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November 20, 2000 - Industry News

Goodyear Announces Management Overhaul

Goodyear’s Commercial Tire Business Unit, Akron, Ohio, recently announced a newly restructured management team

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November 20, 2000 - Industry News

CCX Opens New York Metropolitan Facility

CNF's Con-Way Central Express, an LTL carrier based in Palo Alto, Calif., recently opened a new service center in the Rochester, N.Y., metropolitan area to handle an increase in freight volume

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November 20, 2000 - Industry News

Construction on I-15 in Salt Lake City Ahead of Schedule

Construction of Interstate 15 through Salt Lake County in Utah should be completed within budget and ahead of schedule

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November 20, 2000 - Industry News

14 States Join Forces to Cut Diesel Emissions

Thirteen states have joined forces with California to force diesel trucks and buses to meet tougher anti-pollution standards than those required by the federal government. State air quality officials announced yesterday in Washington, D.C. that they will require heavy-duty diesel engines to meet stringent testing standards to cut nitrogen oxide emissions from exhaust between 2004 and 2007.

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November 20, 2000 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Turnpike Considering Cutting Speed Limit for Trucks

Lower speed limits for big rigs could be coming to the Pennsylvania Turnpike as soon as next year if officials have their way

Tags: Highways

November 20, 2000 - Industry News

22 Truck Drivers Named Goodyear State Highway Heroes

Truck drivers over the past year rescued a kidnapped 8-year-old girl, pulled motorists from fiery crashes and came to the aid of a police officer who was being brutally attacked

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November 20, 2000 - Industry News

Australian Truckers Protest Fuel Prices

Australian truckers blockaded fuel depots in the southern state of Victoria today in protest over skyrocketing fuel prices

November 18, 2000 - Industry News

AAA Predicts Record Thanksgiving Travel

A record 38.9 million Americans plan a Thanksgiving holiday getaway of 100 miles or more from home this week, according to AAA, meaning crowded highways and travel centers

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

British Research Contradicts Low Sulfur Findings

A British study claims that ultra low sulfur diesel may actually cause more damage to the environment than traditional diesel

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

Safeway Rehires 300 Workers After Court Order Limiting Picketing

Safeway has rehired 300 employees who were laid off during the early days of the strike involving Teamsters and Summit Logistics, which operates Safeway's distribution center in Tracy, Calif

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

DOT Releases Truck Parking Study

The U.S. Department of Transportation has released a study that focuses on the shortage of available parking for big rigs on or near interstates, and trucker fatigue that is so closely associated with the issue

November 17, 2000 - Industry News

pFreight Announces Pricing, Adds Services

pFreight, a new service for small fleets and owner-operators, has announced pricing and added services in advance of its official January launch date

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot Opens Travel Center in California

Pilot Corp. opened a new travel center earlier this month at the junction of U.S. Highways 395 and 58 in Kramer Junction, Calif

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth, Hino Top Medium-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Rankings

Kenworth ranks highest among conventional medium-duty truck customers in overall satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2000 Medium-Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Study released yesterday

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins and Westport Win Funding for Joint Natural Gas Engine Project

Cummins Inc., Columbus, Ind., and Westport Innovations of Vancouver, B.C., announced that they have been awarded funding for a joint natural gas heavy-duty engine project

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

Profit Tools Releases Auto Routing for LTL/P&D Trucking

Trucking software developer Profit Tools has released a new module for carriers that provide less-than-truckload and pickup and delivery services

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November 17, 2000 - Industry News

U.S. Court of Appeals Reverses NLRB Decision Against Overnite

A National Labor Relations Board decision hailed earlier by the Teamsters union as evidence of Overnite Transportation's anti-worker status has been reversed by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

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November 16, 2000 - Industry News

Grain Exchange Launches Load Finding Service

CyberCrop.com, an exchange for grain producers and buyers, is launching a load finding service for the trucking industry

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November 16, 2000 - Industry News

DriverNet Debuts Wireless Service

DriverNet has introduced a new wireless service for drivers and small fleet owners.

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November 16, 2000 - Industry News

SAE President Makes Strong Case for Today's Diesels

Society of Automotive Engineers President Dr. Rodica A. Baranescu made a strong case for the improved sociability of diesel engines earlier this week as she addressed engineers in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Baranescu, who is also chief engineer of Engine Technology for International Truck and Engine Co., was asked by local engineering groups to talk about the value of the modern diesel engine in helping to meet global environmental expectations of the future

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November 16, 2000 - Industry News

Peace Bridge Debate in N.Y. Makes Headway

The American-Canadian commission pushing for a plan to expand a New York bridge to relieve truck congestion at the border broke a deadlock Wednesday when it announced plans to begin a new court-ordered environmental study.

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November 16, 2000 - Industry News

Mexican Trucking Association Continues Battle Against M.S. Carriers

Canacar, Mexico’s national trucking association, will likely soon take action against foreign-owned trucking companies in Mexico, including U.S.- based M.S. Carriers and Transportes EASO, according to published reports

November 16, 2000 - Industry News

New York, New Jersey Officials Could Give Night-Owl Truckers a Toll Break

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is looking into a plan that could end up rewarding trucks for traveling at night on bridges in the New York City area

Tags: Highways

November 16, 2000 - Industry News

GE Capital, Innovative Fleet Management to Develop Used Truck Channel

GE Capital Fleet Services has signed an agreement with Pennsylvania-based Innovative Fleet Management to develop a direct-to-dealer used-vehicle resale channel in the United States

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November 16, 2000 - Industry News

Split-Screen Dispatch Available from Keystone Truck Software

Keystone Systems. Spokane, Wash., announced a new option for its Keystone Truck Software package, a logistics and accounting package for small to medium-sized trucking companies

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