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    Points shouldn’t be assigned when charges are beat

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Blair Gough

    Ontario’s Commercial Vehicle Operator Record (CVOR) has come a long way since its humble beginnings back in the mid-80s, and I’ll be the first to admit that it now serves as a pretty good indicator of…

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    Protests banned

    March 1, 2000 12:00AM by Julia Kuzeljevich

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Owner/operators working at the Port of Vancouver may have lost their ability to shut down or picket the facility, meaning a possible end to some of the labor strife that has plagued …

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    Tractor and trailer stolen

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving the following crime:Some time after 6 p.m. on Dec. 31, 1999, a tractor and trailer was stolen from a Barrie, Ont. truck yard. Police responding to a fire call…

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    Port restores fleet’s licence

    February 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Port of Vancouver has re-instated the operating licence of PRTI Transport in Delta, B.C., now that the company has begun to pay its owner/operators an hourly wage.The port author…

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    Customs officers to be armed with spray, batons

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Canada’s Customs workers may not be armed like their U.S. counterparts, but they will soon have pepper spray and collapsible batons at their disposal.Bill C-18 has passed its first read…

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    Trucks boast strong safety record in Ontario

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association is again calling for the better training of car drivers, with the release of the province’s annual report on road safety showing that car drivers are m…