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Toronto
Monday, July 22, 2024

Closed roads

Recently the news reported on a situation that has the potential to turn fatal, and is at the very least a major inconvenience - being stranded on a closed, desolate stretch of highway, with literally nowhere to go. Winter...
“People are our most valuable asset.” If this is the case, Mr.Supervisor/Manager/Entrepreneur, answer this question: You invest in repairs, maintenance, and upgrades to your non-human assets, so why is it that you fear taking a similar approach with your...
Optimizing Safety and Profitability: The Crucial Role of Vehicle Maintenance in Canadian Trucking Companies In the dynamic landscape of the trucking industry in Canada, where long-haul routes and diverse terrains present constant challenges, vehicle maintenance stands as the bedrock of...

Braking safety

The Science Behind Truck Braking Safety: A Driver’s Guide to Navigating the Roads Safely In the world of trucking, where the rubber meets the road, brake safety is not just a matter of pressing the pedal – it’s a...

Tax season

With the new year upon us, our next hurdle so to speak is tax season. While doing your taxes isn’t THAT difficult, it can become somewhat complicated, especially for owner-operators and lease operators, with all the allowable deductions for...

Winter wear

Well, we all knew it was too good to last. Mother Nature and Old Man Winter joined forces and clobbered most of Canada with some brutal winter weather, so we’re going to go over a few tricks to make...
With winter finally upon us, we need to take special care with our trucks and trailers to help prevent unnecessary breakdowns and on-the-road winter hazards. Always make sure you’re using quality winter fuel in both the truck and especially...
E-Bulletin December 15/2023 Seasonal Weights for Heavy Haul and Service Rigs: Effective 12:01 am, Monday, December 18, 2023, Winter season weights for heavy haul will come into effect on roads north of and including Township 47. Period 4 weights for service rigs remain...

Permit Renewals

With Christmas and the end of the calendar year approaching most of us will be looking forward to getting home for the holidays. One thing to keep in mind for the end of the year is most permits, truck...
On December 6th I attended the Annual meeting of the Task Force on Vehicle Weights and Dimensions in Montreal. The purpose of the meeting is to receive updates from Provincial, Territorial, and federal governments on their status with complying...