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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

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

HighwayMaster, ProMiles Announce Integration

HighwayMaster and ProMiles Software Development Corp. have released the ProMiles 99 routing software integration with HighwayMaster's Series 5000 mobile communications system

September 3, 1999 - Industry News

Baltimore Port Truckers Stage Protest

Hundreds of truck drivers who haul intermodal containers at Baltimore's port are boycotting two marine terminals protesting costly delays

September 1, 1999 - Industry News

Striking Port Truckers Temporarily Back On The Job

Independent truckers at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, WA, have decided to call a 30-day halt to their walkout

September 1, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Unveil Video In Overnite Campaign

The Teamsters are ratcheting up their campaign against Overnite Transportation by sending Overnite customers a new five-minute video on the abuse they say is suffered by workers at Overnite

September 1, 1999 - Industry News

RDO Equipment Buys Los Angeles Truck Dealerships

RDO Equipment has purchased Volvo truck dealerships with full-service truck centers located in Long Beach and Riverside, CA, and a used truck outlet in Fontana, CA. The annual revenues of the dealerships are approximately $20 million. "These

September 1, 1999 - Industry News

ZF/Meritor Joint Venture Finalized

Meritor Automotive has finalized its joint venture with ZF, forming ZF Meritor LLC. The joint venture, previously announced on June 9, has received customary regulatory approvals and will begin operations immediately

August 30, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Express Makes Exporting Easier

Roadway Express has put its E-Z Export system on the Internet, allowing the LTL carrier to offer shippers the ability to complete customs documentation online

August 30, 1999 - Industry News

American Freightways Adds E-Mail Tracking

American Freightways, Harrison, AR, has added an e-mail tracking option to its AFTracker system

August 27, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois May Tighten License Loophole

An Illinois highway safety committee decided last week to push legislation this fall that would tighten a loophole that let a truck driver involved in a fatal Amtrak train crash last spring keep his license despite numerous traffic violations

August 27, 1999 - Industry News

Williams To Open Travel Center In Mississippi

A new Williams Travel Center is scheduled to open in November off Interstate 10 in Biloxi, MS

August 26, 1999 - Industry News

CHP Says Truck Chases Endanger Public

Three high-speed truck chases in the last week prompted the California Highway Patrol to issue a press release condemning the "irresponsible" behavior

August 26, 1999 - Industry News

Flying J To Build Two Locations In Toronto

Flying J plans to open at least two new travel plazas in Canada before the end of next year, both along Highway 401 on either side of metropolitan Toronto. "When we look at locations along strategic, high-traffic

August 26, 1999 - Industry News

ABF Allows Customers To Personalize Web Pages

Customers of ABF Freight System, Fort Smith, AR, can now create personalized web pages that greatly simplify navigation of ABF's web site

August 25, 1999 - Industry News

Baltimore Truckers Threatening Walkout

Independent truckers who haul containers in and out of the Baltimore Port are threatening to withhold their services beginning Sept. 1 unless they get higher pay; reduced delays in picking up and delivering containers; and better maintained and safer container chassis

August 25, 1999 - Industry News

Barjan Acquires Wilson Antenna, Unique Products

Barjan Products has acquired Wilson Antenna, the top CB radio antenna company in the country, as well as Unique Products, a specialty trucking merchandise firm. Barjan says these acquisitions will make it the top CB antenna manufacturer

August 25, 1999 - Industry News

McLeod Software Plans Annual Software Conference

McLeod Software, Birmingham, AL, is planning its ninth annual Software Users Conference for Sept. 23-25 in Birmingham

August 24, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Sells Retail Automotive Parts Group

Paccar has agreed to sell its retail automotive parts and accessories business

August 23, 1999 - Industry News

Vancouver Port Strike Yields Hourly Trucker Pay

A month-long strike at the port of Vancouver, British Columbia, has resulted in a deal that calls for truckers to be paid an hourly wage instead of a flat rate for each container handled

August 23, 1999 - Industry News

Maverick Raises Driver Pay

Maverick Transportation, Little Rock, AR, has announced a new pay scale for drivers in its longhaul division

August 23, 1999 - Industry News

CabCard Drivers Talk Free Tomorrow

Drivers with CabCard prepaid calling cards will enjoy Talk Free Day all day tomorrow, August 25, smack in the middle of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

August 22, 1999 - Industry News

AFL-CIO Backs Seattle Port Truckers' Strike

AFL-CIO President John Sweeney last week joined a rally of striking owner-operators and supporters at the Port of Seattle


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