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    Trucker satisfaction hits five year low

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by John Curran

    DON MILLS, Ont. – A record number of Canadian truckers are less than satisfied with their jobs, which also marks the third consecutive year this number has decreased.Overall workplace satisfaction was…

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    Thanks to my highway hero

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I was in Ignace, Ont. with temperatures of -30 C on Dec. 31 when my engine suffered an airlock caused by frozen lines in my fuel tank.So I had to start transferring fuel from the tank on t…

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    Don’t believe the wild hype

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,Two recent trucking issues got attention that involved hype and politics. The media, and more so the Canadian Automobile Association and biased railroad lobby, namely Canadians for Respons…

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    Asserting leadership

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by John Curran

    PEORIA, Ill. – With the entire trucking world holding its breath over upcoming emissions deadlines, Caterpillar insists it has found a viable solution that builds off existing, long-proven technology….

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    $1 billion sales for Canam Manac Group

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    BOUCHERVILLE, Que. – The Canam Manac Group, corporate parent of Manac semitrailers, posted sales of more than $1 billion for fiscal 2000.The trailer division beat the downturn in the trucking industry…

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    Brandon’s planned ban

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by John Curran

    BRANDON, Man. – In a move that would virtually cripple the movement of freight to this Manitoba city, officials in Brandon have proposed banning combination vehicles from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., between Fi…

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    Truck News on the grow

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – Truck News has hired James Menzies as its new assistant editor.”James is going to make a wonderful addition to our staff. He has a background in daily newspaper reporting and photogra…

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    Edmonton Kenworth earns top title

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Edmonton Kenworth was named Canadian Dealer of the Year at Kenworth Truck’s annual dealer meeting held recently in Tucson, Ariz.”It’s a great honor for our dealership and our employe…

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    Hwy. 407 offers look into future

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Matthew Sylvain

    MARKHAM, Ont. – As the newest kid on Ontario’s highway block, the electronic toll-route Hwy. 407, offers a handy lens to see the province’s new highway expansion plan – and how commercial vehicles mig…

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    Undesirables unwelcome

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I recently the trucknews.com story, “Immigration Canada says no to border scanners,” which was published on Mar. 3.This is a total travesty.Who the hell cares about a citizen’s rights when…

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    Saint John, N.B. declares war on highway noise

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    SAINT JOHN, N.B. – The City of Saint John, N.B. is declaring a war on noise pollution, and says highways are a huge part of the problem.The city’s environment committee has outlined a policy document …

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    Between freeze and thaw

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Terence Cole

    YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. – In the nether world of ice road trucking there are many contradictions and events that cannot be explained by the evidence of the senses: cracks in the road wide enough to swallo…

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    International won’t take poison pill

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    RYE, N.Y. – Navistar International Inc. shareholders have voted in favor of the removal of termination of a self-imposed “poison pill” – a tool public companies use to fend off takeovers.Navistar says…

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    Truck News adds veteran tech-scribe

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    DON MILLS, Ont. – Truck trade journalism superstar Tom Berg has officially joined the ever-growing team at Truck News as the publication’s contributing technical editor.”This is very exciting news, in…

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    Nat-gas heavy rig test running B.C.

    April 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Westport Innovations is testing in Canada a low-emissions heavy-duty truck powered using liquefied natural gas.The truck uses Westport’s natural gas fuel system, and is designed to o…