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  • News Equipment

    Hino throws party to celebrate 40 years in Canada

    October 26, 2014 12:51AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Hino had more than one reason to celebrate last week when it marked its 40th year in Canada. It was also recognizing new milestones achieved by the company within the past year. “Last year we achieved number one

  • Feature Transportation

    Stress in the city

    April 1, 2013 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – The traffic was light, the roads dry and motorists were oddly sedate. We were first at every loading dock. Our rig rode like a Bentley. If this was stress incarnate, I sure wasn’t feeling it. Fortunately, I…

  • Look in the mirror

    October 1, 2011 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    For owner/operators and fleet executives finally starting to raise their heads above water, the latest news that we could be heading right back into recession, or at least a period of very slow growth, is hard to stomach.

  • Feature Transportation

    Montreal bridges at risk of falling down?

    May 1, 2011 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – It must be an everlasting frustration to frenzied reporters that they can do little to make the decrepit condition of Montreal’s Champlain Bridge sound worse than it really is.

  • Insurance going up thanks to Sept. 11

    December 4, 2001 10:41AM by Truck News

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. — Call it an aftershock left over from the day that shook the world; insurance costs will be cli…

  • Feature Transportation

    Massey tunnel to be quake-resistant

    July 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – If there’s one place a trucker doesn’t want to be in the event of an earthquake, it’s probably the George Massey Tunnel.Located underneath the Lower Fraser River between Richmond and…

  • Massey tunnel to be made earthquake-resistant

    May 29, 2001 10:34AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. — If there’s one place a trucker doesn’t want to be in the event of an earthquake, it’s probably t…

  • BRIDGES STRENGTHENED TO WITHSTAND EARTHQUAKES

    March 27, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    NANAIMO, B.C. – The recent earthquake that rattled Seattle has triggered alarm bells in B.C., but enhancements to t…

  • QUAKE HITS WASHINGTON, HWYS DAMAGED

    March 1, 2001 12:00AM by Truck News

    SEATTLE, Wash. — The Washington Department of Transportation (WDOT) is reporting numerous highway closures and tra…