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Sleep Driving How Driving Drowsy can be prevented. In a CDC survey, an estimated 1 in 25 adult drivers 18+ reported having fallen asleep while driving in the previous 30 days. The survey reports that adult drivers who snore or usually...
Taking a load off Don’t sit by the dock at the bay. The Canadian trucking industry is not solely focused on the safety of driving trucks. Loading docks play a crucial role in the trucking fulfillment process, but they are often...
Trailer Mechanics Academy: A Training Opportunity from TIP GROUP A leading truck and trailer service provider has announced they are commencing a new and innovative Academy to educate and train trailer mechanics. The TIP Group, a world-leading truck and trailer...
In the past week, Canada has experienced two tragic highway accidents involving large trucks. One week ago, a devastating collision in Manitoba resulted in the loss of 16 lives when a semi-truck collided with a bus. Then, just this...
Transport Canada has issues an HOS exemption in support of wildfire response in Nova Scotia. Targeted Essential Freight Transport Exemption to Support the Emergency Response to wildfires in Nova Scotia https://tc.canada.ca/en/corporate-services/acts-regulations/list-regulations/exemptions-under-section-16-motor-vehicle-transport-act/targeted-essential-freight-transport-exemption-support-emergency-response-wildfires-nova-scotia Exemptions under section 16. of the Motor Vehicle Transport Act https://tc.canada.ca/en/corporate-services/acts-regulations/list-regulations/exemptions-under-section-16-motor-vehicle-transport-act https://tc.canada.ca/fr/services-generaux/lois-reglements/liste-reglements/exemptions-section-16-loi-transports-routiers
Trucking is one of the most important pillars of transportation in the Canadian supply chain. Canada’s extensive road network prove the primary mode of transport used to ship goods across the country. The trucking sector is also the key...
Were you one of many who made a New Year's resolution? If so you are not alone. The arrival of the New Year allows us to start afresh and put events of the past behind us in the rearview...
Controllers usually work rotating shifts nights, weekends, and all public holidays. The schedules are usually set 28 days in advance. In many countries, the structure of controllers' shift patterns is regulated to allow for adequate time off. There is widespread recognition that Air Traffic Controllers must have breaks. Unfortunately, when we take a break, stress follows. We really can’t go anywhere without stress being involved.
As Canada heads into the first week of fall and the last months of the year, the Liberal government continues introducing measures to promote a falling cost of living. In a sudden and some would say about time move, the government is allowing protective face masks to fall from the faces of bus, train, and airline passengers. It's been a tumultuous year or two. Let's hope fall brings falling prices and cost of living for all Canadians.
The concern is that Canada's health care system has been hoisted onto a gurney and rolled down to the Emergency Room. After years of underfunding and mismanagement, Canada's health care system appears to be in critical condition. The sudden...

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