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July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Shutdown Scheduled To Start Today

A loosely organized trucker's strike is scheduled to begin today at noon central time, but there does not appear to be a majority of truckers behind the effort

July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Border War Heats Up as DOT Finds Illegal Mexican Trucks in U.S.

Mexican trucking companies are operating illegally outside the limits set by the North American Free Trade Agreement, said Kenneth Mead, inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation

July 1, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Breaks Ground On Plant Expansion

Volvo broke ground yesterday for a $148 million expansion of its New River Valley Assembly Plant in Dublin, VA

June 30, 1999 - Industry News

Park 'N View Changes Name, Broadens Services

Park 'N View, which provides telecommunications and entertainment services provider to the long-haul trucking market, is changing its name and broadening its services

June 30, 1999 - Industry News

Ohio Revokes Illegal Licenses

Ohio officials have revoked 12 commercial drivers licenses believed to have been obtained illegally in a cash-for-license scheme. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says others could follow

June 29, 1999 - Industry News

Renting, Leasing Companies Applaud Liability Legislation

Congress is considering legislation that would free truck renting and leasing companies from the unlimited liability imposed on them by some states. Eleven states have "vicarious liability" laws that say renting and leasing companies are liable

June 28, 1999 - Industry News

Driver Trainees Warned Of Scam

The Commercial Vehicle Training Assn. is warning new driver training school graduates of a scam that is fleecing trainees out of hundreds of dollars

June 28, 1999 - Industry News

International On The Road With Eagle Tour

International is on the road again as its sixth annual Eagle Tour gets into high gear

June 28, 1999 - Industry News

International Eagle Tour To Visit Dealers

For the first time in its six-year history, Navistar's International Eagle Tour will visit more than 125 International dealer locations. The extended tour gives customers more opportunities to get behind the wheel of the new models and

June 28, 1999 - Industry News

California Highway Patrol Using Radar On Freeways

By next year, all California Highway Patrol units will be using radar to enforce speed limits, reports the Los Angeles Times

June 28, 1999 - Industry News

Atlanta Road Building Update

Three environmental groups have settled a lawsuit against Georgia and federal transportation agencies, allowing 17 road project to go forward while 44 will get no federal funding until they can show they will help reduce Atlanta's ozone levels

June 28, 1999 - Industry News

Clean Diesel Technologies To License NOx Reduction Technology

Clean Diesel Technologies has announced that it will license distributors for its ARIS 2000 diesel NOx reduction technology. The ARIS 2000 is a patented urea injection and control system. NOx reductions of 70% to 90% have been

June 25, 1999 - Industry News

House Members Want Border To Stay Closed

A majority of the members of the U.S. House of Representatives have gone on record against the opening of the U.S.-Mexican border to Mexican trucks

June 24, 1999 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Say Immigration Enforcement Unfair

The Canadian Trucking Alliance will appeal to federal Citizenship and Immigration Minister Lucienne Robillard to step up enforcement of immigration rules against American truck drivers operating in Canada

June 24, 1999 - Industry News

Canadian Police Make Arrests In Stolen Truck Ring

Toronto police arrested 39 people Tuesday in a theft ring targeting tractor-trailers. They recovered $9 million in stolen property, reports Canada's CBC News, including such cargo items as motorcycles and cat food

June 24, 1999 - Industry News

Hispanic Truckers Assn. Formed In Florida

A group of Hispanic truckers in Florida have formed an association to help find affordable health insurance and cheaper truck parts. They are making their public debut tomorrow with a truck show in the Orlando area

June 24, 1999 - Industry News

Trucking Career Web Site Launched

Automotive Management Resources has launched a trucking-specific recruitment web site at Trucking professionals enter their resume on the site, then search for job opportunities by keyword, location, or type of business (dealers, suppliers, manufacturers, etc.) Listings

June 23, 1999 - Industry News

TCA Surprised By Long Dry Van Waits

Truckers pulling dry vans wait an average of 33.5 hours a week loading, unloading, and waiting to load or unload, according to a survey just released by the Truckload Carriers Assn

June 23, 1999 - Industry News

More Volvo Merger Rumors

While one industry observer is reporting that merger talks between Navistar and Volvo are "dead on the vine," DaimlerChrysler is denying a report that it is trying to buy the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer

June 23, 1999 - Industry News

Texas Governor Signs Uniform Speed Bill

It's official: As of Sept. 1, speed limits in Texas will be the same for heavy trucks and passenger vehicles on most highways. Gov. George W. Bush Sunday signed HB 676, ending split speed limits

June 23, 1999 - Industry News

Kenworth Names Salesmen Of The Year

Kenworth honored its heavy duty and medium duty truck salesmen of the year during the company's third annual "World's Best" meeting held recently in Indian Wells, CA. Robert Bowden of Texas Kenworth in Dallas was named 1998

June 23, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey Community Speaks Out Against Fuel/Food Stop

A New Jersey businessman wants to build a Burger King and Citgo gas station-convenience store just north of a Route 287 interchange near Wanaque, NJ. But at a Planning Board hearing last week, nearby residents spoke out against the plan

June 23, 1999 - Industry News

Weight-Distance Tax Being Debated in New York, Oregon

The trucking industry is trying hard to get rid of weight-distance taxes in New York and Oregon, but it faces some stumbling blocks

June 22, 1999 - Industry News

DriverNet Reaches Out To Public

DriverNet, a system of interactive, touch-screen kiosks at close to 400 truckstops around the country, is reaching out to nontruckers with free e-mail through a travel site,

June 22, 1999 - Industry News

Bering Names Managers

Bering Truck Corp. has named an Eastern Regional manager and a National Service Manager. Paul Bien is Eastern Regional Manager for Bering, a new truck manufacturer. He joins Bering from Mitsubishi Fuso, where he has served in


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