Truck News


  • What is celiac disease?

    August 26, 2016 9:07AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    For the past few years, we have been hearing a lot about gluten and gluten-free diets in the media. Gluten is a protein that is found in rye, wheat and barley. Most peoples’ bodies can digest gluten with no problems.

  • Fuel your body with fresh corn

    August 26, 2016 9:01AM by Karen Bowen

    Although summer is winding down, there’s still plenty of time to fire up the barbecue and nothing adds to the BBQ menu like fresh corn on the cob. Boiled, foiled, or baked, on or off the cob, gluten-free corn delivers

  • What will it take to end distracted driving?

    August 26, 2016 8:52AM by Bonnie Learn

    Distracted driving is certainly not a new topic. There are numerous articles, videos, and public service announcements with the core message that distracted drivers substantially increase the risk of being involved in a collision. The evening news reflects the grim

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    Easy as GST/HST: Except by check

    August 23, 2016 3:10PM by Scott Taylor

    In theory, GST/HST should be a simple tax to file. You write down how much you paid on business expenses and the amount will be fully refunded to you. What’s hard is that there are so many different rates and

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    Pondering truck replacement cycles

    August 23, 2016 3:07PM by Mark Lee

    This past month has been, shall we say, interesting. To start with, it’s the time when a lot of our customers have their annual shutdowns, so freight is a little slower than usual and things have been quiet lately as

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    Is the driver shortage real or perceived?

    August 23, 2016 3:00PM by Mike Millian

    The driver shortage is something that has been discussed in this industry for as long as I can remember. When I joined the industry as a driver 26 years ago, this discussion was top of mind then. It was discussed

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    Quebec takes a chance on young drivers to fill shortage

    August 18, 2016 11:36AM by Carroll McCormick

    An instructor shares his experience working with Quebec’s young driver program

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    Trucking refining its HR practices, Top Fleet program finds

    August 18, 2016 11:18AM by Sonia Straface

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Think your workplace is the best in Canada? Prove it. That’s what CEO Angela Splinter and the staff at Trucking HR Canada have to say to fleet managers across the country who believe they provide their employees with

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    The era of touchless maintenance

    August 18, 2016 10:58AM by James Menzies

    Trucking technology is advancing at a rapid pace and shows no signs of slowing down. One of the biggest of these breakthroughs is the use of remote diagnostics to reduce downtime and eliminate unnecessary visits to the shop. Fleets that

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    Drivers come first

    August 15, 2016 3:00PM by Derek Clouthier

    RDK Transportation employs the adage that drivers are top priority

  • Finding and hiring the right people

    August 10, 2016 2:58PM by Derek Clouthier

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – You may think it’s a simple process, but it isn’t. While it certainly depends on what particular position is being applied for, the days of walking into a business with a resume in hand and hearing the

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    Top 3 health concerns

    August 10, 2016 2:55PM by Derek Clouthier

    Darcy Hansen of Healthy Worker lists the trucking industry’s top health concerns

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    Raiders of the lost fuel receipt

    August 7, 2016 2:45PM by Sandy Johnson

    Treasure is defined as a concentration of riches, often ancient in origin, considered lost and/or forgotten until rediscovered. For a fleet tax manager, no treasure is as highly prized as a fuel receipt. It’s our Spanish doubloon or piece of

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    Safety makes sense

    August 7, 2016 2:34PM by Derek Clouthier

    SafetyDriven’s executive director keeps his focus on the tasks at hand

  • How would an outsider view truck driving when choosing a career?

    August 6, 2016 2:31PM by Derek Clouthier

    In an effort to put the topic of ELDs to bed for at least a month and avoid any further damage to my ego (check out the letter to the editor on page 43), I figured I’d shift the conversation