Teamster members from across the U.S. and Canada signed petitions as part of the process to accredit Hoffa and his slate for the IBT election scheduled for the fall of 2001. The petitions were circulated nationally. The number of signatures is unprecedented in the history of Teamster elections.
Recent Class 8 trade volumes have been lower than predicted, which means pricing has been more stable than expected for used trucks, according to J.D. Power & Associates.