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December 29, 1999 - Industry News

European Truck Makers Pursue Asian Opportunities

Published reports have two European truck manufacturers hot on the tail of deals with Asian counterparts

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December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Wabash, IRS Scuffle Resolved

Wabash National Corp. has reached a favorable resolution with the Internal Revenue Service regarding the assessment of federal excise tax on the restoration of used trailers for 1996 and 1997

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December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Renault, Mack Integrate

Renault expects an annual savings of $200 million to $500 million within five years by integrating its RVI and Mack heavy truck brands in Europe and North America

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December 27, 1999 - Industry News

PTDI Certifies Additional Programs

Another six truck driver training schools, from Oregon to Maine, have received Professional Truck Driver Institute course certification. This brings the total number of schools offering certified courses to 60

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December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Truckstop Predictions For 2000

Ever since Joe Namath predicted a gridiron win for his New York Jets so many Super Bowls ago, Truckstop Travel Plaza Publisher Tom Stanford has become a brazen predictor of things to come in the truckstop

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December 27, 1999 - Industry News

Day 14: Hail to the Chef

The truck I’ve been training on is a 1992 Peterbilt model 378 pulling 48-foot trailers, a 102-inch and 96-inch. This rig is big and heavy, and I have come to appreciate what one of my instructors

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December 23, 1999 - Industry News

Day 13: I'm on a Roll

This is it, the home stretch. Three official days of truck driver school to go. (I'll be coming in to practice right up until the test in two weeks, but will not be filing reports for

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December 23, 1999 - Industry News

McLeod Offers Last-Minute Advice For Y2K

Tom McLeod, founder and president of the Birmingham, AL, trucking software company that bears his name, offers these five prudent suggestions for last-minute Y2K preparation. 1. Be sure your PCs are set to use a four-character year

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December 23, 1999 - Industry News

CON-WAY Adds Performance Reports To Web Site

Con-Way Transportation Services, a subsidiary of CNF Transportation Inc., is making service performance reports available to its customers on its web site. The reports will show CON-WAY's on-time delivery performance record and other shipment-level detail

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December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Fear Of Terrorism Means Delays At Canadian Border

Delays are likely for truckers at the Canadian border as officials tighten up border security in fear of terrorism associated with millennium celebrations

December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Vail Residents Fighting Logging Trucks

Residents of Vail, CO are upset about a federal proposal to bring logging trucks through the resort town because a logging road was illegally constructed on protected wetlands

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December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Y2K Bug Bites Truck Drivers Early

About 50 Florida truck drivers have been bitten by the Y2K computer bug a bit early. They recently received bills saying they were 100 years overdue in paying their registration fees

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December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Dana Sells Australian Truckline Parts Centres

Dana Corp. has agreed to sell its Australian Truckline Parts Centres business to International Trucks Australia Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary of Italian truck maker Iveco SpA

December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Utility to Build Dry Van Plant in Virginia

Utility Trailer has selected Glade Springs, VA, as the site of its seventh regional manufacturing facility. The new plant will serve Utility dealers and customers in the eastern United States and Canada. The 250,000-square-foot, $14 million

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December 22, 1999 - Industry News

Day 12: Practice, Practice

I have now completed Day 12 in a 15-day truck driving course in pursuit of my CDL. Each day from here on is driving practice in preparation for the Big Test on January 5. A half day

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December 22, 1999 - Industry News

XTRA Consolidates Wisconsin Operations

XTRA Lease has consolidated its Green Bay and Appleton, WI, branches and will open a larger trailer rental and leasing facility in Kaukauna, WI, on January 10, 2000

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

Day 11: One Mile After Another

Editor At Large Bette Garber is training for her CDL at Bordentown Driver Training School in Bordentown, NJ. "Hey, honey, you missed it," shouted a Trenton, NJ, highway construction worker. He was referring to my tractor-trailer's tentative

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

Nissan To Restructure Truck Unit

A restructuring plan may be in the works for debt-laden Japanese truck maker Nissan Diesel

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

Western Star Expands Dealer Organization

Western Star has added several new dealerships to its North American dealer organization

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

New Orleans Driver School Starts Alumni Assn.

The Transport Safe Training Center in New Orleans was recently the site of a party marking the inception of the school's alumni association

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

PNV Members Get Free Phone Calls For Christmas

Truckers who have to be on the road on Christmas day will be able to call family and friends free of charge, thanks to PNV and Paccar

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December 21, 1999 - Industry News

Morgan Launches EDI Program With International

A new electronic data interchange link between Navistar International and Morgan Corp. should cut delivery time for Morgan customers, the company says

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December 20, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Stock Rises Over Talk About A Buyout

There was renewed talk on Wall Street Monday that the parent of Volvo Trucks, AB Volvo of Sweeden, has Navistar International in its sights for a takeover

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December 20, 1999 - Industry News

Day 10: Serpentines and Sharing Dreams

Editor At Large Bette Garber is training for her CDL at Bordentown Driver Training School in Bordentown, NJ. Friday. Two words. Frustration. Exasperation. Today was Reverse Serpentine day. That's where you weave the tractor-trailer backwards, in and

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December 19, 1999 - Industry News

Rails Rebuff ATA Plea for Help on Weight Limits

In an effort to win permission for bigger trucks, American Trucking Assns. President Walter McCormick sought an alliance with an unlikely ally – the railroad industry. His overture did not work

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