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April 19, 2000 - Industry News

Schaeffer, Abbott Leave ATA

Trucking environmental policy expert Allen Schaeffer has joined the issues management firm of Rowan & Blewitt, where he will work on a campaign to promote the diesel engine as the workhorse of American industry

April 18, 2000 - Industry News

Tire Makers Form Online Exchange

Six of the world's leading tire and rubber makers are forming an online marketplace for doing business. Michelin of France and Continental AG of Germany, join U.S. tire giants Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Cooper

April 18, 2000 - Industry News

RoadStar Radio News

New Research May Give Feds More Power To Clean Up Diesel Engine Emissions Teamsters Member Charged With Beating Trucker Seven Carriers Merge To Form Intermodal, Truckload, Logistics Venture One Of Four Charged In Murder/Truck Hijacking Ring Pleads Guilty Diesel Prices

April 18, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA Leasing Lawsuit To Proceed

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. has won the right to proceed with a lawsuit over leasing after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from Missouri-based trucking company Prime Inc. on the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding private right of action

April 18, 2000 - Industry News

Teamster Charged In AWG Assault

A Teamsters member has been charged in a Missouri attack on an independent driver hauling for Associated Wholesale Grocers which locked the union out of its Springfield, MO, and Kansas City, KS, trucking and warehouse operations April 1

April 18, 2000 - Industry News

Border Crossings Surge in Laredo

The number of trucks crossing the U.S.-Mexican border near Laredo, TX, has risen more than 50% since last weekend's opening of a new international bridge

April 17, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Training on CD-ROM

Insurer Liberty Mutual Group is now offering its Decision Driving Interactive Training Program on CD-ROM. The program is designed to improve a driver's ability to see hazards before they become dangerous and choose the best course

April 17, 2000 - Industry News

A Prom To Remember

When there were no limos to be had for Tulsa, OK's, busiest prom night, it was no problem for 17-year-old Adam Gobbo. He took his date to the prom in a 460-horsepower, black-cherry Mack Vision. Adam got

April 17, 2000 - Industry News

New Diesel Research Said to Vindicate EPA

The American Lung Assn. last week praised new research it says "vindicates" the Environmental Protection Agency's 1997 clean-air standards, which were put on hold after a legal challenge. The new research was unveiled last week during a press conference in Atlanta sponsored by the Health Effects Institute, a nonprofit research center funded jointly by industry and the EPA

April 17, 2000 - Industry News

Truckstop Gambling Facing Challenges In Louisiana

After about half of Louisiana's parishes outlawed truckstop video gambling last summer, two parishes recently took actions against truckstops related to the controversial machines

April 17, 2000 - Industry News

Illinois Cracks Down On Load Debris

Legislation passed by Illinois lawmakers last week would make it easier for law enforcement officers to cite truck drivers for debris that could fly loose

April 17, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Has Record Sales in First Quarter

Eaton Corp. first quarter truck component sales were a record $443 million, up 16% from first quarter 1999. This compares with an 8% rise in NAFTA Class 8 factory sales, a 5% rise in European commercial truck producton, and a 4% drop in South American truck output, the company noted

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Official Apologizes For Grocery Store Incident

Teamsters Local 245 Business Manager Jim Kabell apologized for a "lapse of judgment" in his actions at a Monett, MO, grocery store last week that resulted in legal charges

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor Opts Out Of

Meritor Automotive announced Friday it will not go forward with its participation in the recently announced

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters May Run Own Election

A set of election rules and procedures proposed by the Teamsters union is expected to be approved this week, setting the stage for the union's first elections without government supervision since federal racketeering charges were settled in 1989. The U.S. Attorney's office in New York has already agreed in principle to the rules, according to published reports. The agreement must still be approved by a federal court judge

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

Weight-Distance Tax Expected to Survive in Oregon

Supporters of a measure that would drop Oregon's cumbersome weight-distance tax in favor of a diesel tax and a 5-cent increase in gas taxes admitted defeat last week before the issue even came to a vote

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

Foreign Drivers Still Aren't Welcome

Bringing in foreign drivers to fill empty driver's seats in U.S. trucks may seem like the perfect answer to truckload carriers' driver shortage problems. But it's a controversial proposal, opposed by driver groups, and not backed

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

International Selects First Dealer of the Year

Duane Kyrish, president of Longhorn International Trucks, Austin, TX, has the distinction of being International Truck & Engine Co.'s first Dealer of the Year.

April 14, 2000 - Industry News

CVSA Partnering With PNV

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has linked up with PNV to bring safety information to truck drivers who use the communications and entertainment services of PNV at truckstops

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Accused Of Violating Restraining Order In Missouri

Teamsters workers demonstrating against Associated Wholesale Grocers in Springfield, MO, have been accused of violating a restraining order they agreed to last week

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Buchanan Vows To Put Hoffa On Cabinet

In a case of strange bedfellows, Reform Party presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan Wednesday promised Teamsters he would name union president James Hoffa to his cabinet

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Reports 75% Increase in First Quarter Profit

Despite slowing North American demand for medium and heavy duty trucks, Cummins Engine Co. posted a 75% increase in first quarter profits compared to the same period last year

April 13, 2000 - Industry News

Sales and Marketing Executives Form New Association

Sales and marketing executives in the trucking industry have a new place to go for continuing education and networking. The former Sales and Marketing Council of American Trucking Associations has changed its name and location. It is now called the Transportation Sales and Marketing Assn. and is affiliated with SMC3

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Southeastern Freight Lines Upgrades Dispatch

LTL carrier Southeastern Freight Lines, Inc., has purchased OptiSchedule, a strategic decision-support system from The fleet worked with during an 18-month period to develop the OptiSchedule system, said to create efficient linehaul driver schedules

April 12, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Canada Sponsors Technician Apprentice Program

Volvo Trucks Canada and Centennial College are officially launching an unusual modified apprenticeship program today designed to help alleviate the shortage of qualified heavy-truck technicians in Canada


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