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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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    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 protest blows over

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    KAMLOOPS, B.C. – A planned protest that was to be mounted by owner/operators in Western Canada seems to have blown over before it began. Owner/operators were going to block fuel pumps at several card-…

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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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    AADCO, Volvo Toronto to salvage trucks

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – It appears there is life after death for heavy trucks. A new strategic alliance between AADCO Industries and Volvo Trucks of Toronto will see old or written-off trucks pulled apart, an…

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    Forget the night moves

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Region of Ottawa will go ahead with a $13.6-million King Edward Avenue improvement project that could see trucks unwelcome in the capital of Canada’s downtown core, and blocked from…

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    Food industry plans its 10th championships

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Drivers in Canada’s food industry will converge on the Toronto Congress Centre on Sept. 8 and 9 for the 10th annual Canadian Food Industry Truck Driving Championship.The three-part com…

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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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    Q: Should black boxes be used to track hours of service in the U.S.?

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Pat Rediger

    REGINA, Sask. – With its proposals for new hours of service regulations, the U.S. has introduced the idea of legislating electronic monitoring devices that would take the place of traditional logbooks…

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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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    News – 01-JUN-00

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News
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    TST manager is dynamite

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Frank Condron

    TORONTO, Ont. – The only award most fleet maintenance managers ever receive is the warm feeling they get when they hear the low hum of a finely tuned engine. Frank Haselden knows that feeling, but now…

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    Navistar earnings exceed projections

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. – Navistar International marked record earnings for the first six months of its fiscal year, thanks in a large part to an increase in medium-duty engine shipments.Net income for the quar…