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  • Feds to fund truck driver, manager training in Western Canada

    January 25, 2015 9:26PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — The federal government on Friday announced with the Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) that it was making available $268,000 to support training in the Western Canadian trucking industry. The announcement was made by Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian

  • The Pink Warrior

    January 25, 2015 8:16PM by Jim Bray

    Heavy-duty tow truck painted pink to raise cancer awareness

  • ATD chair calls on dealers to educate communities

    January 25, 2015 7:25PM by Truck News

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Speaking to truck dealers from the US and Canada, American Truck Dealers chairman Eric Jorgensen urged them to get out and educate their communities on the important role they serve. “We’re all in this business together,”

  • What the new Entry Exit Initiative means to drivers

    January 23, 2015 4:26PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. – A new information-sharing agreement between the US and Canada has had commercial truck drivers and others who regularly cross the border for extended periods of time on edge after a B.C. MP warned them about significant consequences.

  • OTA hosts meeting to discuss Toronto’s downtown delivery plan

    January 23, 2015 9:13AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – After speaking with the City of Toronto over the last few weeks about how to develop a freight delivery plan for all commercial vehicles (waste vehicles, straight trucks, dry vans, etc.) in the downtown area, the Ontario Trucking

  • Carrier Centers recognizes longtime employee

    January 23, 2015 7:43AM by Truck News

    BRANTFORD, Ont. — Carrier Centers this week celebrated the 45th anniversary of its longest-serving body shop technician, Doug Kingsbury. Kingsbury is the first employee to have reached the milestone in company history. He began at Carrier Centers Jan. 21, 1970,

  • Healthy Fleet Challenge week three results

    January 22, 2015 12:07PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Participants in the Healthy Fleet Challenge are in the home stretch of the competition with only one more week left of January step challenge. In week three, the leaderboard saw a new top five, and all 350

  • News Equipment

    Penske opens used truck dealership in Mississauga

    January 22, 2015 10:37AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Penske Used Trucks has announced the opening of a new dealership in Mississauga, Ont. It is located at 1610 Enterprise Road, Unit B. Hours are 8 a.m. till 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. till

  • Kenworth names 2015 Dealer Council

    January 22, 2015 8:57AM by Truck News

      KIRKLAND, Wash.– Kenworth Truck Company announced its 2015 Kenworth Dealer Council members earlier this week. The council is comprised of leading executives among more than 360 Kenworth dealerships in the US and Canada. The council helps provide excellent customer

  • Bruce Richards steps down as president of PMTC

    January 22, 2015 7:17AM by James Menzies

    Mike Millian brings a fleet background to the position

  • Shaw Tracking and partners to deliver user conference

    January 22, 2015 6:38AM by Truck News

    DALLAS, Texas — Shaw Tracking and Omnitracs have teamed up to deliver what they claim will be their “most powerful user conference ever.” The event will be held Feb. 8-11 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas. Fleet customers of

  • Coming up this week on Trucker Radio News & Talk

    January 22, 2015 6:33AM by Truck News

    Friday at noon, the third episode of Trucker Radio News & Talk will go up live at www.TruckerRadioTalk.com. Highlights will include: Angela Splinter from Trucking HR Canada on the Top Fleet Employers program Professional drivers Alfy Meyer and Mark Lee discuss

  • FMCSA, ATA differ on how to determine future crash risks

    January 22, 2015 6:25AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the trucking industry are at odds as to whether crashes in which the carrier was not at fault are indicative of future crash risks. The FMCSA issued a

  • News Equipment

    Bendix reaches milestone with online brake school

    January 22, 2015 6:10AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Bendix says its online brake school has experienced significant growth, delivering more than 750,000 courses since March 2013. Total registration has reached more than 25,000 users, Bendix reports. “We now offer more than 50 courses through the

  • Canada Cartage to acquire D.J. Knoll Transport

    January 21, 2015 4:26PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Canada Cartage has announced the proposed acquisition of D.J. Knoll Transport earlier today. D.J. Knoll, based in White City, Saskatchewan, is an asset-based transportation provider that specializes in dry and liquid bulk freight. This addition expands Canada