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    TRUCKING SHOW REPORT

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    HEAVY DUTY TRUCKSKenworth showcases futureKenworth is continuing its practice of looking ahead with its T2000 High-Tech truck – a showcase of gadgets to come. And if this year’s model is any indicatio…

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    Inspectors get training in self-defence

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Inspectors employed by Alberta infrastructure recently completed the same self-defense training course given to police officers. In addition, they have also been issued with bullet-p…

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    B.C. to test Rocky Mountain doubles

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – After years of negotiations, the ICBC has finally agreed to allow limited movement of Rocky Mountain double truck combinations not exceeding 31 metres along the 40-km stretch of Hwy….

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    class 6

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    ManufacturerFordFreightlinerGeneral MotorsNavistar Int.Hino…

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    a proud history

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Canadian carriers bought 30,984 Class 8 trucks last year, marking the third straight record-breaking year. In fact, sales could have hit the 35,000 mark had they not been held back by limited plant ca…

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    The Canadian Fleet

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Estimated No. of carriersEstimated No. of straight trucksEstimated No. of tractorsEstimated No. of trailersTop for-hire c…

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    Millennium suite gets upgrade

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelin North America has upgraded two modules of its Millennium Suite tire business management software.BIB NET, the Internet-supported dealer network, offers information about or…

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    Taking reservations

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – As of the week of Feb. 21, BC Ferries was once again taking reservations for its conventional ferry running from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay.While a conventional ferry had already…

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    Leo bids farewell to our readers

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Where does the time go? Back in May 1996, Truck News offered drivers a space in their paper where we could vent our frustrations and opinions. While it might have been my name at the top of the page, …

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    Province awaits word on tolls

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    FREDERICTON, N.B. – A decision on whether to remove the tolls from a four-lane highway linking Fredericton and Moncton is close, but not final. New Brunswick’s Premier Bernard Lord told the provincial…

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    International takes the hassle out of spec’ing a new truck

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Finding the right truck for the job is a time-consuming task. International wants to change that with the launch of its truck locator, an electronic database which gives truckers the power to scan the…

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    Special interests shouldn’t compromise truck safety

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    In regards to the letter “Unpopular CTHRC products should be shelved” (Mailbag, January/February issue), it might be worthwhile to remember that “Earning Your Wheels” was a sector initiative – simply …

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    Cut through the smoke

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Bob Brady

    Although white smoke can billow from an exhaust stack in warm weather, the problem is more prevalent when you start a cold engine in sub-zero weather. Look around the truck stop this morning. The plum…

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    Manitoba to join the IRP

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Starting March 1, 2001, Manitoba will participate in the International Registration Plan (IRP), giving truck and bus operators streamlined vehicle registrations.”Manitoba’s strong gro…

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    You aren’t alone

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    SANTIAGO, Chile – Take heart that you aren’t alone in this hemisphere.Truckers, bus drivers and cab drivers are threatening to walk off the job in Chile, as their government refuses to repeal a 16 per…