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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...
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...
Back in the pre-Pandemic days- remember those?- I was at a transportation conference having lunch with a Human Resource director who worked at mid-western US trucking company.  I was enjoying learning about the driver health and recruiting and retention...
In the mental health field, we too often focus on how demands in our personal or family life can have negative effects on job performance.  Especially for high demand, high stress, long hours jobs such as managerial and leadership...
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...
Based on U.S. safety data from the United States that showed amber brake-activated pulsating lamps can have significant benefits to road safety, the Canadian Trucking Alliance board of directors requested that CTA staff and leading lighting technology and trailer equipment...
In the push to "a greener planet," we are seeing an evolution in transport. Electric cars and trucks are fast becoming mainstream. But can you imagine flying in an electric-powered airliner? Plans are in the "air" for that concept...
March is Women’s History Month and the Women In Trucking Association was formed in March of 2007.  Now, fourteen years later, how have we advanced our mission to “encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, address obstacles,...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance reiterated five important industry positions that would improve the safety, diversify and expand labour opportunities in trucking, cut down on the trucking industry’s environmental footprint and boost competitiveness by cracking down on non-compliant carriers, among...
"Monday morning felt like it came a little faster," you say to yourself while grabbing your lunch pale and walk towards the office. After speaking with a colleague briefly, you meet with your boss to find out which tractor...

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