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October 26, 2000

ATA Conference Dubbed A "Celebration" of Legislative Victories

Despite enormous economic pressures facing the trucking industry, Walter B. McCormick Jr., president and CEO of the American Trucking Assns., gave an impassioned and upbeat keynote address to members to kick off the 2000 ATA Management Conference & Exhibitio

October 24, 2000

Speed and Class

All visitors to the Richard Petty Driving Driving Experience get their photos taken with a race car. But a special group of participants last week had a Peterbilt truck in the picture, as well. Peterbilt brought about

October 19, 2000

Eaton Clutch Supports Trucker Appreciation Day

The Eaton Clutch Division (formerly Spicer Clutch) recently celebrated 10 years of supporting a trucker appreciation day held by a local dealer and truckstop outside Fremont, Ind

October 10, 2000

Truckers Brave Nasty Weather to Compete in Stars & Stripes

It took a gigantic leap of faith for truckers to participate in the next to last qualifying competition in the Stars & Stripes Show Truck Series

October 9, 2000

Memorial Parade of Lights & Truck Show Postponed

The International Memorial Parade of Lights and Truck Show, originally scheduled for Oct. 27-29, has been postponed until October 2001

October 6, 2000

Historical Society Hosts Truck Show

The American Truck Historical Society, which recently announced it has surpassed 20,000 members, recently held its 19th annual antique truck show. Drawing more than 5,000 visitors, the indoor show registered 324 antique trucks and also featured

October 6, 2000

Truckin’ For Bucks Event

The ninth annual Z-107 Truckin’ for Bucks event benefiting United Cerebral Palsy of Lancaster, PA, was held in August. The event featured truck competitions in several classes, prize giveaways, exhibitors and a show-and-shine competition. Proceeds from the

October 6, 2000

Trucker’s Pride Day Slated

The 1998 Trucker’s Pride Day is slated for Sept. 12-13 at the intersection of highways 10 and 54 in Waupaca, WI. Designed to honor professional drivers and their families, all of the entertainment, parking and admission

October 6, 2000

Shell SuperRigs Beauty Contest Slated For June

Shell Oil Products Co. has chosen TravelCenters of America, Kenly, NC, as the site of its 16th annual Shell SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest. Set for June 18-20, the contest is expected to attract more than

October 6, 2000

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Celebrates Drivers

The 19th annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree has been scheduled for July 9-10. More than 25,000 attendees are expected at the event, designed to thank truckers for a job well-done. Guests can enjoy live country bands, Iowa pork

October 6, 2000

Joplin Petro Hosts Trucker Jamboree

The Petro Stopping Center in Joplin, MO, will be holding its second annual Joplin Truckers Jamboree on July 16-17. During the two-day event, drivers and their families can enjoy exhibits, live music, a cookout, antique truck

October 6, 2000

Pennsylvania Trucker Wins Motorhome In Freightliner Sweeps

William Lorenzo of Kane, PA, was awarded a 1997 Winnebago Vectra Grand Tour motor home given away in a Freightliner Corp. drawing held at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Lorenzo was selected from more than 5,000 CDL

October 6, 2000

MakeOver Magic Events For Truck-Driving Women

This year, two of the summer’s biggest truck shows will feature Makeover Magic events. First is the 18th annual Iowa 80 Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, July 10-11, to be followed by the Truckers News “Knights of

October 6, 2000

Joe Theismann To Appear At TMTA Trucking Expo

Joe Theismann — former NFL quarterback and ESPN sports analyst - and Grammy award winner Bill Mack will appear at the Texas Motor Transportation Assn. Trucking Expo, Aug. 5-7 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center

October 6, 2000

Associates Events Honor Truckers

In support of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Associates Commercial Corp. plans to co-sponsor the second annual Associates/Pilot Travel Centers Professional Truck Driver Appreciation Day. On Aug. 20, 1997, Associates will set up appreciation booths at 32

October 6, 2000

Cat Scale’s 1938 Kenworth Competes In Great Race

For the eighth straight year, Cat Scale Co.’s 1938 Kenworth will compete in the MBNA Great Race XV. This year’s competition will be held from June 21-July 4, and covers 4,400-miles from Sonoma, CA, to Jacksonville,

October 6, 2000

Walcott Jamboree Honors Truckers

For the 18th year, the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, IA, will show its appreciation to the hundreds of truckers that frequent the facility for food, supplies and fuel. The 1997 Walcott Truckers Jamboree has been

October 6, 2000

WI Trucker’s Pride Day

Trucker’s Pride Day, scheduled for Sept. 13-14, will be held in Waupaca, WI, at the intersection of Highways 10 and 54. Though the show is designed to honor professional drivers and their families, it will also

October 6, 2000

Massachusetts Trucker Organizes Convoy For Kids

Donald Basile, a driver for R&J Poultry of Monson, MA, is organizing a Convoy for Kids in conjunction with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Western Massachusetts. The combination convoy and picnic will be held July 20, 1997 starting

October 6, 2000

Maine Drivers Group Hosts Convoy For Kids

The Maine Professional Drivers Assn. hosted its third annual Bangor Convoy For Kids on May 31. The parade featured 85 trucks and raised nearly $2,200 for the Children’s Miracle Network of Eastern Maine Medical Center. The event


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