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Our Mega Job Fair is going virtual!  Join us on July 10th, 2021 to encourage, celebrate, and promote the heroic efforts of the professional drivers who have worked so hard to keep our communities strong through the pandemic.  Drivers...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance is welcoming a policy change to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program by the Government of Canada which will assist fleets that are currently using the program. Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, recently...
As of Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., individuals with at-risk health conditions, as well as Group Two of people who cannot work from home including transportation workers and truck drivers will be eligible to book an appointment to receive the...
What is part of the daily pretrip requirements that is rarely checked by the driver? I know that’s a trick question because not many people do a proper pretrip inspection. When was the last time you checked your insurance card?...
Although the Women In Trucking (WIT) Association was formed over fourteen years ago, there are still many people who don’t understand our mission and who we represent.  This article will answer the top frequently asked questions we receive. First, let...
OTA was formally notified by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) today that effective May 17, 2021, individuals completing the Class A road test in a vehicle with an automatic transmission, including automated-manual transmissions, will be restricted from operating a...
As we enter the Spring season of 2021 with all of the challenges of this past year due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, we have seen the rise in secondary searches at the borders, increased infractions and fines, increased offloading...
On January 6th of 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse became a required part of an interstate carrier’s drug and alcohol compliance program.  For American companies, this applies to all individuals holding a...
All travellers entering New Brunswick, including truck drivers who regularly cross borders, must register their travel online or by calling 1-833-948-2800. “Until the majority of us have been vaccinated, unnecessary travel is simply too risky,” said Dr. Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer...
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...

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