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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

EPA Cracks Down On Vehicle Waste Disposal Wells

Citing potential risk to underground sources of drinking water, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has imposed new restrictions on Class V injection wells including motor vehicle waste disposal wells, large capacity cesspools, storm water drainage wells, and large capacity septic systems

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Eaton Fleet Advisor Adds Customer

Transport Logistics Corporation of Manchester, CT will be using Eaton Corp's Fleet Advisor system for its trucking fleet.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

New Maintenance Software From CSI

CSI-Maximus has introduced a new fleet maintenance software package which combines the power of a mainframe application with the ease of Internet access and offers fixed costs and performance guarantees.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Commit To Organizing Port Drivers

After meeting with port truck drivers from around the country on the weekend, the Teamsters Union says it is committed to organizing these drivers

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Simon Board Rejects Moyes Offer

The Board of Directors of Simon Transportation Services has rejected a possible tender offer for shares of the company's Class A common stock by Jerry Moyes.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Global Mirror Licenses New Anti-Glare Technology

Research Frontiers Inc. has licensed it's new anti-glare mirror technology to Global Mirror GmbH & Co. KG.

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Training Odyssey: Day One

My head feels full-to overflowing, having just concluded my first nine-hour marathon of what will be three weeks of truck-driving school. In my possession: a 3-inch high stack of manuals plus logbook, and a nifty ruler

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December 7, 1999 - Industry News

EPA Reopens Comment Period on 2004 Emissions Regs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reopened the comment period for its 2004 emissions proposal.

December 6, 1999 - Industry News

AIM NationaLease Buys Nor-Cola

AIM NationaLease has purchased the leasing assets of Nor-Cola NationaLease of Denver, CO. The acquisition includes 200 pieces of equipment in two Colorado locations.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

IL Makes Owners Responsible For Condition Of Intermodal Equipment

Effective July 1, 2000, owners of intermodal equipment in Illinois will be responsible for the roadworthiness of that equipment.

December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Unveils New Logo, Branding Strategy

Navistar International has officially moved all of its business groups under the International brand and introduced a new contemporary International logo.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Hino & Isuzu May Merge Truck Operations

Hino Motors Ltd., Japan's largest truck maker, and Isuzu Motors Ltd. will merge their bus units and may combine truck operations.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Gen-X Will Impact Trucking Says Associates Exec

The rise of Generation X will have a significant impact on trucking, according to Dick Lanahan, president, Transportation Finance Group for The Associates. He says Gen-Xers have changed traditional, once successful, ways of doing business and he traces today's driver shortage to their reluctance to take less desirable jobs

Tags: Economy

December 6, 1999 - Industry News

GE Capital Online Business Booming

Just 5 months after it's initial launch, GE Capital Fleet Servies' web ordering site is doing more than $3 million a day in online transactions -- and the company expects that number to triple in the next 6 months

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar To Build Engines In Brazil

Navistar International Corp. and Brazil's largest engine maker Iochpe Maxion SA have launched a joint venture which will allow production of International engines in Brazil.

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December 6, 1999 - Industry News

FBI May Investigate Overnite Shooting

The FBI says it will take over the investigation of the shooting of an Overnite Transportation driver if evidence points to Teamsters involvement

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Western Star Adds Three Dealers

Western Star Trucks has added three full-service dealers to its North American organization: Western Star of Dunn, Inc., Dunn, NC; River's Truck Center Inc., Red Lion, PA; and Western Star Trucks of Wichita, KS.

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Truck Sale Sites: How Do They Rate?

It's a buyer's market for used trucks these days, and the Internet is at least one reason why. The web is being populated with more and more sites that allow you to research specs, check out

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Harleys Up For Grabs At NJ Truck Show

The two Best of Show winners at the second annual Bordentown (Petro) Truck Show May 19-21 in Bordentown, NJ, will win an extra special prize. Harley-Davidson motorcycles will be presented to the Best of Show Bobtail and Best of Show Combo winners

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Offers Bilingual Hazmat Training

The Office of Motor Carrier Safety is offering a free, CD-ROM-based English-Spanish training program about the legal requirements for commercial vehicle drivers and others involved in carrying hazardous materials

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

North Carolina Tackles Fatalities With New Laws

Several new laws went into effect last week in North Carolina as the state tries to address its high truck crash rate

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

South Carolina Wants Trucks In Right Lanes

Authorities in Spartanburg, SC have started issuing warning tickets to truckers who don't keep to the right two lanes of Interstate 85 between exits 60 and 70

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Mack Establishes High-Tech Link With Renault

Mack Trucks has begun using sophisticated software which allows it to develop products concurrently with its parent, Renault V.I. in France

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December 3, 1999 - Industry News

Paccar Invests $10 million In PNV

Paccar.com, the Internet division of Paccar Inc., has invested $10 million in PNV Inc. and formed a multi-year marketing alliance

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December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Restructures IT

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has reorganized its Information Technology systems to address the increasing importance of e-commerce and to add value to its existing freight and information networks.

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