Truck News

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    Public shouldn’t buy government line on photo radar

    October 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    If you were to talk to any truck driver – either rookies or the experienced among us – and ask them what some of their beefs are, you would soon realize that the poor quality of drivers is a top conce…

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    Patience is a virtue on the highway

    August 1, 2000 12:00AM by Dave Holleman

    With tourist season upon us – and the sun beating down on the hood of the truck – I could probably fill a column with notes about how I’m ticked off by slow-moving RV drivers who decide to make left t…

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    Roadcheck numbers are still misleading

    August 1, 2000 12:00AM by David Bradley

    When we look at the out-of-service rates posted during the annual Roadcheck inspection blitz, final results leap from the page – but not simply because the industry’s compliance rate is improving. Whi…

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    Driver dies in QEW crash

    July 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    “It looks like driver error,” said Const. Betty Anne Martin of the OPP’s Niagara Falls detachment. “Visibility was good, and it had nothing to do with road conditions.”The accident occurred at about 4…

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    Spring into action

    June 1, 2000 12:00AM by Bob Brady

    Air suspensions continue to grow in popularity and already account for about 80 to 85 per cent of Class 8 tractor suspensions and 55 to 60 per cent of trailer systems. It’s easy to see why they’re so …

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    Signal and sound your way to safety

    May 1, 2000 12:00AM by Raymond Mercuri

    To drive accident-free, there are some basic practices you must know, implement, and use on a daily basis. These practices need to become part of your normal driving habits.How many accidents happen b…