June 15, 1999
The 17th annual Shell SuperRigs truck beauty contest gets under way tomorrow at the Iowa 80 TravelCenters of America in Walcott, IA
June 14, 1999
The trucking industry is steaming ahead with plans for the fourth annual National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Aug. 21-28
June 8, 1999
"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.)
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
June 2, 1999
The future of a trucking industry charity event is still uncertain as Feed the Children takes steps to regain a trust betrayed by allegations that employees at its Nashville office took donations for themselves
Drivers in the Northeast will be lending a hand to help raise money for charity this weekend. The Maine Professional Drivers Assn. is scheduled to have its annual Convoy for Kids truck parade and show in Brewer, ME, Saturday, June 5
May 5, 1999
The 10th annual Make-A-Wish Mother's Day Convoy will take place this Sunday, May 9, in Lancaster, PA
April 15, 1999
The Maintenance Council will hold its 1999 Summer Meeting June 28-30 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Hotel in Indian Wells, CA.
TMC, a technical council of the American Trucking Assns., will give members the opportunity to learn the
March 28, 1999
Unusually sunny skies reigned over this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, which wrapped up Saturday evening with a Brooks & Dunn concert
March 24, 1999
The 27th annual Mid-America Trucking Show gets under way today at the Louisville Fair and Expo Center in Louisville, KY
February 16, 1999
The Mid-West Truckers Assn. is hosting its 36th annual truck show and convention this week in Springfield, IL
November 5, 1998
Nov. 6 – The 1999 Mid-America Trucking Show, March 25-27 in Louisville, KY, will feature an expanded Internet & Technologies Center.
Located in the West Pavilion, the center will feature time- and work-saving tools and communications
October 19, 1998
Oct. 20 – After Hurricane George forced the cancellation of Lowboy’s Truck Show in Pensacola, FL, scheduled for Nov. 7-8, the National Assn. of Show Trucks rallied and scheduled a replacement show for the following weekend
October 14, 1998
Oct. 16 – Lowboy’s Truck Show, scheduled for Nov. 7-8 in Pensacola, FL, has been canceled due to damage from Hurricane Georges. The truck beauty contest was to have been for the members of the National
October 8, 1998
Oct. 12 – More than 40 years after they worked for Service Trucking Co. in Federalsburg, MD, more than 330 former employees and spouses came together for an Old-Time Truckers Reunion Sunday, Sept. 27, in Seaford,
Oct. 9 – Preliminary attendance figures from the second annual Southern Trucking Expo, held earlier this month in Atlanta, show a 40% increase over last year, according to Independent Trade Show Management spokeswoman Sue Fena.
October 5, 1998
Oct. 6 – The third annual OPIS Fleet Fueling & Technology Conference, held last month at Nashville’s Opryland Hotel, drew more than 350 top transportation and petroleum professionals. The conference, hosted by Oil Price Information Service,
October 1, 1998
Oct. 2 – Freightliner President and CEO Jim Hebe talked a lot about the benefits of size during his keynote address kicking off the Southern Trucking Expo in Atlanta yesterday.
For instance, he spoke about Freightliner’s Argosy
Oct. 2 – The new Bering Truck Corp. offered a sneak preview of two new Class 3 and 4 truck models and announced its first dealer at the Southern Trucking Expo in Atlanta yesterday.
Bering, established last
September 29, 1998
Sept. 30 – The second annual Southern Trucking Expo begins tomorrow in Atlanta. It will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center, near the Atlanta Hartsville International Airport and interstates 285, 85 and 75, at
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