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Sunday, May 26, 2024
Instant Heat Wave: Adjusting to Canada’s Crazy Climate Here it is, the start of June and suddenly, the thermometer is soaring through the roof. Two weeks ago in Ottawa, there were frost warnings. Now much of Southern Ontario is under...
Canada’s Immigration Department Plans to Fast Track Truck Drivers Canada is opening a new window to welcome skilled newcomers as permanent residents. Truck Drivers will be included in this new Express Entry program. Yesterday, May 31, 2023, The Honourable Sean Fraser,...
As a professional and experienced truck driver, you know that you are to perform a vehicle inspection once every 24 hours. You also understand that you use "Schedule 1," titled, Daily Inspection of Trucks, Tractors, and Trailers to assist...
How does a newly licensed truck driver get that first position when many companies don’t hire truck drivers without experience? Wow, what a question! And this is a widespread problem. And many trucking companies will tell you that their insurance...
Well, it took it’s sweet time, but the warmer weather has finally arrived and with it comes some potentially serious safety concerns, especially for those hauling flat decks. There are a few safety issues to be aware of when...

Wheel issues

There seems to be a lot of issues reported lately with tires coming off trucks at highway speeds. By now, I’m sure we have all seen the video (https://youtu.be/IxZnJ7LhHiA) of what can happen when a tire comes off a...
“Manitoba Commits to Twinning the Trans-Canada Highway: The World’s Longest Road” The Province of Manitoba has begun work on twinning the Trans-Canada Highway from the Ontario border to Falcon Lake, Manitoba, a distance of 16 KM. Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson...
“CVSA Conducts Unannounced Brake Safety Day Across North America” On April 19, 2023, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspected 6,829 commercial motor vehicles throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety...
CTA Seeks Feedback on Barriers to Interprovincial Trucking The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is seeking feedback from its members on barriers in inter-provincial trucking that create logistical and operational issues for trucking fleets. In addition, they are asking for input...
Is Driver INC. Ungluing Canada’s Trucking Industry? Once again, we are hearing concerned voices from the trucking industry for the Federal Government to help end the Driver INC practice. Last week Teamsters Canada, the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), and the...