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The due date to submit grant applications to the OTA Education Foundation has been reached out to July 20. Specialized issues with the site that candidates incited the establishment to expand application entries. "It just appeared to be reasonable that understudies...
It happened, we knew it was coming, a virtual job fair. Everything else since the pandemic began has become virtual and it was only a matter of time before events like job fairs became virtual as well. As in-person...
The Driver Inc. model is a driver pay system where individual drivers are paid as contractors instead of employees.  Under this model, significant money is saved in tax payments since these contractors often only pay business tax and are...
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?...
President Grover Cleveland created the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1887 to prohibit rate discrimination for customers of the railroad.  In 1906 the ICC was authorized to set maximum railroad rates and to oversee bridges, terminals, ferries and oil...
Limited food options, no gyms, and no socializing for drivers added to their stress. Throw in the closing of rest areas along the highways and then add the prohibition of using a customer’s restrooms because of sanitization issues. You’ve...
Economically and socially the effects have been unprecedented and it is now obvious that things will not be returning to what we knew as normal anytime soon.  With world economies shrinking, the affects are bringing the transport world to...
Canadian National (CN) Rail believes that shipments of hydrogen by rail could one day grow to exceed the capacity currently devoted to crude oil shipments.  As North America begins to increase the production and consumption of hydrogen as a...
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...
The trucking industry could be vital to keeping the economy running during the COVID-19 pandemic. Truckers are endeavouring to keep products streaming while in a desperate circumstance as provisions keep on coming up. Drivers are placing in extra time so...

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