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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

August 22, 1999 - Industry News

San Antonio Dealer Building New Facility

Janoe Kenworth Trucks plans to open a new, full-service facility on Interstate 10 in San Antonio this January

August 19, 1999 - Industry News

New Web Site Allows Dock Reports

A new web site allows carriers to research and report conditions at shipping and receiving docks

August 18, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Continue Overnite Campaign

The Teamsters union reports more progress in its ongoing campaign to organize Overnite Transportation

August 17, 1999 - Industry News

Driver Wages Still On The Rise

Driver pay among truckload carriers is rising at an annual rate of 3.8%, according to The National Survey of Driver Wages

August 17, 1999 - Industry News

Intermodal Strike Spreads To Seattle

Owner-operators at seaports in Seattle and Tacoma, WA, are striking for union representation and an hourly wage. Truckers at the Port of Seattle stopped work yesterday morning. Their colleagues in Tacoma were expected to follow suit starting today

August 17, 1999 - Industry News

Alabama Truckstop Hosts Grand Re-Opening

Jack's Truckstop, an Alabama truckstop tradition for 40 years, is hosting its grand re-opening today

August 16, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Add Another Overnite Terminal

The National Labor Relations Board has certified Overnite Transportation's Lexington terminal for Teamster representation

August 14, 1999 - Industry News

Farm Laborers' Families Sue After Fatal Truck Crash

The families of 13 farm laborers killed when their van crashed into a tractor-trailer in California last Monday are suing the driver and two trucking companies - despite the fact that the driver of the farm van was unlicensed and there were 15 farm workers crammed into a van with no seat belts

August 14, 1999 - Industry News

Petro Income Reflects Volvo Transaction

Petro Stopping Centers reported increased revenues for the third quarter compared to last year, but notes that income was affected by a recently completed deal with Volvo

August 12, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Warns Of Possible GPS Problems

The U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending that users of the Global Positioning System (GPS) contact the manufacturers of their receivers before Aug. 19 because of a possible malfunction on that date

August 12, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Workers File for Teamster Representation

Workers at Overnite Transportation's Laredo, TX, terminal have filed an election petition for Teamster representation

August 11, 1999 - Industry News

Truckers' Strike Crippling Canadian Port

Independent drivers who haul containers at the Port of Vancouver, British Columbia, have been on strike for the past two weeks, and some shipping lines are thinking about switching ports

August 11, 1999 - Industry News

Peterbilt Makes Parts ID Easier

Peterbilt has made parts identification easier and faster for its dealers by enhancing its electronic catalog system

August 10, 1999 - Industry News

Cummins, Equilon Offer Coolant Problem Suggestions

Cummins has recommended against factory fills of extended-life coolants in its engines until a solution to a seal problem can be found

August 10, 1999 - Industry News

NLRB Dismisses Another Overnite Decertification Petition

The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a decertification petition filed by Overnite Transportation's St. Louis terminal. It's the ninth one, and the Teamsters union says it is preparing for a national strike against the company

August 9, 1999 - Industry News

TCA Accepting Nominations For Driver, Contractor Contests

The Truckload Carriers Assn. is taking nominations for its annual Independent Contractor of the Year and Company Equipment Driver of the Year contests

August 9, 1999 - Industry News

Canadian Truck Traffic Spurs Demand In North Dakota

An increasing number of trucks coming into North Dakota from Canada is boosting demand for truckstops along Interstate 29

August 8, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo To Buy Scania

Sweden-based Volvo has reached a deal with the major shareholder of rival Swedish truck maker Scania to buy a controlling interest in the company

August 5, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Truckers To Fight Emissions Law

The Illinois Transportation Assn. is planning to file a lawsuit against the state's new truck emissions testing law that goes into effect next year

August 5, 1999 - Industry News

Freightliner Trucks Recalled

More than 600 Freightliner FLN and Cargo trucks and more than 500 Freightliner Argosy units have been recalled


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