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June 4, 1999 - Industry News

Ohio Turnpike Commissioners "Save Money," Inconvenience Truckers and Motorists

In a self-proclaimed effort to save contractor costs on the $1.3 billion Ohio Turnpike modernization program, the tollroad commission appears to have created a monster — dangerously overcrowded truck parking and long lines snaking back from restrooms, fast-food counters and fuel pumps

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June 4, 1999 - Industry News

NationsWay Files For Bankruptcy

NationsWay Transport Services, Commerce City, CO, unexpectedly shut its doors after filing for bankruptcy May 20.

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June 3, 1999 - Industry News

Eaton To Build Transmission Plant In Mexico

Eaton Corp. will spend $100 million to build a new transmission plant in Mexico in order to meet surging demand for heavy duty vehicles. Selection of the manufacturing site will be announced shortly, the company said.

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June 3, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Adds Visual Search Capability To Electronic Parts Catalog

Kenworth has added a tool called "Visual Search" to the electronic parts catalog used by Kenworth parts departments. This tool uses "hot spots" on Kenworth line drawings of a truck to identify the parts requested by

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June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Nashville Feed The Children Closed

The future of a trucking industry charity event is still uncertain as Feed the Children takes steps to regain a trust betrayed by allegations that employees at its Nashville office took donations for themselves

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June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Convoy For Kids This Weekend

Drivers in the Northeast will be lending a hand to help raise money for charity this weekend. The Maine Professional Drivers Assn. is scheduled to have its annual Convoy for Kids truck parade and show in Brewer, ME, Saturday, June 5

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June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Averted

A strike by nearly 13,000 Teamsters drivers, mechanics and other workers has been averted

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June 2, 1999 - Industry News

Trucker Killed In Tornado

One trucker was killed and four others injured when more than a dozen twisters hit Illinois last night

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June 1, 1999 - Industry News

Strike Delayed Again--Agreement May Be Near

Representatives of the Teamsters union extended a Wednesday morning strike deadline against 17 of the nation's auto hauling operations as they tried to hammer out a new labor contract

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June 1, 1999 - Industry News

Hybrid Electric Truck Unveiled In California

A truck manufacturer has teamed with the agency that oversees air pollution in California to develop the first hybrid electric heavy duty Class 8 truck. The Hybrid Electric Prototype Truck was unveiled last week in California

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June 1, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Deadline Delayed Until Wednesday

A Monday night strike deadline by more than 12,000 car-hauling Teamsters truckers and other workers against the nation's 17 major auto-hauling operations has been averted until at least midnight, tonight

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May 31, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Threat Temporarily Delayed

1:09 a.m., CDT--A possible strike by 12,000 car-hauling Teamsters truckers and other workers against the nation's 17 major auto-hauling operations has been at least temporarily delayed. Negotiators for the union and the National Automobile Transporters Assn. met

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May 28, 1999 - Industry News

Final Rules Issued For Unloading LCG

The Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration has issued revised regulations for the transportation and unloading of liquefied compressed gas

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May 28, 1999 - Industry News

Tonight Deadline For Teamsters Auto Hauler Strike

Car manufacturers and auto haulers are waiting to see if the Teamsters union will follow through on its threats to strike 17 trucking companies if contract talks are not successful by midnight tonight

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May 28, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Names Dealers of the Year

T.J. Willings, president of Volvo and GMC Trucks of Birmingham, AL, and Gerry Wardle, president of Gerry's Truck Center in London, Ontario, have been named U.S. and Canadian dealers of the year by Volvo Trucks North America

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May 27, 1999 - Industry News

Wolf Tightens Screws on OMCHS

Rep. Frank Wolf is going to withhold funding for the Office of Motor Carrier and Highway Safety until he sees significant reforms in the federal truck safety program

May 26, 1999 - Industry News

Slater's Plan Draws Criticism

Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater's conservative approach to fixing problems of truck safety — leaving truck safety oversight where it is — drew a sharp reaction from Capitol Hill

May 26, 1999 - Industry News

Mineta Recommends Higher Status For Safety In DOT

Norman Mineta has added a new wrinkle to the debate over truck safety. The former congressman yesterday proposed yet another solution to the federal government's performance problem: Give safety and highways equal status in the same office in the Department of Transportation

May 26, 1999 - Industry News

Pay Race Still On Among Flatbed And Reefer Carriers

Driver pay increases among truckload carriers slowed some in fourth-quarter 1998, but wage hikes among flatbed and refrigerated carriers continued at a rather brisk pace, according to the National Survey of Driver Wages, conducted by SignPost Inc

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May 25, 1999 - Industry News

Slater Acts to Keep OMCHS Where It Is

Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater is committing the Department of Transportation to an ambitious safety action plan, with the objective of reducing truck-related highway fatalities by 50% over the next 10 years

May 25, 1999 - Industry News

South Dakota Task Force Addresses Overweight Trucks

South Dakota Gov. Bill Janklow's pet issue of overweight trucks is causing headaches for the task force that has to find ways to enforce the new law

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May 25, 1999 - Industry News

Missouri Plans Improvements To Highway 40 In St. Louis

The Missouri Department of Transportation is planning the biggest highway reconstruction project the region has seen — a $300 million renovation of Highway 40 in St. Louis

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May 24, 1999 - Industry News

Bill Would Restore 80% Meal Tax Deduction

Truck drivers would get a bigger tax break for the meals they eat on the road, under new legislation proposed on Capitol Hill

May 24, 1999 - Industry News

Bill Would Revise Independent Contractor Status

A bill that would revise the definition of an independent contractor is worrisome to employers and owner-operators alike

May 24, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Cracks Down On License Loopholes

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced last week several measures he is taking to tighten up the state's licensing, including studying whether minimum training standards should be required for truckers seeking a commercial driver's license

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