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The PMTC recently conducted an anonymous survey, through survey monkey, to try and ascertain the vaccination rate of Canada’s truck driving workforce. The survey was sent out to PMTC Members and contacts and ran from November 26th until November...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is starting an impressive media campaign aimed at raising the profile of the trucking industry.  It is also designed to showcase the work and effort workers in the trucking industry have put forward during...
Please see Hwy 1 update below from B.C. As we have had numerous questions on Highways 1 and 5 in regard to full reconnection, to be clear, the Hwy 1 closure through the Canyon pass and the Hwy 5 closure,...
While not much of a concern for much of Canada’s landlocked population, ferry service is a part of life for many people in Eastern Canada, especially in the Maritime provinces. For people in those areas, ferries may be their...
“To keep up with demand over the next decade, trucking will need to recruit nearly one million new drivers to close the gap caused by demand for freight, projected retirements and other issues,” according to the American Trucking Associations. Bob...
See update below from DriveBc, hwy 3 is reopened in both directions for essential travel only. Highway 3 reopened, in both directions. Mudslide between Sunshine Valley and Allison Pass Summit for 36.9 km (17 to 54 km east of Hope)....
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...
The best resource for real time specifics will always be Drive BC ( www.drivebc.ca ). We will NOT be providing notice of real-time highway conditions as the provincial government is best positioned to do this. Please DO NOT “read between...
Ever increasing vaccination mandates on essential workers, by both private businesses and governments alike, are causing severe shortages in an already depleted workforce. This is especially true in the supply chain, where severe shortages in workers are prevalent in...
The Province of Ontario made headlines throughout Canada in October of 2021 when a proposed law was announced to provide delivery drivers with access to washrooms at the businesses they service .  If passed, the law will allow truck...

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