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    Officer respects professionals

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,As a CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance)-certified police officer serving central Ontario, I have had many dealings with truckers over the past few years. Despite the outcome of the …

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    Not-at-faults shouldn’t be on CVORs

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,The next time you request a CVOR (Commercial Vehicle Operator Record) abstract in Ontario, take a close look at it. If you have had an accident and were not charged, it still shows on your…

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    Let’s close the licensing mills

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,To have new drivers with the knowledge they need for entry-level trucking , we need to get truck schools up to a certain criteria. Let’s get rid of all the $500-and-we’ll-get-you-an-A-lice…

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    New Products (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    East offers crush-resistant floorsEast Manufacturing’s new crush-resistant floor package is available on its full line of platform trailers.The Concentrated Load Package (CLP) offers better support an…

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    Detroit Diesel gets SAE award

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    DETROIT, Mich. -The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has named Detroit Diesel Corp. (DDC) and its Powerplant and Off Highway divisions Company of the Year.The SAE says it selected Detroit for the…

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    McCoy Bros. CEO

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta. – McCoy Bros. has a new chief executive officer in David Dominy.Dominy, who had been president of Trans Canada Pipelines Services, replaces Kerry Brown, who remains chairman of the com…

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    Near-record earnings for ’99

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. — Navistar International Corp. enjoyed its second highest net income in company history during fiscal 1999, and marked a new all-time record for operating income.The operating income fo…

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    Allison to build parts center

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Allison Transmission, a division of General Motors, has selected a site for its new parts distribution facility in Indianapolis. Construction was slated to begin at the end of Jan…

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    Rollins, UPS deal

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Rollins Leasing Corp. has acquired UPS Truck Leasing and formed a strategic alliance with the UPS Logistics Group. The deal allows Rollins to focus on its core business of truck leasing and maintenanc…

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    DaimlerCrysler to feather nest

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -DaimlerChrysler says it plans to launch an expected US $2.5-billion global bond issue in the very near future.There is no word yet on whether the global auto and truck giant may b…

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    N.A. Class 8 truck building boom beginning to soften

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by John G. Smith

    CHATHAM, Ont. – Anyone doubting that Class 8 truck sales are beginning to soften needs to look no further than the factory floor.About 500 of the 2,200 workers at Navistar International’s plant in Cha…

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    Truck Stop Question (February 01, 2000)

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    We stopped truckers at the Husky on Dixie Road in Mississauga, Ont and asked them how they eat when they’re on the road.Dee Greer is a driver for Werner Enterprises out of Omaha, Neb., in Canada beca…

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    Port restores fleet’s licence

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Port of Vancouver has re-instated the operating licence of PRTI Transport in Delta, B.C., now that the company has begun to pay its owner/operators an hourly wage.The port author…

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    Dumped regulation

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – Canada’s last bastions of regulated trucking may have fallen Jan. 1, with the deregulation of bulk haulers in Quebec and B.C., but experiences in the two provinces are a world apart.Q…

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    Mark Dalton: Owner/Operator In for ‘ripair’

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Edo van Belkom

    Even though Mark Dalton left BC Place soon after the police arrived, he still spent the rest of the day with the RCMP, writing and signing statements so that proper charges could be laid against the c…