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October 6, 2000 - Industry News

21st Century Driver And Truck Alliance Puts Drivers First

The 21st Century Driver and Truck Alliance has been formed to ensure capabilities of 21st century truckers will match that of the equipment they drive. Designed to see the driver considered first and not last during

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Launches Environmental Award

The American Trucking Assn. has introduced the Environmental Excellence in Trucking Award to highlight industry commitment to environmental quality by honoring excellence, employee projects or initiatives. Open to employees of any ATA Federation member, applicants must

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Comchek Momentum Card Offers Driver Discounts

The Comchek Momentum Driver Card offers truckers nationwide discounts on several products and services, along with a personal e-mail address with unlimited sending and receiving privileges. Members can insert their cards into DriverNet electronic communications network units

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TravelCenters Of America Selects Amarillo As Prototype Site

TravelCenters of America has chosen Amarillo, TX, as the site for its first state-of-the-art travel center. With a design influenced by professional drivers, the site will feature amenities such as a Country Fresh restaurant, fast-food court,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

E-ZPass Service Expanded To Mid-Hudson Valley Bridges

Lockheed Martin IMS has announced the expansion of E-ZPass customer service operations to Mid-Hudson Valley bridges operated by the New York State Bridge Authority. As part of its customer services, Lockheed is responsible for issuing electronic

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Maintenance Masters Candidates Sought

Dryden Oil Co. has announced a call for entries for its second annual Maintenance Masters Program. The program honors maintenance operators in the fleet, construction, quarry, mining and other transportation sectors. Deadline for entries is July

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Profit Tools Carrier Automation Package

Profit Tools LLC has released its carrier automation package, Profit Tools for Trucking. Software handles order entry, shipment management, dispatch, routing, billing, driver management, log checking, driver settlements, equipment management and freight brokerage. Profit Tools was

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Dillon Named Technician Of The Year

Navistar International Transportation Corp. and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence have named Gregory Dillon of Norco, CA, the 1997 Navistar/ASE Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician of the Year. Dillon is employed by Dieterich International in

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Run Consolidation Software Available

Run Con Version 1.0 is a new run consolidation software package designed to help managers improve the control and effectiveness of vehicle fleets. Software automates vehicle/driver trip consolidation and route assignment for a variety of multiple

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Proposed Tax Credit Would Boost NGV Use

Legislation introduced by Congressman John Ensign, R-NV, would provide an income tax credit equal to 50 cents for each gallon equivalent of natural gas, propane, and methanol used in vehicles placed in service after Dec. 31,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

PrePass Weigh Stations Introduced In Tennessee

Tennessee officials have signed an agreement to introduce the PrePass intelligent transportation service to commercial vehicles by June 1. All nine Tennessee weigh stations will be equipped with PrePass, allowing participating trucks to be weighed at

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Flying J installs Nortel Payphones

Flying J has installed more than 1,000 Nortel Millennium MultiPay MultiCard payphones and 650 Jazz II phones at 126 locations across the U.S. The Millennium advanced public communications access system is said to offer Flying J

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Bruce’s Buys Two ProAm Stops

Bruce’s Truck Stops has purchased the ProAm I and ProAm IV Truck Stops in Oklahoma City. The chain now features six stops, including a Tulsa location, Bakersfield facility and two stops in Buttonwillow, CA. Mike Marchbanks,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Hand Held Products Offers Single-Handed Scanner

Hand Held Products has launched Dolphin RF, a hand-held PC and bar code scanner designed for single-handed data collection. Unit adopts Wireless LAN Interoperability Forum open standards and allows data to be transmitted electronically to a

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

CVSA Releases New Out-Of-Service Criteria

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has released an updated version of the North American Uniform Vehicle Roadside Inspection Out-of-Service Criteria. The document lists the criteria inspectors use in determining whether to put a vehicle and/or driver

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Mapco Opens Travel Center In Russellville, Arkansas

A new Mapco Express Travel Center has opened on I-40, exit 84 in Russellville, AR. The 12,000-square-foot facility features a full-service, 24-hour Perkins Family Restaurant, a Baskin-Robbins ice cream store and a Country Road fast-service sandwich

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

New Truckers Association Formed

The Association of Professional Truck Drivers of America (APTDA) has launched its innaugural membership drive, offering its members volume discounts on products and services. For $12 per month, members will receive free e-mail address with unlimited sending

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Rolling Strong Offers Free Fitness Fridays

Rolling Strong, the trucker’s gym, has extended its Free Fitness Fridays program through the month of April

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Launches Website

Eaton Corp.’s Trucking Information Services Div. has launched a new website featuring information about TISD products and services

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Tech Upgrade

Con-Way Transportation Services, Palo Alto, CA, is equipping hundreds of its drivers with new generation, hand-held computers. The $7.2-million program, which features the Norand 6100 pen-key computer, will roll out 823 units at 20 locations with

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

A&W Expansion

A&W Restaurants, Farmington Hills, IL, has plans to open 500 new outlets over the next two years. The nationwide expansion will include 150 locations at gasoline outlets and truckstops. The $90 million expansion will also see

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Ambest Endorses Benefit Convoy

Ambest Inc. has endorsed the 18 Wheels of Hope food drive and convoy, set to take place Sept. 10, 1998 in Nashville. A convoy of more than 500 trucks is expected to carry enough food to

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TravelCenters Opens Minnesota Site

TravelCenters of America has opened its 27,000-square-foot Albert Lea, MN, site featuring Scandinavian architecture. Facilities include 6,500 feet of retail space, an arcade, 200-seat restaurant, bakery, theater, television room, laundromat, showers, fuel islands with ProntoPay, 7,000-square-foot

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Trucker Wins Harley In Ambest Sweeps

Ron Riggs, a Transport America driver from Cadiz, IN, rode off on a new Harley-Davidson Fat Boy as the winner of the Ambest Ambucks giveaway. Riggs became eligible for the sweepstakes when his Ambucks card was

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

GED Courses Offered For Truckers

The Missouri College of Management & Technology has produced a series of audio and video tapes which enable over-the-road drivers to attain their GED. Courses include math, science, writing skills, literature and the arts and social

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