Sales of medium- (Classes 4-7) and heavy-duty (Class 8) trucks are on their way to a second straight record year in 1999. March big truck sales are believed to be an any-month high of 47,776, an impressive 21% higher than the 39,536 units delivered last December — the second best month on record. Indeed, combined medium- and heavy-duty truck sales through the first quarter of 1999 are running 29.1% ahead of like-1998's record pace, a year that ended with sales of 424,251 units. ...

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