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December 8, 1999 - Industry News

Hours of Service Proposal Goes to White House

A long-awaited proposal to reform the truck driver hours of service rules is finally moving. Last week the Department of Transportation forwarded its comprehensive reform plan to the White House Office of Management and Budget for political and financial review.

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Dana NC Facility Wins Quality Award

Dana Corp's Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake facility in Morganton, NC, has received the 1999 North Carolina Quality Leadership Award. Only six other organizations in the state have received the award since 1991

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Rush Buys Pressley Peterbilt

Rush Enterprises Inc. has acquired the assets of Peterbilt dealer Norm Pressley's Truck Center, giving it a foothold in southern California.

December 7, 1999 - Industry News

Yellow Improves Web Site

Yellow Freight System has redesigned its web site to make it easier for customers to access relevant information and manage shipping activity

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

Tags: Events

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

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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