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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Seattle Port Truckers Strike

Independent truckers who haul containers at the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma, WA, are scheduled to walk off the job today

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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Muralt's Travel Plaza Sets Blood Drive Record

Muralt's Travel Plaza, with help from the Missoula, MT, community, surpassed the record number of pints collected in the national blood drive campaign sponsored by NATSO, the national association of truckstop operators. The three-day event also set a record as Montana's largest blood collection event

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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Xerox To Serve Unions On The Web

The Xerox Corp., Rochester, NY, has announced a strategic alliance with WebGalaxy Inc., of Carlsbad, CA, an Internet service provider with strong ties to the U.S. labor movement. Xerox will offer computer and Internet consulting to unions affiliated with WebGalaxy and will also create e-commerce systems for use by both union organizations and members, including online shopping

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October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Dana Has Record Results Despite International Challenges

As it announced record third-quarter sales and operating profits up 27% for the quarter, Dana Corp. is continuing with restructuring plans, including closing 14 plants and 29 distribution centers, to pare costs in response to "softness" in key industrial and off-highway markets in Europe

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

U.S. DOT Opens Cyber Shop

The U.S. Department of Transportation has hit the Internet, big time. You can now register with the department, apply for operating authority and even pay fines on the World Wide Web directly from your PC

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Bill Addresses Tribal Taxes

A U.S. House of Representatives committee last week held hearings on a bill that would penalize Native American tribes that do not collect and pay taxes, especially gasoline and diesel taxes, on goods sold on tribal lands

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Invests In Dealership Network

Paccar, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has bought stock in the largest network of Peterbilt dealerships in North America

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October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Rip Griffin Offers Limo Service

The Rip Griffin Travel Center in New Braunfels, TX, has instituted a Cadillac limousine service that gives drivers a lift from anywhere on the lot to the restaurant or convenience store

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October 15, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Names Customer Support Dealer of Year

Kenworth of Dayton in Dayton, OH, recently captured top dealer honors at the Kenworth Customer Support Meeting in Montreal

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

More Oversize Load Problems Found In California

A California Highway Patrol study has found more instances of oversize loads hitting overpasses than previously reported by the California Department of Transportation

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Driving School Settles Charges Of Misrepresentation

A New England-based vocational school offering courses in truck driving has agreed to a settlement of Federal Trade Commission charges that the school misrepresented the availability of jobs, their success in placing graduates in truck-driving jobs, and the commercial driver's license test pass rate of its graduates

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Mobil Makes Hurricane Donation

Virginia-based Mobil is giving $50,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help people in Southern Virginia, Northern New Jersey and the Philadelphia area in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

OOIDA Announces Scholarship Winners

The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Assn. has awarded the second four scholarships of its scholarship program

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October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Delphi To Develop Caterpillar Controllers

Delphi Automotive Systems has agreed to supply engine electronics and hydraulic control modules for Caterpillar

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October 12, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Sales Co. Opens Remodeled Las Vegas Facility

Kenworth Sales Co. recently celebrated the reopening of its North Las Vegas branch store after a complete remodeling of its full-service facility off Interstate 15 in northern Clark County

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October 12, 1999 - Industry News

Wren Holds The Line On ATA Reform

American Trucking Assns. Chairman John Wren is still taking a hard line on the ATA reorganization plan that bears his name

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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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