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November 5, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas To Get New Weigh Stations

Arkansas is building two new weigh stations to target truckers entering the state on Interstates 40 and 55

Tags: Highways

November 3, 1999 - Industry News

Crete Buys Hunt Transportation

Crete Carrier Corp., Lincoln, NE, has bought Omaha, NE-based Hunt Transportation

Tags: Fleets

October 29, 1999 - Industry News

Big Texan Offers Wednesday Trucker Specials

Truckers on I-40 through Amarillo, TX, are in for a treat in November. Each Wednesday, the Big Texan Steak Ranch will be staging special trucker concerts starring local country star Sharla Lee Hayes

Tags: Events

October 29, 1999 - Industry News

Economic Mystery: Why GDP Jumps, Sales Are Static

According to the Commerce Department, real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased at a 4.8% annual rate in the last quarter, up from 1.9% in the same quarter last year. But the growth rate for final sales

Tags: Economy

October 28, 1999 - Industry News

Transit Group Negotiates More Credit

Georgia-based Transit Group announced that it has negotiated a new five-year, $150 million credit facility to support its ongoing acquisition of trucking companies

Tags: Fleets

October 27, 1999 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt To Build Phoenix Terminal

Arkansas-based J.B. Hunt Transport Services plans to open a terminal in Phoenix, AZ, to be completed by the first quarter of 2000

Tags: Fleets

October 27, 1999 - Industry News

USF Holland Opens Michigan Terminal

USF Holland, a unit of USFreightways, has opened a new, full-service terminal in Pontiac, MI

Tags: Fleets

October 25, 1999 - Industry News

Knights Of The Road Host Virginia Jamboree

This Saturday, Oct. 30, Knights of the Road Foundation will hold its 1999 East Coast Truck Rodeo & Jamboree Halloween Bash fund-raiser at Big Charlie's Truck Plaza on Route 13 (Northampton Blvd.) in Virginia Beach, VA

Tags: Events

October 21, 1999 - Industry News

CFI Red Racer Breaks World Speed Record

A Kenworth T2000 driven by Contract Freighters President Glenn Brown averaged 162.579 mph over two runs to set a new world land speed record for a heavy duty truck during the 1999 World Finals at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats

Tags: Events

October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Swift Transportation To Break Ground On Salt Lake Facility

Phoenix-based Swift Transportation will break ground today for its new Salt Lake City facility

Tags: Fleets

October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Meetings To Discuss Intermodal Container/Chassis Maintenance

The U.S. Department of Transportation will hold a series of public meetings to discuss inspection, repair and maintenance practices in the intermodal transportation industry

Tags: Intermodal

October 21, 1999 - Industry News

Police Crack Down On Cincinnati Beltway Speeders

Police have written about 600 tickets in the past month as they crack down on the I-275 beltway around Cincinnati

Tags: Highways

October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Freight Volume Growth Slows With The Economy

Gradually slowing spending growth is pulling freight volume down with it. The Heavy Duty Trucking freight volume index increased 1.1 points to 151.3 in the third quarter. The annual growth rate of the index slipped just under 3.5% after nearly two years in the 6-7% range

Tags: Economy

October 20, 1999 - Industry News

Parade To Honor Fallen Truckers

For the second year in a row, the Knights of the Road Foundation is organizing a parade through downtown Norfolk, VA, to honor truck drivers who lose their lives on the highways

Tags: Events

October 20, 1999 - Industry News

CFI Tries Again For Speed Record

Contract Freighters Inc.'s "Red Racer" Kenworth T2000 will again try to break the world land speed record for a heavy-duty truck this week

Tags: Fleets

October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Tries PrePass

Illinois last month became the 16th state to sign up for the PrePass automatic truck scale bypass system

Tags: Highways

October 18, 1999 - Industry News

North Carolina Withdraws Parking Plan

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has withdrawn a proposal to develop an action plan to address the shortage of truck parking

Tags: Highways

October 18, 1999 - Industry News

ATA To Hold Annual Management Conference

The American Trucking Assns. will hold its 1999 Management Conference and Exhibition Oct. 31-Nov. 3 at Mariott's Orlando World Center Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL

Tags: Events

October 18, 1999 - Industry News

Heavy Duty Dialogue 2000 Set For February

The impact of partnerships, globalization, and consolidation on the heavy duty industry will be discussed at Heavy Duty Dialogue 2000, presented by the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Assn

Tags: Events

October 13, 1999 - Industry News

Daredevil To Jump Trucks on Tonight Show

The red-and-white rigs of Chattanooga, TN-based U.S. Xpress will appear on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Oct. 22 as a motorcycle daredevil attempts to break the record for jumping tractor-trailer rigs

Tags: Events

October 13, 1999 - Industry News

TCA Meeting To Focus On Succession Planning

The Truckload Carriers Assn. has formed a "Next Generation" management panel to address the concerns of family-owned businesses and succession planning issues. The next meeting will be Nov. 15-16 at the Sheraton Music City Hotel in Nashville, TN

Tags: Events

October 11, 1999 - Industry News

Study Questions Benefit Of Road Work

A new report from the Surface Transportation Policy Project questions whether the benefits of road construction are really worth the delays in congestion during construction

Tags: Highways

October 4, 1999 - Industry News

Ryder Announces Technician Recruitment Program

Ryder System is adding a new function to its network of recruiting centers: recruiting technicians

Tags: Fleets

September 30, 1999 - Industry News

Consolidated Freightways Upgrades Fleet

One of the largest less-than-truckload carriers is following the example of its truckload cousins by upgrading its fleet

Tags: Fleets

September 30, 1999 - Industry News

Fires Could Cause Traffic Problems In California

Dry conditions and high temperatures have meant forest fires in California, with more than 134,000 acres ablaze. Earlier this week, fires near Interstate 5 stalled traffic when smoke reduced visibility

Tags: Highways

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