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    Let’s talk about mental health

    September 26, 2016 8:02AM by Al Goodhall

    I have something difficult to share. A driver that I had run down the road with several times over the years and had come to know as another one of the hardworking decent guys that are the mainstay of the

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    Maintaining proper alignment

    September 26, 2016 8:01AM by Karen Bowen

    Heading down the road, it’s natural to settle into your seat, relax and get comfortable for the miles ahead. However, long-term slouching could impact your overall health, since proper posture – in which your bones are aligned properly – allows

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    What to know about colon polyps

    September 26, 2016 8:00AM by Truck News

    I think it is safe to say that most of us have heard the term colon polyp at some point in our lives. However, many people do not know exactly what a colon polyp is and why it is important

  • Follow the leader

    September 23, 2016 11:13AM by James Menzies

    Impressive demonstrations in Europe hint of a transformational technology to come

  • Get off on the right foot

    September 23, 2016 11:11AM by Derek Clouthier

    Choose the correct technology to achieve your goals and avoid data overload

  • Trucking and the Internet of Things

    September 23, 2016 11:09AM by Harry Rudolfs

    Getting a handle on the profound effect on how trucks are spec’ed, operated and maintained now and into the future

  • Legislated or not, the only rule in trucking is “expect change”

    September 23, 2016 11:07AM by Jim Bray

    Whether you’re a fleet owner or a driver, the hand of government is never far away and it can almost seem as if it’s interested only in making your lives more difficult. The last decade, for example, saw more stringent

  • Unlocking the value of a more diverse workplace

    September 23, 2016 11:05AM by Sonia Straface

    The trucking workplace of tomorrow will look much different than today’s

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    The problems with legalizing pot

    September 21, 2016 10:41AM by David Bradley

    The federal government has pledged to introduce legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana (it’s already available by permit for medical use) sometime in 2017. This is a much more complicated issue than meets the eye and perhaps more

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    Attracting young leaders to trucking

    September 21, 2016 10:02AM by Mike Millian

    It is fair to say that attracting youth to the trucking industry has been a long-standing problem. How do we make it sexy? How do we communicate what is good about the trucking industry? Or more importantly, how do we

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    How about year-round appreciation?

    September 21, 2016 9:17AM by James Menzies

    As I write this, Canada just wrapped up National Trucking Week. Did you notice? I hope so. We received word of driver appreciation barbecues, driver events at the scales and saw some positive coverage about the trucking industry in the

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    Who ever said getting a job as a truck driver should be easy?

    September 14, 2016 9:44AM by Derek Clouthier

    OAK BLUFF, Man. – “In my mind there is only one solution to moving trucking away from a ‘last resort’ career choice. As an industry, we need to make it difficult to become a driver.” Ryan Mitchell, president of Manitoba trucking

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    Keep ELDs, URS out of your blind spot

    September 11, 2016 9:39AM by Sandy Johnson

    Maybe this isn’t news if you own a new vehicle, but I was surprised by all the bells and whistles on a car I recently rented. Let me tell you, it could do everything from warning me I was too

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    How to communicate in the information overload workplace

    September 11, 2016 9:35AM by Rebecka Freels

    Information overload is a huge problem in today’s workplace. It’s not uncommon for office workers to begin their day faced with dozens of new e-mail messages. Supervisors and managers have the additional burden of needing to review equipment spec sheets, read

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    Manitoba government changes trip allotment for province’s PTH 6

    September 11, 2016 9:28AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) is applauding an agreement it reached with the provincial government on changes in how the amount of trips are allotted to trucking companies traveling on Provincial Truck Highway 6 (PTH 6). Initiated