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September 21, 1999 - Industry News

Nissan Hopes To Boost Truck Sales

Nissan Motor and its truckmaking unit, Nissan Diesel, will inject $425 million into the truck maker's sales company to help prop up the ailing truck and bus manufacturer, reports the Financial Times

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Georgia Wants Trucks Off Atlanta Interstates During Rush Hour

Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation unveiled proposals to reduce truck accidents and truck volumes in Atlanta during rush hours

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Vermont Looks At 53-Foot Trailers

Lawmakers in Vermont are looking for ways to ease the disruption caused by large trucks in small communities while meeting the needs of the trucking industry

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Ontario Planning Highway Improvements After Deadly Pileup

The government of Ontario, Canada, is making plans to improve Highway 401 in the wake of a deadly 80-vehicle pileup two weeks ago that killed eight people

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks Recalled

Nearly 300 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks have been recalled because of software problems that can cause the engines to stall

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Illegal Slots Seized From Southern Truckstops

Illegal gambling machines were seized last week from truckstops and convenience stores in nine counties in north Mississippi and Shelby County, TN

September 17, 1999 - Industry News

Bandag Sues Michelin For Unfair Competition

Bandag Inc. is suing two U.S.-based divisions of Michelin, claiming that the tire maker has been trying to drive the retreader out of business by misappropriating trade secrets, spreading false rumors about Bandag, and engaging in predatory pricing

September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Louisiana Truckstop Manager Loses Video Poker Challenge

A Slidell, LA, truckstop manager lost his battle to restore video poker after it was banned in a 1996 election

September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Floyd Hits North Carolina

(Updated noon Eastern time, 9/16/99) Hurricane Floyd crashed ashore in Cape Fear, NC, about 3 a.m. then headed north, with hurricane warnings stretching as far north as Massachusetts. Although the hurricane is expected to just hit the tip of Long Island in New York by late tonight or early tomorrow, cities in the Northeast could still get heavy rains and tropical storm force winds of up to 73 mph, making travel hazardous

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Floyd Causes Trucking Headaches On East Coast

(Updated Wednesday, 9/15/99, 11:30 p.m. Eastern Time.) Truckers from Miami to New England are dealing with the most powerful hurricane of the season

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey: Narrower Trucks In Wider Ban?

New Jersey wants to add older trucks under 96 inches in width to restrictions the state imposed on out-of-state trucks in July

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hoffa Wants DOT Action On Mexican Trucks

James P. Hoffa, general president of the Teamsters union, is taking Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater to task over the presence of Mexican trucks in the U.S

September 15, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Evacuees Mean Traffic Jams In Southeast

(Updated 9/15/99, 2 p.m., Eastern Time.) Freight is coming to a standstill in areas of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas as coastal evacuees jam the highways as they flee from Floyd, a Category 4 hurricane the size of Texas

September 14, 1999 - Industry News

State, Truckstop Honored For Partnership

A national state group has recognized Vermont for an unusual partnership with a private truckstop to make sure truckers and other highway travelers had a place to stop when the state had to close a decaying rest area

September 14, 1999 - Industry News

Hurricane Floyd Approaches East Coast

Highways leading inland from the Southeastern coast are jammed as residents evacuate in the path of Hurricane Floyd

September 13, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo To Expand Medium Trucks With Scania Deal

Volvo is planning to expand its presence in the medium-duty truck market following its acquisition of fellow Swedish truck producer Scania

September 13, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Honors Roadway With Environmental Award

Six employees of Roadway Express were honored last week with the American Trucking Assns.' 1999 Environmental Excellence in Trucking Award for developing two innovative programs to reduce and prevent the generation of hazardous waste at Roadway

September 13, 1999 - Industry News

GM Improves Commercial Truck Service

GM Goodwrench Fleet Service is a new program providing improved service and maintenance work for GM's commercial customers

September 12, 1999 - Industry News

Baltimore Port Truckers Return To Work

Independent truckers in Baltimore went back to work at the ports Wednesday after voting to affiliate with the International Longshoremen's Assn.

September 12, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois CDL Scandal Tied To Fatal Crash

For the first time, federal investigators have tied an Illinois CDLs-for-cash scheme to a truck driver who was involved in a 1994 crash that killed six children

September 10, 1999 - Industry News

Equilon Addresses Extended Life Coolant Concerns

Equilon today presented a panel of engine manufacturers and truck users to address concerns and what some called misinformation about a problem with its Texaco Extended Life Coolant in some Cummins engines

September 9, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois CDL Probe Spreads To Third Party Testers

A federal investigation of commercial driver's license selling in Illinois has spread from the state's official license offices to outside contractors that give CDL road tests

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

Ontario's Flying-Wheel Law Struck Down

A judge has declared a strict Ontario law on truck wheel separations unconstitutional

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite, Teamsters Continue Battle

While Overnite workers at the company's small Laredo, TX, operation voted for Teamster representation last week, for the second time in as many years, employees of Overnite's Memphis, TN, hub are attempting to remove the Teamsters as their bargaining representative

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

Quebec Trucking Industry Needs Drivers

U.S. trucking companies aren't the only ones experiencing a driver shortage. The trucking industry in the Canadian province of Quebec last week issued an appeal for 2,400 new truck drivers

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