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    Some predictions for a millennial year

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Daniel Joyce

    Certain topics have dominated this space over the past few years, and I’d like to engage in some wishful thinking as we turn the calendar to the year 2000.Cabotage: A more liberal viewBut over the pas…

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    Meritor trims LVS

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor Automotive has sold its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) sun visor operations (to Grupo Antolin-Vosges S.A.S. of France), marking the second chunk of the division to be sold off in as…

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    All of Navistar to carry International name

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. – Navistar International Corp. has aligned its business groups under the International brand as part of its updated business strategy.John Horne, Navistar chairman, president and chief e…

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    Future crossings should be faster, easier

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    TORONTO, Ont. – New technologies and approaches to border crossings currently being considered by governments on both sides of the 49th promise to make transborder hauls a much less time-consuming and…

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    Drug tests will tighten to catch cheaters

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. is looking to strengthen its drug and alcohol testing program to crack down on those who try to cheat the system.Specifically, the DOT is proposing that laboratories test a…

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    Cancom is set to offer the latest in-cab technology

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Cancom is bringing onboard computing to Canada with Qualcomm’s newest in-cab technology, the MVPc.The computer, co-developed by Qualcomm and Symbol Technologies Inc., is designed to integrate with Qua…

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    Canada’s GDP growing, slowing

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The country’s economy advanced for the 14th consecutive month in September, growing by 0.2 per cent, according to Statistics Canada. And transportation was one of the sectors leading th…

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    Kuzeljevich joins team, Curran promoted

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    DON MILLS, Ont. – Truck News and Truck West have named Julia Kuzeljevich as their new assistant editor. And John Curran, who has worked as the magazines’ eastern editor, is promoted to the position of…

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    Tests shedding light on ABS warning systems

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Tom Berg

    This winter’s road testing of as many as 100 combination vehicles with the sometimes-controversial PLC4Trucks integrated circuit chip should help establish the reliability of the device, which is supp…

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    Provincial retail sales by truck GVW

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

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    The 80s were profitable, dangerous: Lacasse

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    BOMANVILLE, Ont. – Yvan Lacasse realizes the trucking industry of the 1980s made a lot of people good money, but he thinks trading some of the profits for safety awareness has probably saved his life….

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    Alberta fatigue pilot to start by April

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Alberta Trucking Industry Safety Association (ATISA) says its fatigue management pilot project is almost ready to begin, looking for a way to manage driver fatigue beyond traditio…

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    Trial and tribulation at a modern keyboard

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Leo Vinette

    So who was the Einstein who invented this marvelous piece of technology called the computer? This “tech-no” piece of machinery that makes our lives easier. This space-age wizard of wonderment. This, t…

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    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…

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    We Beg to Differ

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Fred Nix

    New technologies such as weigh-in motion detectors and transponders have the potential to make border crossing a much less time-consuming and paper-intensive experience for Canadian carriers. But as t…