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December 15, 1999 - Industry News

Day Seven: One Mission Accomplished

Ahem—a limited degree of congratulations are in order. This afternoon I passed the general knowledge and air brake exams for my CDL. The man at the license bureau looked me up and down as he stamped

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December 15, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Drops Leyland Name

Starting January 1, Leyland DAF Trucks will be marketed in Europe as DAF Trucks and Paccar's U.K. marketing division, Leyland DAF Trucks, will change its name to DAF Trucks.

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December 15, 1999 - Industry News

Lufkin Gets $32 Million Order From M.S. Carriers

Lufkin Industries has received a $32 million for trailers from M.S. Carriers. Delivery is to begin in the first quarter of 2000.

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Canadian Customs Officers Get More Power

A new regulation effective next spring will give Canadian customs officers more power to arrest individuals at the border.

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Fleets Focusing On Cab Exit Injuries

A number of fleets are tackling one of the leading causes of driver injuries through information and education.

Tags: Safety

December 14, 1999 - Industry News

FTC Withdraws Subpoena, But Port Investigation Continues

The Federal Trade Commission has withdrawn a subpoena for a Florida trucker involved in trying to organize owner-operators serving East Coast ports, but the FTC says its investigation into port trucker organizing activities is still going on

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Ohio Pike Plazas Off To Strong Start

Business is booming at the Ohio Turnpike's newly renovated Erie Islands and Commodore Perry service plazas near Woodville. The plazas were officially opened at a celebration attended by turnpike and state officials and by representatives of Host Marriott Services, which will operate the facilities

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Vail Grapples With Truck Issue

Logging trucks could be rerouted through Vail, CO, after a timber-hauling road was closed because of a wetlands violation

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Day Six: Testing Setback

After studying diligently over the weekend, I walked into class primed to be tested, only to hear that the Pennsylvania testing office is closed on Mondays. I also learned my license could not be enhanced at that

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

Haldex Gets Big Government Contract

Haldex Brake Systems has been selected to supply critical brake systems components for model M939 trucks operated by the U.S. government

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

U.S. Fleet Leasing Changes Name

Associates First Capital Corp. has changed the name of its U.S.-based fleet management business to Associates Fleet Services, a unit of Associates Leasing Inc. The business had been operating as U.S. Fleet Leasing

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December 14, 1999 - Industry News

New Jersey Holding Hearings On Proposed Toll Hike

Public hearings are being held today and tomorrow on the proposed toll hike on the New Jersey Turnpike

Tags: Highways

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo And Mitsubishi Sign Agreement

Volvo and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. have signed a final agreement covering a strategic alliance between the two companies.

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December 13, 1999 - Industry News

NTSB To Hold Hearing On Driver Oversight

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold its fourth and final hearing on truck safety in New Orleans in January, this one on the effectiveness of commercial driver oversight

Tags: Safety

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Trucks Back On Kentucky's I-75

After more than two years, trucks are again allowed on I-75 through Covington, KY, into Cincinnati

Tags: Highways

December 13, 1999 - Industry News

Fatal Rockslide Speeds I-70 Improvement Plans

A fatal rockslide last week has prompted Colorado officials to speed up plans to make improvements to I-70 to prevent more slides

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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.

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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

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