Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Ontario Trucking Association says it would like the upcoming provincial budget to include the occupation of “truck driver” within the In-Demand Skills stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). Ontario’s economy is extremely multi-faceted, ranging from farming to...
In a recent letter to the Ontario Provincial Police, Ministry of Transportation and the Ontario Police Commercial Vehicle Committee (representing regional and municipal police forces), OTA highlighted ways like-minded safety stakeholders can work to make Ontario roads even safer by adding efficiencies to...
WorkSafeBC wants truck drivers to be safe, and has released a new video series and information sheets to help them do just that. According to WorkSafeBC, the truck driver occupation in B.C. had more than 20,700 time-loss injury claims and...
The proprietor of the trucking organization engaged with the Humboldt Broncos transport impact confessed today to five charges, and has been fined $5,000. Sukhmander Singh, proprietor of Adesh Deol Trucking, conceded he neglected to keep up time logs for...
Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 3,000 Freightliner Cascadia tractors over a potential issue with an optional steering wheel air bag, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents. The recall affects approximately 3,365 model year 2018-2020...
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage index was down 0.2% in February after increasing 2.5% in January. In February, the index equaled 117.4 (2015=100) compared with 117.6 in January. “After a strong January, I’m a pleasantly surprised...
After 2018's electronic logging gadget order introduced another time of perceivability of long periods of-administration consistence, 2019 will be a period of progress in regards to the utilization and implementation of ELDs and potential changes to HOS guidelines, said...
The Alberta government has stretched out the due date to consent to the region's required passage level driver preparing (MELT) program to ranchers and homestead specialists in the horticulture business. Producing results March 1, any business driver hoping to acquire...
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis Thursday announced plans for two new Class 5 gasoline engine models next year. The NQR Gas, with a target GVWR of 17,950 lbs., and the NRR Gas, with a...
Starter Class 8 truck requests totaled 16,700 units in February, denoting the second continuous month of curbed orders. Requests were up 5% contrasted with January yet down 58% year-over-year, FTR detailed. January and February were the most reduced two-month...

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