Sunday, February 17, 2019
Autonomous vehicles, including commercial trucks, are already a reality, but the trucking industry must have a “seat at the table … to develop a framework without stymying innovation,” Chris Spear, president of the American Trucking Associations, said at...
The impending electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is the trucking industry’s top concern, according to an annual survey by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). More than 65% of respondents cited the ELD mandate, and the impact it will have...
The American Trucking Associations recognized 15 carriers, including OTA members Motor Freight, Bison Transport and C.A.T., as winners of the EPA’s SmartWay Excellence Awards at the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas. EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership is a...
One of the benefits of OTA’s Next Generation program is the informal networking inside and outside of the classroom. The next generation of leaders know the advantage of networking – they do it all of the time. But do...
Canada’s transportation ministers met in Toronto this week to discuss a broad array of initiatives including mandating Electronic Logging Devices as well as harmonizing transportation rules across the country. A government press release and a Today’s Trucking report quoted Federal...
The Quebec Coroner’s Office is calls for increased heavy-duty truck driver training in the province after investigating the 2013 death of a truck driver who lost control of his cement truck. As reported by Today’s Trucking, coroner Andrée Kronström’s report...
Canadian Trucking Alliance CEO David Bradley recently painted a picture of the trucking life in Canada to an American audience, explaining that despite many similarities, the two industries are still quite distinct. Bradley was in Nashville this week giving a...
Two-truck platoons have the potential to reduce fuel consumption by at least 4%, averaged across both vehicles, according to a report by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE). As reported by Truck News, the reviewed previous testing and...
Zonar introduced its next-generation tablet, Zonar Connect, which it says is faster, more responsive and more customizable compared to previous-generation units. The ruggedized tablet also provides fleet managers with a suite of tools to manage compliance, safety and efficiency monitoring. Built on...
Winter tires required on some B.C. highways as of the start of October   Are you ready to join the cue at your local tire store? October 1st was the deadline to have your vehicle winter ready for snow and ice on major...

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