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    Driving in red ink

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

    Jim saw his financial life spiraling out of control.While he had made a decent living in the trucking industry for 10 years, the owner/operator found himself staring at a rent bill that he couldn’t pa…

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    Fleet begins operations in Kootenays

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. -Overland has begun new, regularly scheduled, overnight trucking and courier services for freight and parcels moving to all the major communities throughout the B.C. Kootenays, f…

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    Are you singing the trucking blues?

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I am a Toronto truck driver and musician (guitar/harmonica) who is looking to put together a band of truckers. The idea is to have some fun jamming and maybe play a gig or two.The music wo…

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    Q&A THE INTERVIEW

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    MONTREAL, Que. – As members of the Quebec Trucking Association (QTA) milled around him, at their annual convention, executive vice-president Claude Pigeon stopped to talk about several issues concerni…

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    Loyal reader captured on film

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,The enclosed picture was taken of my husband when he wasn’t expecting it. It shows him doing his favorite thing: reading. Look at what he’s reading!My husband, Paul Blackwood, drives for a…

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    O/O issues being addressed: Minister

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,The following letter was sent to Bill Wellman of the National Truckers Association:Dear Mr. Wellman,I enjoyed the opportunity to meet with you and the members of the new executive of the N…

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    ICBC cancels facility’s vehicle inspection licence

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    VICTORIA, B.C. – The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia has pulled the vehicle inspection licence from Wes-Can Trailer and Truck Repair in Surrey, B.C. after trucks certified by the company as …

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    Author writes by the seat of his pants

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Harry Rudolfs

    Michael Perry is not a trucker. But you’d never know it by the way he writes.”It’s interesting what you feel up there,” he writes, “with those 475 horses chooglin’ along at your feet, the turbo holdin…

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    Highway 59 work to include flood protection

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The second phase of the Hwy. 59 expansion to four lanes will include better flood protection measures in the Grande Pointe area.The work involves the construction of four lanes along …

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    These pin locks are stronger

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I have read with a lot of interest Julia Kuzeljevich’s “Crime Stoppers” article (TN: May 2000).But I would like to emphasize your section about “pin locks”. As a manufacturer of king pin l…

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    U.S. wants to cut sulfur from diesel

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

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it wants the sulfur content of diesel fuel slashed by 97 per cent in six years, in the environmental regulator’s la…

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    Art was a loyal soldier

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,Canada’s trucking industry lost one of its loyal soldiers last month. I first met Art Joosse about 15 years ago. He made a young pup in the trucking wars feel welcome.Eventually, Art and I…

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    Trucks bettering cars in Ontario emission tests

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The vast majority of commercial vehicles are passing Ontario’s Drive Clean emission control tests, and they’re even bettering the records of tested cars.Emissions from more than 90,000…

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    The ways to the roadway

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Time is money, especially when you’re delivering a load. And many truckers say it’s high time something was done about our roads. Canada is one of a very few countries in the world without a national …

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    News – 01-JUN-00

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News