Incoming Heavy-Duty Electric Trucks

Technology related to addressing climate change is all over the media.  In the transportation industry in North America, this dialogue is dominated by the advent of heavy-duty trucks and...

Wildfires: The impact on Canadian transportation.

Wildfire flames reach 50 meters in height with a ground temperature exceeding 1200*C. To put it into perspective…a house fire has a ground temperature of 815*C. A wildfire is...

Corporate Success is Rooted In Employee Happiness

For greater success, do companies want happy customers or happy employees? Evidence points that most successful companies need both. Oxford University published a study in October 2019 about happiness and...

Fierceness and female drivers

If you were asked to name the fiercest animal in the animal kingdom, how would you respond? Would your initial reaction be to say it would be a bear,...

Pre- and Post-Trip Pointers

Pre-trip and post-trip inspections are extremely common terms in the trucking industry in Canada and the USA.  Sometimes referred to as driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs), these inspections are...

Border Crossing Issues You Will Be Facing Due to New Covid-19 Restrictions Lifted!

Directly from Ottawa – The CBSA Canadian Border Services Agency border guards and Airport workers are preparing to begin strike job actions across Canada’s borders on Friday, August 6,...

Ouch! Vehicle Purchase Prices Are On The Rise

Some wonder, will this COVID pandemic rollercoaster ride ever end? The past year and a half have been chaotic for everyone. Hopefully, we will be able to put the...

MENTAL GAMES

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the Olympics. As I write I don’t know if this is her final decision, or if in the future she will compete more. The...

Preventative Maintenance – Caring for Equipment and Workers

The modern commercial truck is an incredibly complex machine.  When I think about all of the different things that have to work in a precise and controlled manner in...

PMTC and TTSAO disappointed with Ontario’s decision to delay implementation of the A Manual...

The Province of Ontario is currently the only jurisdiction in all of Canada and the United States that allows someone to take their class A road test in an...