Truck News



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    MacKinnon, Southwestern to merge

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – Consider it a marriage that follows co-habitation – a seven-year hitch, if you will. MacKinnon Transport and Southwestern Express, which have shared a common facility since 1992, will o…

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    All of Navistar to carry International name

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CHICAGO, Ill. – Navistar International Corp. has aligned its business groups under the International brand as part of its updated business strategy.John Horne, Navistar chairman, president and chief e…

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    Too much stress put on raw rookie truckers

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor, I listened with some interest to a CBC Radio interview with David Bradley regarding the shortage of truck drivers facing this country.The driver shortage will continue and get much worse …

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    WCB cash to go to industry safety training

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    HALIFAX, N.S. – Money that the trucking industry pays into the Workers’ Compensation Board’s accident fund will now be invested into the industry’s safety training initiatives.”This further demonstrat…

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    Enman named driver of the year

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Now in his 27th year as a truck driver, Barry Enman’s 6.4 million accident-free miles have earned him the 1999 Ontario Trucking Association (OTA)/Volvo Trucks Canada Driver of the Year…

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    Back when truckin’ was fun: the ’70s

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John Curran

    BOMANVILLE, Ont. – For many people, the golden age of truck driving was the 1970s. Rates were relatively high, fines were low and a trucker’s wandering lifestyle seemed perfect for enjoying a decade k…

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    U.S. creates new trucking agency

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. has created a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – a trucking equivalent to the Federal Aviation Administration governing airlines – that promises to be far fr…

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    CRASH can’t get it right

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,In the Canadian Memorandum of Understanding on truck weights and dimensions, there is reference to three kinds of “road trains”: A train, B train and C train. Whilst I know what the first …

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    Q:; What New Year’s resolutions should the trucking industry make ?

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by John Curran

    REDCLIFF, Alta. – This is traditionally the time of year to set goals for personal improvement for the coming year.As an industry, the Canadian trucking community enjoyed a successful 1999 on the whol…