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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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Truckers-Only Truckstop Celebrates Grand Opening

Big Main Truck Stop near Albany, NY, celebrated its grand re-opening last week - no automobiles invited

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C.R. England Rewards Veteran Drivers With Special Lounge

C.R. England has added a new feature to its Salt Lake City driver center: the "members only" Crown Room, built to recognize drivers with five or more years of service and master-level driver trainers

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Ohio Turnpike Opens New Plazas

The Ohio Turnpike has opened two of the four service plazas it had closed for total reconstruction. Although not all the changes are finished, the seedy service plazas at the Commodore Perry Travel Center westbound and the Erie Islands Travel Center eastbound, near the 100 mile marker, have been closed for almost a year. They have been replaced by domed facilities with better lighting, more bathrooms and more parking spaces, reports the Akron Beacon Journal

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Trucker Helps Plane Land On Freeway

An anonymous trucker helped the pilot of a small plane make an emergency landing on the Golden State Freeway Saturday morning

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Borg-Warner Makes 4 Millionth Kysor Polymer Fan

A Sterling truck bought by Werner Enterprises will house the 4 millionth Kysor polymer heavy-duty truck fan, announced the Cooling Systems division of Borg-Warner Automotive Turbo Systems

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Slater Asks ATA to Help Find Unsafe Truckers

Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater last week challenged the members of American Trucking Assns. to help put the brakes on unsafe truckers

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Western States To Look At Standardizing Size Regulations

Trying to haul a load across the western United States can be a size and weight nightmare. Montana and Utah, for instance, both allow LCVs of up to 129,000 pounds. But to get from one state

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Image, Legislation Key Topics At ATA Leadership Meeting

Image has been a key theme at the American Trucking Assns.' summer leadership meeting this week in Washington, DC, along with a number of important legislative issues currently being considered on Capitol Hill

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Trucker Buddy Reorganizing

Newport Communications is temporarily taking over public relations and promotional duties for the Trucker Buddy program while new management is sought

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