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    Liberals want to spend $7.5 billion on roads

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – While the Liberal-dominated finance committee is calling on the federal government to slash taxes by $46 billion between now and 2004, it also suggests that it’s time to re-invest in Ca…

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    Training choices on line with many programs

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Training Alternatives has launched an E-commerce site that takes its Flex School on line, bringing training for the transportation industry to the world of the Web.Courses include an i…

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    Don’t look overseas for truckers

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,Hurray to the HRDC for recognizing that the shortage of drivers in Canada is an industry problem that must be solved within the industry. With all due respect to Andrew Rowland, and I am s…

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    Cat maintains dividend rate

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. has declared a cash dividend of US $32.5 per share on its common stock.The dividend will be payable on or after Feb. 19, to stockholders of record at the close of busin…

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    Built like a Mack Truck

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Few truck makers have enjoyed Mack Trucks’ impact on popular culture. After all, “built like a Mack Truck” is synonymous for all things tough – inside or outside the trucking industry…

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    Road rambling columnist makes his debut

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Dave Holleman

    I have been asked by the great folks at Truck News to offer a monthly opinion on the state of the industry from my perspective behind the wheel. And I consider it a privilege to be able to share the i…

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    Shipments rise yet again

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Manufacturers’ shipments increased 0.8 per cent in September to $42.4 billion, according to the latest Statistics Canada numbers. September’s increase, while more modest than the 3.5 pe…

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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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    Plan to be safe

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Ray Mercuri

    I don’t know of any professional driver who actually goes to work planning to be unsafe. And most fleets try to do a good job in the arena of safety.According to a recent American Trucking Association…

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    PNV.net IPO slips

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – PNV.net, formerly Park’N’View, enjoyed a strong debut on the stock market before later slipping several dollars.PNVN, as the company is know by traders, provides bundled telecomm…

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    Winnipeg set to allow RTAC equipment weights

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The city elders here have finally approved intra-city movements of RTAC equipment, so all that stands between one set of weight thresholds across all of Manitoba is for the new bylaw …

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    Some predictions for a millennial year

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Daniel Joyce

    Certain topics have dominated this space over the past few years, and I’d like to engage in some wishful thinking as we turn the calendar to the year 2000.Cabotage: A more liberal viewBut over the pas…

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    Meritor trims LVS

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor Automotive has sold its Light Vehicle Systems (LVS) sun visor operations (to Grupo Antolin-Vosges S.A.S. of France), marking the second chunk of the division to be sold off in as…

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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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    Help O/Os survive

    January 1, 2000 12:00AM by Truck News

    Dear Editor,I am writing about an age-old but growing problem – unscrupulous companies that routinely steal from their owner/operators. Governments don’t seem to want to protect the hard-working O/Os….