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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

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    Responding to a spill

    August 6, 2016 2:28PM by Derek Clouthier

    VICTORIA, B.C. – In response to what it feels is a lack of adequate information being provided when a hazardous substance spill occurs, the British Columbia government is in the process of amending the province’s Environmental Management Act to ensure

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    Last of its kind?

    August 5, 2016 2:13PM by Derek Clouthier

    Classic Peterbilt makes journey from California to Alberta

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    Mandatory entry-level training is here

    August 1, 2016 3:29PM by David Bradley

    On June 28, Ontario transport minister, Steven Del Duca, announced that all new drivers wishing to take the province’s tractor-trailer (Class A) road test will first be required to successfully complete a mandatory entry-level training (MELT) course through an approved

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    ‘Everyone has a season’

    June 22, 2016 3:59PM by Derek Clouthier

    Port of Vancouver USA CEO holds true to his word and steps down after four years

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    Handing over the reins

    June 22, 2016 3:50PM by Derek Clouthier

    Portage Transport will continue to be in good hands, owners say

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    When the media comes calling

    June 22, 2016 3:45PM by Rebecka Freels

    The trucking industry shares its workplace with the public and tractor-trailers are de facto rolling billboards for the company that owns them. Such risk exposure and visibility puts fleets in a tough place should a high-profile incident take place at

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    A roadmap for URS

    June 22, 2016 3:42PM by Sandy Johnson

    Calgary has been my home for the past 30-some years. When I moved here, it was easy to predict how long it would take to get from place to place, barring road construction or a traffic collision. Travel didn’t take

  • Get past the frustrations and embrace new technologies

    June 22, 2016 3:36PM by Derek Clouthier

    Despite the fact that my near-three year old has been honing her mastery of my smartphone for close to two years, and, on the other side of the spectrum, my grandfather, who turns 90 this June, showed off his new

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    Connecting Canada’s north

    June 22, 2016 3:33PM by Derek Clouthier

    Could public-private funding help build year-round roads in the north?