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The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index, showed volume and pricing down, with capacity still on the high side, resulting in a lower Supply-Demand Balance in June. The ACT For-Hire Trucking Index is a monthly survey of for-hire trucking service providers. Carter...
Economically speaking, Boom and Bust go hand and hand… it’s just the timing of each that may be tough to figure out. The world trucking industry is currently experiencing somewhat of a surprise Bust ,,,but just what does that...
This was the year the hard-hit Travel and Tourism industry hoped to get back on its post-pandemic feet. Hotels and restaurants have been scrambling to fill their rooms and seats. The hard-hit airline industry has been overwhelmed by a...
The Government of Canada announced the extension of its border restrictions until at least September 30, including the mandatory vaccination requirement at the land border for all travellers entering the country, including truck drivers crossing the border. A copy of...
Effective July 1, 2022, individuals completing the Class A or Class A restricted (AR) road test in a vehicle with an automatic transmission, including semi-automatic and automated-manual transmissions, will be restricted from operating Class A/AR vehicles with a manual transmission and only...
The Women In Trucking Association strives to be a resource for the trucking industry.  This means we spend a great deal of time collecting data from our members.  Everything from recruiting and retention to harassment is analyzed and the...
Canadian Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan issued the federal government’s strongest statement yet against the trucking industry misclassification scheme known as Driver Inc.  Speaking in the House of Commons, the Minister stated that Driver Inc “deprives workers of their basic rights” and assured...
The OPP, working with Québec counterparts, have laid fraud charges against several people after a multi-year police probe. In March 2019, the Sûreté du Québec told the OPP of suspected fraudulent commercial motor vehicle licensing activities, which led to a...
Canadian spot market loads fell slightly in April, though are still much stronger than in previous years Truck to load ratios are hovering just above one truck available for every one load posted. TORONTO – Loadlink Technologies’ Canadian spot market shrank this...
Operating a commercial motor vehicle can be one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), 679 large truck occupants were killed on the job in the...

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