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Rihm Kenworth Celebrates 50th Anniversary As KW Dealer

In 1949, Harry S. Truman was inaugurated as president of the United States. The same year, Rihm Motor Co. (now known as Rihm Kenworth) was appointed as Kenworth's first truck dealership east of the Mississippi. Fifty

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Ontario To Test Trucks For Emissions

Ontario will begin smoke testing heavy duty diesel trucks and buses in September under the province's Drive Clean initiative. Annual testing will apply to heavy duty vehicles registered in Ontario and more than three model years

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Maryland To Require Smoke Tests

A new law in Maryland sets up a smoke-testing plan for heavy duty trucks

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Arkansas Truckers Consider Highway Commission Campaign

The Arkansas Motor Carriers Assn. is looking into what it would take to mount a petition campaign to abolish the state highway commission

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Volvo Adds 21 Dealer Locations

Volvo Trucks North America has increased the size of its dealer network to 206 U.S. locations with the addition of 21 new locations brought on since November

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Oregon House Debates Weight-Distance Tax

Oregon truckers are hoping for relief from the state's notoriously complex weight-distance tax

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Oregon Lawmakers Target Truckers With Urine Bottle Bill

The Oregon legislature may try to curb roadside disposal of urine-filled bottles with fines and stiff penalties for truckers.

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Truck Sales Surging Ahead

Truck and component manufacturers are predicting that this year's heavy truck sales will blast last year's record out of the water

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New Sterling Dealer Opens In Alabama

One of the Southeast's largest sellers of vocational trucks has opened the first stand-alone Sterling dealership to be planned and built from the ground up as a Sterling facility in the U.S

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Ohio House Considers Speed Limit Changes

Ohio lawmakers may consider raising the speed limit for truckers from 55 to 65 mph to match the speed of cars sharing the highways

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