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June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Union Oversight Panel Bars Two Teamsters For Corruption

Even as Teamsters President James Hoffa fights to remove the union from government oversight, the oversight panel has barred a prominent Teamsters official for corruption

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Cobra, Rand McNally Team Up On Handheld GPS Products

Cobra Electronics’ new stand-alone handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) products will use Rand McNally basemap data and a custom edition of StreetFinder Deluxe Travel Navigation Software

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Motor Power Great Falls Moves into New Facility

Kenworth dealer Motor Power Great Falls has relocated to a new, full-service location in Great Falls, Mont

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Starts Re-Branding

As FedEx Freight kicks off its re-branding campaign, the company also announced a series of new service offerings to meet demand for high service shipping options

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Rhode Island Mulls Fuel Tax Hike

Rhode Island is the latest in a string of states to look at hiking the fuel tax to help prop up budgets suffering from the recession

June 4, 2002 - Industry News

Peterbilt Engine Survey Looks At 2002 Engine Attitudes

More than half of the respondents to an informal Peterbilt survey say the October 2002 emissions regulations will have no effect on the timing of their new truck or tractor purchase

June 3, 2002 - Industry News

Feds Investigate Allegations Of Corruption In NC DMV

North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles could lose millions in federal funding if federal investigators find the DMV ignored federal safety violations in return for campaign donations

June 3, 2002 - Industry News

Fleet One "Plus Network" to Eliminate Transaction Fees

Starting July 1, drivers who use Fleet One's Over the Road card can purchase fuel and maintenance at more than 2,500 "Plus Network" locations with no fuel transaction fees

June 3, 2002 - Industry News

Navistar Moves Truck Production To Mexico In Response To Strike

The Canadian Auto Workers is on strike at Navistar’s Chatham, Ontario, heavy truck assembly plant

June 3, 2002 - Industry News

Maddocks User Group Set for September

Maddocks Systems, Langley, British Columbia, Canada, will hold its annual users conference Sept. 12-15

June 3, 2002 - Industry News

May Manufacturing Increases

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew for the fourth consecutive month in May

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June 3, 2002 - Industry News

TruckStops Version 2.8 Adds ODBC

MicroAnalytics of Arlington, Va., has released version 2.8 of its TruckStops Routing and Scheduling Software

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Missouri Puts Fuel Tax Hike On Ballot

In August, Missouri voters will decide whether to raise the state’s fuel taxes by 4 cents a gallon

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Roadcheck Kicks Off Today

Officials in Virginia today are kicking off Roadcheck 2002, an annual three-day concentrated truck safety inspection effort

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Recruiting/Retention Seminar Scheduled For June

Kelly Anderson, a transportation industry speaker on driver recruitment and retention, will hold a Summer Seminar June 19-20, in Neosho, Mo

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Kelly Tires Recalled

More than 10,000 Kelly Springfield truck tires have been recalled for possible premature tread separation

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Driving School Assn. Adds New Members

The Commercial Vehicle Training Assn. has admitted several truck driver training schools

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Express Air Conditioning Service Offered At Some Kenworth Dealers

Participating Kenworth dealers are offering Kenworth PremierCare Express Air Conditioning Servic

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

Saia Instrumental In “Harry Potter” Movie Delivery

Harry Potter fans didn’t know it, but getting “Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone” on DVD or video when it was released last week was made possible by trucking companies such as Saia

May 31, 2002 - Industry News

UPS Workers to Rally as Talks Continue

Less than two months now remain until the Teamsters contract with United Parcel Service expires, and the union says contract negotiations are reaching a critical stage

May 30, 2002 - Industry News

Freightliner Trucks Recalled

30,000 Freightliner, Sterling and Western Star trucks have been recalled because of a part that could overheat or ignite

May 30, 2002 - Industry News

Stonier Adds Stagecoach To List Of Unusual Shipments

Stonier Transportation Group, Jacksonville, Fla., is accustomed to handling unusual shipments for its customers. One of the most distinctive occurred recently when it moved a Western stagecoach replica from Florida to Wyoming

May 30, 2002 - Industry News

High-Tech Companies Marketing To The Little Guy

So how does it feel to be a hot market? That’s the question Technology Editor John Bendel asks of RoadStar readers in the June issue

May 30, 2002 - Industry News

Hazmat Drivers Face New Hurdles

Drivers who haul hazardous materials soon will have to confront a new job requirement. Besides passing their CDL exam and hazmat endorsement, they will have to clear a background check designed to screen out security risks

May 30, 2002 - Industry News

Americas Container Tracking Goes Wireless

Americas Systems has integrated wireless functionality into its online terminal management system, eTERM, creating a more powerful tool for tracking container movements through inland depots

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