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Saskatchewan is blending its wide-base single tires (WBST) program with Ontario as part of a recent commitment between the provinces to improve internal trade.  In addition, the program is being expanded and made permanent. Saskatchewan Premier Scott...
A recent tweet by Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to indicate the electric vehicle manufacturer could soon be hauling its own cars across North America. Citing pressures to get products to customers as quickly, efficiently and cost...
The Ontario Trucking Association says it is satisfied the Ford Government was tuning in to the trucking business as it drafted its Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. In the arrangement, reported today by Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment,...
The Healthy Fleet 10 Pound Challenge is back. Amid the long stretches of January and February, drivers, staff, and officials from over the business will lock in to move in the direction of their weight reduction objectives to contend in...
Unless GDP growth stalls or declines, “we’re going to continue to see pressure on driver pay and rates into 2019,” says Gordon Klemp, president of the National Transportation Institute. Ongoing pay increases would follow a year of multiple wage jumps that Klemp projects will culminate...
Earlier this month, a federal court in California heard oral arguments in the Western State Trucking Association’s lawsuit against a California Supreme Court ruling that WSTA says could effectively block owner-operators from operating in the state. WSTA filed...
Results distributed today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) demonstrate that the aggregate expense of ground transportation for Canadian shippers expanded by 0.6% in September, contrasted and August outcomes.  The base rate record expanded by 0.4% in September.  Normal fuel...
Nu-Line has introduced a patent-pending side guard for straight trucks. The side guard provides an additional protection barrier in the event of a side collision for trucks that work in close proximity to pedestrians and cyclists. The company says a...
David Carruth, president and CEO of One for Freight in Milton, Ont. has been named administrator of the Ontario Trucking Association for a two-year term. The declaration was made today at the OTA yearly official gathering in Toronto. Carruth,...
After an industry instruction in Mississauga, Federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labor, Patty Hajdu, drew straight from the Canadian Trucking Alliance's contentions requiring an even the odds by preventing a few businesses from misclassifying representatives as an...

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