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The Trucking Network is a Canadian “English and Punjabi” bilingual distribution, established in 2012. TTN’s magazine is published monthly and is designed to help anyone who is seeking trucking related, operates, services and maintains trucks and trailers.
I am a firm believer that the habit of regular and challenging reading is useful - perhaps essential - for professional and personal development.  However, knowing what to read and how to find it can be challenging when we...
Each spring since 1988, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (“CVSA”) and its partner enforcement agencies engage in a seventy-two-hour inspection blitz where upwards of fifteen commercial motor vehicles are inspected each minute. To bring awareness to inspection categories, each...
The left side and right side brake chambers on an axle must match; vehicle handling can be negatively affected if they are different.  However, mismatched brake chambers on a steering axle is an out-of-service condition that must be corrected...
Implementing Stronger Enforcement, Travel Restrictions, Public Health Measures to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 and Save Lives Effective Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., police officers and other provincial offences officers will have the authority to require any individual...
Truckers may find themselves isolated away from services for long periods of time.  Such incidents can occur when they are stuck waiting for a road to open or broken down and waiting for a service vehicle. If you’re a professional...
Many truck stops and convenience stores are offering healthy and fresh food options.  However, long-haul drivers may find it difficult to stock up on these perishable items while they are on the road for long periods of time. If your...
Highway hypnosis is commonly known as a state of reduced alertness while driving.  Whether you call it hypnosis or not, people do enter states of trance-like distraction when driving.  This is especially common when the driving is monotonous and...
Starting a new career is challenging for many reasons.  When specific qualifications are required, it can be costly too.  While a career as a truck driver can offer a great return on the investment required to obtain a commercial...
OTA was made aware by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) that deferrals that were put in place for CVOR renewals, annual inspections and Oversize/Overweight annual permits as a result of COVID-19 will come to an end June 1, 2021. The...
The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has been the voice of the Ontario trucking industry since 1926. OTA believes that the industry’s concerns should be voiced in a responsible and professional manner that does not risk or threaten public safety. Ontario’s...

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