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October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TL Spot Quotes For Windows Now Available

The Freight Carriers Assn. of Canada and the North American Transportation Council have released TL Spot Quotes for Windows. Designed for companies pricing truckload and/or partial load shipments, software combines automated price calculation, the production of

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

DuPont Automotive Releases Truck Color Popularity Survey

According to DuPont Automotive’s 46th annual truck color popularity survey, vehicle buyers continue to favor green and white trucks with neutral interior colors such as gray and brown. And in its Color For A New Millennium

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Kansas City Driver WINS 1998 Kenworth in MHC Sweepstakes

B. Harris, a trucker for 31 years, is now behind the wheel of the 1998 Kenworth W900L he won in the Drive It Home sweepstakes sponsored by MidAmerican Holding Company. The 60-year-old owner-operator leased to MLXP

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

RDO Enters Agreement To Acquire Additional Truck Centers

RDO Equipment Co., Fargo, ND, has agreed to acquire Hall GMC Inc. and Hall Truck Center Inc., facilities that distribute, sell, service, rent and finance trucking equipment primarily supplied by Volvo, Isuzu and GMC. The operations

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TransMed Provides Medical Services To Truckers

Pacific Sleep Medicine Services and American Medical Compliance Testing have formed TransMed, a business that will offer truckers easy access to comprehensive medical care. To be located at truckstops across the country, TransMed facilities will be linked

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

CVSA Endorses PTDIA Training Standards

The Professional Truck Driver Institute of America, the group which has been developing training standards for entry-level truck drivers, recently received a key endorsement from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. Governed by a 29-member board of directors,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Cat Upgrades Website

Caterpillar Engine Div. has added dealer maps to its Internet website. Located at http://www.cat-engines.com, the site now allows visitors to search for the nearest Caterpillar full line dealer, Authorized Marine Dealer or Truck Engine Parts and

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Larry Scott Joins Midnight Cowboy Trucking Network

Trucking radio pioneer Larry Scott has joined Bill Mack a co-host on the Midnight Cowboy Trucking Network. Since 1982, Scott has hosted the Interstate Road Show on KWKH and KVOO AM. The move coincides with KVOO

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Ontario Cracks Down On Faulty Trucks

In an attempt to make its roads safer, Ontario, Canada, has introduced a policy to impound any truck found to have a serious critical defect such as faulty brakes or suspension problems. Each defective vehicle will

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar Partner Wows Crowd

Paccar's European division DAF wowed the crowd at a recent German truck show with a new truck engineered under the direction of former Kenworth senior engineer Paul Middlehoven, who was responsible in large part for the T2000

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Looks at Fuel Surcharge Bill

The Truckload Carriers Association has assigned a committee to look at the issue of a mandatory fuel surcharge, such as the one in House Bill 4441 supported by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

Rush Named Peterbilt Dealer of the Year

Rush Enterprises, San Antonio, recently announced that its Fontana, Calif., dealership has received Peterbilt's highest and most prestigious award, "North American Dealer of the Year.

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

Bush to Open Border to Mexican Trucks

The White House announced today that President Bush will open America's highways to Mexican trucks that meet U.S. safety standards, in response to a ruling by the North American Free Trade Agreement arbitration panel

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

Enhanced Photo Wins TCA Contest

The judges of the Truckload Carriers Association's fourth annual photo contest for the first time chose a digitally enhanced photograph as the grand prize winner

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

International Fuel Protests: Some Conclude, Others Press On

Traffic at Spain's borders crossings with France is finally back to normal today after approximately 2,000 Spanish truck drivers ended a three-day strike to protest high fuel prices. But protests in other countries are still going strong

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

TMW Chief Calls for Load-Matching Standards

Tom Weisz, president and CEO of TMW Systems, Beachwood, Ohio, has proposed creation of an industry-wide standard for load information on the Internet

October 5, 2000 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Outlines Strategy at German Show

Newly merged Arvin Industries and Meritor Automotive intend to aggressively integrate their systems and products to expand the reach of both partners in the heavy-duty market

October 4, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Network Closing Doors

Transportation internet startup Transportal Network Inc. of Atlanta will close its doors, reportedly due to lack of financial backing. Ed Trout, president of Cornhusker Motor Lines, Omaha, Neb., and a charter member of Transportal Network, confirmed that the company will "close their doors Friday." He said Transportal executives told him the company was unsuccessful in its attempts to secure a second round of funding

October 4, 2000 - Industry News

Port Trucker Rallies Mixed Success

Predictions of raucous protests by truckers at the nation's ports appear to have been less than initially predicted.

October 4, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Cuts Production

Peterbilt will cut production at its Denton, Texas, plant from 68 trucks to 48 trucks a day starting Oct. 9

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Rallying in 16 Cities Today

Owner-operators hauling containers at 16 ports in the United States and Canada are staging rallies today to protest high diesel prices, low wages and lengthy unpaid delays

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

New Driver Training System Wows Fleets

Fleets and schools involved in testing a unique new driver training system say it promises to provide more effective, quantifiable driver training and has enormous potential for the industry. TREAD-1, a computer-based system developed by Instructional

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

Tower Automotive Announces Layoff

Tower Automotive is phasing out its heavy truck rail manufacturing in Milwaukee by March as it focuses on its light vehicle and modules business

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

Compromise Reached in Washington on Ultra-Low-Sulfur Diesel

Warring factions have reportedly reached a compromise over how fast to phase in the ultra low sulfur diesel fuel requirement of the forthcoming diesel emissions regulations

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Threaten More Fuel Protests

Independent truckers across Ontario, frustrated over high fuel prices, have renewed their threats to block major city roadways

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