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Sunday, April 14, 2024
As summer slowly passes behind us, the last of the four annual CVSA safety blitzes draws nearer. This year's blitz, from August 20 through August 26, will focus on air brake systems. The top items they will be looking...
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...
This S-cam had been over rotated. It also illustrates the pad rollers and the return springs.

S-Cams

One item that most drivers don’t even consider when doing a visual brake inspection is the operation and condition of the "S" cams. If an S-cam is found to be over-rotated, that is an automatic out-of-service violation, and in...
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...
As noted in mid-January, the City of Toronto’s Transportation Services team is developing a new Delivery Vehicle Permit program designed to support the delivery and courier industry and has recached out to OTA to solicit input on the programs design...
Depending on your carrier’s routing procedures, the shortest route may not necessarily be the best route, due to various factors such as weight, and fuel costs. Currently, the big one is fuel cost. All companies negotiate a bulk fuel...
For this blog, we will be looking at the basics of hauling over-dimensional (OD) loads, and the hazards they involve. When you are dispatched on an OD load, the first thing you do, even before you put the truck...

Signs

Signs, signs, everywhere there are signs... Reading and understanding them is extremely important, even if you have seen the signs hundreds of times. If you are driving in the US, it can become a serious problem, as all vertical...
Climbing hills on a 2-lane highway with a heavy load can be challenging, especially when there's a line of traffic behind you. To ensure safety and avoid potential liability, it's essential to follow these guidelines: 1. Maintain your position in...
The interstate system in the US, and to a similar extent, the US numbered highways, follow a pattern. Once you understand how the system works, finding your way across the country becomes much easier. Even-numbered interstates run east-west, with lower...