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    Dana facility earns award

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TOLEDO, Ohio – Dana’s Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake facility in Morganton, N.C., has received the 1999 North Carolina Quality Leadership Award.”This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication …

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    Saskatchewan takes steps towards harmonization

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John Curran

    REGINA, Sask. – Saskatchewan’s transportation policy division has introduced several changes to its weights and dimensions regulations, making a major move towards harmonization in the eyes of the ind…

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    MacKinnon, Southwestern to merge

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – Consider it a marriage that follows co-habitation – a seven-year hitch, if you will. MacKinnon Transport and Southwestern Express, which have shared a common facility since 1992, will o…

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    Canada’s GDP growing, slowing

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The country’s economy advanced for the 14th consecutive month in September, growing by 0.2 per cent, according to Statistics Canada. And transportation was one of the sectors leading th…

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    Kuzeljevich joins team, Curran promoted

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    DON MILLS, Ont. – Truck News and Truck West have named Julia Kuzeljevich as their new assistant editor. And John Curran, who has worked as the magazines’ eastern editor, is promoted to the position of…

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    Tests shedding light on ABS warning systems

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Tom Berg

    This winter’s road testing of as many as 100 combination vehicles with the sometimes-controversial PLC4Trucks integrated circuit chip should help establish the reliability of the device, which is supp…

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    Provincial retail sales by truck GVW

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

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    Q:; What New Year’s resolutions should the trucking industry make ?

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John Curran

    REDCLIFF, Alta. – This is traditionally the time of year to set goals for personal improvement for the coming year.As an industry, the Canadian trucking community enjoyed a successful 1999 on the whol…

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    Truckers aren’t heard in Oakville

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor, Re: Oakville, Ont. residents who are protesting the lack of enforcement of truck bans on Trafalgar Road.I was born and raised in this town, and as far back as I can remember, Trafalgar Ro…

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    Risk takers

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MT: You will post revenues of about $80 million for 1999, an impressive 10-fold increase since abandoning your dry bulk hauling roots 12 years ago. Risk taking appears to be an important part of your …

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    In harmony with the highway

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    BRIGHTON, Ont. – Bettina Schwarze may carry the badge of an OPP constable, but truckers along the Hwy. 401 corridor in Eastern Ontario know her by her CB handle of Goldielocks.With a Class A licence i…

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    Production boom won’t quit

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Propelled by strong foreign demand, Canadian industry is churning out goods at an almost record pace.In the third quarter, producers were at 86 per cent production capacity – their high…

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    Alberta fatigue pilot to start by April

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Alberta Trucking Industry Safety Association (ATISA) says its fatigue management pilot project is almost ready to begin, looking for a way to manage driver fatigue beyond traditio…

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    Trial and tribulation at a modern keyboard

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Leo Vinette

    So who was the Einstein who invented this marvelous piece of technology called the computer? This “tech-no” piece of machinery that makes our lives easier. This space-age wizard of wonderment. This, t…