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The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) met today with Government of Canada officials to discuss enforcement of the border vaccination mandate beginning January 15. Officials are advising the electronic submission of proof of vaccination data be presented through ArriveCAN. Further guidance...
The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently reminded employers of all commercial license-holding drivers that they must conduct an annual query for the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. FMCSA's goal is safety, but industry insiders fear that...
The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) continues to work with the Government of Canada to ensure that the trucking industry is aware of the upcoming border vaccination policy, and the mandatory requirement for all Canadian and US truck drivers to...
The American Trucking Association (ATA) is predicting a strong trucking industry in 2022.  While supply chain issues centered around the trucking industry have been a strong talking point over the course of the COVID pandemic, trucking is expected to...
There are nearly ten electronic logging devices (ELDs) certified for use by Transport Canada.  Canada made ELDs mandatory for federally regulated carriers for June 12 of this year, but since Canada requires ELDs to be certified through a third-party...
Among many other things, 2021 saw a lot of attention on the delays in OEMs to deliver brand-new Class 8 trucks to market.  Supply chain issues and shortages of chips have been labelled the biggest reasons why these delays...
The PMTC recently conducted an anonymous survey, through survey monkey, to try and ascertain the vaccination rate of Canada’s truck driving workforce. The survey was sent out to PMTC Members and contacts and ran from November 26th until November...
Truckers that need to travel through British Columbia are in for a challenging winter season.  On the 14th of November, large amounts of rain pounded the lower mainland of BC causing flooding, mudslides, and enormous damage to infrastructure.  All...
Popularity has its cost. Tale the humble Avocado, a green fleshed fruit that is actually a berry that has become so popular that its intense growing methods combined with a ravenous global appetite for its place on our plates...
OTA continues to follow developments being reported by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) with respect to the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) vaccine mandate impacting US truck drivers. In news shared earlier today with the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA)...

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