Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Northern Ontario Business magazine recently cited the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s updated study on the truck driver shortage in Canada, saying the labour gap will be felt most acutely in Northern Ontario: Canada’s trucking industry is speeding towards a driver shortage...
WASHINGTON, DC – Young members of the U.S. military could secure a fast track to driving jobs under a pilot program being proposed by the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. (Photo: United States Marine Corps) The pilot would allow a...
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation on Aug. 16 issued the final draft of the next round of emissions and fuel economy standards for U.S. heavy-duty trucks, calling for a 25 percent reduction in certain greenhouse...
CTA’s view that upcoming Canadian GHG truck rules must reflect the reality of specific Canadian operating conditions and equipment is taking hold in Ottawa. CTA has long supported the reduction of carbon emissions from trucking equipment through reasonable and efficient...
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Trucking Alliance reached into its current ranks by announcing Stephen Laskowski will become its next President and CEO on January 1st, 2018, after the alliance’s current chief retires. The Board made its decision...
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...

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