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February 22, 2000 - Industry News

Trucks Rolling Into Washington In Protest

Hundreds of trucks are expected to roll into Washington, DC, this morning as independent truckers protest against high diesel fuel prices

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Truckstop Owner Turned Tycoon

If you're in trucking, chances are you've heard of the famed Little America truck stop in Wyoming. But you may not know much about Earl Holding, who turned the truckstop from a money-losing business into a

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

EMA Says California Air Study Needs Work

The Engine Manufacturers Association says major revisions are needed to improve the accuracy and usefulness of the Multiple Air Toxics Exposure Study before its final release by the South Coast Air Quality Management District

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Hybrid Electric, CNG Compared To Diesel

Hybrid diesel-electric engines and compressed natural gas engines both offer significant benefits over current diesel engines in lower emissions and improved fuel economy, according to a year-long study of bus engines

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Canadian Truckers Protest Fuel Prices

Canadian independent truckers staged protests in two different areas Monday to protest high fuel prices and low rates

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

USF Holland Opens Service Center In Erie

USF Holland, Holland, MI, announced the opening of a new, full-service terminal in Erie, PA

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

ESCO Announces Drayage Consolidation Plan

ESCO Transportation, Houston, has announced a five-year plan to try to consolidate the highly fragmented intermodal drayage and short-haul truckload segments of the transportation industry

Tags: Intermodal

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Keller Offers Training Videos On Driver Relationships

J.J. Keller & Associates is offering a new video-based driver training series to increase understanding between drivers and their dispatchers, safety directors and customers

February 21, 2000 - Industry News

Protesters To Convoy To DC Tomorrow

A group of owner-operators plans to convoy from New Jersey to Washington, DC, Tuesday to protest rising fuel prices and low rates. Truckers plan to meet at Joe's Truck Stop in Deepwater, NJ, at about 7 a.m. Tuesday. They will convoy to the National Mall in Washington, taking a major truck route and no doubt picking up truckers along the way

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Port Truckers Carry Through On Promise Of Protests

The Teamsters Union along with port truckers carried through with their promise to rally at several of the nation's ports on Friday

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Nevada Casino Plans First Truck Show

The Rancho Mesquite Casino and Hotel in Mesquite, NV, will have its first truck show April 7-9, with the proceeds going to Community Action Against Violence

Tags: Events

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Cummins Adds E-Commerce

Cummins customers can now buy merchandise and service manuals and renew service agreements through Cummins PowerStore, a new e-commerce site at

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

OOIDA, Teamsters Urge Relief For Owner-Operators

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. and the Teamsters Union are urging President Clinton to view the current fuel crisis as an emergency or disaster situation when it comes to owner-operators

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Wheaton, Allied Battle For Global Van Lines

Two moving companies are in a bidding battle for bankrupt Global Van Lines of Orange, CA

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Battle Over Oregon Weight-Distance Tax Heats Up

Supporters of a measure that would eliminate Oregon's weight-distance tax filed a lawsuit last week against the American Automobile Assn., accusing it of making false statements about the measure

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

ATA Accelerates Safety and Maintenance Certification

The American Trucking Assns.' North American Transportation Management Institute has revamped its professional certification process so transportation safety and maintenance professionals can meet all of the standards quicker and easier

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Driver Training Forum Scheduled

The latest developments in truck driver training will be aired at a forum in Alexandria, VA, next month

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Oregon Ends Relationship with Transcore

Oregon has severed its relationship with Transcore, the company that administered its electronic weigh station preclearance system.

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

FMCSA Rules on Intrastate Trips

Truckers who begin a trip in interstate commerce and run only intrastate the rest of the week still come under federal jurisdiction, according to a new policy memo issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration. The issue centers on hours-of-service rules and overtime pay.

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

STB To Hold Railroad Hearings

The Surface Transportation Board has scheduled a four-day public hearing on major rail consolidations and the present and future structure of the North American rail industry. The hearings will be held March 7 through 10 at

February 18, 2000 - Industry News

Changes at the Top For Boyd Bros.

Boyd Bros.Transportation directors have made a number of changes to the fleet's senior management team.

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Port Protests Scheduled Nationwide

Hundreds of independent truckers are expected to rally today at each of eight ports in protest of skyrocketing fuel prices, low pay and unsafe equipment

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Gets Fleet Contract For M.A. Hanna

J.B. Hunt Dedicated Contract Services, an operating unit of J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. has been awarded a contract to manage and operate private fleet operations at eleven separate North American locations for polymer manufacturer M.A. Hanna Co.

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Swift To Buy Mexican Carrier

Swift Transportation Co. has executed a stock purchase agreement to buy 49% interest in Mexican truckload carrier Trans-Mex Inc. this year and the remainder of the company over the next four years.

February 17, 2000 - Industry News

Federal-Mogul Keeping Lighting, Wiper, Fuel Businesses

Federal-Mogul says it has decided not to sell its lighting, wiper blade and fuel businesses. The three represent some $700 million in annual sales and has previously been tagged for divestiture


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