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  • Feature Transportation

    It’s time to pressure shippers, and tell them to look for another carrier

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor, Re: word of the driver shortage and push to find new recruits.Truck manufacturers are building the safest, most comfortable trucks ever, and we can’t supply even the most important safety…

  • Feature Transportation

    Exports down, imports still up

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Transborder trade, responsible for more than 40 per cent of carrier revenues, offered a mixed bag in September.Exports fell by 3.2 per cent, offsetting much of the robust gain recorded …

  • Feature Transportation

    New CVOR system is a cut above the past

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    I have to hand it to the trucking industry and the Ontario Ministry of Transportation for developing the new and improved CVOR (Commercial Vehicle Operating Record) and its associated carrier abstract…

  • Feature Transportation

    50-year journey nears its end

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    REXDALE, Ont. – Paul Clancy is about to take a break after 50 years at the wheel – 40 of which he has spent as an owner/operator.He’s retiring from the world of High-Tech Express. And he’s retiring fr…

  • Feature Transportation

    Crime stoppers (January 01, 2000)

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has fed $25,000 to Crime Stoppers as part of a new three-pronged strategy to help combat cargo theft in the province.”The rise of equipment and c…

  • Feature Transportation

    BF Goodrich goes the distance with new light truck tire

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    The newest addition to BF Goodrich’s light-truck tire lineup is the Commercial T/A, an all-season traction tire aimed at the Class 1-5 market.The new truck tire comes with a 50,000-mile limited treadl…

  • Feature Transportation

    Centennial offers a new tech program

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Centennial College’s School of Transportation has unveiled a new pre-certificate for the truck and coach technician program.The theory-based course prepares uncertified tradespeople to…

  • Feature Transportation

    GE Capital enjoys E-commerce rush

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – In just five months since its initial launch, GE Capital Fleet Services’ web ordering application, located at gefleet.com, now averages more than $3 million a day in online vehicl…

  • Feature Transportation

    Keep up your good fight

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I have been involved in the trucking industry for 20 years, the last 10 as a driver trainer.I wanted to let you know that I think you’re right on the money with your column on the driver s…

  • Feature Transportation

    Comdata ready for Y2K

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Comdata says you need not worry about the Millennium Bug now that its fuel and cash advance system has been tested and found to be ready for the Year 2000.”Comdata has taken every a…

  • Feature Transportation

    Quebec forums continue

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – What does it cost to be an owner/operator and who do you believe when you ask? The unions, which claim to be fighting for the livelihoods, the very existence of downtrodden truckers? …

  • Product Transportation

    Too much stress put on raw rookie truckers

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor, I listened with some interest to a CBC Radio interview with David Bradley regarding the shortage of truck drivers facing this country.The driver shortage will continue and get much worse …

  • Feature Transportation

    New York is ready to open its border to Canadian carriers with higher weights

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Fred Nix

    Trucking at heavy weights between Canada and New York State is about to get a lot easier. That’s because the current requirement that only New York registered trucks are eligible for state-wide permit…

  • Feature Transportation

    International enjoys record operating income

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. – Navistar International Corp. reports its net income for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year were the second highest in company history, while operating income for the year set a ne…

  • Feature Transportation

    Training Board: Your Guide to Provincial Trucking Association Courses

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    BRITISH COLUMBIA TRUCKING ASSOCIATIONFor registration forms and information, call: (604) 942-3200 or 1-800-565-2282 or fax (604) 942-3191March 8Introduction to WHMIS9:00 a.m. — 12 p.m.Members: $49; N…