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Monday, July 22, 2024

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...

401 CLOSURE

A crucial section of Canada's primary highway, Highway 401, near Toronto, has been closed. The closure is a result of a tragic incident involving a tanker truck that crashed and exploded into a fireball, resulting in the loss of...
Near the end of the 20th century, the term "Brain Drain" was applied to the number of doctors, scientists and career professionals that left Canada for "greener pastures" in other countries. Now Canada seems to be suffering "The Truck...
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...
Part of Quebec HWY 133 Closed from June 5, Truckers Should Plan Alternate Route An update from Quebec’s Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable says part of Route 133 in Quebec will close as of June 5. Construction work is...

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...
Trucking is a career where life can transition from mind-numbing boredom to extreme peril in a matter of milliseconds. How you react to these changes often determines the difference between life and death. Knowing what to do, as well...
Transport Canada has issues an HOS exemption in support of wildfire response in Nova Scotia. Targeted Essential Freight Transport Exemption to Support the Emergency Response to wildfires in Nova Scotia https://tc.canada.ca/en/corporate-services/acts-regulations/list-regulations/exemptions-under-section-16-motor-vehicle-transport-act/targeted-essential-freight-transport-exemption-support-emergency-response-wildfires-nova-scotia Exemptions under section 16. of the Motor Vehicle Transport Act https://tc.canada.ca/en/corporate-services/acts-regulations/list-regulations/exemptions-under-section-16-motor-vehicle-transport-act https://tc.canada.ca/fr/services-generaux/lois-reglements/liste-reglements/exemptions-section-16-loi-transports-routiers
“CVSA Conducts Unannounced Brake Safety Day Across North America” On April 19, 2023, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) inspected 6,829 commercial motor vehicles throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S. as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety...