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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.

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Used Truck Glut Blamed for Volvo Layoffs

An industry slowdown in new truck orders due partly to an abundance of good deals on used trucks has led to a cut in 400 production jobs at the Dublin, VA, plant of Volvo Trucks of North America

December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Colorado Senator Gets His CDL

U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell from Colorado is going back to school over his Christmas break from lawmaking: Truck driving school

December 8, 1999 - Industry News

EPA's Diesel Assessment Thrown Out

The Clean Air Science Advisory Committee has rejected the latest version of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Diesel Health Assessment Document

December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Day Two: Beginner Backing

Triple-0-7, seeking license to truck. Actually, NJ-0007 is my class ID. number. Student triple-0-7 completed only two of last night's assignments. Fell asleep after doing my truckinginfo log. Received good marks, though, and I'll finish the

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Dana NC Facility Wins Quality Award

Dana Corp's Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake facility in Morganton, NC, has received the 1999 North Carolina Quality Leadership Award. Only six other organizations in the state have received the award since 1991

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Rush Buys Pressley Peterbilt

Rush Enterprises Inc. has acquired the assets of Peterbilt dealer Norm Pressley's Truck Center, giving it a foothold in southern California.

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Eaton Fleet Advisor Adds Customer

Transport Logistics Corporation of Manchester, CT will be using Eaton Corp's Fleet Advisor system for its trucking fleet.

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

New Maintenance Software From CSI

CSI-Maximus has introduced a new fleet maintenance software package which combines the power of a mainframe application with the ease of Internet access and offers fixed costs and performance guarantees.

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Commit To Organizing Port Drivers

After meeting with port truck drivers from around the country on the weekend, the Teamsters Union says it is committed to organizing these drivers

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Global Mirror Licenses New Anti-Glare Technology

Research Frontiers Inc. has licensed it's new anti-glare mirror technology to Global Mirror GmbH & Co. KG.

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Training Odyssey: Day One

My head feels full-to overflowing, having just concluded my first nine-hour marathon of what will be three weeks of truck-driving school. In my possession: a 3-inch high stack of manuals plus logbook, and a nifty ruler

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