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August 29, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Looking for Trucker Photos

The Truckload Carriers Assn. is again running a contest for photos to use in TCA's 2000-2001 annual report

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

CDC Report Blasted By Truckstop Industry

The truckstop industry has blasted a report prepared by the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta criticizing sexual behavior at truckstops, saying it is based on unsound research methods

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

TCA Accepting Applicants for Independent Contractor of the Year Contest

The Truckload Carriers Assn. has announced that applications are available for the 2000 Independent Contractor of the Year Contest

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Australian Truckers Continue Fuel Protests

West Australian truck drivers began their second day of protest against high fuel prices yesterday, blockading Fremantle Port and interrupting deliveries

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Wabash Signs Agreement with J.B. Hunt

Trailer manufacturer Wabash National, Lafayette, Ind., announced a supply partnership with J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Lowell, Ark

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Eaton to Sell Vehicle Switch/Electronics Division

Eaton Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, has announced it plans to sell its $330 million worldwide Vehicle Switch/Electronics Division because it the business no longer fits the company's longer-term strategic objectives

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

Tomorrow Random Brake Check Day

International Brake Check Day, sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators, will be held tomorrow, Sept. 6

August 29, 2000 - Industry News

WSJ Features Freightliner's Hebe

The Wall Street Journal today takes a look at the strategies of Freightliner chief executive Jim Hebe, from his penchant for high tech to his "pedal to the metal" approach to market share

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

GM to Help in the Fight Against California Smog

General Motors is planning to spend $2.5 million to clean up fuel technology in buses, trains, and other vehicles in Southern California in a partnership with air-quality regulators to reduce the region's smog

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

DOT Holding Fatigue Conference

U.S. Transportation Deputy Secretary Mortimer L. Downey will deliver the keynote speech today at a U.S. Department of Transportation conference on operator fatigue management

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

Teamsters Strike Scuttles Overnite IPO

Union Pacific has put on hold plans to spin off its less-than-truckload subsidiary Overnite Transportation, reports Traffic World. Behind the decision are the Teamsters union's 10-month-old unfair labor practices strike against the company and poor market conditions

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

DaimlerChrysler Extends Tender Offer for Detroit Diesel

DaimlerChrysler has extended its $23 per share tender offer for all outstanding shares of diesel engine maker Detroit Diesel

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

Iowa Traffic on the Rise

If your route takes you through Iowa, take note. State officials recently reported that traffic along Iowa's roads and highways has increased dramatically during the past 20 years

Tags: Highways

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

Mississippi Highway Construction Project in Trouble

Transportation commissioners in Mississippi say highway construction could come to a halt until April 2001 if funding issues are not addressed during the special session scheduled for Monday

Tags: Highways

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

Future Isn't Bright for Atlanta Travel Plaza

Plans for a $25 million travel complex in Atlanta were thrown into turmoil last week when a county commission unanimously rejected rezoning requests for the planned building site because of anti-truck sentiment

August 28, 2000 - Industry News

Public Invited to NAFTA Meeting

Representatives of non-government entities have been invited to participate in the annual joint meeting of the North American Free Trade Agreement's Land Transportation Standards Subcommittee and the Transportation Consulting Group

August 27, 2000 - Industry News

ArvinMeritor Opens New Exhaust System HQ, Tech Center

ArvinMeritor Inc. Friday officially opened a state-of-the-art, 60,000-square-foot Exhaust Systems Headquarters and Engineering Facility in its Columbus Technology Center in Columbus, Ind

August 26, 2000 - Industry News

FMCSA Posts New Safety Fitness Rule

It's official: Starting Nov. 20, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will put truckers out of service if they don’t improve an unsatisfactory safety rating. Under the "Unsat = Unfit" rule, as it is called, truckers will have 60 days to fix an unsatisfactory rating or be declared unfit and placed out of service. The rule also says that the federal government, the country's biggest shipper, may not use "unfit" truckers

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

'Dump the Pumps' Campaign Continues Across U.K.

A campaign to boycott petrol stations is continuing across the UK, and organizers hope the movement will help drive down fuel prices

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Rodi Power Systems Headquarters Move to Louisiana

Rodi Power Systems has moved its corporate headquarters from Puyallup, Wash., to a new manufacturing facility located in Abbeville, La

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Averitt Express Opens Texas Service Facility

Averitt Express, Cookeville, Tenn., has opened a new service center in Harlingen, Texas

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian National Railway to Build Memphis Intermodal Terminal

The Canadian National Railway Co./Illinois Central railroad, Chicago, plans to build a super rail and truck terminal in Memphis, Tenn

Tags: Intermodal

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Celadon Group Announces 4Q Results

Indianapolis-based Celadon has announced the company’s financial results for the fiscal 2000 fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2000

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Wabash Launches Trailer Frame Coating Technology

Trailer making giant Wabash National has debuted an electro-coating paint system for flatbed trailer frames it claims is the world's largest

August 25, 2000 - Industry News

Volvo Union Leaders Are Challenged For Altering Contract

Two union members from a Volvo truck plant in Dublin, Va., are alleging that the United Auto Workers altered working practices in the union’s contract without any notification


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