Friday, December 14, 2018
During an industry briefing in Mississauga, Federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, Patty Hajdu, drew straight from the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s arguments calling for a level the playing field by stopping some employers from misclassifying employees as a...
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) appeared a video dispersing the legend that there is a lack of truck drivers in the US. “We created this video because we are concerned that messaging in mainstream media is missing the mark...
Shell Lubricants has introduced Shell ProAcademy, a web-based training tool to help fleet managers educate and train technicians on the importance of proper grease and lubricant programs. “Properly managing and maintaining a lubricant program can be one of the biggest...
About 7% of Class 8 tractors are currently unseated, with 62% of fleets reporting that as being higher than usual, according to a survey by ACT Research. Only 14% of responding fleets said their unseated tractor level is below average....
September trailer orders, totaling more than 58,000 units, were up 52% from August and 135% year-over-year, according to ACT Research’s State of the Industry: US Trailer Report. “Following the strongest July and August net orders in industry history, September results were...
Kenworth is introducing new vehicle electronics for its T680, T880 and W990 models equipped with the Paccar MX-13 or MX-11 engine. Kenworth says the new electronic system updates, now in production, enable easier integration of new options into its trucks, while...
Truck drivers all through the U.S. what's more, Canada have talked, naming the best truck stops in North America, with seven getting an immaculate five-star rating.  Topping the rundown of five-star truck stops, which was accumulated by the versatile...
Snap-on is adding to its family of cordless tools, which includes ratchets, drills, wrenches, saws and screwdrivers. All include variable speed triggers for better control and many feature MicroLithium batteries that are lightweight, long-lasting and interchangeable between all matching-voltage...
Temperature swings are hard on rubber components and when added with the kind of pressure and tension found on a truck’s belts and hoses, even a minor nick or slice can lead to major problems. Alliance Truck Parts Manager...
Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) says the trucking industry must continue to do its part in reducing carbon emissions and improving air quality following the cancellation of the Ontario Cap and Trade system. Appearing before the committee reviewing Bill 4:...

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