Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Ontario Premier Doug Ford was a guest of Challenger Motor Freight this week, as he toured the carrier’s Cambridge facility, stopped to chat with drivers, technicians and employees and then sat down with company chairman Dan Einwechter as well as...
In a significant decision that rebukes a major 2014 ruling by a federal court, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has said that carriers do not have to comply with California laws requiring employers to provide workers with regular meal...
Auctions appear to be fast-paced, quick-and-the-dead-type environments and that can be intimidating for newcomers, but Ritchie Bros. Director of Strategic Accounts for Transportation Mike McMahon says that doesn’t have to be the case. “There’s people...
This year has been a good one for sellers of used trucks and the early parts of 2019 are forecast to continue that trend. However, J.D. Power Senior Analyst and Product Manager of Commercial Vehicles Valuation Services Chris Visser sees a...
Carriers domiciled in California with trucks older than 2011 model, or using engines manufactured before 2010, will need to meet the Board’s new Truck and Bus Regulation beginning in 2020 or their vehicles will be blocked from registration with the...
The Canadian spot segment was at flat level in November, as indicated by TransCore Link Logistics.  Load and truck accessibility were generally even. Burdens expanded preceding Black Friday, however dropped pointedly only before the beginning of the shopping binge as...
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....
Truck driver occupational fatalities rose in 2017 to the highest number since at least 2003, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. BLS says the 840 truck drivers...
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...
This has been the best year ever for net trailer orders, with one month remaining to report, according to ACT Research. November trailer orders were up 101% year-over-year, marking the fifth best month in history, with...

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