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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

Jubitz Plans Major Expansion

Jubitz Truckstop, Exit 307 off I-5 in Portland, OR, began a full-scale expansion and renovation June 30

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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Trucks Receives Advertising Award

The New York American Marketing Assn. has honored Volvo Trucks North America with a 1999 EFFIE advertising award. Volvo received a bronze EFFIE in the Automobiles/Vehicles category for its 1998 Super Bowl commercial and accompanying promotion. The

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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

Comdata, Pacific Pride To Develop Automated Fueling Equipment

Pacific Pride Services and Comdata have announced an agreement to develop new automated fueling equipment, known as SmartLock, which will be used throughout the Pacific Pride Commercial Fueling System. This equipment will be designed to accept the

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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

California Approves Lift Axles For Overweight Vehicles

California now allows lift axles on trucks that weigh more than highway-legal weights

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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

Proposed Georgia Truck Stop Dealt Zoning Blow

Planners of a proposed truckstop in Conyers, GA, failed to win a zoning change needed to build the facility at I-20 and Sigman Road

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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Gas Tax Bill Faces Opposition

A bill that passed the Oregon legislature last week abolishing the weight-distance tax in favor of a diesel fuel tax would not require truckers to pay their fair share, say opponents - and they want to take the issue to the voters

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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

North Carolina Increases Trucking Fines

North Carolina's governor last week signed into law a "truck safety" measure that doubles fines for truckers

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July 28, 1999 - Industry News

Truckers Strike In Brazil

Tens of thousands of truckers in Brazil have shut down their trucks this week in protest of bad roads, high tolls and fuel prices

July 27, 1999 - Industry News

Battle Brewing Over Long-Life Coolants

There appears to be a problem with "long life" or "extended life" coolants used in Cummins engines

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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

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

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

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 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

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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July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Senate Panel Approves Tax Bill

An Oregon Senate committee has approved a bill that would raise the state's gasoline tax by 5 cents a gallon and eliminate the state's weight-distance tax. But the bill's chances for passage are slim

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July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Talks Delayed

Contract talks scheduled to start Tuesday between the Teamsters and Overnite Transportation have been delayed until Wednesday, July 21. Overnite says it needed more time to complete research the union asked for; the Teamsters say it's because of last week's strike

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