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March 20, 2000 - Industry News

DAC and USMA Merge

DAC Services and United States Mutual Association are merging to form Total Information Services Inc.

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

PennDOT Denies DAC Access to Driving Records

DAC Services meets this week with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to win back access to the state's driving records. PennDOT officials stopped issuing records to DAC after an investigation found that two carriers had purchased records from DAC then illegally resold them over the Internet.

March 20, 2000 - Industry News

Rush and Housby Promote Mixers

Rush Truck Centers and Housby Mixer Systems have launched a national dealer tour to introduce a new readymix system.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

ADT Offers Freightliner Dealers Online Auction

ADT Automotive will offer Freightliner dealers the opportunity to restock their inventories without ever leaving their offices by holding an online heavy duty truck sale on March 29.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Isuzu to Develop Diesel Exhaust Filters

Japan's four major truck makers have agreed to have Isuzu Motors Ltd. develop and produce diesel particulate filters (DPFs) for the three others starting in April to save investment and procurement costs.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

TA Opens New-Look Center in Michigan

TravelCenters of America is opening another of its new-look facilities on April 3 in Monroe, Michigan

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Upgrades LTL Software

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has launched its new Windows-based, Web-enabled version of ExpressWORKS, its software for the less-than-truckload industry

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Unishippers to Manage Freight Online

Unishippers, a reseller of transportation services, has partnered with nPassage to provide their 300 franchises with a transaction-based service that will allow them to manage their heavy freight shipments over the Internet.

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Haldex Expands Manufacturing And Warranty Centers

Haldex Brake Systems has announced a $12 million expansion of its Friction Product Center, located just outside of Montgomery, AL. The center produces friction material in both drum brake lining and disc brake pads for light,

March 17, 2000 - Industry News

Associates Buys Trailer Rental Firm

Associates Rental Systems has purchased the heavy-duty trailer assets of Livco, Inc., a trailer rental company based in Morton Grove, IL.

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Return to Washington to Protest Fuel Prices

Many were called but few came to the second trucker protest against high fuel prices. Two owner-operator groups organized a followup convoy to Capitol Hill, following the event in February, but truckers were either too busy or

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

First Puerto Rican Drivers Arrive Next Week

The first group of new truck driving recruits from Puerto Rico is expected to arrive on the U.S. mainland next week.

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

Paccar and Other OEMs Slow Production

Paccar divisions Kenworth and Peterbilt are the latest OEMs to cut back production in the face of declining Class 8 orders.

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

Former Mack Workers Sue To Be Rehired

Twenty-four former Mack union workers have filed suit against the company seeking their former jobs and damages, according to an Allentown, PA, newspaper, The Morning Call.

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

New Leadership At NAST

The National Assn. of Show Trucks is making some organizational changes to help it deal with the organization's growth

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

Maine Senate Approves Longer Rigs

A bill to allow longer rigs in Maine received preliminary approval in the Maine Senate this week. The bill, LD 2370, would allow tractor trailers to be up to four feet longer to accommodate trucks with larger sleepers

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

Johnson Matthey Intros Advanced Exhaust Treatment

Johnson Matthey has introduced a diesel exhaust aftertreatment system designed to make heavy duty diesel truck and bus engines as clean as those of the latest passenger cars.

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

PNV Launches Wireless Network

PNV Inc. has launched "B" Connected, a national wireless network that will provide truck drivers with broadband access to the Internet.

March 16, 2000 - Industry News

Peterbilt Has High Hopes For Medium Duty Business

Peterbilt intends to grow its market share this year, and is placing a particular emphasis on the medium duty truck segment. It has a number of new product initiatives and marketing programs coming, and with its new plant in Canada, it's positioned to sell over 10,000 medium duty models annually.

March 15, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Oppose Antitrust Immunity for Ship Lines

A Teamster official will testify against antitrust immunity for ship lines at a congressional hearing March 22

March 15, 2000 - Industry News

Local Pollution Officials Label Diesel a Major Cancer Risk

State and local pollution officials have branded diesel exhaust a major cancer risk and have asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tighten standards on diesel emissions.

March 15, 2000 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Extends Qualcomm Contract

J.B. Hunt, Lowell, AR, has signed a new contract with Qualcomm renewing its commitment to the OmniTRACS mobile communications system.

March 15, 2000 - Industry News

TruckersCo-op Signs Insurance Partner

Celadon Group has announced that its subsidiary, has signed a supplier agreement with Arthur J.Gallagher & Co. to provide insurance products and services online. The agreement will allow TruckersCo-op to offer casualty, liability, property

March 15, 2000 - Industry News

Maintenance Software Available OnLine

A&FM Software Inc., Las Vegas, has announced an alliance with for the release of Fleet-Trac Commercial Version 3.80, Windows 95-98 compatible fleet maintenance software.

March 14, 2000 - Industry News

Sense of Urgency Drives National Private Truck Council

Things appear to be coming together for the National Private Truck Council, but president John McQuaid is worried. McQuaid says the trade group representing more than half of the nation’s trucking operations has never been better


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