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  • Truck driver arrested after more than 15,000 kg of tobacco seized at border crossing

    August 28, 2014 by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. –  A trucker is in some serious heat after the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the RCMP and the Sûreté du Québec worked together to discover he had attempted to smuggle more than 15,000 kg of contraband tobacco

  • Ryder launches new rental Web site

    August 28, 2014 by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System has launched a new Web site today that better helps commercial customers in the US and Canada manage their rental truck needs. The new Ryder Rental Reservation Web site allows customers to reserve trucks with

  • US FedEx drivers ruled employees

    August 27, 2014 by Truck News

    Oakland, Calif. — Over two thousand FedEx drivers in California can now consider themselves employees and not contractors—at least for the time being. The change in status comes about after a court ruling on a case known as Alexander v.

  • FMCSA responds to letter from ATA about restricting CSA scores

    August 27, 2014 by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Anthony Foxx, Transportation Secretary, has responded today to a letter written by the American Trucking Associations and a coalition of other organizations who pleaded for the FMCSA to restrict “unreliable” CSA scores from public view. The FMCSA

  • ACT Research shows trailer net orders on the rise in July

    August 27, 2014 by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – July trailer net orders were way up (37%) year over year according to the most recent State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research. Year-to-date, orders rose 44% over the same time last year. Frank

  • Bison supports Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Memorial Baton Relay

    August 27, 2014 by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport announced today that is a sponsor of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry’s Memorial Baton Relay. The Memorial Baton Relay, which travels across Canada and reaches Winnipeg on Thursday, marks 100 years of service for

  • No small bump in the road

    August 26, 2014 by James Menzies

    Why a Mississauga entrepreneur wants the province to reconsider its construction plans for Hwy. 401 over the Credit River

  • Ryder names Top Technicians

    August 26, 2014 by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System announced the winner of it 2014 Top Technicians Recognition Program today. The program was made to identify and reward Ryder’s best technicians. Winners are selected annually from the company’s team of nearly 5,000 technicians based

  • Daimler celebrates major milestone

    August 22, 2014 by Truck News

    CLEVELAND, N.C. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) celebrated a milestone today when it marked the production of its 3,000,000th vehicle in North America. “Daimler Trucks North America is committed to pacing the industry in terms of engineering and manufacturing excellence,

  • Healthy Trucker launches new Healthy Fleet Challenge for September

    August 22, 2014 by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Healthy Trucker (a division of NAL Insurance) in partnership with Truck News, a Transportation Media publication, has announced they will be holding the second Healthy Fleet Challenge beginning September 1st and running the full month of September.

  • New management for Trailer Wizards

    August 21, 2014 by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trailer Wizards have announced two new managers for its Mississauga service centre. Joe Pannella and Michael Dann have been appointed as senior service manager and parts manager, respectively. Pannella will be responsible for the service team and

  • DTNA and Freightliner celebrate milestones

    August 21, 2014 by Truck News

    DALLAS, Tx. – Today, Daimler Truck North American and Freightliner Trucks have reached major milestones. DTNA has installed it’s 100,000th Detroit Virtual Technician remote diagnostic system and Freightliner has reached 20,000 members in its online community, Team Run Smart. As

  • UPS Canada opens new centres in B.C.

    August 20, 2014 by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – In order to expand its operations in Canada and support new jobs, UPS announced today that will be opening three new centres in British Columbia – one is Kamloops, another in Nanaimo and one in Comox. UPS

  • Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake turns 10

    August 19, 2014 by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake is celebrating a decade in business this year. The company came to be ten years ago when Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products joined forces to create a complete source

  • Tallman Truck Centre to host grand opening for new location

    August 19, 2014 by Truck News

    KINGSTON, Ont. – After more than a year of construction, the Tallman Truck Centre in Oshawa, Ont. is finally complete. Employees moved into the new 20,000 sq-ft. dealership on August 1st. The new space is on four acres of land