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In the mental health field, we too often focus on how demands in our personal or family life can have negative effects on job performance.  Especially for high demand, high stress, long hours jobs such as managerial and leadership...
The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has been the voice of the Ontario trucking industry since 1926. OTA believes that the industry’s concerns should be voiced in a responsible and professional manner that does not risk or threaten public safety. Ontario’s...
Based on U.S. safety data from the United States that showed amber brake-activated pulsating lamps can have significant benefits to road safety, the Canadian Trucking Alliance board of directors requested that CTA staff and leading lighting technology and trailer equipment...
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...
March is Women’s History Month and the Women In Trucking Association was formed in March of 2007.  Now, fourteen years later, how have we advanced our mission to “encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, address obstacles,...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance reiterated five important industry positions that would improve the safety, diversify and expand labour opportunities in trucking, cut down on the trucking industry’s environmental footprint and boost competitiveness by cracking down on non-compliant carriers, among...
"Monday morning felt like it came a little faster," you say to yourself while grabbing your lunch pale and walk towards the office. After speaking with a colleague briefly, you meet with your boss to find out which tractor...
Music is fundamental and a characteristic of a human being. All cultures, primitive to advanced, make music. Music is with an individual an entire lifespan. We all hum or sing or tap in time or not we still can...
The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and Benchmark Sponsor, Ontario Truck Driving School, have announced that the 5th annual PMTC Canadian Private Fleet benchmarking survey instrument is live as of today, February 8th.  This study is open for completion...
As of February 21st, 2021, at 11:59:59 PM, it will be required for all travellers to submit their information electronically before or when entering Canada. Commercial transporters will continue to be able to submit the mandatory information before or...