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July 19, 2000 - Industry News

400 State Driving Champions To Vie for National Title

The most outstanding truckers in the country will have their chance to experience the "thrill of victory and the agony of defeat" beginning August 9 in New Orleans at the American Trucking Associations National Truck Driving Championships

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July 19, 2000 - Industry News

RoadStar Readers to Pick Top Trucks at Truckerfest

If you ever wanted to judge a truck show, here’s your chance to make your mark on the biggest show with the biggest purse in the history of truck show competition

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July 16, 2000 - Industry News

Truckers Win at Walcott

The climax of the annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, Iowa, Friday was the announcement of the winners in the Super Truck Beauty Contest

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July 14, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling Tour de Force Info Available Online

Information and registration for Sterling's North American test drive series, the Tour de Force, is now available online at Sterling's web site, www.sterlingtrucks.com. The Tour de Force, which offers evaluations and test drives of the new Sterling

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July 14, 2000 - Industry News

Walcott Jamboree Wraps up Today

The Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, wraps up today, with the winners of the Super Truck Beauty Contest to be announced tonight

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July 5, 2000 - Industry News

Ryan Wins Big at Pikes Peak

Mike Ryan kept a stranglehold on his Big Rig title as he maneuvered his truck up Pikes Peak and came out a winner in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb July 4

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July 5, 2000 - Industry News

British Couple Weds in T2000 at ITS

A British trucking couple chose last week's Las Vegas International Trucking Show as the ideal place to get married. And they tied the knot inside a Kenworth T2000 cab

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June 29, 2000 - Industry News

Freightliner, Mike Ryan Seek to Extend Pikes Peak Streak

Freightliner and Mike Ryan will attempt to remain "Kings of the Hill" in the annual July 4th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. For three years in a row, Ryan and his Freightliner Century Class tractor have clocked the fastest time in the race’s Class 8 heavy duty truck division

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June 29, 2000 - Industry News

Walcott Jamboree Starts Tomorrow

The 22nd annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree kicks off tomorrow at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, Exit 284 off I-80 in Walcott, Iowa

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June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Shell Superrigs Winners

Eighteen winners shared $10,000 in prizes and awards at the recent Shell SuperRigs contest, held at the new TravelCenters of America outside Denver

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June 27, 2000 - Industry News

Annual Steam-Up Puts Antique Equipment to Work

If you find yourself around Portland or Salem, Ore., the last week in July or first weekend in August, plan a side trip to Antique Powerland in Brooks for the annual "Steam-Up.

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

International Trucking Show Starts Today in Vegas

The International Trucking Show begins today in Las Vegas and will feature, among other events, a free concert by country music star Clint Black. The event, scheduled for June 28, 29 and 30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will feature a record-breaking 700 exhibitors and is expected to draw 35,000 visitors. Admission to the event is free, and show hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

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June 26, 2000 - Industry News

HOS Hearing Ongoing in Connecticut

More than 100 truck drivers and other concerned parties turned up yesterday to testify at the U.S. Department of Transportation's public hearing on its hours of service proposal in Vernon, Conn

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June 21, 2000 - Industry News

Hours of Service Hearing in Atlanta Tomorrow, Friday

The next-to-last in the federal government's series of public hearings on the hours of service proposal will be held Thursday and Friday in Atlanta

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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

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June 13, 2000 - Industry News

Looking for a 4th of July Festival?

Stuck on the road for Independence Day? Maybe you can attend a Fourth of July celebration nearby. For those with tastes from traditional to wacky, Festivals.com has scanned its listings of 33,000 events worldwide to compile

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June 12, 2000 - Industry News

Lady Truckers Get Their Day

The barber shop at the Iowa 80 truckstop was a hive of activity. Both chairs were full as women got their hair cut, snipped, fluffed and curled. On one side, a huge box full of makeup

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June 11, 2000 - Industry News

TMC Meets This Week

The future of The Maintenance Council's relationship with parent organization American Trucking Associations will top the agenda at TMC's 2000 Summer Meeting, being held today through Wednesday at the Westin La Paloma Hotel in Tucson, Ariz

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June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Hazmat on NTSB Agenda

The National Transportation Safety Board will look at hazmat cargo accidents at a public board meeting scheduled for tomorrow in Washington, DC

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June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Hot Trucks Compete In Coldwater

Best of Show Bobtail "Big Willy," a 1990 Peterbilt 379 on a 315-inch wheelbase owned by Tom Smith (pictured, top) and Best of Show Combo "Almost Paradise," 77 Express, a 1999 Kenworth/1996 Utility (pictured, bottom), were judged hottest trucks at the second annual "Kool Trucks in Coldwater" Truck Show staged by the National Association of Show Trucks in Coldwater, Mich. this past weekend

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June 7, 2000 - Industry News

Sterling To Make Run at Pikes Peak

Sterling Trucks is entering a highly modified, 1,200-horsepower A-Line tractor in this year's world-famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb July 4

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June 6, 2000 - Industry News

NPTC Safety Committee Meeting

The National Private Truck Council's Safety Committee is meeting in Alexandria, VA, today and tomorrow

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June 6, 2000 - Industry News

Used Equipment Seminar

Used truck professionals are gathering in Pittsburgh today through Saturday for the annual Blue Book Seminar. This year, the three-day event features an expanded program that includes both trucks and trailers

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June 5, 2000 - Industry News

HOS Hearing Tomorrow in California

The second in a series of public hearings on the Federal Motor Carrier Administration's proposed changes to the hours of service rules will be held tomorrow and Thursday in Ontario, Calif

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June 5, 2000 - Industry News

McLeod Users Conference to be Biggest Yet

McLeod Software, Birmingham, Ala., says its Users' Conference has outgrown the previous facilities and will be held at a larger facility and for more days this year

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