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Rolling Strong To Open Sixth Gym

Rolling Strong will open its sixth truckstop gym next month at The Giant in Jamestown, NM, on Interstate 40

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Flying J To Distribute RoadStar

Flying J and Newport Communications have announced an agreement to distribute Newport’s new RoadStar magazine through Flying J’s network of travel plazas and fuel stops

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Mack Has Sixth Straight Year Of Market Share Growth

Mack Trucks announced last week that it closed 1998 with 12.8% of the heavy truck market in the United States. That’s up from 12.5% in 1997, giving Mack six straight years of increased U.S. market share

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Rollins Truck Leasing Reports Higher First Quarter Earnings

Rollins Truck Leasing reported 9% higher net earnings for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1998, compared to the same quarter a year earlier

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Flying J Plans $5 Million Montana Truckstop

Flying J plans to build a $5 million travel plaza on Interstate 15 at the south edge of Great Falls, MT

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UAW Rejects Volvo Contract

On Sunday, United Auto Workers rejected a tentative six-year labor agreement covering employees of Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley Truck Assembly Plant in Dublin, VA

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Remodeled Travelers’ Oasis To Celebrate Anniversary

Traveler’s Oasis in Eden, ID, will host a combination 20th anniversary celebration and grand opening Feb. 1-7, including two driver appreciation days on Feb. 3 and 4

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1998 Truck Sales Set Record

Sales of heavy trucks broke the record in 1998, although they didn’t quite reach some predictions

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California Targets Big Rigs

The California Highway Patrol is cracking down on speeding and tired truckers in the San Diego area

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State Trucking Associations Attack ATA Reorganization

There is growing discontent with the American Trucking Assn.’s reorganization plans. Three state trucking association directors have told RoadStar the Wren Plan, designed to get the organization back on track, is in trouble. The ATA angered many

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