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July 26, 2000

Trucker Wins Freightliner in CAT Scale Sweepstakes

Shan Riggs drew the lucky key that started a new, shiny black Freightliner Classic XL given away druing the Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, Iowa, earlier this month

July 24, 2000

Waupun Truckers Jamboree Plans Under Way

The Waupun Truckers Jamboree, an "11th Annual Salute to the Trucking Industry," kicks off the weekend of August 11-12 in Waupun, Wisc

July 20, 2000

Public Meeting to Look at RSPA Service

The Department of Transportation’s Research and Special Programs Administration will hold a public meeting Sept. 13 to discuss improved safety, reduced costs and increased customer service through RSPA’s management of the national hazardous materials transportation safety program

July 19, 2000

400 State Driving Champions To Vie for National Title

The most outstanding truckers in the country will have their chance to experience the "thrill of victory and the agony of defeat" beginning August 9 in New Orleans at the American Trucking Associations National Truck Driving Championships

July 19, 2000

RoadStar Readers to Pick Top Trucks at Truckerfest

If you ever wanted to judge a truck show, here’s your chance to make your mark on the biggest show with the biggest purse in the history of truck show competition

July 16, 2000

Truckers Win at Walcott

The climax of the annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, Iowa, Friday was the announcement of the winners in the Super Truck Beauty Contest

July 14, 2000

Sterling Tour de Force Info Available Online

Information and registration for Sterling's North American test drive series, the Tour de Force, is now available online at Sterling's web site, The Tour de Force, which offers evaluations and test drives of the new Sterling

July 14, 2000

Walcott Jamboree Wraps up Today

The Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, wraps up today, with the winners of the Super Truck Beauty Contest to be announced tonight

July 5, 2000

Ryan Wins Big at Pikes Peak

Mike Ryan kept a stranglehold on his Big Rig title as he maneuvered his truck up Pikes Peak and came out a winner in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb July 4

July 5, 2000

British Couple Weds in T2000 at ITS

A British trucking couple chose last week's Las Vegas International Trucking Show as the ideal place to get married. And they tied the knot inside a Kenworth T2000 cab

June 29, 2000

Freightliner, Mike Ryan Seek to Extend Pikes Peak Streak

Freightliner and Mike Ryan will attempt to remain "Kings of the Hill" in the annual July 4th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. For three years in a row, Ryan and his Freightliner Century Class tractor have clocked the fastest time in the race’s Class 8 heavy duty truck division

June 29, 2000

Walcott Jamboree Starts Tomorrow

The 22nd annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off tomorrow at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, Exit 284 off I-80 in Walcott, Iowa

June 27, 2000

Shell Superrigs Winners

Eighteen winners shared $10,000 in prizes and awards at the recent Shell SuperRigs contest, held at the new TravelCenters of America outside Denver

June 27, 2000

Annual Steam-Up Puts Antique Equipment to Work

If you find yourself around Portland or Salem, Ore., the last week in July or first weekend in August, plan a side trip to Antique Powerland in Brooks for the annual "Steam-Up.

June 26, 2000

International Trucking Show Starts Today in Vegas

The International Trucking Show begins today in Las Vegas and will feature, among other events, a free concert by country music star Clint Black. The event, scheduled for June 28, 29 and 30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will feature a record-breaking 700 exhibitors and is expected to draw 35,000 visitors. Admission to the event is free, and show hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

June 26, 2000

HOS Hearing Ongoing in Connecticut

More than 100 truck drivers and other concerned parties turned up yesterday to testify at the U.S. Department of Transportation's public hearing on its hours of service proposal in Vernon, Conn

June 21, 2000

Hours of Service Hearing in Atlanta Tomorrow, Friday

The next-to-last in the federal government's series of public hearings on the hours of service proposal will be held Thursday and Friday in Atlanta

June 14, 2000

PeopleNet Brings Technology Closer to Fleets

PeopleNet Communications Corp. will host free technology seminars throughout July in the Minneapolis, Houston, Atlanta, Cleveland and St. Louis areas

June 13, 2000

Looking for a 4th of July Festival?

Stuck on the road for Independence Day? Maybe you can attend a Fourth of July celebration nearby. For those with tastes from traditional to wacky, has scanned its listings of 33,000 events worldwide to compile

June 12, 2000

Lady Truckers Get Their Day

The barber shop at the Iowa 80 truckstop was a hive of activity. Both chairs were full as women got their hair cut, snipped, fluffed and curled. On one side, a huge box full of makeup


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