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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Truckstop to Get Sign Back

An appeals judge has ruled that a Tennessee truckstop can go ahead with work putting up an identical replacement for its sign that towers above I-65 near Peytonsville

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

California Refineries Want Exemption from Rolling Blackouts

Hoping to prevent price spikes at the pump, the California Public Utilities Commission is allowing oil refineries to apply for protection from the state's rolling blackouts

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Trucking Prominent on NTSB Most Wanted List

The National Transportation Safety Board last week released its "Most Wanted Transportation Safety Improvements" for 2001. A third of the 12 items affect trucking

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Coors To Evaluate GlobaWave Satellite Tracking

The Coors Brewing Co. of Golden, Colo., will evaluate the GlobalWave satellite communications system on trucks at its Anaheim, Calif., distribution facility

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Freightquote.com Offers Same-Day, Intermodal Options

Web-based logistics service freightquote.com, Lenexa, Kan., has announced service enhancements, which will enable customers to select same-day deliveries for local shipments or intermodal service from the menu of shipping options presented

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

American Freightway Picks YOUrelate

FedEx-owned American Freightways, an LTL carrier based in Harrison, Ark., has selected YOUrelate to centralize customer dat

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Comdata and Pegasus Raise Truckload Document Imaging Stakes

A new level of competition has emerged in the burgeoning business of truckload paperwork imaging and delivery

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Inhofe Bill Addresses Heavy Vehicle Use Tax

U.S. Senator James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced legislation to provide a pro-rated tax refund to truckers who sell their trucks but have already paid their annual heavy vehicle use tax

May 20, 2001 - Industry News

Central Freight Opts for OptiYield from Logistics.com

LTL carrier Central Freight Lines, Waco, Texas, will implement linehaul load and network planning technology from Logistics.com

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May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Werner Opens Facility In Texas

Werner Enterprises recently announced the opening of a full-service international terminal in Laredo, Texas

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May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Peterbilt Adds Dealer Locations

Peterbilt continues to grow its dealer network, adding three new locations since the beginning of the year

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May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Computer Simulation Studies Trucks' Effect on Roads

Everyone knows that heavy trucks damage roads. But a University of California researcher is using computer simulations to learn more about exactly how it happens

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May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Bridgestone/Firestone Donates $100,000 to NATSO Foundation

Bridgestone/Firestone has pledged $100,000 to the NATSO Foundation's fundraising campaign

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May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Mack Announces Price Increase

Mack Trucks announced it will institute a 2 percent price increase on July 1 on all models in the Mack product line

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May 18, 2001 - Industry News

Atlas World Group Doubles Revenues in Five Years

Atlas Van Lines' Relocation Services and Specialized Transportation groups helped lead Atlas World Group to 2000 revenues 16% above the previous year and nearly double those reported five years ago

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May 18, 2001 - Industry News

TMI-MultiMedia Recruiting Offers Web Store

TMI-MultiMedia Recruiting of Nashville, Tenn., now offers Internet access to their Company Store, where trucking companies can order merchandise such as shirts and jackets, lighted pens, maps, specialty items and more, all of which may feature a logo

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Connecticut Cell Phone Bill Dies

Connecticut came the closest yet among the states to outlawing the use of handheld mobile phones while driving, but the bill died a quiet death this week

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Missouri Transportation Bill Likely Dead

As the Missouri State Legislature closes out its session today, it looks highly unlikely that a bill will pass that would have raised fuel taxes in order to pay for much-needed highway improvements

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

PrePass Continues to Expand

The first PrePass site in Ohio came online this week on Interstate 75 near Findlay, and another 2,400 trucks will join the weigh station bypass system at American Freightways

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Volvo Dealers to Offer PuraDyn Filters

PuraDyn announced that Volvo Trucks North America will market its bypass oil systems

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Buys Terion Trailer Tracking

In the competitive struggle to outfit U.S. fleets with trailer tracking, Terion has just established a beachhead in Qualcomm territory

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Thieves Discover Trailer Tracking the Hard Way

Trailer tracking is turning out to be a potent weapon in the war against cargo thieves

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins, Westport Name Venture and New Directors

Cummins Inc. of Columbus, Ind., and Westport Innovations Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, have selected the name "Cummins Westport Inc." for their recently formed joint venture.

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Economic Index Points in Right Direction

The Conference Board's index of leading economic indicators rose 0.1% in April after three consecutive declines

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May 17, 2001 - Industry News

Peterbilt Brand Products at New Online Store

Peterbilt fans will find their favorite nameplate on lots of nifty merchandise -- gifts, clothes accessories and more -- at Peterbilt’s newly enhanced online store

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