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    Truck Sales By Year

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

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    Protests banned

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Owner/operators working at the Port of Vancouver may have lost their ability to shut down or picket the facility, meaning a possible end to some of the labor strife that has plagued …

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    Class & Truck Sales Comparison

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OctoberNovemberDecemberJanuaryFebruary19982,425…

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    Burn less, save more

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

    With fuel prices as high as they are today, any business-conscious owner/operator should have a burning desire to, well, burn less fuel. Luckily, there are steps that you can take to reduce the amount…

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    P.E.I. announces price increases

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – Prince Edward Island may be the only province that requires an application to raise fuel prices, but that hasn’t left it immune to recent increases.The Prince Edward Island Reg…

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    In Brief

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Transforce to acquire TSTSAINT-LAURENT, Que. – TransForce has announced that it will acquire TST Solutions, one of the largest carriers based in Ontario.The closing date is expected in March.The trans…

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    Eaton to build transmissions in Mexico

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Eaton Corp.’s Truck Components Operations has selected a site at the Tres Naciones Industrial Park in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, for the location of its new manufacturing plant to bui…

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    Nova Scotia names new

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    HALIFAX, N.S. – Following Premier John Hamm’s recent cabinet shuffle, there is a new minister holding the Transportation and Public Works portfolio in Nova Scotia.Ron Russell becomes the new transport…

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    Hot load moves by air instead of truck

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

    SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – The federal government has bypassed threats of protests and roadblocks around a shipment of nuclear fuel by keeping off the highway … and flying it overhead.The mixed oxide …

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    Mark Dalton: Owner/Operator In for ‘ripair’

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Edo van Belkom

    Even though Mark Dalton left BC Place soon after the police arrived, he still spent the rest of the day with the RCMP, writing and signing statements so that proper charges could be laid against the c…

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    P.E.I. trucker won’t be charged in Quebec crash

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. – A P.E.I. trucker will not be charged for a summer crash that involved 16 vehicles and killed four people on Autoroute 20 at Saint-Michel de Bellechasse, but the province’s coroner’…

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    TAC elects board

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    The Transportation Association of Canada has elected its 1999-2000 board of directors. Ed Stelmach, Alberta’s minister of infrastructure, has been appointed chairman of the board. Blair Redline, presi…

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    Fight the gators

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

    Next to fuel, tires represent the highest operating expense for an owner/operator. A set of 10 tires for an on-highway tractor can easily cost $3,000, so the shredded casings that line the shoulder of…

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    Sunbury has flat-rate program

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    FREDERICTON, N.B. – In an attempt to entice new drivers to its fold, Sunbury Transport Ltd. has introduced a one mile-one rate program.The program pays drivers the same rate regardless of whether they…

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    Nova Scotia tendering under review

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    HALIFAX, N.S. – An overall review of Nova Scotia’s government programs is raising questions about whether roadwork should be divvied up under a so-called 80-20 rule or thrown open to tenders.The decad…