January 21, 1999 - Industry News

House Ethics Committee Investigates Shuster

The House ethics committee is investigating Rep. Bud Shuster, R-PA, who is head of the House Transportation Committee

January 21, 1999 - Industry News

Potholes Plague Northern States

Northern cities and states are taking action to fix a bumper crop of potholes caused by unusual temperature extremes during the past few weeks

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January 21, 1999 - Industry News

Rollins Truck Leasing Reports Higher First Quarter Earnings

Rollins Truck Leasing reported 9% higher net earnings for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1998, compared to the same quarter a year earlier

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January 20, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Express Expands E-Commerce

Customers of Roadway Express now can request a shipment pickup from the convenience of their computer. The company’s new online shipment pickup request service is available to U.S. shippers 24 hours a day via the company’s

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January 20, 1999 - Industry News

Reagle Reassigned

George Reagle, associate administrator for motor carriers at the Federal Highway Administration, has been reassigned

January 20, 1999 - Industry News

Flying J Plans $5 Million Montana Truckstop

Flying J plans to build a $5 million travel plaza on Interstate 15 at the south edge of Great Falls, MT

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January 20, 1999 - Industry News

UAW Rejects Volvo Contract

On Sunday, United Auto Workers rejected a tentative six-year labor agreement covering employees of Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley Truck Assembly Plant in Dublin, VA

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January 19, 1999 - Industry News

Remodeled Travelers’ Oasis To Celebrate Anniversary

Traveler’s Oasis in Eden, ID, will host a combination 20th anniversary celebration and grand opening Feb. 1-7, including two driver appreciation days on Feb. 3 and 4

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January 18, 1999 - Industry News

1998 Truck Sales Set Record

Sales of heavy trucks broke the record in 1998, although they didn’t quite reach some predictions

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January 18, 1999 - Industry News

California Targets Big Rigs

The California Highway Patrol is cracking down on speeding and tired truckers in the San Diego area

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January 18, 1999 - Industry News

State Trucking Associations Attack ATA Reorganization

There is growing discontent with the American Trucking Assn.’s reorganization plans. Three state trucking association directors have told RoadStar the Wren Plan, designed to get the organization back on track, is in trouble. The ATA angered many

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January 18, 1999 - Industry News

Truckstop Industry Selects Insurance Partner

NATSO, the association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, has chosen Truckstop Travel Plaza Insurance Specialists as its insurance partner. Truckstop Travel Plaza Insurance Specialists, based in Elm Grove, WI, was selected by a vote of

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January 15, 1999 - Industry News

Is Reagle On His Way Out?

Rumors abound that George Reagle, associate administrator for motor carriers with the Federal Highway Administration, is on his way out.

January 15, 1999 - Industry News

Scania Added To Volvo Rumor Mill

Volvo bought a 12.85% share in rival truck maker Scania, reports the Associated Press, and wants to discuss a merger of the companies

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January 15, 1999 - Industry News

Penske Truck Leasing To Acquire Wisconsin Rental Company

Penske Truck Leasing has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of GMI Rental & Lease Inc., a utility truck rental company based in Waukesha, WI. The deal is expected to close in about a

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January 15, 1999 - Industry News

Ice, Rain Hit Northeast

Snow and freezing rain closed highways and caused accidents in the Northeast, East and Midwest Friday

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January 15, 1999 - Industry News

Is Reagle On The Way Out?

Rumors abound that George Reagle, associate administrator for motor carriers with the Federal Highway Administration, is on his way out

January 13, 1999 - Industry News

Wisconsin Counties Trying New Winter Tactics

This winter, 12 Wisconsin counties are trying new ways to keep roads from icing

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January 13, 1999 - Industry News

New Web Site For Truck Sales

A 23-year veteran of the truck sales business has started a web site for truck sales professionals. The World Truck Center at http://www.worldtruckcenter.com is the creation of Charles “Chuck” Hirsch of Valley Forge, PA. Hirsch has worked

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January 13, 1999 - Industry News

New Arkansas Highway Commissioner Speaks Out

The newest member of Arkansas’ Highway Commission said he’s open to many ways of financing highway improvements, including tollroads – but he says he wants trucking companies in the state to continue to make a profit

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January 13, 1999 - Industry News

NATSO Elects Executive Committee

NATSO Inc., the association representing America's travel plaza and truckstop industry, announced that a new Executive Committee for the Board of Directors has been elected. William E. Haslam of Pilot Corp. in Knoxville, TN, will serve as

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January 13, 1999 - Industry News

Iowa 80 Truckstop Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, IA, was founded when some of today’s drivers were just a gleam in their daddies’ eyes and Interstate 80 was not yet completed. This year, the truckstop is celebrating its 35th anniversary with special events for drivers throughout the year

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January 13, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Talking Merger; Speculation On Effect On Trucks

Sweden’s Volvo confirmed it was talking with Italy’s Fiat and other companies about a possible merger, according to a Reuters news report

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January 13, 1999 - Industry News

McLeod Software, Comdata Offer Interactive Interface

McLeod Software and Comdata have completed an interactive interface between Comdata’s products and McLeod’s LoadMaster transportation management software. The new interactive interface offers users more options than the older one. For instance, a Dispatch Update feature sends

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