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October 6, 2000 - Industry News

NATSO Endowment Fund Reaches $1 Million

The NATSO Foundation reports that contributions to its endowment fund now total more than $1 million. The funding — part of $2 million already pledged toward the goal of $3.75 million — makes it possible for the

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Arizona Installs PrePass At Sanders

Arizona has become the fourth state to install the PrePass electronic weigh station bypass service by introducing it on I-40 westbound in Sanders. The system links California and New Mexico, giving PrePass-equipped trucks a chance to bypass

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

LubeZone Opens First Location In South Carolina

LubeZone Corp. has opened its first truck lube and tire center in Bowman, South Carolina. Located at the Speedway Truck Stop at I-26 and Exit 159, the facility houses two dedicated drive-through lube bays and a

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

HighwayMaster Develops Trailer Tracking System

HighwayMaster Corp. and BellSouth Corp. have announced an agreement to provide low-cost, wireless trailer tracking services

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Internet Site Focuses On Diesel Emissions

DieselNet, a web site on diesel emissions and their control, is now located at http://www.dieselnet.com

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Awards New Eagle 9300 To Top Independent Contractor

John O’Rourke won more than just bragging rights after being named Independent Contractor of the Year by the Truckload Carriers Assn. — he also received a new Eagle 9300 Hi-Rise Pro Sleeper premium conventional tractor. The

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

NATSO Announces Truckstop Research Grants

The NATSO Foundation is asking for proposals under its 1998 industry research grant program. The foundation is offering two grants up to $5,000 each for the study of the truckstop and travel plaza industry. NATSO will

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

HammerLane Intros Fleet Software Program

HammerLane Software Systems offers HammerLane Fleet, software for fleets with fifty or fewer trucks. Software allows the small fleet to track and receive reports on each truck, along with composite reports as a company. Software includes

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

NAIT Adds Fitness To Benefits Package

The National Association of Independent Truckers (NAIT) is offering its members discounted memberships to the Rolling Strong chain of truckstop physical fitness centers. Rolling Strong has facilities in North Little Rock, AR; Oklahoma City and Knoxville, TN.

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Offers Audit Software

Ryder Transportation Services offers The Compliance Counselor, software designed to help manage drivers and remain in compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Software helps identify problems in DOT-audited factors such as general responsibilities, driver,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Digital Promotions Launches Driver Tracking System

Digital Promotions has launched RoadCall, a communications service designed to give fleets and brokers an easier way to track and communicate with drivers. Each fleet is assigned an 800 number and tracking number for each driver,

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Expands Used Truck Network

Navistar International Transportation Corp. has expanded its network of OEM-owned used truck centers to 16 locations. The expansion is attributed to an increase of new truck sales and the overall strength of the truck business. In addition

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

TMW Systems Upgrades ShopLink

TMW Systems, Beachwood, OH, offers a ShopLink upgrade for use with its dispatch systems. While the base package includes maintenance functions such as PM scheduling, repair order creation and tracking and basic warranty analysis, the ShopLink

October 6, 2000 - Industry News

FTC Bars Quaker State From Touting Slick 50

Quaker State will comply with a Federal Trade Commission order to stop allegedly false and unsubstantiated claims about the Slick 50 auto-engine additive. In a July 1996 complaint, FTC barred Quaker State from making claims

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

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