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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

September 30, 1999 - Industry News

I-55 Inbound To Reopen In Chicago Today

Beginning today, Phase I of the Stevenson Expressway (I-55) reconstruction project in Chicago takes the first of three major steps that will lead to the complete reopening of all inbound lanes from La Grange Road to the Dan Ryan Expressway

Tags: Highways

September 28, 1999 - Industry News

Transit Group To Buy Land Transportation

Transit Group has signed a letter of intent to acquire the container and intermodal marketing company operations of Land Transportation, LLC, for $18.5 million

Tags: Fleets

September 27, 1999 - Industry News

Some Highways Still Closed From Hurricane Damage

Although most Interstate highways are open, North Carolina, Virginia and other states hit hard by Hurricane Floyd still report some road and bridge closings due to floods and hurricane damage - and more rain this week isn't helping

Tags: Highways

September 27, 1999 - Industry News

Seattle Port Streamlining Truck Gates

In response to a walkout earlier this month by owner-operator truckers, the Port of Seattle has been meeting with steamship lines, terminal operators, railroads, trucking companies, organized labor and independent truckers. Several actions are already being taken to address long wait times that cost the owner-operators money

Tags: Intermodal

September 24, 1999 - Industry News

Freight Movement Growth Slowing

The growth in the amount of freight moved by truck is expected to slow, while currently California is producing the most loads and the best outbound-to-inbound load volume

Tags: Economy

September 23, 1999 - Industry News

Tacoma Port Working On Trucking Issues

The Port of Tacoma has initiated discussions with trucking companies and shipping terminal operators about ways to improve trucker complaints about costly delays at shipping terminal truck gates

Tags: Intermodal

September 22, 1999 - Industry News

Boyd Bros. Building Deluxe Terminal

Boyd Bros. Transportation, Clayton, AL, is building a $5 million terminal in Birmingham, AL, that it hopes will help it recruit and keep drivers

Tags: Fleets

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Creates Separate Intermodal Segment

J.B. Hunt last week announced the creation of a separate intermodal segment and lower earnings expectations for the third quarter

Tags: Fleets

September 20, 1999 - Industry News

Con-Way NOW Expands Into Southwest

Con-Way NOW, the expedited division of Con-Way Transportation, has expanded its dedicated service network into Texas and Arkansas

Tags: Fleets

September 17, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Governor Looks For Ways To Reduce Tolls

Illinois Gov. George Ryan has his staff looking for ways the state could eliminate tolls and traffic-clogging toll booths but since he's ruling out an increase in gas taxes, there's a big question of how to make up for the lost toll revenue

Tags: Highways

September 16, 1999 - Industry News

Trucking Company Investigated In Driver Firing

A Maine investigator says a trucking company fired a driver for refusing to violate hours-of-service regulations

Tags: Fleets

September 14, 1999 - Industry News

North American, Allied Van Lines Merge

A private equity investment firm has announced a $450 million merger between North American Van Lines and Allied Van Lines

Tags: Fleets

September 7, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Receives Performance Award

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has been named 1999 Carrier of the Year by Ryder Integrated Logistics. The award is based on meeting the delivery window requirements and the number of shipments delivered on time. Roadway was

Tags: Fleets

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

18 Wheels Of Hope Festival This Week

The 18 Wheels of Hope food drive will celebrate its success during a festival Wednesday evening at the Texas Stadium in Dallas

Tags: Events

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

Chicago Closing Ramps For Three Weeks

Exit ramps from the inbound Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to both directions of the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) in Chicago will close to traffic Wednesday, Sept. 8, and will be closed for three weeks

Tags: Highways

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

Kentucky Finishes U.S. 23 Project

A 30-year renovation project to four-lane all of U.S. 23 in Kentucky has been completed

Tags: Highways

September 5, 1999 - Industry News

Trucks Blamed In Horrific Fog Pile-Up In Canada

From increased truck traffic to an exploding tanker truck to the possibility that a truck collision may have triggered it, trucks played a key role in a fatal pileup of more than 60 vehicles in the fog on Hwy. 401 in Ontario Friday morning

Tags: Highways

August 30, 1999 - Industry News

Surveillance Cameras Installed At Arkansas Rest Areas

More than two and a half years after a truck driver was killed in an Arkansas rest area bathroom, Arkansas has finished installing video cameras at 19 interstate rest areas in hopes of deterring crime

Tags: Highways

August 30, 1999 - Industry News

South Carolina Restricts Trucks To Right Lanes

South Carolina will soon limit tractor-trailers to the right lanes on some stretches of Interstate 85

Tags: Highways

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