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When it comes to getting permits for oversize loads, whether or not the load is reducible is typically a major factor in permitting.  A reducible load is a load that can be easily made smaller, and a non-reducible load...
There are few things more frustrating than slow drivers on a 2 lane highway. The reasons for some people driving slow are as varied as anything can be, but the bottom line is, it is extremely frustrating being stuck...
Earlier this Fall, Volvo made some of their own history by accepting the largest order of their fully-electric Class 8 trucks.  The order totaled 16 of Volvo’s VNR Electric Class 8 trucks, and they will be delivered to a...
Freight volumes continue to increase at the Port of Gothenburg. This can be seen from newly published figures covering the period up to the end of September. On the container side, volumes rose by 16 per cent during the...
"Irony" is described as an event with a result, opposite to the expectation when what we expect to happen doesn’t, it often creates conflict. Or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing...
Both Canada and the US have passed laws to protect their workforce.  One drivers need to pay strict attention to is known as “interstating”. Under reciprocal rules, Canadian drivers are permitted to operate in the US, the same as...
What a year it’s been, we started off with bright futures and goals, hit a pandemic that rocked the world, and transferred our lives from in-person to digital all within a year. What could we do if we planned...
The Government of Ontario’s focus on tackling the use of delete kits and emissions tampering in heavy-duty trucks, as well as those who install, manufacture and sell tampering devices is showing results. The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks’ (MECP) enforcement efforts are yielding a...
Hauling perishable loads is a bit of an art form, and requires strict attention to details, least an error or misunderstanding lead to a claim for a spoiled load. If the load is one product, then it’s fairly straight...
Unless they are volunteering their time, all truck drivers fall into one of two categories: company driver or owner-operator. One is not better than the other; instead, each pay deal offers its own advantages and disadvantages depending on the...

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