Thursday, August 13, 2020
The Government of Canada has given the trucking industry strong and immediate support throughout the COVID-19 crisis through multiple departments and ministers. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) believes this pattern of cohesive and comprehensive action will be the recipe for...
Highlight Motor Group is proud to announce the grand opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art repair shop. Connected to their head office in Concord, Ontario, this large 2 story facility sits on over 2 acres of land and boasts...
The transport of food and health/sanitary items such as cleaning supplies and paper towels have placed significant strains on the supply chain. Food distributors have to scrutinize significant preventative measures needed to ensure the health and safety of customers,...
Keeping a driver log that, for each journey, records the driver’s name and identification number, the vehicle number, the driver’s start and end time and the next driver assigned to the vehicle. This enables fleets to identify drivers in case...
Dr. Eileen de Villa, the city’s medical officer of health, said Friday she has received reports of people calling residents and falsely claiming to be part of her staff. “In one instance that I just heard of, the individual was...
EDMONTON, Alta. – The Alberta government announced that mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) will be mandated in spring 2019 for Class 1 and 2 drivers. The announcement was made at the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) office by Transportation Minister...
With the pending legalization of cannabis just around the corner, CTA has conducted an impact analysis of potential issues Canadian carriers and truck drivers could face when cannabis legalization occurs on October 17. The legal memo, produced in partnership with...
The operational expenses of trucking expanded 6% out of 2017, to US$1.69 per mile, as per the most recent Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking report.  The report was distributed by The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Costs...
Bendix is unleashing a trove of commerical vehicle information at its site safertrucks.com. Bendix says the site's new mixed media focus, called Knowledge Dock, is dedicated to helping trucking experts remain associated with the business by keeping them upgraded on...

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