Friday, May 24, 2019
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...
Despite what the Ontario Trucking Association says was a misguided decision by City of Thunder Bay council to approve a new truck route, OTA continues to try and sway decision makers into at least amending its plan. In a letter to Mayor Bill...
At the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo today in Long Beach, Calif. the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) released its latest report, More Regional Haul: An Opportunity for Trucking? “If you ask most people to define trucking words like ‘over the...
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...
Diesel fuel prices across the U.S. remained stagnant during the week ending April 1, falling by just two-tenths of a cent during the week, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report. The nation’s average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel...
In a recent letter to the Ontario Provincial Police, Ministry of Transportation and the Ontario Police Commercial Vehicle Committee (representing regional and municipal police forces), OTA highlighted ways like-minded safety stakeholders can work to make Ontario roads even safer by adding efficiencies to...
The WSIB is informing its compliance package to help those who may need assistance and identify those that may try to evade their labour responsibilities. Officials from the WSIB recently participated in a conference call with a select group...

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