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March 12, 2001 - Industry News

McLeod and OTS Offer Fuel Tax Reporting

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., and Operating Tax Specialists Inc. (OTS), of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, have created a fuel-tax compliance system for paperless fuel tax reporting

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March 11, 2001 - Industry News

Natural Gas Venture to Offer Diesel-Type Performance

Last week, Cummins and Canadian company Westport Innovations announced a joint venture to manufacture and market new-technology natural-gas engines based on Cummins diesels. In a webcast press conference Friday, company officials offered more details on the engines

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March 10, 2001 - Industry News

Houston Experiment Could Lead to Permanent Lane Restrictions

Will Houston be the next to restrict heavy trucks to certain lanes

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March 10, 2001 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler talks up Freightliner

Overhaul plans at Freightliner aren't straining DaimlerChrysler’s sagging bottom line, say company officials

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March 10, 2001 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Prevails in ADA Suit over Prescription Drugs

Citing flawed logic, a district court judge ruled in favor of J.B. Hunt, Lowell, Ark., in an Americans with Disabilities Act lawsui

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March 10, 2001 - Industry News

NC Wants Lower Truck Speed Limits

Will slowing down trucks improve the image of trucking? Charles Diehl, president of the North Carolina Trucking Association, thinks so

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March 9, 2001 - Industry News

LandStar Opens Facility in Laredo

Landstar System, Jacksonville, Fla., has opened its first multi-purpose trailer interchange facility in Laredo, Texas

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March 9, 2001 - Industry News

Haldex Reorganizes

Haldex Brake Systems, Kansas City, Mo., has reorganized its product centers for a more global focus

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March 9, 2001 - Industry News

Roads, Bridges Get Dismal Report Card

The American Society of Civil Engineers last week released a report giving the U.S. government a humiliating "D+

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Speed Limit Bill Indefinitely Postponed in Nebraska

The Nebraska legislature has indefinitely postponed a bill that would have dropped the speed limit for trucks by 10 mph

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

NATSO Foundation Accepts Scholarship Applications

The NATSO Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2001 Bill Moon Scholarship Progra

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

TruckTraderOnline.com Joins Forces With Kenworth

TruckTraderOnline.com, a leading web site in online trucking classifieds, announced an alliance with truck maker Kenworth

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Schneider National Contractors Offered PrePass

Schneider National will offer the PrePass weigh station bypass system to its entire independent contractor fleet of 2,300 trucks

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Burlington Buys Trans-States

Burlington Motor Carriers Daleville, Ind., has purchased Trans-States Lines of Fort Smith, Ark

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Overnite Racketeering Suit Proceeds

A U.S. District Court has given Overnite Transportation the green light to proceed with a federal racketeering trial against the Teamsters Union, but refused to allow any activities short of attempted murder in the suit

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

NAFC Meeting to Cover Financial Topics

The slowing economy and e-business will be among the topics tackled at this year's National Accounting & Finance Council's Annual Conference

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Emergency Repairs to Oregon's I-5 Expected to be Finished Early

The Oregon Department of Transportation now expects the emergency repair of the Fords Bridge on Interstate 5, 2 miles north of Canyonville, to be finished by March 26

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Cummins, Westport Form Natural Gas Joint Venture

Cummins and Westport Innovations of Canada have formed a 50/50 joint venture to develop and market low-emissions, high-performance natural gas engines

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Rosedale Group Picks Terion FleetView

Mobile communications provider Terion, Melbourne, Florida, announced that Canadian carrier, the Rosedale Group, is equipping 400 trailers with Terion’s FleetView trailer tracking and monitoring system

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

Toll Protest Could Clog New York/New Jersey Crossings

Bridge and tunnel crossings around New York City are always tough at rush hour, but they could get a lot worse next week during protests of scheduled toll hikes

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March 8, 2001 - Industry News

U.S., Mexico Will Discuss Border Impasse

The United States is going to open its southern border to long-distance Mexican trucks – the question is when, and how safety will be enforced. In the wake of a ruling that the U.S. violated the North American Trade Agreement by keeping Mexican trucks confined to the border area, U.S. and Mexican trade officials are positioning themselves for negotiation

March 7, 2001 - Industry News

House Goes Along With Senate Vote On Ergonomics Rules

The U.S. House voted late yesterday to go along with a Senate decision on Tuesday to overturn new ergonomics rules introduced just before President Clinton left office

March 7, 2001 - Industry News

Texas Bill Gives Local Authorities More Inspection Power Along Border

The Texas state Senate has approved a bill to give law enforcement officials in Dallas County and along the Texas-Mexico border more authority to take unsafe trucks off the road

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March 7, 2001 - Industry News

I-15 to be Improved from LA to Vegas

A five-year improvement program begins this month on Interstate 15 between Los Angeles and the Las Vegas area

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March 7, 2001 - Industry News

Major Delays Possible in I-94 Bridge Construction

Watch out for lengthy delays as the result of a major bridge reconstruction project scheduled to begin April 1 along the Bishop Ford Freeway (I-94) in Chicago

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