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  • Feature Transportation

    Help O/Os survive

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I am writing about an age-old but growing problem – unscrupulous companies that routinely steal from their owner/operators. Governments don’t seem to want to protect the hard-working O/Os….

  • Feature Transportation

    Confederation tolls to rise

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CHARLOTTETOWN, Ont. – As of Jan. 1, straight trucks will pay an additional 75 cents to cross the Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island, while each trailer in a combination will cost an extra do…

  • Feature Transportation

    Drug tests will tighten to catch cheaters

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. is looking to strengthen its drug and alcohol testing program to crack down on those who try to cheat the system.Specifically, the DOT is proposing that laboratories test a…

  • Product Transportation

    Driver controls were nothing new

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,Re: Blair Gough’s Industry Insight, “Deregulation didn’t mean unsafe trucks.”I am writing in response to Blair Gough’s comment in the July issue of Truck News.In his second-last paragraph,…

  • Feature Transportation

    Thinking bigger

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    Is there a copy of the Financial Post in your sleeper? Do you wear a three-piece suit when changing the oil? Have you crammed a desk and wood paneling into your sleeper?Even if you aren’t related to t…

  • Feature Transportation

    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…

  • Feature Transportation

    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…

  • Feature Transportation

    Province to restrict equipment for road tests

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario will soon restrict the equipment that can be used in road tests, Ontario Transportation Minister David Turnbull has told the Ontario Trucking Association. And the province will…

  • Feature Transportation

    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…

  • Feature Transportation

    Provincial retail sales by truck GVW

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

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  • Feature Transportation

    People (January 01, 2000)

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Detroit Diesel Corp. will move Robert Allran into the role of executive vice-president of engineering and operations, effective January. Allran will assume the engineering responsibilities currently h…

  • Feature Transportation

    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…

  • Feature Transportation

    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…

  • Feature Transportation

    We Beg to Differ

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Fred Nix

    New technologies such as weigh-in motion detectors and transponders have the potential to make border crossing a much less time-consuming and paper-intensive experience for Canadian carriers. But as t…

  • Feature Transportation

    Cancom to bring Qualcomm north

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – CancomTracking Solutions will bring Qualcomm’s MVPc system into Canada in the first half of the year, giving fleets a computer and communications system that’s easily customized.Qu…