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October 13, 1999

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

October 13, 1999

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

September 5, 1999

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

August 27, 1999

Correction: Salt Lake Truck Show

The parade kicking off the Great Salt Lake truck show is tonight, Friday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m., not Thursday as previously reported. The show will be open Saturday and Sunday

August 26, 1999

Truck Convoy Kicks Off Salt Lake Truck Show Friday

A convoy of more than 75 trucks is scheduled to parade through Salt Lake City Friday night to kick off the 10th annual Great Salt Lake Truck Show, held at the West Valley Truck Center at 5600 West and 2100 South

August 24, 1999

Harley-Davidson Driver Wins Second Consecutive Driving Championship

Marty Lawson, a driver for Harley-Davidson Transportation, was named Grand Champion for the second year in a row at the National Truck Driving Championships in Tampa, FL, last week

August 22, 1999

Truck Drivers Get Appreciation Week

America's 3 million professional truck drivers are being honored this week during the American Trucking Assn.-sponsored annual National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

August 18, 1999

National Truck Driving Championships This Week

The National Truck Driving Championships are under way in Tampa, FL

August 16, 1999

Show Trucks Shine At TruckerFest '99

Nearly 50 working show trucks entered the National Assn. of Show Trucks truck beauty competition during TruckerFest '99 in Reno/Sparks, NV, August 12-14

August 16, 1999

Kenworth, CFI Challenging Land Speed Record

After successfully competing in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a modified Kenworth T2000 last month, Kenworth and Contract Freighters Inc. of Joplin, MO, are trying to set a new land speed record for a heavy-duty truck this week

August 16, 1999

Fleet Maintenance Fundamentals Theme for TMC Fall Meeting

Fleet Maintenance Fundamentals is the theme of the fall meeting of The Maintenance Council, Oct. 11-14, at the Hyatt Regency Tampa in Tampa, FL

August 13, 1999

Waylon Concert, Trucker Games, More At TruckerFest

TruckerFest '99, sponsored by RoadStar magazine and The Alamo Travel Plaza, continues today at The Alamo in Reno/Sparks, NV

August 12, 1999

Parade Of Pride Kicks Off Truckerfest '99

Nearly 100 trucks paraded through downtown Reno, NV, last night to kick off TruckerFest '99, sponsored by Newport Communications and The Alamo Travel Center

August 11, 1999

TruckerFest '99 Starts Tonight

A "Parade of Pride" through downtown Reno, NV, tonight will kick off the third TruckerFest, sponsored by Newport Communications and the Alamo Travel Center in Reno/Sparks, NV

August 11, 1999

TruckerFest '99 Starts Tonight

A "Parade of Pride" through downtown Reno, NV, tonight will kick off the third annual TruckerFest, sponsored by Newport Communications and the Alamo Travel Center in Reno/Sparks, NV

August 1, 1999

Safety Technology On Parade

There's an electronic rumblestrip in your future. At least that's the way it looked at the three-day-long Intelligent Transportation Society Demo in East Liberty, OH, last week

July 14, 1999

C&H Reunion This Weekend

Old-time truckers from C&H are holding their 10th annual reunion Saturday in Mesquite, TX

July 13, 1999

Reefer Carriers Meeting In Colorado

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

July 6, 1999

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

July 1, 1999

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


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