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Kirk’s Trail Tire Revolutionizes Commercial Fleet Assistance with Atrium Solutions Inc. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Emergency Roadside Service (ERS) Platform Launch Lethbridge, October 21, 2023 - Kirk’s Trail Tire, a leading name in the tire industry, launches Atrium Solutions Inc.’s cutting-edge...
Canada's Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, issued a statement today, naming this week National Trucking Week. National Trucking Week is usually the first full week in September. As the Minister rightly pronounced in his statement, "It is a time to...
The Rush to Electric Vehicles: The Change We Cannot Stop The ICCT (International Council on Clean Transport) issued a report from Berlin, Germany, in February of this year stating, "From the extraction of raw materials to its operational phase, battery...
Depending on your carrier’s routing procedures, the shortest route may not necessarily be the best route, due to various factors such as weight, and fuel costs. Currently, the big one is fuel cost. All companies negotiate a bulk fuel...

Signs

Signs, signs, everywhere there are signs... Reading and understanding them is extremely important, even if you have seen the signs hundreds of times. If you are driving in the US, it can become a serious problem, as all vertical...
The interstate system in the US, and to a similar extent, the US numbered highways, follow a pattern. Once you understand how the system works, finding your way across the country becomes much easier. Even-numbered interstates run east-west, with lower...
It's happened to all of us. Something breaks down, and you find yourself stranded on the shoulder of the road, waiting for a service truck. First things first, activate your emergency flashers and put on your safety vest before...
Pollution from Forest Fires Affects Truck Performance Forest fires add particulate matter to the air and impact the health of individuals. The accompanying air pollution can impede vehicle performance, especially if air filters are not checked regularly for blockage. With predictions for a...
Marijuana Concerns: Is The Trucking Industry Going to Pot? The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has issued a report studying the impacts of marijuana legalization on the trucking industry. There are concerns that current drug testing, along with the spreading...

Speed blitz

The annual 72 hour blitz has come and gone and hopefully you passed any and all inspections you were called in for. The next big blitz is coming from July 9-15 2023 across North America and making it through...

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