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October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Strike in France, India

In Paris, France, truck drivers, whose protests disrupted the nation for nearly two weeks last November, called for a strike on May 5 after early retirement negotiations broke down, union officials said. Truck company owners and drivers

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Launches Annual Eagle Tour

Navistar International Transportation Corp. has launched its fourth annual Eagle Tour, sending its top-of-the-line Eagle 9000 Series tractors to 39 truckstops and sales locations across the U.S. and Canada. The tour brings the new models directly

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Authorities Close Baton Rouge Truckstop Casino

Baton Rouge’s only truckstop casino has been shut down because it did not sell any fuel in March, state gambling regulators say. Video poker machines at Mr. Lucky’s were disabled on orders of the Louisiana Gaming Control

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

StoNew Hybrid Electric Truck In Progress

ISE Research is creating a hybrid electric truck at Calstart’s Burbank, CA facility. The diesel engine, transmission and fuel tanks are being removed from the Class 8 truck and will be replaced with dual electric motors,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

California Legislation Would Promote Use Of Clean Fuels

In a unanimous vote, the Senate Transportation Committee approved legislation designed to promote the use of clean fuels in heavy duty vehicles. Senate Bill 1096 creates tax incentives for trucking companies to convert their fleets to

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Truckstop Tour For Owner-Operators

Freightliner Corp. hit the road for a 14-city truckstop tour that will feature the company’s Security Connection program and its new Century Class and Classic XL products. The tour will travel across the United States through

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Petro Stopping Centers Converts To Mobil Diesel Power-Plus

Petro Stopping Centers held ribbon-cutting ceremonies to highlight its conversion of its diesel fuel to offer Mobil Diesel PowerPlus. The conversion, the result of a strategic alliance among Petro, Mobil and Chartwell Investments, will affect all

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TIP Trailer Offers Specs On The World Wide Web

TIP (Transport International Pool) is offering trailer specifications on the Internet. National account customers can obtain the specs via the net and can have vehicle registrations faxed to them through the secured, interactive site. Located at http://trailers.ge.com/,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA Urges Clinton To Maintain U.S/Mexico Trucking Restrictions

Congress and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. are urging President Clinton to maintain U.S./Mexican trucking restrictions until he can “guarantee the American people that Mexican trucks can and will operate safety in the United States.” More than

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Program Involves Fleets, Manufacturers, Truckstops To Cut Air Pollution

The American Trucking Assns. and Engine Manufacturers Assn. have launched a program designed to remind drivers, mechanics, companies and regulators to further reduce truck emissions. On The Road To Clean Air features a nationwide education and training

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Road Condition/Construction Information Available Online

Road Watch America has unveiled a web site of interest to all motorists. Called RWA DIRECT, the free service provides road condition, construction and weather links for all states and most major cities. The site also

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Association To Promote Quality Driver Training

A group of truck driver training schools has formed the Commercial Vehicle Training Assn., a Washington DC-based organization designed to improve training for entry level commercial drivers. The association will offer training programs at more than 30

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Chevron Sponsors Jobline

Chevron is joining 1-800-Drivers in its attempt to attract new drivers to the trucking industry. The company has announced it will sponsor the 24-hour jobline, which provides information on thousands of jobs for drivers. By calling 1-800-Drivers,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TIP Website Features Trailer Regulations

Fleets can obtain state-by-state trailer height, length, width and weight restrictions through the TIP (Transport International Pool) Internet site at http://www.trailers.ge.com. The Resource Centers allows users to link to the trailer regulations section which features state

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

EPA Delays Clean Fuel Fleet Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delayed the Clean Fuel Fleet Program start date for one year — it will now begin in model year 1999. CFFP requires fleets of 10 or more vehicles that are centrally

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Maintenance Masters Nominees Sought

Dryden Oil Co. has sponsored a program to honor maintenance operators in the fleet, construction, quarry, mining and transportation sectors. “Maintenance technicians and operators are often overlooked and underappreciated,” said Steve Hutchinson, director of marketing for Dryden

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Brochures Outline Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Energy has developed a series of brochures for fleets and owner-operators required to use alternative-fuel vehicles. The package details what alternative fuels are, how they work, and what fleets must do to comply

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Matheson Invests In LNG Fleet

Matheson Fast Freight, Elk Grove, CA, plans to purchase seven liquid natural gas trucks to haul U.S. mail. Although the trucks could cost Matheson $700,000, the fleet could receive up to $400,000 in incentives from the Sacramento

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Ford-To-Freightliner Transfer In Progress

The first steps are being taken to implement the transfer of Ford Motor Co.’s heavy truck business to Freightliner Corp., including new manufacturing sites for the purchased products, contracts to Ford Heavy Truck dealers, and jobs

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Launches Vehicle Sales Center On Line

Ryder has introduced an Internet site which gives users direct access to its database of used tractors, straight trucks, vans, trailers and buses. Located at http://www.ryder.com, the Ryder Used Vehicle Sales Center provides instant access to more

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

NAIT Announces Member Of The Year

John O’Hearn has been named as The National Association of Independent Truckers (NAIT) 1997 Member of the Year. Since 1991, O’Hearn has been leased to Bulk Transportation of Walnut, CA. Excellent driving, safety records, financial aptitude and

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Cathedral City To Open Truckstop Of The Future

Cathedral City, CA, will soon be the site of a state-of-the-art truckstop/travel center which will feature unique amenities to pamper and care for truckers

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks Can Run On Diesel And Natural Gas

New technology developed by Clean Air Partners of San Diego, CA, will allow heavy duty trucks to run both on natural gas and diesel fuel

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Petro Stopping Center Hosts Summer Expo

Petro Stopping Center, Bordentown, NJ, will host its second annual Summer Expo throughout the months of August and September. The travel center has scheduled more than 20 displays and programs designed to “bring the truck shows

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Mack Intros Series Of Natural Gas Trucks

Mack Trucks is offering LNG-fueled Mack MR and LE model trucks equipped with Mack E7G 325 hp natural gas engines. The new engine is said to be an evolution of the Mack E7 diesel and will

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