Thursday, March 21, 2019
Roadside inspectors will collecting data on rear impact guards during routine commercial vehicle inspections in late August as part of the  Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance initiative called Rear Impact Guard Check . The enforcement initiative is a one-time, one-day event in which states will...
Demangos was chosen from over 800 nominees by an independent advisory board, comprising more than 20 business leaders from across Canada. Honorees were chosen on four key criteria: vision and innovation; leadership; impact and influence; and, social responsibility. Recipients of...
Truck convoys kept on moving through Western Canada this previous week in help of the oil and gas industry. In Estevan, Sask., around 450 trucks overwhelmed the avenues on Saturday, an escort sorted out by nearby transporter Bert Baxter Transport....
The driver shortage has come up as the trucking industry’s uppermost concern for the 2nd year in a row. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) published its list of the top 10 acute issues facing the trucking industry, at...
TORONTO, Ont. — The aggregate cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers expanded possibly, by 0.4% in October as indicated by results distributed today by the Canadian General Freight Index. Too, the base rate record expanded by 0.3% in October....
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to entertain a truck driver’s appeal against a lower-court decision that found a motor carrier had the right to screen certain drivers for obstructive sleep apnea. In October, 2013, the Eight...
BLOOMINGTON, IN—The U.S.-based commercial transportation analysts FTR releases preliminary Class-8 net orders for December at 21,200 units, up 10% month over month, and spot on the FTR forecast. The solid December order activity is very consistent with the order demand...
Seat belt use by truck and bus drivers has risen to 86 percent, compared to 65 percent in 2007, according to FMCSA survey. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says that safety belt usage by commercial truck...
TORONTO, Ont. – Teamsters Canada, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), and Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) have consolidated in a require a speedy command of electronic logging gadgets (ELDs). In an uncommon show of solidarity, the three are...
ARLINGTON, Va. – American Trucking Associations (ATA) declared that the turnover ratio at any given large truckload fleet declined by 81% in the 3rd quarter resulting in lowest since last five years. “Ongoing elasticity in the freight economy has been...

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