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    NTAC officially takes root (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    OSHAWA, Ont. – After almost 20 months of politicking, the National Truckers Alliance of Canada (NTAC) has officially filed incorporation papers and it didn’t receive a dime from Ottawa to do so.”There…

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    MTA sets a date

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Under the chairmanship of Scott Kinley, of Gladstone Transfer, the Manitoba Trucking Association has set Mar. 14-16 for the group’s 70th anniversary convention.Once again this year, t…

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    Pacific lot best on Pete’s list

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    SURREY, B.C. – Recognizing its commitment to first class facilities and outstanding reputation for customer satisfaction, Peterbilt Trucks Pacific has been named North American Dealer of the Year.The …

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    Saving those almighty bucks

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Saving money can always benefit a business owner and often allows the trucker to reap some rewards, as well.Cancom Tracking Solutions says it can help in this battle of the buck.A …

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    Participants needed for survey (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Cerno Research is inviting fleets and carriers to complete and submit a survey for the 2002 Trucking Report to be made available in February of 2002.The results of the survey will allo…

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    Alliance lays siege on feds (December 01, 2001)

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) took to Parliament Hill recently, with no less than three appearances before influential departmental and parliamentary committees.First, CTA’s chie…

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    Nasser gone

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. – Ford Motor Co. has shed its chief executive officer and replaced the out-going Jacques Nasser with William Clay Ford Jr., Henry Ford’s great-grandson.Nasser, 53, has taken much of the…

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    Budgeting is a pain, but well worth the struggle

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    Every year at this time, the higher-ups expect me to gaze into my crystal ball and predict the operating profit of Truck News for the upcoming year.It is a task I dread.Overestimating revenue and/or u…

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    Vandals delay gravel work

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    MISSION, B.C. – The controversial licensing of a company to extract gravel from Highland Quarry on Sumas Mountain has triggered a costly vandalism spree.About $500,000 in damage to equipment and prope…

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    Photo radar hits Manitoba

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – In a much-anticipated decision, the Manitoba New Democrats approved the use of photo radar, but only in high-risk areas such as school grounds.Transportation Minister Steve Ashton, st…

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    AGI slashes prices

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    DON MILLS, Ont. – AUX Generators Inc. (AGI) says it is committed in the battle against high fuel prices by providing truck owners an alternative to main engine idling.To prove it, the company is offer…

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    Elyps, Datacom deal on distribution

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Elyps Dispatch Solutions has a new distribution deal with Laval-based Datacom securing the sole rights of the firm’s machine to machine vehicle data management systems.The agreement w…

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    Trend spotting

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    DON MILLS, Ont. – As we experience the fallout of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., several significant trends are becoming evident in the trucking industry. While some may call for adjustme…

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    FBI manhunt zeros in on truckers

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    The group has triggered the interest of investigators because the way they went about obtaining their HazMat licences is eerily similar to the approach used by the Sept. 11 hijackers when learning to …

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    OTA closer to winning Michigan triaxle fight

    December 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) appeared before the Michigan House of Representatives Transportation Committee in support of House Bill 5205, sponsored by Representative Jud Gil…