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September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Largest Peterbilt Dealer To Sell Dorsey Trailers

Rush Enterprises, the largest Peterbilt dealer in North America, has signed an agreement to become a dealer for Dorsey Trailers

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Rejects Mediation, Teamsters Threaten To Strike

Overnite Transportation has rejected an offer from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to mediate contract negotiations between the company and the Teamsters union

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Newcomer Challenges Communication Giants

There is a new name in mobile communications for trucking: Terion, Inc. Monday, the company based in Melbourne, Florida, won approval from the Federal Communications Commission for a new kind of transceiver, unlike those found in long-haul trucks today

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Freightliner To Develop Web-Based Dealer Software

In an effort to provide its dealers with the best software system available, Freightliner has sign a letter of intent with the Dealer Services Group of Automatic Data Processing to develop a web-based dealer management system

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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Nissan Hopes To Boost Truck Sales

Nissan Motor and its truckmaking unit, Nissan Diesel, will inject $425 million into the truck maker's sales company to help prop up the ailing truck and bus manufacturer, reports the Financial Times

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Georgia Wants Trucks Off Atlanta Interstates During Rush Hour

Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation unveiled proposals to reduce truck accidents and truck volumes in Atlanta during rush hours

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Vermont Looks At 53-Foot Trailers

Lawmakers in Vermont are looking for ways to ease the disruption caused by large trucks in small communities while meeting the needs of the trucking industry

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Ontario Planning Highway Improvements After Deadly Pileup

The government of Ontario, Canada, is making plans to improve Highway 401 in the wake of a deadly 80-vehicle pileup two weeks ago that killed eight people

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks Recalled

Nearly 300 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks have been recalled because of software problems that can cause the engines to stall

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September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Illegal Slots Seized From Southern Truckstops

Illegal gambling machines were seized last week from truckstops and convenience stores in nine counties in north Mississippi and Shelby County, TN

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September 17, 1999 - Industry News

Bandag Sues Michelin For Unfair Competition

Bandag Inc. is suing two U.S.-based divisions of Michelin, claiming that the tire maker has been trying to drive the retreader out of business by misappropriating trade secrets, spreading false rumors about Bandag, and engaging in predatory pricing

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September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Louisiana Truckstop Manager Loses Video Poker Challenge

A Slidell, LA, truckstop manager lost his battle to restore video poker after it was banned in a 1996 election

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September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Floyd Hits North Carolina

(Updated noon Eastern time, 9/16/99) Hurricane Floyd crashed ashore in Cape Fear, NC, about 3 a.m. then headed north, with hurricane warnings stretching as far north as Massachusetts. Although the hurricane is expected to just hit the tip of Long Island in New York by late tonight or early tomorrow, cities in the Northeast could still get heavy rains and tropical storm force winds of up to 73 mph, making travel hazardous

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September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Floyd Causes Trucking Headaches On East Coast

(Updated Wednesday, 9/15/99, 11:30 p.m. Eastern Time.) Truckers from Miami to New England are dealing with the most powerful hurricane of the season

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September 15, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey: Narrower Trucks In Wider Ban?

New Jersey wants to add older trucks under 96 inches in width to restrictions the state imposed on out-of-state trucks in July

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September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hoffa Wants DOT Action On Mexican Trucks

James P. Hoffa, general president of the Teamsters union, is taking Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater to task over the presence of Mexican trucks in the U.S

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Evacuees Mean Traffic Jams In Southeast

(Updated 9/15/99, 2 p.m., Eastern Time.) Freight is coming to a standstill in areas of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas as coastal evacuees jam the highways as they flee from Floyd, a Category 4 hurricane the size of Texas

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September 14, 1999 - Industry News

State, Truckstop Honored For Partnership

A national state group has recognized Vermont for an unusual partnership with a private truckstop to make sure truckers and other highway travelers had a place to stop when the state had to close a decaying rest area

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September 14, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Floyd Approaches East Coast

Highways leading inland from the Southeastern coast are jammed as residents evacuate in the path of Hurricane Floyd

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September 13, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo To Expand Medium Trucks With Scania Deal

Volvo is planning to expand its presence in the medium-duty truck market following its acquisition of fellow Swedish truck producer Scania

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September 13, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Honors Roadway With Environmental Award

Six employees of Roadway Express were honored last week with the American Trucking Assns.' 1999 Environmental Excellence in Trucking Award for developing two innovative programs to reduce and prevent the generation of hazardous waste at Roadway

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September 13, 1999 - Industry News

GM Improves Commercial Truck Service

GM Goodwrench Fleet Service is a new program providing improved service and maintenance work for GM's commercial customers

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September 12, 1999 - Industry News

Baltimore Port Truckers Return To Work

Independent truckers in Baltimore went back to work at the ports Wednesday after voting to affiliate with the International Longshoremen's Assn.

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September 12, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois CDL Scandal Tied To Fatal Crash

For the first time, federal investigators have tied an Illinois CDLs-for-cash scheme to a truck driver who was involved in a 1994 crash that killed six children

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September 10, 1999 - Industry News

Equilon Addresses Extended Life Coolant Concerns

Equilon today presented a panel of engine manufacturers and truck users to address concerns and what some called misinformation about a problem with its Texaco Extended Life Coolant in some Cummins engines

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