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June 20, 1999 - Industry News

Slater Asks ATA to Help Find Unsafe Truckers

Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater last week challenged the members of American Trucking Assns. to help put the brakes on unsafe truckers

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June 20, 1999 - Industry News

Western States To Look At Standardizing Size Regulations

Trying to haul a load across the western United States can be a size and weight nightmare. Montana and Utah, for instance, both allow LCVs of up to 129,000 pounds. But to get from one state

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June 17, 1999 - Industry News

Image, Legislation Key Topics At ATA Leadership Meeting

Image has been a key theme at the American Trucking Assns.' summer leadership meeting this week in Washington, DC, along with a number of important legislative issues currently being considered on Capitol Hill

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June 16, 1999 - Industry News

Trucker Buddy Reorganizing

Newport Communications is temporarily taking over public relations and promotional duties for the Trucker Buddy program while new management is sought

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June 16, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Driver, Company Targeted In Amtrak Crash Lawsuits

A truck driver and the company he drives for have been named in a lawsuit resulting from the tragic Amtrak derailment in Bourbonnais, IL, in early March

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June 16, 1999 - Industry News

Retests Required At Michigan Driving School

More than 550 truck drivers who attended a Michigan truck driving school will have to retake their commercial driver's license tests after an investigation showed the tests were being sloppily administered, if at all

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June 16, 1999 - Industry News

Getloaded.com Offers Backhaul Loads

A new Internet service, www.getloaded.com, lets truckers look for return loads to avoid deadhead miles

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June 15, 1999 - Industry News

Independent Truck Parts Companies To Merge

HDA Parts System Inc. and Quality Distribution Service Partners Inc. have agreed to merge as FleetPride, which they say will be the largest independent distributor in the heavy duty truck parts aftermarket

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June 15, 1999 - Industry News

International Unveils New Web Site

Navistar International has a new web site, http://www.InternationalDelivers.com

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June 14, 1999 - Industry News

Cargo Theft Flourishing In South Florida

South Florida has been the site of three high-profile truck hijackings and cargo thefts in recent weeks, reports the Miami Herald

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June 11, 1999 - Industry News

Environmentalists Attack 'Dirty Trucks'

At a press conference last week, environmentalists and pollution control officials called for "a crackdown on truck tailpipe terrorism.

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June 11, 1999 - Industry News

Slater Pledges To Resolve NAFTA Stalemate

At a two-day conference in Mexico, Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater pledged to resolve the issues keeping the Mexico cross-border aspects of the North American Free Trade Agreement from going into effect

June 11, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite To Pay $1.6 Million For Unfair Labor Practices

Overnite Transportation has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle charges of unfair labor practices brought by the Teamsters

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June 10, 1999 - Industry News

TA Completes Travel Ports Acquisition, Opens Prototype Stop

TravelCenters of America has completed its merger with Travel Ports of America, and recently opened its first prototype truckstop

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June 10, 1999 - Industry News

Little Tags With Big Potential

The biggest news at the annual conference of the American Trucking Assns.' Information Technology and Logistics Council may well have been the smallest object on display -- an RFID (radio frequency identification) tag about the size of a Band-Aid, and a small Band-Aid at that

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June 10, 1999 - Industry News

Meritor Inks Transmission Deal with ZF

Heavy-duty truck component supplier Meritor Automotive announced at the International Trucking Show this week that it has formed a joint venture company with German auto industry supplier ZF Fredrichshafen AG for the manufacture and marketing of medium and heavy truck transmissions

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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Speeders Targeted On Michigan's I-94

This week marks the beginning of a summer-long crackdown on speeders along the 265 miles of I-94 in Michigan

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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Used Truck Salesman Honored

Doug Phillips, center manager of SelecTrucks of Dallas, has been honored with a Professional Recognition Award for his contributions to the used trucking industry and for his community service. Phillips was named Used Truck Sales Professional of

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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

'Low-Mileage' Trucks Not What You Might Think

While technology has dramatically increased the life and durability of today's heavy trucks, used truck buyers' perceptions about "high-mileage" trucks have remained the same. Most used truck buyers still think of a truck with 400,000-500,000 miles

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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Study Shows Why Truckers Stop Where They Do

Research published in the first issue of The NATSO Foundation's Journal of Transportation Research looked into why both truck drivers and motorists stop where they do, as well as fleet fuel purchasing decisions

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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Driver Pay Growth Continues

Flatbed and refrigerated fleets continue to play catch-up in driver wages, as last quarter's annualized wages rose 3.3%, according to the National Survey of Driver Wages

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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Cargo Transporters Spec Eaton Vorad

Cargo Transporters of Claremont, NC, has ordered 100 EVT-300 Collision Warning Systems from Eaton Vorad Technologies. The systems will be installed at the factory as part of an order for 100 new Freightliner Trucks. "After trying the

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June 8, 1999 - Industry News

Fierce Competition Predicted For Used Truck Industry

Competition in the used truck industry will only grow, according to the national sales manager of used trucks for Freightliner Market Development Corp

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June 7, 1999 - Industry News

Maryland Finds Room for Tired Truck Drivers

It turns out that there are enough parking spaces for tired truck drivers along I-95 in Maryland, but some drivers may not know where they are — or they may be reluctant to use them

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June 7, 1999 - Industry News

Investigation Uncovers CDLs For Sale In Ohio

A truck driver and two license examiners were arrested and charged last week with running a scheme to sell passing scores on commercial driver's license exams in Ohio

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