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December 15, 1999 - Industry News

Lufkin Gets $32 Million Order From M.S. Carriers

Lufkin Industries has received a $32 million for trailers from M.S. Carriers. Delivery is to begin in the first quarter of 2000.

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Canadian Customs Officers Get More Power

A new regulation effective next spring will give Canadian customs officers more power to arrest individuals at the border.

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

FTC Withdraws Subpoena, But Port Investigation Continues

The Federal Trade Commission has withdrawn a subpoena for a Florida trucker involved in trying to organize owner-operators serving East Coast ports, but the FTC says its investigation into port trucker organizing activities is still going on

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Ohio Pike Plazas Off To Strong Start

Business is booming at the Ohio Turnpike's newly renovated Erie Islands and Commodore Perry service plazas near Woodville. The plazas were officially opened at a celebration attended by turnpike and state officials and by representatives of Host Marriott Services, which will operate the facilities

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Vail Grapples With Truck Issue

Logging trucks could be rerouted through Vail, CO, after a timber-hauling road was closed because of a wetlands violation

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Day Six: Testing Setback

After studying diligently over the weekend, I walked into class primed to be tested, only to hear that the Pennsylvania testing office is closed on Mondays. I also learned my license could not be enhanced at that

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Haldex Gets Big Government Contract

Haldex Brake Systems has been selected to supply critical brake systems components for model M939 trucks operated by the U.S. government

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

U.S. Fleet Leasing Changes Name

Associates First Capital Corp. has changed the name of its U.S.-based fleet management business to Associates Fleet Services, a unit of Associates Leasing Inc. The business had been operating as U.S. Fleet Leasing

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo And Mitsubishi Sign Agreement

Volvo and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. have signed a final agreement covering a strategic alliance between the two companies.

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Qualcomm Sells OmniTRACS In China

Qualcomm and Chinese service provider, Guangdong South Satellite Telecommunications Service Co., Ltd. (SST) have sold the first OmniTRACS satellite-based tracking systems to Chinese fleets.

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

New Morgan Service Center Speeds Parts Delivery

Morgan Corp. has opened a new Parts and Service Div. Technical Service and Information Center in Morgantown, PA

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Plants Get ISO Environmental Certification

Navistar's Melrose Park (IL) engine plant and two engine and foundry operations in Indianapolis have received ISO 14001 certification.

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Hertz Backs Out Of AMI Leasing Deal

Car rental giant Hertz has ended talks to acquire AMI Leasing, a Worcester, MA, truck leasing business owned by Ford

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Day Five: Shifting Exercises

One week into truck driver training: My head is chock full of new information, I have experienced tentative driving time behind the wheel of the Bordentown Driver Training School's conventional Peterbilt, discovered my backing skills aren't

December 10, 1999 - Industry News

No Permanent Solution Yet For EL Coolant Issue

There is no permanent solution yet for a problem with seal leakage on Cummins N14 engines using extended life coolants.

December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Hepatitis A Scare At North Carolina Truckstop

Officials in Graham, NC, warn that people who ate at an Alamance County truckstop may be at risk of contracting hepatitis A

December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Day Four: First Written Test

I scored 88 out of 100 in my first test of material which will be part of the official CDL written exam. After giving me the happy news, my instructor jolted me with another bit of

December 10, 1999 - Industry News

San Antonio Looks At Hazmat Routes Following Spill

A tractor-trailer wreck and acid spill in downtown San Antonio last week has prompted city officials to take a close look at a hazmat routing plan that has been in the works for 20 years

December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Delphi To Provide Wiring Harnesses To Volvo

Delphi Automotive Systems has been awarded a contract to supply wiring harnesses for Volvo Trucks.

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Air Brake Training Courses Offered

Truck Brake Systems Co. has released the first half of the year 2000 schedule for its Bendix Air Brake Training School

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

War On Diesel: Don't Count EPA Out

A panel of scientists recently rejected the Environmental Protection Agency’s contention that diesel exhaust is a cancer threat. But industry groups warn the EPA will come back with yet a stronger case in what will likely be a very public and emotional battle

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Launch Boycott Of Retail Chain

The Teamsters Union yesterday announced a national boycott of the Bed, Bath & Beyond retail chain until it stops doing business with Overnite Transportation

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Tightens Third-Party CDL Testing Rules

Illinois' secretary of state has announced more changes in CDL testing rules in the wake of the state's CDLs-for-bribes scandal, this time relating to the third-party testing system

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Day Three: The Simulator Arrives

Three days into driver training...and still jammin' on the crammin'. Proof I'm actually retaining all the information being thrown at me: I sped through 33 sample CDL exam questions and knew the answers to every

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Stewart & Stevenson Buys Thermo King Dealer

Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. has purchased the assets of Thermo King of Northern California.

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