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    Hwy. 407 payment lawsuit settled

    June 1, 2003 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Hwy. 407 toll route administrators and representatives of its customers announced the settlement of a class action lawsuit related to the company’s $30 late payment fee.As part of the …

  • U.S. company offers log audits

    May 21, 2003 9:56AM by Truck News

    NEENAH, Wis. — A new log auditing service has just come out, courtesy of J.J. Keller & Associates Inc.

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    Weighing in

    May 1, 2003 12:00AM by Bonnie Toews

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has played a critical role in seeking revisions to the draconian “strawman” rules recently introduced by U.S. Customs Service, rejecting the need fo…

  • ETR 407 late payment lawsuit settled

    April 25, 2003 8:58AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — 407 toll route administrators and representatives of its customers yesterday announced the settlem…

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    Goodyear makes ‘impact’ with new steer tire

    April 1, 2003 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    DANVILLE, Va. – Harnessing the power of the latest computer modeling and testing technologies and a new tire production process, Goodyear has come to market with a long-haul steer tire it feels confid…

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    Setting it straight (February 01, 2003)

    February 1, 2003 12:00AM by Truck News

    The January issue of Truck News featured an article about the CPR Holiday Train that crosses Canada raising funds for needy Canadians.The train is sponsored in part by Consolidated Fastfrate, one of C…

  • Wording error delays road salt arrival

    October 30, 2002 9:19AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — Town council deferred the road salt tender decision until the Nov. 12 meeting because of a clerical…

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    Car drivers to blame for crashes with trucks (September 01, 2002)

    September 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – A U.S. study has concluded most fatal accidents involving cars and tractor-trailers are caused by driver error, four-wheeled driver error.The study was conducted for the American Autom…

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    Champions of the East off to nationals

    August 1, 2002 12:00AM by Brandi Cramer

    SLEMON PARK, P.E.I. – Once again the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) has crowned the best truck drivers in the region during the 44th Professional Truck Driving Championships.Held this …

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    Car drivers to blame for crashes with trucks (July 25, 2002)

    July 25, 2002 9:17AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — A U.S. study has concluded most fatal accidents involving cars and tractor-trailers are caused by…

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    Date set for inquest

    July 5, 2002 8:46AM by Truck News

    SUSSEX, N.B. — An inquest into why a bus hurtled off a sharp turn at a Sussex ramp is expected to bring back drive…

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    Municipalities consider buying Coquihalla Hwy.

    July 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    MERRITT, B.C. – A group of Southern Interior municipalities are considering purchasing B.C.’s only toll highway to prevent the price gauging that may result from privatization.Merritt Mayor, Bob Baird…

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    Truck News: A place to learn, love, grow, and kiss a cod fish or two

    June 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    A few weeks ago, John Curran came to me with an idea he had to help Truck News celebrate its 21st “coming of age” birthday.He said he was going to ask a few of the past editors to write a column about…

  • Municipalities consider buying Coquihalla

    May 27, 2002 9:41AM by Truck News

    MERRITT, B.C. — A group of Southern Interior municipalities are considering purchasing B.C.’s only toll highway to…

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    Fear and loathing in Canada

    April 1, 2002 12:00AM by John Curran

    BEAUSEJOUR, Man. – Little 13-year-old Chelsea Barkman says her father always raised her and her brothers, Jordan and Brent, to be self-sufficient in life.She’s worked hard cleaning and doing other odd…