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  • Feature Transportation

    Quebec’s guide

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – The phrase “contract guidelines” has a nice ring to it, but the plan by ComCar and the Ontario Trucking Association to introduce them in Ontario hasn’t a prayer of succeeding. At leas…

  • Feature Transportation

    Meyers honored for OTA service

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Meyers Transport president Evan Meyers has been honored by his peers with Ontario’s Trailmobile Service to Industry Award for his contribution to the trucking industry.Meyers, who chai…

  • 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

    Improve or shelve any unpopular CTHRC products

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    In response to George Lloyd’s letter (Mailbag, November/December issue) accusing me of beating up on the CTHRC on a regular basis, let’s get the facts clear. I have never “beat up” the CTHRC. I have o…

  • Feature Transportation

    Report suggests options to improve emissions

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John Curran

    TORONTO, Ont. – The need for better driver training and an industry code of conduct to drive in a fuel-efficient way topped the list of recommendations by the Transportation Table on Climate Change.Th…

  • 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…

  • 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

    Truck focus continues

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Canadian National president Paul Tellier is continuing his public focus on revenue lost to the trucking industry, looking for his industry to be more competitive, and asking for tax b…

  • Feature Transportation

    Pay by the Hour

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    Is mileage pay, the economic pillar so much of the trucking industry is built upon, showing signs of crumbling? The industry’s desperate need to attract more people to sit behind the wheel, drivers’ m…

  • 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…

  • Feature Transportation

    Not in your backyard

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Ron Stang

    LEAMINGTON, Ont. – When James Ferrans moved from Sudbury to this southwestern Ontario town, the right to park his truck at home played a key role in his choice of homes.”I was told, yes, I could bring…

  • Feature Transportation

    Column, Curran collect kudos

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor, I read your column in the December 1999 issue regarding the shortage of truckers in the trucking industry.I hope companies read your message because the industry has me totally frustrated…

  • Feature Transportation

    People before profits

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    MT: Your revenues for 1999 will be about $80 million, which represents a 33 per cent growth over the last five years. Particularly impressive has been your company’s ability to fuel that growth with …