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  Andrea Morley Nutritionist & Health Coach  Healthy Trucker   With winter in full force, we naturally look to warm, comforting meals to satisfy us, but they often come with a cost: high amount of calories, (saturated) fat, salt, and simple carbs. Whether you’re...
Overview A study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania and sponsored by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the American Transportation Research Institute of the American Trucking Associations found that almost one-third (28 percent) of commercial truck drivers...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance delivered a slick sight and sound toolbox to help industry, governments and also harm anticipation partners in advancing truck driver safety at work environments and delivery offices. The media toolbox highlights "whiteboard" movement recordings and computerized infographics...
Following an open objection from different Manitoba drivers, and in addition the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA), the commonplace government has chosen not to close the Pine Grove Rest Area. Reacting to Truck West May 29, the Manitoba government said it...
Approximately 800,000 food service jobs have been lost across Canada in the past month and about one in 10 restaurants in the country have permanently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey suggests. Restaurants Canada, a not-for-profit association...
 It is with sadness OTA announces the passing of former OTA President/Chair and founder of International Truckload Services, Max Haggarty. He was 85. Max served as President of the Ontario Trucking Association from 1975-1976 A private graveside service will be held...
2020 will go down in history as one that changed modern society and the future of mankind. I must admit, when challenged to write about the positives arising from 2020, I had to scratch my head for more than...
Statistics the BC Trucking Association (BCTA) has gathered for May 2020 indicate that all members surveyed – trucking and motor coach companies and the suppliers and service providers supporting them – don’t expect to return to pre-COVID-19 business levels...
I ’m angry because I saw a man being murdered by a vicious person. I'm sad because I’ve seen far too much of this in my life. Sick, that racism is so prevalent even in 2020 and so many...
Over the past decade or so, the trucking industry has been plagued by so-called “Nuclear Verdicts”. A nuclear verdict is any award that is “out of proportion with the damages suffered”. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released...

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