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  • Feature Transportation

    Who Needs A Speed Limiter?

    July 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Speed limiter requirements will apply to vehicles that were manufactured in 1995 or newer with a manufacturer’s GVW rating of 11,794 kgs (26,000 lbs) or more. Only commercial motor vehicles with an el…

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    People (July 01, 2009)

    July 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dara Nagra, CEO of Avaal Technology, was named Entrepreneur of the Year by organizers of the Road Today Truck Show May 30.

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    The Long And Short Of LCVs

    June 1, 2009 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs), consisting of a tractor and two 53-ft. trailers measuring 40 metres in total length, are coming to Ontario.

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    The Truth About Brain Aneurysms

    May 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Recently, I read a sad newspaper story about a truck driver that died in his bunk at night due to a ruptured brain aneurysm. Truck driving as a profession includes many hours – if not days – spent alo…

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    SCR Vs EGR War Heats Up At Mid-America

    May 1, 2009 12:00AM by James Menzies

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It was a rare sight: the CEOs of four major engine manufacturers sitting side-by-side on a panel and nodding in agreement as each of the others spoke. The scene was the SCR for 2010 …

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    Speaking English Is A Requirement

    May 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

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    Thou Shunt Not Kill! (May 01, 2009)

    May 1, 2009 12:00AM by Edo Van Belkom

    Mark Dalton: Owner Operator

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    Cummins Unveils 2010 Engine Line

    May 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Improved fuel economy, performance and reliability over today’s engines were all promised by Cummins when it unveiled its 2010 engine line-up in advance of the Mid-America Trucking S…

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    Mark Dalton: Special Delivery Part 4

    April 1, 2009 12:00AM by Edo Van Belkom

    The story so far…

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    Mark Dalton – Special Delivery

    March 1, 2009 12:00AM by Edo Van Belkom

    The story so far…

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    Use NAOSH Week To Highlight Safety

    March 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Nothing demonstrates the importance of workplace safety better than a recent report on injuries in the province of Alberta. This January alone, 146 employees in the trucking industry accounted for $10…

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    First Truck Centre Expands Into Vancouver Area

    December 1, 2008 12:00AM by Jan Westell

    SURREY, B. C. – After an unassuming start in Lloydminster, Alta., First Truck Centre is now 30 years old, with a dealership network that has grown to include four locations: the original in Lloydminst…

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    Happy New Year

    December 1, 2008 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. – In what appears to be a virtual fait accomplis, Ontario and Quebec say they will simultaneously bring laws into force on Jan. 1, 2009, that will require heavy vehicles to drive wit…

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    Hiding the bomb

    November 1, 2008 12:00AM by Harry Rudolfs

    TORONTO, Ont. – On the morning of August 8, 2008, just before 4 a. m., a series of furious explosions leveled the Sunrise Propane and Industrial Gases facility on Murray Road in northwest Toronto. It …

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    Harper Grows Again

    October 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    HARPER GROWS AGAIN: The Harper Group has expanded its reach in Southern Ontario, with the opening of a new regional service centre in Niagara Falls. Located at 7302 Kalar Road, the facility features t…