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    Move along, no room at the service centre

    October 1, 2010 12:00AM by James Menzies

    Despite promises via the MTO Web site that Ontario’s redeveloped service centres would provide “more convenient access” for commercial vehicles, early indications would suggest that in some cases at l…

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    New Products (October 01, 2010)

    October 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

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    Ridewell to open Canadian warehouse (September 01, 2010)

    September 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – Ridewell has announced it is opening a Canadian warehouse in Hamilton which will shorten lead times, reduce freight costs and eliminate the hassle of filing paperwork associated with …

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    Automotive technology finding a home in heavy trucks

    September 1, 2010 12:00AM by Jim Bray

    RED DEER, Alta. – Computerized technologies such as anti-lock brakes have been helping keep pilots and drivers safe for years, and now one major supplier of commercial truck equipment is upping the an…

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    A driver’s health scare can be a wake-up call for all of us

    July 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Sometimes you will have an experience or hear of one that wakes you up to what’s really important in your daily life. This was the case for me a couple of weeks ago.

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    Erb big winner at Truckload Carriers Association safety awards banquet

    April 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Erb International was named the grand prize winner of the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA’s) National Fleet Safety Awards for the category of less than 25 million miles. The Ca…

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    Tires & Wheels (January 01, 2010)

    January 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    SKF Automotive Division has developed a wheel-end monitor designed to detect early stage wheel bearing damage in heavy-duty trucks and trailers. The device is mounted on the outboard side of the wheel…

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    Laying It All On The Line

    October 1, 2009 12:00AM by Jim Bray

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. – On Hwy. 21 in southern Ontario, there’s a cross that burns with a bright white light -a lighthouse-like symbol that guides drivers safely through darkness, snowstorms and fog. The cr…

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    Carrier, Insurance Experts Respond

    October 1, 2009 12:00AM by Jim Bray

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. – While Wendy Foulis is understandably upset and bitter about the circumstances of her husband’s last trip to Saskatchewan, her experiences don’t appear typical. They do raise importan…

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    New Products (October 01, 2009)

    October 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Tires & Wheels

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    People (October 01, 2009)

    October 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    Emergency Road Services (ERS) of Canada has hired Cheryl Damm as its new sales and marketing manager. The company says Damm brings 20 years of sales and marketing experience to ERS.

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    Membership Has Its Privileges?

    August 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    It is unfortunate (OBAC executive director) Joanne Ritchie uses her column space in Truck News not to inform or participate in constructive dialogue on LCVs and other issues but to take shots at other…

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    Tracking (August 01, 2009)

    August 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    ALK Technologies has introduced PC*Miler 23, which is the first routing and mileage system to include carbon emissions and intermodal analysis functionality, the company claims. It also includes criti…

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    Putting Things In Perspective (August 01, 2009)

    August 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    A few weeks ago, I had the misfortune of tearing the tendons in my right arm. It was a total fluke -I was golfing (or attempting to) and had just made one of my famous 23-yard drives off the tee block…

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    Big Interest In Big Trucks

    July 1, 2009 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Interest in Ontario’s Long Combination Vehicle (LCV) pilot project ran high at this year’s Canadian Fleet Maintenance Seminars (CFMS).