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Starting Oct. 1, the majority of B.C. highways, particularly mountain passes, require truck drivers to carry chains, while passenger vehicles must have winter tires. WorkSafeBC is a member of the WDA, and Darrin McCaskill, director of programs, projects, and initiatives,...
Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) president Chris Nash trusts organizations that don't grasp assorted variety and comprehensiveness will before long battle to discover ability. "Assorted variety will bring more thoughts and movement," Nash said amid the Women Building Futures...
Fleets went further between roadside breakdowns in the second quarter, yet encountered an expansion in tire disappointments because of sweltering climate. Those were two or three discoveries from a FleetNet America benchmarking study finished with the Technology and Maintenance...
The U.S. Division of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reported a last administer reconsidering government directions allowing people with a steady insulin regimen and appropriately controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus (ITDM) to be fit the bill to work...
The FMCSA has started a rulemaking procedure that conceivably could change current long periods of-benefit controls, as per Fleet Owner. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported a month ago that it has started a rulemaking procedure that conceivably could...
A new California law would hold retailers partly liable for working with port trucking companies that have unpaid judgements related to driver misclassification lawsuits or other related labor violations. The bill, SB 1402, makes retailers jointly liable for violations of...
It’s going to take approximately $20,000 and a few more days to fix Princeton’s Brown Bridge, according to municipal infrastructure director Jamie Umpleby. But there’s no telling how long it will take to repair the feelings of some residents,...
Mack Trucks' 6th scene of its RoadLife arrangement titled "Long Way From Home" highlights two western Canadian whole deal truck drivers. Bill Flynn, initially from Newfoundland, has put over the most recent 14 years working in Edmonton, Alta., as...
Truck parking availability in the U.S. improved in 2017, but finding a parking spot is the number one cause of stress for 85% of professional drivers. Those are a couple key findings from the 2018 Truck Parking Report, compiled by Trucker...
Conditions for U.S. shippers moderated in June, but still presented a challenging environment. The FTR Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) read -9.5 in June, a nearly three-point improvement from the previous month, indicating the worst may be over for now. However,...

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