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March 7, 2000 - Industry News

School Guidance Counselors: "We're Innocent"

True or false: The shortage of heavy-duty mechanics is caused by high school guidance counselors who steer children away from careers in the trades? More than a few fleet executives would reply "true" most emphatically. But it

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

Peregrine Partners With Qualcomm

Peregrine Systems, Inc. is integrating its FleetAnywhere maintenance management software with Qualcomm's OmniTRACS mobile information management system.

March 7, 2000 - Industry News

FleetPride Adds Oklahoma Distributor

FleetPride, Deerfield, IL, has acquired Oklahoma Truck Supply Assn., located in Oklahoma City

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

EU Rejects Volvo's Last-Minute Concessions

AB Volvo will have to start over again with an entirely new proposal if it wants to change the terms of its plan to buy Swedish truck-making rival Scania, according to Agence France Presse

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

Rhode Island Changes Policy on Wrecks

Rhode Island law enforcement officials are no longer worried about cleanup damage to the vehicle or cargo when a wrecked truck blocks traffic.

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton Improves Automated Logging in FleetAdvisor

Eaton Corporation's Trucking Information Services, Clemmons, NC, has released FleetAdvisor 3.1, which includes several new features such as enhanced automatic log keeping, on-board computer usability and expanded reporting.

March 6, 2000 - Industry News

Sunoco and Linden to Use Bulknet

Bulknet.com, Tullytown, PA, has announced that Sunoco Chemical and Linden Bulk are now using its specialized e-commerce to construct their own load-matching services to reduce costs and increase information access.

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Said to be Pursued by Paccar and VW

AB Volvo of Sweden, which appears to be at the brink of failing to acquire all of the assets of Scania AB for $6.93 billion in cash is said to have opened exploratory talks with Paccar Inc.

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Midwest Kenworth is KW Dealer of the Year

Midwest Kenworth of Kansas City, MO has won its fourth Kenworth Dealer of the Year honors and was also awarded with Kenworth's inaugural Medium Duty Dealer of the Year award.

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Port Drivers Protest In Oakland

Hundreds of port owner-operators and Teamsters demonstrated Friday at the Port of Oakland, CA

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Lane Restriction Bills Die In Tennessee Legislature

Two bills that would have restricted trucks to the right lane of interstate highways in Kentucky died in committee last week

March 3, 2000 - Industry News

Iowa Governor Refuses Emergency Weight Limit Increase

While trucking interests in some other states want a rollback on fuel taxes to alleviate the high fuel price situation, in Iowa, they're asking to be able to haul heavier loads to help earn more revenue to offset higher fuel costs. But the governor isn't going for it

March 2, 2000 - Industry News

Fontaine Goes High-Tech With Communications

Fontaine Truck Equipment Co., Birmingham, AL is busy beefing up its communications systems to improve internal and external information flow.

March 2, 2000 - Industry News

AAA Lashes Back In Oregon Tax Fight

After backers of a measure removing the weight-distance tax in Oregon filed suit against it for lying it its radio ads, the Oregon AAA has fired back with two studies it says show truckers would benefit from the plan at the expense of motorists

March 2, 2000 - Industry News

EU Proposal Threatens Volvo/Scania Merger

A European Union regulatory panel reportedly submitted a proposal to block AB Volvo's acquisition of Swedish rival truck maker Scania AB

March 2, 2000 - Industry News

Truck Parts Specialists Joins HD America

Truck Parts Specialists of Augusta Inc., Augusta, GA, has joined the HD America distribution network.

March 2, 2000 - Industry News

Renault Says Nissan Diesel May Be For Sale

Renault SA isn't ruling out the possibility of selling Nissan Diesel to another company after it achieves breakeven, a company executive told AFX News.

March 2, 2000 - Industry News

DAF To Increase Truck Production

DAF Trucks NV, the Dutch truck manufacturing subsidiary of Paccar Inc., says it will raise daily production to 120 vehicles later this year

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Large Driver Training Conference Scheduled

Two driver training groups are teaming up to put on a joint conference that is being billed as the largest gathering of commercial truck driver training programs ever held in the U.S

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Family Feud At Sapp Bros.

The family that owns the seven-state Sapp Bros. truckstop chain is involved in a family dispute over stock ownership

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Louisiana DOT Proposes Fee Hikes

When the Louisiana governor called the state Department of Transportation and Development to ask for fund-raising ideas, the agency complied with more than $100 million in possible fee increases - most of them aimed at truckers

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

West Virginia Could Drop "Speed Cushion" for Trucks

Truckers caught going just a few miles over the speed limit in West Virginia could face a much higher fine than a motorist going the same speed if a bill approved by the state Senate becomes law

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

"Frozen Road" Declaration Expires In Wisconsin

With the return of warmer weather, normal weight restrictions are back in place in Wisconsin

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

SignPost Offering Driver Retention Seminars

SignPost, publisher of The National Survey of Driver Wages, is offering one-day seminars on retaining drivers

March 1, 2000 - Industry News

Nissan Diesel Denies DaimlerChrysler Takeover Reports

Nissan Diesel Motor Co dismissed recent German news reports that DaimlerChrysler AG would take over the heavily indebted Japanese truck maker. "We deny the German reports," a spokesman told Stark's News Service. Germany's VWD news service said

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