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September 8, 1998 - Industry News

Mack Wins $29 Million Postal Order

Mack Trucks has been awarded a U.S. Postal Service contract worth approximately $29 million for 416 vehicles, with delivery expected to begin in the first quarter of 1999. The order includes 44 Mack MR 372 Mack CH

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September 8, 1998 - Industry News

DOT Offers Hotline for Safety Violations

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater announced a new hotline for commercial vehicle drivers to report actual or potential violations of federal motor carrier safety violations. The toll-free line, (888) DOT-SAFT, (368-7238) will put drivers in contact

September 8, 1998 - Industry News

Oklahoma City Cracks Down on Aggressive Drivers

Tired of four-wheelers who dart in and out of traffic at high speeds, browbeating drivers to let them by? So are Oklahoma City , OK, police. On Sept. 1, the police department started a new program

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September 3, 1998 - Industry News

July Heavy Truck Sales Jump

Sep. 3 — Sales of heavy trucks in July were 15% higher than a year earlier. Sales of 17,530 Class 8 trucks make for a year-to-date number of 116,079, according to figures from the Motor Vehicle

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September 3, 1998 - Industry News

North Texas Transportation Summit Scheduled

Sep. 3 — The 1998 North Texas Regional Transportation Summit will be held Sept. 10-11 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel in Irving, TX. Hosting the event are the city of Irving and U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice

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September 3, 1998 - Industry News

Satellite Tracking for Small Fleets

Sep. 3 — Qualcomm has developed a mobile communications system for small fleets of less than 100 trucks. TruckMAIL offers two-way messaging and vehicle tracking at an affordable price, according to the company. It is targeted

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September 3, 1998 - Industry News

Arizona Raises Speed Limit on U.S. 89

Sep. 3 — The Arizona Department of Transportation raised the speed limit on about 130 miles of U.S. 89 from Flagstaff to the Utah border from 55 mph to 65 mph. The older, lower speed limit

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September 3, 1998 - Industry News

MTL, Chemical Leaman Merge to Create Largest Tank Truck Carrier

Sep. 3 – MTL Inc. has merged with Chemical Leaman Corp., uniting two leading bulk transportation service providers under one holding company. The company’s two principal transportation subsidiaries, Montgomery Tank Lines and Chemical Leaman Tank Lines,

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September 3, 1998 - Industry News

Carriers Make ‘Aggressive’ Driver Pay Increases

Sep. 3 — Many van and flatbed carriers who have resisted matching the well-publicized drive wage increases decided to raise driver pay in the second quarter, according to the latest National Survey of Driver Wages by

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September 1, 1998 - Industry News

California Names Toxic Particulates in Diesel Exhaust Compromise

Sep. 2 — After nine years of bitter debate, the trucking industry, environmentalists and the California Air Resources Board hammered out a compromise regarding whether diesel exhaust causes cancer. On Aug. 27, CARB issued its ruling that

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September 1, 1998 - Industry News

Overwhelming Vote Launches “New ATA”

By a 97 to 3 vote the executive committee of the American Trucking Associations adopted a plan to fundamentally restructure the 65 year-old organization. The Wren Committee Plan, as it is called, was adopted at

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September 1, 1998 - Industry News

Commercial Driver Performance Symposium Scheduled

The “human factors” of driver performance will be examined during a commercial driver symposium next month in New York. “Commercial Driver Performance: A Shared Responsibility” is being held September 14-15 at the Four Points Hotel in Liverpool,

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September 1, 1998 - Industry News

Scale Bypass Becoming More Widespread

HELP Inc., the largest organization offering high-tech scale bypass, is experiencing rapid growth, according to officials at the HELP-sponsored Intelligent Transportation Systems/Commercial Vehicle Operations Freightvision seminar held August 9-11 in Nashville, TN. Tennessee is the newest state

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August 31, 1998 - Industry News

Truckerfest Show Winners Announced

About 40 trucks competed in the truck beauty competition at Newport Communications’ Truckerfest August 13-15 at The Alamo Travel Plaza in Reno, NV. Brad Vandyke from Tangent, OR, of George Vandyke Trucking, took home the trophy for

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August 31, 1998 - Industry News

Ohio Plans to Add Toll Road

An Ohio roadway under construction is slated to be Ohio's first toll road outside of the Ohio Turnpike. The Butler Regional Highway is an 11-mile road scheduled to open in 2000 about 25 miles north of Cincinnati,

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August 31, 1998 - Industry News

Harley Driver Wins National Truck Driving Championships

Marty Lawson Jr., a driver for Harley Davidson Transportation Co., was named Grand Champion of the 1998 National Truck Driving Championships, held August 13-15 in Long Beach, CA. Lawson took first place in the twins class. He

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August 31, 1998 - Industry News

Landstar Gets Out of Truck Owning

Landstar Systems has completed the sale of its Poole subsidiary to Schneider National for approximately $41 million in cash. This sale makes Landstar an entirely owner-operator company. “The sale of the Landstar Poole business will remove Landstar

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August 31, 1998 - Industry News

Roadway honors safe drivers with new Volvos

DUBLIN, VA (Aug. 18, 1998) - Roadway Express gave the keys to new Volvo VNM tractors to 55 of its drivers during ceremonies at Volvo’s New River Valley truck assembly plant. The drivers, honored for driving

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