Friday, May 24, 2019
Training to combat distracted driving is set to become part of Canada’s plans for mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT). The commitment to introduce a national driver training standard was unveiled following a fatal truck crash involving a bus carrying members of the Humboldt...
The Business Council of British Columbia has released an update of its previous 2017 report, Ties That Bind: Economic Interdependence Between B.C. and Alberta, that underscores the importance of trade and the movement of people between the two provinces. The...
MTO has posted a progression of proposition to the Regulatory Register to address mechanical headways in vehicle gear and parts just as further fitting Ontario's loads and measurements routine with neighboring wards. "OTA has worked in close meeting with...
Motor carriers may not be having a record year like they did in 2018, but trucking economist Donald Broughton gave attendees of the CCJ Spring Symposium many reasons to be optimistic on Tuesday, May 7 in Birmingham, Ala. He pointed...
Waiting for the next regulation to take effect is a way of life in the trucking industry. Last year’s electronic logging device mandate, and changes to the hours-of-service regulations before that, are part of an ongoing cadence of new...
Law enforcement personnel across North America will be on the lookout for commercial motor vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in dangerous driver behaviours July 14-20 as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver...
The OTA successfully kicked-off both of their LEAD programs – the Next Generation Certificate Program, and the OTA-SEEC Leaders Certificate Program through the Schulich School of Business at York University. The Next Generation Program – which focuses on the core...
Nikola’s zero-emission tractor shared the spotlight at Nikola World – a two-day event equal parts product reveal and rock spectacle held by the company Tuesday night and Wednesday at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Ariz. – with releases from the company’s powersports and...
B.C. could soon be the next province to announce a mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) program. According to the Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC), it, along with the province’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and Ministry of Public Safety and...
Softly humming the “Backhaul Blues,” doubles driver John Doe peered intently through a veil of rain that somewhat limited his view of Pennington Parkway, a four-lane highway with a grassy median, posted at 65 mph. Due to the inclement...



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