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July 25, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Looking For Road Team Members

The American Trucking Assns. Friday announced that it has opened the selection process for members of its 2000 America's Road Team

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July 22, 1999 - Industry News

Parent Of Kenworth & Peterbilt Reports Record Numbers

Paccar Inc. posted record sales and profits for second quarter 1999. Sales were $2.2 billion versus $1.8 billion in second quarter 1998. Profits were $139.5 million versus $104.9 million for the same period last year

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July 22, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar To Reopen Canadian Plant

Paccar Inc., parent of Kenworth and Peterbilt, is set to reopen its Ste.Therese, Quebec, plant in late September.

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July 18, 1999 - Industry News

Louisiana Truckstop Sold After 45 Years

Forty-five years of a truckstop legacy came to a close recently at Kelly's Truck Terminal in Shreveport, LA

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July 18, 1999 - Industry News

ITS Demonstration Scheduled for Next Week

Eighteen of the most electronically sophisticated vehicles ever developed - including several heavy trucks - will be part of a special Intelligent Transportation Systems demonstration next Monday in Ohio

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July 18, 1999 - Industry News

Another Guilty Plea in Illinois CDL Scandal

An independent trucker pleaded guilty last week to extortion conspiracy for his part in a commercial-licenses-for-sale scheme in Chicago

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

CF Drops Out Of ATA

Consolidated Freightways, one of the country's largest less-than-truckload carriers, has stopped paying its dues to the American Trucking Assns. and is no longer a member

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

NLRB Backs Teamsters In Overnite Struggle

The National Labor Relations Board has issued a decision against Overnite Transportation for unfair labor practices

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon House Votes For Higher Speed Limits

The Oregon House earlier this week approved a bill that would allow the state Department of Transportation to boost the current 65-mph speed limit to 75 on some rural interstates. Truck speed limits would rise to 70

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July 15, 1999 - Industry News

Comdata To Provide VSAT Systems To Truckstops

Comdata has signed an agreement with Hughes Network Systems that allows Comdata to become a value-added provider of very small aperture terminal (VSAT) systems to truckstops, travel plazas and card lock customers. Before VSAT systems were available,

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July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Oregon Senate Panel Approves Tax Bill

An Oregon Senate committee has approved a bill that would raise the state's gasoline tax by 5 cents a gallon and eliminate the state's weight-distance tax. But the bill's chances for passage are slim

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July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Talks Delayed

Contract talks scheduled to start Tuesday between the Teamsters and Overnite Transportation have been delayed until Wednesday, July 21. Overnite says it needed more time to complete research the union asked for; the Teamsters say it's because of last week's strike

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July 14, 1999 - Industry News

Deadline Extended For Paperless Log Pilot Project

Carriers that want to participate in the Federal Highway Administration's Global Positioning System pilot demonstration project now have until December 31,1999, to submit applications.

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July 13, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Launches New Training Tool

Volvo Trucks North America has launched a new training program for dealer service technicians

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July 13, 1999 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt To Use New Trailer Tracking System

J.B. Hunt will start installing the new Orbcomm/Vantage trailer tracking system on its fleet of more than 14,000 trailers this month. The Vantage solution will let J.B. Hunt link trailer location and status information directly to its

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July 12, 1999 - Industry News

California Truckers Gear Up For Emissions Suit

Now that a judge has approved an agreement reached last fall between six truck engine makers and the federal government regarding violation of emissions standards, a class action suit is going forward in California against the engine makers

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July 11, 1999 - Industry News

Judge Approves Emissions Settlement

The $1.3 billion emissions settlement reached last fall between the Environmental Protection Agency and six engine makers has been approved

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July 11, 1999 - Industry News

Guilty Plea, More Retests In Chicago CDL Scandal

The former manager of an Illinois truck licensing facility pleaded guilty last week in a commercial license-selling scheme, while nearly 200 more truckers have to retake their tests this week or lose their CDLs

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July 11, 1999 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler-Volvo Merger Rumors Continue

A Swedish business paper reported Friday that DaimlerChrysler and Volvo are haggling over the price of a possible merger

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July 9, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters End Overnite Strike

Yesterday afternoon, Teamsters President James P. Hoffa asked members who were on an unfair labor practice strike at 11 Overnite terminals to return to work

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Strike Broadens

Workers at two more Overnite terminals have joined a Teamsters strike protesting unfair labor practices

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Amtrak Train Hits Tanker Truck In Texas

At least four people were injured yesterday when an Amtrak train hit a tanker truck at a rural crossing near Eagle Lake, TX

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Strike Means Trucks Back Up At Oakland Port

A dock workers strike has practically closed down the Port of Oakland, CA, since Tuesday, resulting in tractor-trailers backing up for half a mile outside the port

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

California Cuts Truck Licensing Fees

The governor of California has signed into law a budget that will mean a significant reduction in truck licensing fees

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July 7, 1999 - Industry News

Engine Manufacturers Assn. Offers New Info On Toxicity Of Diesel Exhaust

The Engine Manufacturers Assn. has petitioned the California Air Resources Board to reconsider its proposed designation of diesel particulate emissions as a toxic air contaminant

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