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Operating a commercial motor vehicle can be one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), 679 large truck occupants were killed on the job in the...
There are nearly ten electronic logging devices (ELDs) certified for use by Transport Canada.  Canada made ELDs mandatory for federally regulated carriers for June 12 of this year, but since Canada requires ELDs to be certified through a third-party...
Earlier this Fall, Volvo made some of their own history by accepting the largest order of their fully-electric Class 8 trucks.  The order totaled 16 of Volvo’s VNR Electric Class 8 trucks, and they will be delivered to a...
New Channels for Supporting Your Employees’ Wellbeing Mental health conditions can have profound personal, occupational, and social consequences for the one in five North Americans who experience them every year. For employers, these consequences have measurable economic impacts due to...
High speed and high frequency rail is coming to Ontario and Québec as Via Rail, a passenger rail service provider in Canada, plans to open new corridors between Québec City, Montréal, Ottawa, and Toronto.  Following a mid-2021 announcement from...
New loose wheel prevention technology was announced in Montreal this week by Loose Wheel Sensors Inc. they released their solution to runaway truck wheels.   First here is a look at how serious the runaway tire issue is…. CTV reported this last...
As per the organizations, the joint wander will be named Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies. Both Cummins and Eaton will claim half of the new joint wander. "Clients are centered around powertrain arrangements that give the best blend of innovation, execution...
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...
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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