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October 3, 2000 - Industry News

Ryan Accused of Knowing About CDL Scam

Illinois Gov. George Ryan says he won't resign or apologize to a family that lost six children in a wreck that helped prompt an investigation into instances of commercial drivers' licenses being exchanged for bribes

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

South Dakota Kills Bill on Overweight Trucks

The South Dakota legislature has killed a bill that would have made it easier for some truckers to avoid overweight tickets

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

Picketers Beef Up Protests At Northern California Safeway Stores

A Safeway store in Tracy, Calif., was targeted by striking Teamsters last week, who upgraded their protest from handing out informational leaflets to actually walking picket lines in front of Safeway stores

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

DRIVERNet Aims for Wireless Internet

DriverNet, Kansas City, Mo., has announced an agreement with PhoneOnline.com, Knoxville, Tenn., to bring financial and technology-based services to fleets and drivers using the Internet accessed over wireless systems

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

International Unrest Over Fuel Prices Continues

Truckers in Spain, Sicily and Argentina are continuing the fight against out-of-hand fuel prices, while protestors in Greece have called it quits

October 3, 2000 - Industry News

NTEA Launches Training Web Site

In an attempt to offer training to its members on a more timely basis, the National Truck Equipment Association has contracted with a web-based training system company to launch an Internet training site

October 2, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Dispute Overnite's Story of Appeal Victory

The Teamsters union issued a statement disputing Overnite Transportation's claim of victory in overturning a National Labor Relations Board decision

October 2, 2000 - Industry News

Peruvian Truckers End 10-Day Strike

A fuel protest that interrupted Peru’s exports and food delivery for 10 days ended last week when the National Union of Carriers ended the strike of about 100,000 independent truckers

October 2, 2000 - Industry News

Bronx Residents Protest Parked Rigs

New York police are putting metal "boots," or wheel locks, on trucks illegally parked on side streets where the Cross Bronx Expressway and the Bronx River Parkway intersect, in response to increasing complaints from residents

October 2, 2000 - Industry News

Aussie Truckers Call Off Fuel Blockades, For Now

Australian truckers have pulled back from a threatened fuel blockade, pending talks with the federal government

October 2, 2000 - Industry News

European Truckers Keep Up Protests

Truckers in Spain, France and Luxembourg are holding steadfast in their demands for better working hours and conditions and lower fuel prices by maintaining protests across the continent

October 2, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar Denies Report of Navistar Takeover Offer

Paccar, parent company of Kenworth and Peterbilt, has denied news reports that it has made a takeover bid for Navistar International

September 29, 2000 - Industry News

CVSA Expands Inspection Seminar Program

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has expanded its inspection familiarization seminar schedule for fleet operators, adding three new seminars through the rest of the year

September 29, 2000 - Industry News

UK Acts to Defuse Further Fuel Protests

A special task force Friday announced a deal binding oil companies, trade unions and police to ensure regular fuel supplies if protesters demanding lower fuel taxes try to resume blockades

September 29, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Moves Headquarters to Chicago Suburb

Navistar International Corp. is planning to move its world headquarters into a new six-story office building in west suburban Warrenville, Ill

September 29, 2000 - Industry News

California to Require Particulate Traps

The California Air Resources Board voted yesterday to require particulate traps on new diesel engines sold in California, and that the traps be retrofitted on most existing diesel engines. The plan also requires production of low-sulfur diesel fuel, which is a necessity for the particulate traps to work

September 28, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Owner-Operators Applaud Ruling

Independent truckers in Canada hope a recent ruling by Quebec's labor commission will bring changes to the labor code that would allow them to unionize and negotiate industry-wide working conditions

September 28, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Lube USA Buys Lubezone

Truck Lube USA, La Crosse, Wis., has finalized its acquisition of Lubezone sites it acquired last November

September 28, 2000 - Industry News

CVSA Expands Inspection Seminar Program

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has more than quadrupled the number of its Inspection Familiarization Seminars

September 28, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Fuel Surcharge Made Retroactive

A shipment surcharge announced earlier this week to help independent truckers in Ontario deal with the rising cost of diesel fuel will be made retroactive, reported the Toronto Sun

September 28, 2000 - Industry News

More Trucker Unrest in Europe

Although the Spanish government reached an agreement with some farmer's groups angry over diesel prices today, Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar is standing firm against demands for a cut in fuel taxes

September 28, 2000 - Industry News

RJM to Test Clean Diesel Emissions Reduction Technology

Clean Diesel Technologies has granted RJM Corp. of Norwalk, Conn. a limited license to demonstrate its ARIS 2000 NOx reduction technology on two heavy-duty construction trucks in Houston

September 28, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Seeks Financing, Acquisition or Merger

Intenet startup Transportal Network Inc. (www.transportalnet.com) of Atlanta is in a "holding pattern." According to director of marketing Kevin Sullivan, the company stopped hiring as of Sept. 1, though work continues for the 20-person staff

September 27, 2000 - Industry News

NAST's Bob Guy Resigns

Bob Guy, executive director of the National Association of Show Trucks, has resigned his position

September 27, 2000 - Industry News

Alabama Man Accused of Fraud for Using Name 'Fountaine'

Sam Johnson thought he had found a great deal for a custom-built trailer. But instead, he's stuck with a $20,000 debt for a trailer he never got

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