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Overnite Rejects Mediation, Teamsters Threaten To Strike

Overnite Transportation has rejected an offer from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to mediate contract negotiations between the company and the Teamsters union

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Newcomer Challenges Communication Giants

There is a new name in mobile communications for trucking: Terion, Inc. Monday, the company based in Melbourne, Florida, won approval from the Federal Communications Commission for a new kind of transceiver, unlike those found in long-haul trucks today

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Freightliner To Develop Web-Based Dealer Software

In an effort to provide its dealers with the best software system available, Freightliner has sign a letter of intent with the Dealer Services Group of Automatic Data Processing to develop a web-based dealer management system

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Nissan Hopes To Boost Truck Sales

Nissan Motor and its truckmaking unit, Nissan Diesel, will inject $425 million into the truck maker's sales company to help prop up the ailing truck and bus manufacturer, reports the Financial Times

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Georgia Wants Trucks Off Atlanta Interstates During Rush Hour

Friday, the Georgia Department of Transportation unveiled proposals to reduce truck accidents and truck volumes in Atlanta during rush hours

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Vermont Looks At 53-Foot Trailers

Lawmakers in Vermont are looking for ways to ease the disruption caused by large trucks in small communities while meeting the needs of the trucking industry

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Ontario Planning Highway Improvements After Deadly Pileup

The government of Ontario, Canada, is making plans to improve Highway 401 in the wake of a deadly 80-vehicle pileup two weeks ago that killed eight people

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Kenworth, Peterbilt Trucks Recalled

Nearly 300 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks have been recalled because of software problems that can cause the engines to stall

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Illegal Slots Seized From Southern Truckstops

Illegal gambling machines were seized last week from truckstops and convenience stores in nine counties in north Mississippi and Shelby County, TN

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Bandag Sues Michelin For Unfair Competition

Bandag Inc. is suing two U.S.-based divisions of Michelin, claiming that the tire maker has been trying to drive the retreader out of business by misappropriating trade secrets, spreading false rumors about Bandag, and engaging in predatory pricing

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