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June 9, 2000 - Industry News

Mandatory Brake Stop Being Misused by Tired Truckers

Truckers wanting to catch a bit of shut-eye at a mandatory brake check station in West Virginia are causing some congestion problems, reports the Associated Press

Tags: Highways

June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Moyes Bid Intensifies Struggle For Simon Transportation

The fight for control of Simon Transportation Services got serious last week, as trucking executive Jerry Moyes administered a "consent solicitation" to gain control of Simon’s board of directors

Tags: Fleets

June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Richmond Bridge Construction To Cause Nighttime Delays

The Virginia Department of Transportation last weekend began a major construction project to restore the James River Bridge that carries I-95 through downtown Richmond

Tags: Highways

June 8, 2000 - Industry News

Florida to Examine Crowded Roadways

Florida is planning a two-year study to find out how much their roadways cost consumers when it comes to delivering goods and services by looking into truck traffic and freight movement

Tags: Highways

June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Hazmat on NTSB Agenda

The National Transportation Safety Board will look at hazmat cargo accidents at a public board meeting scheduled for tomorrow in Washington, DC

Tags: Events

June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Con-Way Breaks Ground in New Orleans

Con-Way Southern Express is breaking ground today on a new customer service center in New Orleans

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June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Vermont To Install Interstate Rumble Strips

Vermont is installing rumble strips along all 320 miles of interstate

Tags: Highways

June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Hot Trucks Compete In Coldwater

Best of Show Bobtail "Big Willy," a 1990 Peterbilt 379 on a 315-inch wheelbase owned by Tom Smith (pictured, top) and Best of Show Combo "Almost Paradise," 77 Express, a 1999 Kenworth/1996 Utility (pictured, bottom), were judged hottest trucks at the second annual "Kool Trucks in Coldwater" Truck Show staged by the National Association of Show Trucks in Coldwater, Mich. this past weekend

Tags: Events

June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling To Make Run at Pikes Peak

Sterling Trucks is entering a highly modified, 1,200-horsepower A-Line tractor in this year's world-famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb July 4

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June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Trailer Sales May Have Peaked in First Quarter

Buoyed by a sustained strength of the U.S. economy, trailer sales showed significant increases in the first quarter of 2000, but it could be downhill from here, says Economic Planning Associates

Tags: Economy

June 6, 2000 - Industry News

NPTC Safety Committee Meeting

The National Private Truck Council's Safety Committee is meeting in Alexandria, VA, today and tomorrow

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June 6, 2000 - Industry News

Covenant Announces Repurchase Program

Covenant Transport, Chattanooga, Tenn., has announced that its board of directors approved the company's first stock repurchase program. Covenant is now authorized to repurchase up to 1 million shares in open market or negotiated transactions. The

Tags: Fleets

June 6, 2000 - Industry News

PrePass to be Deployed Across Illinois

By the end of the year, trucks traveling through Illinois will be able to get through a lot easier if they've got a PrePass transponder on their windshield

Tags: Highways

June 6, 2000 - Industry News

Budget for Wilson Bridge Unrealistic, Experts Say

Federal highway officials are looking for ways to cut construction costs of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in Washington, DC, but the measures may be unworkable, transportation experts war

Tags: Highways

June 6, 2000 - Industry News

Used Equipment Seminar

Used truck professionals are gathering in Pittsburgh today through Saturday for the annual Blue Book Seminar. This year, the three-day event features an expanded program that includes both trucks and trailers

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June 5, 2000 - Industry News

Celadon Celebrates Millionth Load Into Mexico

Celadon Group recently celebrated its 1 millionth load to cross the United States-Mexico border with a special ceremony at the new World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas

Tags: Fleets

June 5, 2000 - Industry News

CF Acquires FirstAir

Consolidated Freightways Corp. has announced the acquisition of privately held FirstAir Inc., a non-asset based air freight forwarde

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June 5, 2000 - Industry News

HOS Hearing Tomorrow in California

The second in a series of public hearings on the Federal Motor Carrier Administration's proposed changes to the hours of service rules will be held tomorrow and Thursday in Ontario, Calif

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June 5, 2000 - Industry News

McLeod Users Conference to be Biggest Yet

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., says its Users' Conference has outgrown the previous facilities and will be held at a larger facility and for more days this year

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June 2, 2000 - Industry News

High Road Initiates Tender Offer for KLLM

High Road Acquisition Corp. said on Friday it launched its friendly $33-million tender offer for KLLM Transport Services Inc., which has agreed to be acquired by the group for $8.05 a share

Tags: Fleets

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

Florida Fires Close Highway, Continue to Spread

Smoke from wildfires in Florida billowed across the state last week causing a series of accidents that closed a major north-south interstate

Tags: Highways

June 2, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth, CFI Sponsor T2000 in Pikes Peak Climb

Kenworth Truck Co. and CFI will be teaming up once again to sponsor an entry in the annual Adelphia Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on July 4

Tags: Events

June 1, 2000 - Industry News

CCX Opens Ohio Service Center

Con-Way Central Express (CCX), a regional LTL carrier based in Ann Arbor, Mi., has opened a new service center in Milan, Ohio

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June 1, 2000 - Industry News

Ag Transporters Conference to Focus on High Tech

Technology and how it can help agricultural trucking will highlight the second annual Legislative and Leadership Conference of the Agricultural Transporters Conference of the American Trucking Associations

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June 1, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Honored for Commitment to Environment

LTL carrier Roadway Express has received the 2000 Circle of Excellence Award for Superior Environmental Management

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