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December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Western Star Cuts Workforce

On Dec. 1, Western Star Trucks announced it was laying off 150 production workers at its Kelowna, B.C., plant, thanks to sluggish heavy-duty truck sales

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Illinois' Truck Emission Testing Moving Slow

Budgeting problems and bureaucratic red tape are hampering Illinois’ efforts to test and ticket big rigs emitting too much black smoke

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Savannah Port Owner-Operators Hit by U.S. Trucking Bankruptcy

Some owner-operators pulling containers were hit hard by U.S. Trucking subsidiaries declaring bankruptcy last week. According to Jim Stewart, spokesman for an association truckers at the Port of Savannah, Ga., more than 30 drivers at that port lost their escrow accounts, along with pay for work performed over the past few weeks, when U.S. Trucking subsidiary Gulf Northern Transport closed its doors Monday

Tags: Intermodal

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Florida Stops Proposed Truck Weights Increase

After getting plenty of negative feedback on its proposal to allow 95,000-pound-trucks on state roads, the Florida Department of Transportation has dropped the idea

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Pennzoil Woos Customers With Software

Pennzoil is providing customers with Arsenault fleet maintenance software in a first-of-its-kind marketing arrangement

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Get Hazmat Help on the Web

Have a toxic spill to deal with and no one to call? You can find help around the clock on the web at a new site called The Spill Center (

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

International Extends Production Shutdown

International Truck and Engine Corp. is planning to extend the holiday shutdown of production at its Springfield, Ohio, plant by four days because of slow sales

December 6, 2000 - Industry News

Dorsey Trailers Files for Bankruptcy

A sluggish demand for trailers has led Atlanta-based Dorsey Trailers to file for bankruptcy

December 5, 2000 - Industry News

Bering Dealers Rank Third In Sales Per Dealer

Bering Truck’s dealer network has jumped to third place nationally in sales per dealer for Class 4 and Class 6 trucks.

December 5, 2000 - Industry News

Voters Support Clean Trucks, Says American Lung Association

According to a national survey conducted for the American Lung Association, voters overwhelmingly support clean diesel trucks and clean diesel fuel

December 5, 2000 - Industry News

Moving Industry Says HOS Proposal Would Hit Hard

A report commissioned by the American Moving and Storage Assn. found that the federal government's proposed hours of service regulations would cost the moving and storage industry an estimated $114 million a year

December 5, 2000 - Industry News

Idling Ban in St. Louis Targets Truckers

Truckers who let their engines idle for more than 10 minutes will face a $500 fine or jail time under an anti-pollution measure passed last week by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen

December 5, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar Profits Drop 36 Percent

Navistar International's fourth-quarter profits fell 36 percent, a report that caused its stock to tumble by nearly a third. The truck and diesel engine manufacturer reported earnings of $85 million, or $1.41 per diluted share, compared to $132 million, or $2.04 per share, a year earlier

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Kenworth, International Host Construction Events

Caterpillar's 6,000-acre Tinaja Hills proving grounds facility near Tucson, Ariz., was recently the site of special events hosted by Kenworth and International specifically for construction companies and other vocational truck users

Tags: Events

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Marten to Offer Shipment Tracking

Marten Transport will soon offer "real-time" shipment tracking over the Internet, plus a new way for its drivers to get road information

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

CompuBank, pFreight Offer Drivers Online Banking

Customers of pFreight, a new Internet transportation marketplace, will be able to get banking services online thanks to a new agreement between pFreight and CompuBank

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA Opposes NAFTA Panel Ruling

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association voiced opposition this week to a recent development in the border conflict between the U.S. and Mexico

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Bilingual CDL Exams Not Available in New Mexico

New Mexico does not offer its commercial driver's license test in Spanish, and some truckers and elected officials are not too pleased

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Tougher Drunk Driving Laws for Truckers Suggested in Arkansas

The director of the Arkansas State Police says he plans to ask the state Legislature to set stricter drunk driving standards for truckers when it meets next month

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Yellow Freight Expands Standard Ground Service

Yellow Freight System, an LTL carrier based in Overland Park, Kan., is expediting its Standard Ground service throughout the Northeastern U.S. and Canada

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Williams TravelCenters Offer Fuel Incentives

Tulsa, Okla.-based Williams TravelCenters will offer a frequent fueler awards program to professional drivers beginning Jan. 15

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon OSHA Looking at Tarping Falls

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration is asking carriers if tarping loads poses a safety hazard for drivers

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

E-ZPass Causes Problems on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Highway officials say a newly implemented E-ZPass system on the Pennsylvania Turnpike has been causing some problems, thanks to motorists not following directions

Tags: Highways

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Supreme Court to Decide if Unloading is "Operating" A Trailer

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider whether or not loading and unloading a trailer is "operating or maintaining" a motor vehicle under the state’s workers’ compensation law

December 4, 2000 - Industry News

FMCSA Issues New Haz-Mat Routing Guide

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published a new listing of restricted, designated, and preferred road and highway routes for transporting radioactive and non-radioactive hazardous materials


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