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  • Whistleblower protections aren’t helping drivers: OOIDA

    June 18, 2018 3:55PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – Whistle-blower laws meant to shield workers from reporting coercive behavior aren’t protecting drivers says the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA). The group met recently with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) at the U.S. Department

  • One stop shop

    June 15, 2018 7:36PM by Derek Clouthier

    White’s Travel Center offers something no other in the U.S. does – a pharmacy

  • Home Hardware, John Deere win fleet safety awards

    June 15, 2018 9:05AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – John Deere Canada and Home Hardware Stores were the winners of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) Fleet Safety Awards. The awards were presented at the PMTC’s annual meeting. John Deere won in the

  • Three private fleet drivers inducted to Hall of Fame

    June 14, 2018 3:46PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Three professional drivers with a combined 16 million kilometers of accident-free driving were inducted into the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s Hall of Fame. David Armstrong, who works for CPC Logistics in the John Deere

  • Ontario truck blitz results improving

    June 14, 2018 11:10AM by James Menzies

    But proper pre-trip inspections can drive even better results

  • Much ado about something

    June 1, 2018 1:48PM by Truck West

    Pine Grove Rest Area safe for now, but lack of rest areas in Canada remains a concern

  • Total, Michelin team up for road safety initiative

    June 1, 2018 10:55AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Total and Michelin have announced the launch of a major road safety education program for 10- to 18-year-olds. They hope to reach 100,000 young people over a three-year period. It is being launched with the support of

  • FMCSA issues emergency declaration ahead of Alberto

    May 28, 2018 11:33AM by Truck News

    GULF SHORES, Fla. – While most of the United States is observing Memorial Day, Gulf Coast states are bracing for an early start to hurricane season. Although Alberto has been rated a subtropical storm, falling short of the hurricane designation,

  • Bendix shares Roadcheck prep tips

    May 24, 2018 7:46AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – With the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Roadcheck inspection blitz coming up June 5-7, Bendix has offered some advice for passing the inspections with flying colors. “Almost 9,400 vehicles received out-of-service (OOS) violations during Roadcheck 2017, and

  • SafetyDriven awards seven trucking companies

    May 15, 2018 7:00PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – Seven transportation companies have been honored by SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of B.C. – with Bison Transport accepting the Health and Safety Innovation Award for its leadership. The recognition is for the companies’ commitment to keeping

  • Are you in a bad relationship?

    May 5, 2018 8:23AM by Donna Benjatschek

    Have you struggled with keeping in a healthy weight range for some time now? Have you tried every diet program known to mankind? Of course, they work for a while and then you fall off the wagon, or you reach

  • ATA to Congress: eliminate ‘patchwork’ of break and rest periods in the U.S.

    May 1, 2018 6:26PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is calling a move to unify rest and break periods for transportation workers in the United States a good one. A regulatory amendment passed by the Congressional House of Representatives last week

  • Surprise truck inspection nets unsafe vehicles

    May 1, 2018 1:42PM by Harry Rudolfs

    Ever wonder if the little trucks ever get pulled over? I got my answer last Wednesday when I got an email that Halton Police’s commercial motor vehicle enforcement unit (CMV) were pulling unsafe trucks off the road at the Premium

  • Drivers who speed more of a risk, according to SmartDrive data

    April 30, 2018 4:09PM by Truck West

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. – New data on truck drivers who speed confirms they are a greater danger on the road than those who obey speed limits. Data collected by SmartDrive Systems, a video safety and transportation intelligence company, through its

  • Atlas supports Move for Hunger

    April 30, 2018 11:43AM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Atlas Canada has re-upped its partnership with Move for Hunger, a national non-profit organization that fights hunger and reduces food waste. As part of the partnership, 33 Atlas Canada partner agents collect non-perishable food from customers who