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June 19, 2000 - Industry News

Some Not Happy With Ohio Trucking School Legislation

Some lawmakers and private driving schools aren't very happy about a bill that will let public vocational schools offer driver training courses

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner Honors Battery Maker

East Penn Manufacturing, Lyon Station, Pa., has been honored with the Freightliner Corp.'s Masters of Quality Supplier award

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Lifting Tolls on Will Rogers Turnpike May Relieve Congestion

An agreement between the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority will lift the 50-cent toll from the 13-mile stretch of the Will Rogers Turnpike between Claremore and Catoosa, but it may not happen for some time

Tags: Highways

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Saia Enhances Website, Names Regional Sales Manager

Saia Motor Freight, Duluth, Ga., has made some changes to the services section on its web site, offering customers three new features

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Arrow Appoints COO, Opens Fleet Lot

Arrow Truck Sales, an independent used truck dealer in Kansas City, Mo., has announced the appointment of Edward R. Justis as Chief Operating Officer

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Southern California Public Fleets Will Have to Scrap Diesel

Southern California's air quality agency has voted to require government owned or contracted truck and bus fleets to begin using cleaner-burning alternative fuels, such as those powered by natural gas. The South Coast Air Quality Management District unanimously approved the new rules, believed to be the first of their kind in the nation, after a contentious three-hour meeting Friday

June 16, 2000 - Industry News

Wolf Will Fight ATA Effort to Kill Hours of Service Proposal

Truckers are in for a fight over their move to kill the Department of Transportation’s proposal to reform hours of service rules. American Trucking Associations, arguing that the proposal would cost a fortune and would not improve

June 15, 2000 - Industry News More than Doubles Fuel Program Participation, a division of Celadon Group, says participation in its fuel rebate program grew from 180 member companies in April to 400 companies at the end of May

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Jam KC Hours Hearing

It was standing-room only at the Wagstaff Theater in Kansas City, Mo., yesterday as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration got into gear in the fourth of its public hearings on the controversial proposed hours of service rules

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Meritor To Cut Global Workforce by 500

Meritor Automotive says it will trim its global workforce by some 500 employees and rationalize operations in Europe to reduce costs and improve operational efficiencies

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Report Criticizes EPA Science

The Environmental Protection Agency has made significant improvements in some of its scientific practices, but there are concerns about the quality of research behind the agency’s regulatory decisions, according to a report just issued by the National Academy of Sciences’ National Research Council

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Warning Signs on Mountain Ignored by Truckers

Truckers ignoring signs on a West Virginia mountain warning them to slow down were greeted with speeding citations earlier this week

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Fedex, UPS Seek Internet Business

The battle for Internet-generated delivery business heated up with the announcement that FedEx Corp. will help small businesses set up sales sites on the Internet

June 15, 2000 - Industry News Debuts on Web

Hook Up Inc., a driveaway company based in Joplin, Mo., announced the launch of, an Internet venture providing services to motor carriers, dealers, fleets, manufacturers, owner-operators and drivers. offers online truck and trailer parts auctions,

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Car Carriers to Get Web Marketplace

An Internet startup company called Vehiclocity ( will provide an online marketplace to link automobile shippers with car carriers

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Pennsylvania Wants Truckers' Opinions on Travel Plazas

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is asking for input from truckers and motorists who use the Pennsylvania toll road with an online customer survey focusing on service plazas

Tags: Highways

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Transportal Announces "Virtual Fleet" Charter Members

Transportal Network, Atlanta, (, has announced the first 26 fleets to sign up for the Internet-based service, which offers business-side and operational benefits for members

June 15, 2000 - Industry News

Pony Express Files For Bankruptcy

Pony Express Delivery Services, a subsidiary of Skynet Holdings Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, except those in Florida

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Qualcomm Goes After Metro, LTL Markets

After serving the long-haul truckload industry with satellite tracking and communications for over a decade, Qualcomm is rolling out a lower-cost system for fleets serving metropolitan areas

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

PeopleNet Brings Technology Closer to Fleets

PeopleNet Communications Corp. will host free technology seminars throughout July in the Minneapolis, Houston, Atlanta, Cleveland and St. Louis areas

Tags: Events

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Pilot Opens Travel Center in Milford, Conn.

Pilot Corporation has announced the opening of a new travel center in Milford, Conn., located off I-95 at exit 40

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Roadway Recognized For Export Excellence

Roadway Express was recently recognized by the State of Ohio for excellence in the export industry

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Simon Opposes Consent Solicitation by Moyes

Simon Transportation Services announced that it opposes the consent solicitation by Jerry Moyes in an effort to take control of the company’s board of directors

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Navistar To Lay Off Another 400 Workers

Navistar International says it will layoff approximately 400 employees at its Chatham, Ontario, assembly plant next month

June 14, 2000 - Industry News

Ryder Launches Used Truck Web Site

Ryder System, Inc., Miami, Fla., has launched a new Internet used site at The site allows search of Ryder's extensive used truck inventory by kind of equipment and location. At the site, potential buyers will find


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