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October 11, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon To Vote On Trucks' Fair Share

A new diesel and gas tax that was supposed to replace Oregon's weight-distance tax as of Oct. 23 has been put on hold until voters can have their say next May, but a measure on the Nov. 2 ballot is closely tied to the controversial new law

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October 11, 1999 - Industry News

Petro Offering Flu Shots

Petro Stopping Centers, Volvo Trucks North American and AT&T are joining up to make low-cost flu shots available at 38 Petro locations Wednesday, Oct. 13

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October 10, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo, Mitsubishi Join Forces

Sweden's Volvo AB and Japan's Mitsubishi are joining forces to create what could be the world's largest truck and bus business

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October 10, 1999 - Industry News

More Charges In Chicago License Scandal

Another Illinois state driver licensing employee has been charged with taking bribes in exchange for commercial drivers licenses, bringing to 17 the number of people charged in a yearlong investigation

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October 10, 1999 - Industry News

Rollins Leasing Acquires Keen

Rollins Leasing Corp. is buying family-owned Keen Leasing, headquartered in Harrisburg, PA

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October 6, 1999 - Industry News

Feds Expanding Illinois CDL Probe

Federal investigators are expanding their probe into commercial driver license bribery in Illinois

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October 6, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Weight-Distance Tax On Hold

A new Oregon law that eliminates the weight-distance tax in favor of a diesel tax and raises the state's gas tax is on hold

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October 6, 1999 - Industry News

Comdata Must Share Trendar Technology

Ceridian Corp. will license its processing system for truckers' commercial credit cards in order to settle accusations it violated anti-trust laws

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October 6, 1999 - Industry News

Ground Shifts Under Mobile Communications

The ever-changing mobile communications landscape so important to trucking is experiencing major business and technological tremors

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October 6, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey Legislation Targets Truckers

In New Jersey, two state legislators are getting ready to introduce a two-bill package designed to try to rid the state's highways of dangerous truckers and teach motorists how to share the road with trucks

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October 6, 1999 - Industry News

South Carolina Lawmakers Want To Slow Trucks Down

Lawmakers in South Carolina are drafting legislation to lower the speed limit for trucks in the state

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October 6, 1999 - Industry News

European Truckers Demonstrate For Shorter Work Hours

European truck drivers staged protests Tuesday, urging European transport ministers meeting this week to limit drivers' work week to 48 hours and not change regulations to allow truck traffic on Sundays

October 6, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Opens New Canadian Plant

Paccar last week opened a new truck manufacturing plant in Ste. Therese, Quebec, Canada

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October 4, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Calls Teamsters Vote Acceptance Publicity Stunt

The Teamsters union Friday said it would accept Overnite Transportation's offer of a nationwide vote on union representation. But the union attached so many conditions to its acceptance, Overnite says it's just a publicity stunt

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October 3, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Say They'll Accept Overnite Vote Offer - With Conditions

The Teamsters union said Friday it would accept Overnite Transportation's offer of a nationwide vote on union representation - but only if Overnite agreed to numerous demands

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October 1, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Owners Sue Engine Makers Over EPA Settlement

More than 100 trucking companies and owner-operators are suing six major diesel engine manufacturers over the emissions consent decree signed between the engine makers and the U.S. government

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October 1, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Owners Sue Engine Makers Over EPA Settlement

More than 100 trucking companies and owner-operators are suing six major diesel engine manufacturers over the emissions consent decree signed between the engine makers and the U.S. government

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September 30, 1999 - Industry News

Truckers Prepare For Strike At Ports

Independent truckers at the Seattle and Tacoma ports could walk off the job as early as today

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September 30, 1999 - Industry News

Facing Lower Earnings, Bandag Cutting Jobs

Tire retreader Bandag yesterday announced that it expects its 1999 earnings to be 20% to 25% below current estimates. It blames the drop partly on what it calls Michelin's unfair tactics since the tire manufacturer entered the retread market two years ago

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September 30, 1999 - Industry News

Cummins Invests In PNV.net

PNV.net, the company that provides Park 'N View services, has received a financial shot in the arm with a $31.5 million investment by Cummins Engine and two other private companies

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September 30, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Dealer Software Y2K Ready

Automatic Data Processing and Navistar International have finished tests verifying that the Y2K but won't cause problems for ADP's Elite dealer management system when processing dealership data linked electronically to Navistar

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September 29, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Offers Nationwide Teamsters Election

Overnite Transportation yesterday called on the Teamsters union to allow workers to decide their own fate in a company-wide vote on union representation

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September 29, 1999 - Industry News

Driver In Fatal Accident May Have Had Bogus CDL

It appears that the truck driver involved in an accident that killed six children received his CDL as part of a huge license-for-bribes operation in the Chicago area

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September 29, 1999 - Industry News

Federal-Mogul Plans To Sell Some Businesses

Federal-Mogul Corp. has announced plans to sell its lighting, wiper blade and fuel businesses

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September 28, 1999 - Industry News

Is Renault Looking To Sell Truck Division?

Unconfirmed reports have been circulating in Europe that France's Renault Vehicules Industriel may be looking to sell its RVI/Mack commercial truck division. Renault representatives told Newport Communications' Steve Sturgess, visiting Renault in Paris this week, that such rumors are unfounded

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