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Truck Road to Nowhere? Duncan vows Parkway completion

WINDSOR, Ont. – The $1.6-billion Windsor-Essex Parkway to the U.S. border will forge ahead as planned, despite a Michigan Senate vote yesterday that put a serious dent in the plans for a new international bridge.


Vehicle impound law now in effect

TORONTO – New legislation in Ontario that allows police to impound any vehicle for 7 days if its operator has a suspended licence took effect on Dec. 1.


Carriers bullish on freight volumes for 2011

NASHVILLE, Ind. -- Two thirds of U.S. carriers expect freight volumes to increase over the next year, according to the latest survey from Transport Capital Partners, LLC (TCP).


Fuel efficiency affects truck satisfaction: JD Power

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. -- Fuel mileage differences among medium-duty trucks could mean savings of more than $2,000 per truck per year, according to the J.D. Power and Associates.


B.C. classic truck museum shutting down

VANCOUVER – A Lower Mainland museum which displays vintage trucks dating back to 1913 has to close by the end of the year.


Truckers expect major changes to HOS rule

ARLINGTON, Va. – A newly proposed U.S. hours-of-service rule is reportedly in the final stages of White House approval, but American carriers are already anticipating some major changes.


DRIC 'Hail Mary pass' falls incomplete

LANSING, Mich. –- The final day of Michigan's "lame duck" Senate session came and went today without a vote to authorize a new public bridge between Detroit and Windsor.


More fed cash to keep Bay of Fundy ferry afloat

DIGBY, N.S. – After years of haggling, Ottawa has agreed to extend funding of the ferry service between Digby and Saint John for three more year

 
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In This Issue

A look at Ontario's mandatory out-of-service quotas (Yup. They exist.), by Rolf Lockwood. Plus, a special focus on drivers, from retention to training — including the best fleets to drive for. And Jim Park explains how to choose the engine displacement that's best for you. That and much more in the April issue of Today's Trucking.

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