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BC's Hwy. 5 tire chain-up area set for renovation, expansion
Thursday May 26, 2016 11:52 AM
MERRITT, BC — As part of a $17.6-million project, British Columbia’s Coquihalla Highway Box Canyon chain-up area is expanding to fit up to 70 commercial truck spots so that drivers can...
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Google glue traps pedestrians like flies during collision
Wednesday May 25, 2016 11:49 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — Last week Google patented an adhesive layer to line the hoods of its self-driving cars, acting as a pedestrian flypaper in the case of a collision.
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Bendix tops 4-million brake shoes for production milestone
Wednesday May 25, 2016 10:32 AM
ELYRIA, OH — In less than four years, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ remanufactured brake shoe operation has topped the 4-million-unit production milestone.
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Lack of sleep involved in 80% of highway deaths, says expert
Thursday May 19, 2016 4:33 PM
ABBOTSFORD, BC — The days of pulling all-nighters to earn bragging rights should be a thing of the past, says a sleep expert who addressed attendees at the 2016 Truxpo trade show last week...
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Navistar's remote diagnostics subscribers reach 200,000
Thursday May 19, 2016 2:30 PM
LISLE, IL — Navistar has announced that subscriptions to its OnCommand Connection (OCC), the company's open architecture remote diagnostics system introduced in 2013, have surpassed...
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OTA calls new driver training draft 'extensive', 'relevant'
Thursday May 19, 2016 1:27 PM
TORONTO, ON — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) says the province’s draft proposal to require 103.5 minimum hours of instruction before a road test — with 58 hours of “hands on the...
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API releases symbols for new diesel oils
Wednesday May 18, 2016 1:37 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — A new special Service Symbol Donut will help the public identify the recently approved API FA-4 diesel engine oil designed to protect next generation diesel engines, the...
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Quebec fleet, driver charged in wheel-off death
Monday May 16, 2016 11:27 AM
TORONTO, ON — Quebec trucking company Transport Leo Labelle Inc., and a driver with the fleet, are facing charges in relation to the wheel-off death of a 69-year-old male driver on Jan. 27.
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