Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has cancelled a study meant to gauge the safety aspects of allowing truck drivers to split their on- and off-duty time into segments. The agency’s new — and pressing — move to...
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has conveyed its first electric truck, as a feature of its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet. The Freightliner eM2 was conveyed to Penske Truck Leasing. Roger Nielsen, president and...
The economic Fall Statement conveyed an early Christmas present for the Canadian trucking industry as huge quickened cost stipends for tractor/truck capital — a yearly pre-spending demand by the Canadian Trucking Alliance, incorporating into 2018 — an accentuation on...
Canadian Trucking Alliance president Stephen Laskowski told media that all commercial semi truck drivers should be required to take mandatory training. Laskowski responded to the Saskatchewan government’s decision to grant farmers an exemption from mandatory entry level training. “Safety is...
There may be undeniable tensions on issues like carbon taxes, but Canada’s First Ministers have found some common ground on topics including wide base tires and electronic logging devices. “We have agreed to develop harmonized standards in the trucking sector,...
The province of Saskatchewan is growing, making perpetual, and fitting its single wide-base tire program with Ontario's with an end goal to enhance inward exchange.  "Our regions are making a move to make a superior exchange condition in Canada...
In an ongoing choice, a government judge in Arkansas has said that drivers ought to be paid in any event the lowest pay permitted by law for time spent on furlough and in their sleeper billets. The decision doesn't...
Recent changes to state work laws, particularly in California, are testing the business practices of engine bearers and different organizations that have versatile specialists. The trucking business has been hit by a 2014 choice from the ninth Circuit Court...
A recent tweet by Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to indicate the electric vehicle manufacturer could soon be hauling its own cars across North America. Citing pressures to get products to customers as quickly, efficiently and cost...
Results distributed today by the Canadian General Freight Index (CGFI) demonstrate that the aggregate expense of ground transportation for Canadian shippers expanded by 0.6% in September, contrasted and August outcomes.  The base rate record expanded by 0.4% in September.  Normal fuel...

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