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January 29, 1999

Volvo, UAW Reach Labor Agreement

Volvo Trucks North America Friday announced the ratification of another six-year contract with the United Auto Workers Union for production and maintenance workers at its New River Valley Truck Assembly Plant in Dublin, VA

January 29, 1999

TA To Add Park ’N View Telecommunications

Park ’N View, the in-cab cable TV and phone service provider, has announced a new contract with TravelCenters of America to provide internal and external telecommunications services

January 28, 1999

Ford-Volvo Deal Could Boost Truck Investment

Ford announced yesterday that it is buying Volvo’s passenger car division for $6.45 billion in cash – a move that will allow the small Swedish manufacturer to invest more in its truck and equipment divisions

January 28, 1999

NATSO Honors Bosselman

NATSO, the association representing truckstops and travel plazas, honored long-time truckstop operator Fred Bosselman Wednesday with its Distinguished Member award

January 27, 1999

South Carolina Considers Interstate Tolls

One of the proposals presented to the South Carolina Transportation Commission at its meeting yesterday was putting tolls at the state line on Interstates 85, 95, 20, 77 and 26

January 25, 1999

Colorado Adds Scale Bypass

Colorado is installing PrePass weigh station bypass systems

January 25, 1999

Atlanta-Area Highway Projects Prompt Lawsuit

Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit last week challenging 61 highway projects they say violate federal restrictions on road-building in the Atlanta area

January 25, 1999

Arkansas Bill Would Require Legislative Approval For Toll Booths

The Arkansas Highway Commission would need legislative permission to put toll booths on existing highways under a bill introduced Friday in the state Legislature

January 25, 1999

Fleets Could Get Funds For Emissions Projects

Fleets that want to test emission-reducing strategies may be able to get funding from the recent settlement between engine makers and the Environmental Protection Agency

January 25, 1999

Rolling Strong To Open Sixth Gym

Rolling Strong will open its sixth truckstop gym next month at The Giant in Jamestown, NM, on Interstate 40

January 22, 1999

Flying J To Distribute RoadStar

Flying J and Newport Communications have announced an agreement to distribute Newport’s new RoadStar magazine through Flying J’s network of travel plazas and fuel stops

January 22, 1999

Mack Has Sixth Straight Year Of Market Share Growth

Mack Trucks announced last week that it closed 1998 with 12.8% of the heavy truck market in the United States. That’s up from 12.5% in 1997, giving Mack six straight years of increased U.S. market share

January 21, 1999

Rollins Truck Leasing Reports Higher First Quarter Earnings

Rollins Truck Leasing reported 9% higher net earnings for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1998, compared to the same quarter a year earlier

January 20, 1999

Flying J Plans $5 Million Montana Truckstop

Flying J plans to build a $5 million travel plaza on Interstate 15 at the south edge of Great Falls, MT

January 20, 1999

UAW Rejects Volvo Contract

On Sunday, United Auto Workers rejected a tentative six-year labor agreement covering employees of Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley Truck Assembly Plant in Dublin, VA

January 19, 1999

Remodeled Travelers’ Oasis To Celebrate Anniversary

Traveler’s Oasis in Eden, ID, will host a combination 20th anniversary celebration and grand opening Feb. 1-7, including two driver appreciation days on Feb. 3 and 4

January 18, 1999

1998 Truck Sales Set Record

Sales of heavy trucks broke the record in 1998, although they didn’t quite reach some predictions

January 18, 1999

California Targets Big Rigs

The California Highway Patrol is cracking down on speeding and tired truckers in the San Diego area

January 18, 1999

State Trucking Associations Attack ATA Reorganization

There is growing discontent with the American Trucking Assn.’s reorganization plans. Three state trucking association directors have told RoadStar the Wren Plan, designed to get the organization back on track, is in trouble. The ATA angered many

January 18, 1999

Truckstop Industry Selects Insurance Partner

NATSO, the association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, has chosen Truckstop Travel Plaza Insurance Specialists as its insurance partner. Truckstop Travel Plaza Insurance Specialists, based in Elm Grove, WI, was selected by a vote of

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