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July 13, 1999 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt To Use New Trailer Tracking System

J.B. Hunt will start installing the new Orbcomm/Vantage trailer tracking system on its fleet of more than 14,000 trailers this month. The Vantage solution will let J.B. Hunt link trailer location and status information directly to its

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July 12, 1999 - Industry News

California Truckers Gear Up For Emissions Suit

Now that a judge has approved an agreement reached last fall between six truck engine makers and the federal government regarding violation of emissions standards, a class action suit is going forward in California against the engine makers

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July 12, 1999 - Industry News

Inspection Crackdowns In Philly And West Virginia

Philadelphia and West Virginia are doing their best to help meet Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater's goal of cutting truck fatalities by 50% through increased inspection efforts

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July 11, 1999 - Industry News

Judge Approves Emissions Settlement

The $1.3 billion emissions settlement reached last fall between the Environmental Protection Agency and six engine makers has been approved

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July 11, 1999 - Industry News

Guilty Plea, More Retests In Chicago CDL Scandal

The former manager of an Illinois truck licensing facility pleaded guilty last week in a commercial license-selling scheme, while nearly 200 more truckers have to retake their tests this week or lose their CDLs

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July 11, 1999 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler-Volvo Merger Rumors Continue

A Swedish business paper reported Friday that DaimlerChrysler and Volvo are haggling over the price of a possible merger

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July 9, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters End Overnite Strike

Yesterday afternoon, Teamsters President James P. Hoffa asked members who were on an unfair labor practice strike at 11 Overnite terminals to return to work

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Strike Broadens

Workers at two more Overnite terminals have joined a Teamsters strike protesting unfair labor practices

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Amtrak Train Hits Tanker Truck In Texas

At least four people were injured yesterday when an Amtrak train hit a tanker truck at a rural crossing near Eagle Lake, TX

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

USF Adds Long Haul Service

USFreightways, parent company of five regional less-than-truckload carriers, plans to link those carriers together to offer a coast-to-coast long-haul service. Traffic World magazine reports the new service will be called USF Expedited and will be formally announced

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Strike Means Trucks Back Up At Oakland Port

A dock workers strike has practically closed down the Port of Oakland, CA, since Tuesday, resulting in tractor-trailers backing up for half a mile outside the port

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

Holiday Traffic Focuses Attention On I-70

I-70 through Colorado experienced bumper-to-bumper traffic and delays at the Eisenhower tunnel over the Independence Day holiday weekend, and officials expect more of the same the weekend of July 17-18 and the first few weekends in August

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July 8, 1999 - Industry News

California Cuts Truck Licensing Fees

The governor of California has signed into law a budget that will mean a significant reduction in truck licensing fees

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July 7, 1999 - Industry News

Engine Manufacturers Assn. Offers New Info On Toxicity Of Diesel Exhaust

The Engine Manufacturers Assn. has petitioned the California Air Resources Board to reconsider its proposed designation of diesel particulate emissions as a toxic air contaminant

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July 7, 1999 - Industry News

PrePass Announces More Locations

PrePass, a high-tech weigh-in-motion and credential preclearance system, recently announced the addition of more locations

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July 7, 1999 - Industry News

Truckers Strike In Argentina

While a proposed wildcat strike fizzled and Overnite delivered freight despite Teamsters picketing six locations, Argentina sent troops to thwart a massive trucker's strike that threatened to create food and fuel shortages

July 6, 1999 - Industry News

Trucker Shutdown Fizzles

A proposed trucker shutdown that was scheduled to begin at noon July 5 appears to have fizzled

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July 6, 1999 - Industry News

Walcott Truckers Jamboree Starts Today

The 20th anniversary edition of the Walcott Truckers Jamboree takes place today and tomorrow at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, IA

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July 6, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Overnite Terminals

Workers at six Overnite terminals began an unfair labor practice strike Monday evening

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July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Shutdown Scheduled To Start Today

A loosely organized trucker's strike is scheduled to begin today at noon central time, but there does not appear to be a majority of truckers behind the effort

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July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Insurance Company Names Most Dangerous Intersections

A busy corner in suburban Dallas tops the list of the 10 most dangerous intersections in the United States, according to State Farm insurance. Three of the 10 intersections are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and three are in California

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July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Border War Heats Up as DOT Finds Illegal Mexican Trucks in U.S.

Mexican trucking companies are operating illegally outside the limits set by the North American Free Trade Agreement, said Kenneth Mead, inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation

July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Delaware Approves Toll Hike

If you're traveling one of four bridges linking Delaware with southern New Jersey or southeastern Pennsylvania, you'll be paying higher tolls later this summer

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July 4, 1999 - Industry News

Deaton Boosts Driver Pay

Deaton Inc., Birmingham, AL, has raised its mileage pay by an average of 12%. The most experienced drivers will see their rates go up more than 21%

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July 1, 1999 - Industry News

DOT Schedules National Safety Workshops

The Department of Transportation is inviting the transportation community in for discussions on truck and bus safety

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