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Each spring since 1988, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (“CVSA”) and its partner enforcement agencies engage in a seventy-two-hour inspection blitz where upwards of fifteen commercial motor vehicles are inspected each minute. To bring awareness to inspection categories, each...
OTA was made aware by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) that deferrals that were put in place for CVOR renewals, annual inspections and Oversize/Overweight annual permits as a result of COVID-19 will come to an end June 1, 2021. The...
The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and Benchmark Sponsor, Ontario Truck Driving School, have announced that the 5th annual PMTC Canadian Private Fleet benchmarking survey instrument is live as of today, February 8th.  This study is open for completion...
As of February 21st, 2021, at 11:59:59 PM, it will be required for all travellers to submit their information electronically before or when entering Canada. Commercial transporters will continue to be able to submit the mandatory information before or...
Truckers face hazards that many people don’t pay much attention to: smoke and fumes. Diesel smoke and carbon monoxide from idling engines is a hazard drivers face year-round, but with cooler temperatures and many drivers electing to sleep in...
Home time is sacred time for those individuals who work away from home.  Truckers with families understand the importance of guarding their time with those they love the most. Family Day is a holiday meant for families to spend time...
In the late eighties American Express trademarked the slogan, “membership has its privileges.”  In those days you had to pay a fee to carry their card, so they wanted you to feel as if you were a part of...
On his first day in office United States President Joe Biden revoked the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. This project was designed to pump 830,000 barrels of Alberta tar sands oil daily to refineries on the Gulf Coast...
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), an international non-profit working with the trucking, bus and energy industries to fight human trafficking as part of their everyday jobs, announces the appointment of Heather Mewhinney, Director of Human Resources at the Kriska Transportation...
The pandemic period highlights the shortcomings of the United States and the health of its citizens. Indeed, the country does not have a universal health care system, only the needy and the elderly benefit from semi-public coverage, Medicaid, and...

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