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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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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

High-Tech Method Developed For Truck-Side Ads

Many companies have tried to take advantage of big, blank semi trailers as rolling billboards. Until now, however, getting buyers has been difficult because there was no way to tell how many people saw the ads. One company now says it has the answer

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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

GRI Study Pushes Natural Gas

An analysis of more than 40 studies on transportation fuels has found strong evidence that substituting natural gas for diesel in heavy-duty trucks and buses significantly reduces the health risks from diesel exhaust

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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Expects To Increase U.S. Market Share

Volvo is planning to increase its market share and its profit margins in North America next year

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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

DAT Services To Launch Private Network Product

DAT Services plans to begin offering a new load matching and truck information product on a virtual private network.

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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

Trailmobile Buys Strick Van Business

Trailmobile Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire the dry van trailer business of Strick Corp.

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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

Restraining Order Issued Against Picketers In Ohio

A judge has issued a temporary restraining order against picketers at Overnite Transportation's Dayton, OH, terminal

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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

Odetics ITS Changes To Iteris Inc

Odetics ITS Inc., a subsidiary of Odetics Inc., has changed its name to Iteris Inc

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December 17, 1999 - Industry News

Day Nine: More Progress

A day of milestones and mile sticks. I passed all endorsement tests for my CDL: hazmat, tankers, doubles/triples. The DMV officer stamped my permit and handed it back to me with a wish for "Happy Motoring." Motoring

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