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    Learning curves

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

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Mike Morigeau is probably the only trainer in Canada who’s happy when his students roll a truck. It’s specially equipped equipment, mind you, but he feels his company’s Rollover Dyna…

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    The future Freightliner

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    What will the future Freightliner look like? Much of that information is hidden behind locked doors at Freightliner offices in Portland, Ore.But in a speech during a Society of Automotive Engineers Bl…

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    Your lifelines

    April 1, 2000 12:00AM by George Smagala

    HAMILTON, Ont. – I first met Ross in the late ’70s, trucking the endless Montreal turns that were our lives along Hwy. 401. From his first words on the CB it was evident that he had a dry, yet keen se…

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    Points shouldn’t be assigned when charges are beat

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Blair Gough

    Ontario’s Commercial Vehicle Operator Record (CVOR) has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in the mid-80s, and I’ll be the first to admit that it now serves as a pretty good indicator of…

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    Volvo set to build truck of future for U. S. Army

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America will team with Lockheed Martin Control Systems and Radian Inc. to build a truck of the future for the U.S. Army.The Class 8 tractor will be powered by a h…

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    Two truckers hurt by thrown wheel

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GANANOQUE, Ont. – Ontario Provincial Police are looking for the driver of the westbound truck that threw a wheel on Hwy. 401, initiating a head-on collision between two other rigs.”Somebody would have…

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    Trucks boast strong safety record in Ontario

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association is again calling for the better training of car drivers, with the release of the province’s annual report on road safety showing that car drivers are m…

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    U.S. creates new trucking agency

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. has created a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – a trucking equivalent to the Federal Aviation Administration governing airlines – that promises to be far fr…