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July 13, 1999 - Industry News

Trucker Speeds Uniform Despite Different Limits

Despite differences in speed limits ranging from 60 to 75 mph, a new study has found that average truck speeds in four states vary by less than 2 mph

Tags: Highways

July 13, 1999 - Industry News

Dock Worker Slowdowns Affect Truckers On West Coast

Some independent truckers have been hit hard on the West Coast as labor shutdowns and slowdowns among dock workers cripple container ports

Tags: Intermodal

July 13, 1999 - Industry News

Highway Protest Shuts Down I-70

About 300 protesters shut down Interstate 70 north of St. Louis for about an hour during rush hour Monday morning

Tags: Highways

July 13, 1999 - Industry News

Reefer Carriers Meeting In Colorado

Drivers are the focus of the Truckload Carriers Assn. Refrigerated Division's meeting today and tomorrow in Vail, CO

Tags: Events

July 8, 1999 - Industry News

USF Adds Long Haul Service

USFreightways, parent company of five regional less-than-truckload carriers, plans to link those carriers together to offer a coast-to-coast long-haul service. Traffic World magazine reports the new service will be called USF Expedited and will be formally announced

Tags: Fleets

July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Holiday Traffic Focuses Attention On I-70

I-70 through Colorado experienced bumper-to-bumper traffic and delays at the Eisenhower tunnel over the Independence Day holiday weekend, and officials expect more of the same the weekend of July 17-18 and the first few weekends in August

Tags: Highways

July 6, 1999 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Starts Today

The 20th anniversary edition of the Walcott Truckers Jamboree takes place today and tomorrow at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, IA

Tags: Events

July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Insurance Company Names Most Dangerous Intersections

A busy corner in suburban Dallas tops the list of the 10 most dangerous intersections in the United States, according to State Farm insurance. Three of the 10 intersections are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and three are in California

Tags: Highways

July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Delaware Approves Toll Hike

If you're traveling one of four bridges linking Delaware with southern New Jersey or southeastern Pennsylvania, you'll be paying higher tolls later this summer

Tags: Highways

July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Deaton Boosts Driver Pay

Deaton Inc., Birmingham, AL, has raised its mileage pay by an average of 12%. The most experienced drivers will see their rates go up more than 21%

Tags: Fleets

July 1, 1999 - Industry News

Two Big Rigs Compete In Hill Climb This Weekend

Two Class 8 trucks will be among more than 60 auto and truck competitors in the 1999 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb scheduled for July 4

Tags: Events

July 1, 1999 - Industry News

C.R. England Ups Driver Pay

Utah-based C.R. England last week announced the largest driver pay increase in the company's history

Tags: Fleets

June 30, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas Moves Ahead With Road Plans

Get ready for orange barrels in Arkansas. Now that voters have approved a highway bond issue and new fuel and gas taxes are being phased in, Arkansas highway commissioners are making plans for road construction

Tags: Highways

June 29, 1999 - Industry News

Werner Heads For Earnings Milestone

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE, is approaching the milestone of $1 billion in annual revenues

Tags: Fleets

June 29, 1999 - Industry News

Trucks Rerouted Around I-110 Bridge In Biloxi

Commercial trucks are being detoured around the I-110 southbound bridge over the Back Bay in Biloxi, MS, while the damaged bridge is being repaired. It could be a month or more before the route is open again

Tags: Highways

June 29, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Safety Corridor Signs Go Up In Oregon

New signs on some stretches of Oregon highway warn of areas with high rates of truck-related accidents

Tags: Highways

June 29, 1999 - Industry News

St. Louis Company Looks To Caribbean For Drivers

Citing Missouri's low unemployment rate, one St. Louis based trucking company is hiring 75 to 100 drivers from the Caribbean island nation of Barbados

Tags: Fleets

June 24, 1999 - Industry News

Big Rigs At Carlisle All Truck Nationals This Weekend

The Big Rig Competition is bigger and better than ever at the Carlisle All-Truck Nationals this weekend in Carlisle, PA

Tags: Events

June 22, 1999 - Industry News

CF Gets Into The Moving Business

Giant LTL carrier Consolidated Freightways is using e-commerce to get into the household goods business

Tags: Fleets

June 22, 1999 - Industry News

Transit Group Acquires Fox Midwest

Atlanta-based Transit Group has agreed to acquire its 19th company - Fox Midwest Transport of Green Bay, WI, along with its affiliate Shippers Distribution Services

Tags: Fleets

June 15, 1999 - Industry News

Shell SuperRigs Starts Tomorrow

The 17th annual Shell SuperRigs truck beauty contest gets under way tomorrow at the Iowa 80 TravelCenters of America in Walcott, IA

Tags: Events

June 14, 1999 - Industry News

Plans Under Way For Driver Appreciation Week

The trucking industry is steaming ahead with plans for the fourth annual National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Aug. 21-28

Tags: Events

June 11, 1999 - Industry News

Former Employees Sue Nations Way

About 60 former employees of NationsWay Transport Services are suing owner Jerry McMorris and other top officers for more than $5 million in unpaid wages on behalf of the approximately 3,500 employees put out of work when the company filed for bankruptcy last month

Tags: Fleets

June 8, 1999 - Industry News

18 Wheels Of Hope Will Continue In Wake Of Charity Scandal

"How can you steal food from a hungry child?" That's what many people in Nashville, TN, were wondering in late May as local station WTVF-TV aired footage of employees at Feed the Children's Nashville warehouse taking home boxes of food and other goods donated for needy children. (See "Feed The Children, Comdata Stunned by Theft Allegations," http://www.heavytruck.com/hdt/news.html#990527.1794.)

Tags: Events

June 8, 1999 - Industry News

International Trucking Show Starts Today

The International Trucking Show starts today at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This is the first year for the show at this location; for the last several years, it has been held at the Sands Expo Center, in May

Tags: Events

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