Truck News



  • Iowa 80 Group will match donations for victims

    September 14, 2001 9:25AM by Truck News

    WALCOTT, IA — Iowa Group 80 announced they will collect donations for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund…

  • Emergency training exercise planned

    September 7, 2001 10:48AM by Truck News

    PLASTER ROCK, N.B. — The Village of Plaster Rock, Tobique Valley Manor and the emergency response team from the Pl…

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    Trucker helps put out car lot fire

    September 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – A passing truck driver is being commended for preventing a disaster after he helped extinguish a fire at a Ford dealership here on Aug. 10.An electrical fire began behind a sig…

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    Improving safety on a WIM

    September 1, 2001 12:00AM by James Menzies

    SASKATOON, Sask. – In Colorado, a young truck driver faces his first drive through the Rockies, and before beginning down the long mountain grade ahead of him, a road sign lights up and tells him that…

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    Truck News redesigns Web site

    September 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    DON MILLS, Ont. – Truck News, Truck West and Motortruck, the Canadian trucking industry’s leaders in news and business information, have updated their Web presence at trucknews.com.”We’re constantly p…

  • Trucker helps put out fire

    August 14, 2001 9:59AM by Truck News

    GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. — A passing truck driver is being commended for preventing a disaster after he helped exting…

  • Truck News redesigns Web site

    July 23, 2001 9:42AM by Truck News

    DON MILLS, Ont. — Truck News, Truck West and Motortruck, the Canadian trucking industry’s leaders in news and busi…

  • Shipping experts warn against massive cargo ships

    July 6, 2001 11:34AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — Shipping experts around the world are warning that the construction of a new fleet of super-size…

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    Sixth Sense

    July 1, 2001 12:00AM by James Menzies

    CALGARY, Alta. – It’s not easy driving a loaded semi-truck through a snowstorm. Or hail, ice or sleet either for that matter.But it’s inevitable that any long-haul trucker is going to have to face adv…

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    More train pains

    July 1, 2001 12:00AM by James Menzies

    ATHENS, Ont. – The shocking Hours-of-Service policies that force Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) employees to work beyond their means reported last month in Truck News isn’t restricted to the Prairies….

  • Edmonton refinery up in smoke

    May 17, 2001 10:03AM by Truck News

    EDMONTON, Alta — Oil haulers have not been able to gain access to Petro-Canada’s Edmonton refinery this week, but…

  • Hazardous waste aboard runaway train

    May 16, 2001 8:53AM by Truck News

    KENTON, Oh. — A runaway train carrying hazardous materials went on a 112 km journey through Ohio Tuesday, with nob…

  • TRANSLINK DEALT ANOTHER BLOW

    March 30, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — Ever since TransLink’s proposal to charge fees to road users was shot down, the organization has…

  • TRANSLINK PUSHES FOR FUEL TAX AFTER LEVY’S DEATH

    February 12, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — TransLink is now pushing for a fuel tax in the wake of the death of its plan to levy all vehicle…

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    Diesel danger

    July 1, 2000 12:00AM by Frank Condron

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canada faces the threat of another massive spike in fuel prices next winter because of diesel inventories that are as much as 80 per cent lower than those that led to record price hike…