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July 27, 2001 - Industry News

St. Ignace Parade Of Lights To Honor Ruth Jones

This year's Parade of Lights at the Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show in St. Ignace, Mich., will be dedicated to Ruth Jones, NAST member and Senior Editor at LandLine Magazine, who died June 8 after a long battle with cancer

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July 25, 2001 - Industry News

ITS To Include Saturday In 2002

Saturday will again be on the schedule for the International Trucking Show next year in Las Vegas

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July 24, 2001 - Industry News

TruckerFest To Host Blood Drive

Newport Communications' annual TruckerFest, held at The Alamo Travel Center in Reno/Sparks, Nev., will host a blood drive

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July 20, 2001 - Industry News

TMC Fall Meeting to Include Two Tracks

The Technology and Maintenance Council's fall meeting will live up to its new name, with tracks on both equipment and information technology

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July 17, 2001 - Industry News

Neal McCoy Returns To TruckerFest

Neal McCoy will entertain truckers free at TruckerFest.

Neal McCoy, a hit with truckers at last year's TruckerFest in Reno/Sparks, Nev., is making a return appearance at this year's event, Friday, Aug. 17

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July 16, 2001 - Industry News

Beautiful Trucks Winners At Walcott

Walcott Truckers Jamboree highlights: Trucker olympics, top left; antique trucks, top right; Super Truck Beauty Contest winners "Marooned," bottom left, and "Liquid Chicken," bottom right.

More than 60 trucks entered the Super Truck Beauty Contest at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, Iowa, last week

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July 13, 2001 - Industry News

October NAFTA Conference to Review Rules for International Trucking

The U.S. Department of Transportation will hold an information conference on the North America Free Trade Agreemen

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July 11, 2001 - Industry News

Truckers Jamboree Starts Today

The Super Truck Beauty Contest is a highlight of the Walcott event. (Photo by Bette Garber)

One of the country's oldest trucker appreciation events is being held at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, today and Friday

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July 9, 2001 - Industry News

Lee Hi Travel Plaza To Host Jamboree

The Lee Hi Travel Plaza in Lexington, Va., is hosting its fourth annual Truck Jamboree, with proceeds benefiting the local United Way

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July 3, 2001 - Industry News

1938 Kenworth Finishes Great Race In Top 15

CAT Scale's 1938 Kenworth crosses the finish line in Pasadena, Calif.

On June 30, CAT Scale's 1938 Kenworth crossed the finish line in Pasadena, Calif., completing a 4,500-mile race across America

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July 3, 2001 - Industry News

Trucks Are Pikes Peak Crowd Pleaser

Bruce Canepa and the Kenworth race truck, top and right, bettered their performance this year, while record-holder Mike Ryan and the Freightliner race truck, bottom, failed to finish the course.

The 79th Pikes Peak Race to the Clouds saw two big rig entries for this year, but only one finisher. Bruce Canepa, driving the CFI Kenworth T2000 uphill race truck, bettered his own recor

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July 2, 2001 - Industry News

Alternative Truck Driving Championships Scheduled

Truck driving champs whose companies aren't American Trucking Associations members can compete in an alternate national competition

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June 26, 2001 - Industry News

Truck Parade Kicks Off ITS

Trucks parade down the Vegas strip to kick off the International Trucking Show.

Las Vegas became a little more like Disneyland Tuesday afternoon as more than 60 of the best-looking trucks in the nation paraded down the Strip the day before the 40th annual International Trucking Show

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June 25, 2001 - Industry News

40th Annual Edition Of ITS Set For Vegas, Truck Parade Today

Last year's Show & Shine participants parade down the Vegas strip.

The countdown is under way for one of the longest running truck shows in the United States

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June 21, 2001 - Industry News

Kenworth, CFI To Race T2000 in Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Kenworth and Contract Freighters Inc. are teaming up once again to race a Kenworth T2000 in the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, to be held June 30. Veteran racer and designer Bruce Canepa of Santa Cruz,

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June 18, 2001 - Industry News

Trucks Pump Up The Shine For ITS

Left: Pro-Fab’s Jesse Edwards and Douglas Rambler work on a rear trailer light panel. Right: Randy Kaylor inspects some of the 17 stainless steel lines, installed at a cost of $2500, that dress up the Plycon Kenworth's engine compartment.

Truckers are getting their rigs ready for next week's International Trucking Show and the Show & Shine Truck Beauty Show, presented by Newport Communications and ITS as part of the 2001 Stars and Stripes Competition.

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June 12, 2001 - Industry News

Refrigerated Carriers to Meet in California

The Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carriers Assn. will meet next month in Sonoma, Calif

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May 28, 2001 - Industry News

Big Gorillas and Dogzillas Stomp New Jersey Truck Show

Joe Switzenberg tries a Dogzilla, left; Best of Show winners Knights (on white bike) and Duffys (with black bike) take home Harleys

Like a rumble of King Kongs, some of show trucking’s biggest gorillas stomped into the Bordentown (N.J.) Petro’s third annual truck show May 18-20 to compete for cash, glory and a pair of Harley Davidson motorcycles

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May 21, 2001 - Industry News

Rotella SuperRigs Attracts Top Trucks

SuperRigs Best Of Show winner Vladimir Bilik Jr. won with his Harley-themed Peterbilt

Neither high fuel prices nor the lack of freight could deter top-class beauty truck competitors from spending as much as a week polishing their trucks for the 2001 Rotella SuperRigs contest

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May 16, 2001 - Industry News

Beautiful Trucks Rule at NAST Show in Michigan

Grayling's Best of Show trucks are Lynette Myers' 2000 Kenworth W900 (left) and Ron Baird's 2000 Peterbilt 379 and 2000 Heil Pneumatic tanker, owned by Kevin Hoffman, Hoffman Transportation.

High fives to the Best of Show winners at Charlie’s Country Corner truck show held in Grayling, Mich. May 4-6. This was a Truck-Lite Trophy event produced by the National Assn. of Show Trucks

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May 16, 2001 - Industry News

Dads To Get Driving Lessons

Dads from the Portland, Ore., area will get a chance to be a "Trucker for a Day" at a special Father’s Day event to benefit the Pacific Northwest Truck Museum

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May 15, 2001 - Industry News

SuperRigs Runs Today Through Saturday

The 19th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest runs today through Saturday

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May 10, 2001 - Industry News

Wolcott Truck Rodeo To Be Held In June

The Wolcott Summer Festival Truck Rodeo will be held June 30 at the Hoosier Heartland Truck Plaza in Remington, Ind

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May 10, 2001 - Industry News

Bristol Dragway Plans Truck Event

The Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn., is planning its first Big Rig Nationals Truck and Trade Show Sept. 7-9

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May 7, 2001 - Industry News

CVSA To Discuss NAFTA Truck/Bus Safety Measures

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will discuss truck and bus safety at the Mexican/U.S. border at the opening session of its annual Spring Workshop May 14-17 in New Orleans

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