Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Unable to do the job as prescribed. No protection against harassment of drivers. No cost-benefit. Electronic logs erode drivers’ Fourth Amendment rights. And driver privacy is not protected. Those are issues at the heart of five legal arguments the Owner-Operator...
ELYRIA, OH – Bendix has unveiled a no-cost permanent remedy to repair Bendix SR-5 trailer spring brake valves included in a voluntary safety recall campaign. Vehicle owners can work through Original Equipment Manufacturers or an authorized Bendix parts outlet to...
Over the last several years OTA has expressed an interest in working with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) on efforts to introduce Smart Lift Axle (SLA) technology for semi-trailers. Late last week, MTO confirmed their intention to start more formal...
Uber is acquiring Otto, a startup that’s been working on developing self-driving trucks for an undisclosed sum. The company’s co-founder, Anthony Levandowski, is a former Googler who has been working on autonomous driving for years. He’ll head up Uber’s...
TORONTO, Ont. – Transport Canada announced Aug. 3 that it would be proposing to amend the hours of service (HOS) regulations to mandate the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) by federally-regulated motor carriers and commercial vehicle drivers. The Canadian...
Northern Ontario Business magazine recently cited the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s updated study on the truck driver shortage in Canada, saying the labour gap will be felt most acutely in Northern Ontario: Canada’s trucking industry is speeding towards a driver shortage...
WASHINGTON, DC – Young members of the U.S. military could secure a fast track to driving jobs under a pilot program being proposed by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. (Photo: United States Marine Corps) The pilot would allow a...
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation on Aug. 16 issued the final draft of the next round of emissions and fuel economy standards for U.S. heavy-duty trucks, calling for a 25 percent reduction in certain greenhouse...
CTA’s view that upcoming Canadian GHG truck rules must reflect the reality of specific Canadian operating conditions and equipment is taking hold in Ottawa. CTA has long supported the reduction of carbon emissions from trucking equipment through reasonable and efficient...
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Trucking Alliance reached into its current ranks by announcing Stephen Laskowski will become its next President and CEO on January 1st, 2018, after the alliance’s current chief retires. The Board made its decision...

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