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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Suttles Merges With Dana Transport

Suttles Truck Leasing, Demopolis, AL, has been merged with Dana Transport of Avenel, NJ.

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Qualcomm Sells OmniTRACS In China

Qualcomm and Chinese service provider, Guangdong South Satellite Telecommunications Service Co., Ltd. (SST) have sold the first OmniTRACS satellite-based tracking systems to Chinese fleets.

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

New Morgan Service Center Speeds Parts Delivery

Morgan Corp. has opened a new Parts and Service Div. Technical Service and Information Center in Morgantown, PA

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Plants Get ISO Environmental Certification

Navistar's Melrose Park (IL) engine plant and two engine and foundry operations in Indianapolis have received ISO 14001 certification.

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Hertz Backs Out Of AMI Leasing Deal

Car rental giant Hertz has ended talks to acquire AMI Leasing, a Worcester, MA, truck leasing business owned by Ford

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Day Five: Shifting Exercises

One week into truck driver training: My head is chock full of new information, I have experienced tentative driving time behind the wheel of the Bordentown Driver Training School's conventional Peterbilt, discovered my backing skills aren't

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

November Truck Sales Up 18.5% Over Last Year

November U.S. retail truck sales for Class 6-8 fell 7.3% from October to 35,719. But the total was 18.5% above last November.

Tags: Economy

December 10, 1999 - Industry News

No Permanent Solution Yet For EL Coolant Issue

There is no permanent solution yet for a problem with seal leakage on Cummins N14 engines using extended life coolants.

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Clinton Signs New Motor Carrier Act

President Clinton signed the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 last week, setting up a separate Motor Carrier Safety Administration and implementing a number of other measures aimed at improving truck safety

December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Hepatitis A Scare At North Carolina Truckstop

Officials in Graham, NC, warn that people who ate at an Alamance County truckstop may be at risk of contracting hepatitis A

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Day Four: First Written Test

I scored 88 out of 100 in my first test of material which will be part of the official CDL written exam. After giving me the happy news, my instructor jolted me with another bit of

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

San Antonio Looks At Hazmat Routes Following Spill

A tractor-trailer wreck and acid spill in downtown San Antonio last week has prompted city officials to take a close look at a hazmat routing plan that has been in the works for 20 years

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Northern Perimeter Road Proposed For Atlanta

Georgia's Department of Transportation is expected to start reviewing a report this month on building a new "Northern Arc" highway near Atlanta to deal with the city's growing traffic congestion

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Delphi To Provide Wiring Harnesses To Volvo

Delphi Automotive Systems has been awarded a contract to supply wiring harnesses for Volvo Trucks.

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December 10, 1999 - Industry News

Restructuring To Cost Ryder Over $40 Million

Ryder System will take a 4th quarter pretax restructuring charge of $42 to $47 million for costs associated with its recently announced reorganization

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

TRISM Reorganization Plan Approved

TRISM, Inc. has had its Chapter 11 reorganization plan approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware.

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

OMCS Adds Information and Analysis to Web Site

The Office of Motor Carrier Safety's web site has a new section which provides detailed information on accidents and safety issues.

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Air Brake Training Courses Offered

Truck Brake Systems Co. has released the first half of the year 2000 schedule for its Bendix Air Brake Training School

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Proposes Changes to Drug, Alcohol Testing Rules

Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater has proposed changes to the drug and alcohol testing program to prevent transportation workers from cheating

December 9, 1999 - Industry News

War On Diesel: Don't Count EPA Out

A panel of scientists recently rejected the Environmental Protection Agency’s contention that diesel exhaust is a cancer threat. But industry groups warn the EPA will come back with yet a stronger case in what will likely be a very public and emotional battle

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Launch Boycott Of Retail Chain

The Teamsters Union yesterday announced a national boycott of the Bed, Bath & Beyond retail chain until it stops doing business with Overnite Transportation

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Illinois Tightens Third-Party CDL Testing Rules

Illinois' secretary of state has announced more changes in CDL testing rules in the wake of the state's CDLs-for-bribes scandal, this time relating to the third-party testing system

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Fleets Seeking Rate Increases

Truckload fleets are proposing rate increases of up to 10% to counter the effects of higher fuel prices and labor costs.

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Day Three: The Simulator Arrives

Three days into driver training...and still jammin' on the crammin'. Proof I'm actually retaining all the information being thrown at me: I sped through 33 sample CDL exam questions and knew the answers to every

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December 9, 1999 - Industry News

Stewart & Stevenson Buys Thermo King Dealer

Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. has purchased the assets of Thermo King of Northern California.

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