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And Mrs. Smith cried, “This Is The Best Gift Ever!”

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Two Canadians on the shortlists for a huge American competition called Driver of the Year, Owner-Operator Division, in which the first prize is a brand new truck.

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New Brunswick paves the way for new border crossing

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ST. STEPHEN, N.B. — Federal and provincial funds are being used to help develop a new land border crossing in Atlantic Canada, something not seen for 30 years.

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New Brunswick’s $83 Million Interchange Opens

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Finishing up the One Mile House Interchange has been slow going and full of setback such as unexpected extra costs and bankruptcy, but on Dec. 13, the interchange officially opened.

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NB ups speed limit for safety

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick has implemented a handful of measures to increase safety in construction zones, including increasing speed limits.

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NB Raises Fees on Tires of Out-of-Province Trucks

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DIEPPE, NB – There’s a new rule in New Brunswick that owners of all imported vehicles must pay an additional fee per each tire on their vehicle.

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New Maine crossing under consideration

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

EDMUNSTON, N.B. — Concerns over whether or not a border bridge in New Brunswick can handle its daily flow of commercial traffic has prompted a neighboring U.S. state to take action.

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Trans-Canada College Focuses on NB Truck Driver Shortage

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GW Driver Training is planning on upgrading its services and facilities in order to address the truck driver shortage crisis in New Brunswick, and the first step to the initiative is a change of name, to CollègeTrans-Canada College.

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Twinning Final Stretch of Trans-Canada Highway

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

FREDERICTON, NB – It looks like the Trans-Canada Highway will be completely twinned from the Quebec border to the Nova Scotia border in 2014.

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Smart Transport System Coming for Atlantic Truckers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SALISBURY, N.B. – The government of Canada and the province of New Brunswick are each kicking in over $200,000 to support new projects.

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N.B. Gives $425K to Truck Driving Program

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GRAND FALLS, NB- New Brunswick’s provincial government is giving $425,000 to create a province-wide truck driving program and ease the driver shortage in Atlantic Canada.

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When “Big Daddy has cancer,” Truckers Roar in to Help

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MIRAMICHI, NB. – On Saturday, May 25, Miramichi will be the scene of what might be one of the largest convoys to ever hit New Brunswick.

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PacLease continues Canadian growth

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONCTON, N.B. — PACCAR Leasing Company continues its Canadian franchise network expansion with the addition of a new full-service lease location in Moncton, N.B.