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  • Caesar Transport celebrates 35th anniversary

    September 17, 2018 7:37AM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Caesar Transport is celebrating 35 years in business. The business, headquartered in Brampton, specializes in LTL and FTL deliveries across the GTA and surrounding areas. “This year marks our 35th year in business,” said Roger Caesar, owner

  • Brake Safety Week begins

    September 16, 2018 10:20AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside enforcement teams across North America are placing a particular focus on stopping power today as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance launches Brake Safety Week, running from Sept. 16-22. Inspectors will largely be conducting the 37-step Level

  • First-ever Recruitment & Resources Expo set for this Saturday

    September 13, 2018 11:54PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo is coming to the International Centre this Saturday, September 15. The show, aimed at addressing the industry’s significant workforce shortage, is taking place  from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. There are

  • Volvo reveals fully electric, autonomous future transport solution

    September 13, 2018 6:55PM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. — Volvo Trucks has unveiled today that it is developing a line of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that it says can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation. According to Volvo, the long-term goal is to offer

  • Bison receives Ovation Award for use of maintenance technology

    September 13, 2018 5:18PM by Truck West

    HOUSTON, Texas – Bison Transport was recognized with a 2018 in.sight Ovation Award for how the Winnipeg-based carrier has leveraged the TMT Fleet Maintenance program. Trimble handed out several Ovation Awards during the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston this

  • Self-driving truck company expands in Arizona

    September 13, 2018 10:18AM by Truck News

    TUCSON, Ariz. — TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced plans for further expansion in Tucson, Arizona. The company has been testing its Level 4 Class 8 autonomous trucks in the state of Arizona for more than a year and recently

  • Nominate a Highway Hero today

    September 13, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Do you know a professional truck driver who has performed a heroic deed during the course of his or her daily work? The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company wants to hear about it. Goodyear is accepting nominations

  • Navistar names new senior v.p. and chief information officer

    September 13, 2018 10:00AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International announced it has appointed Julie Ragland as senior vice-president and chief information officer, effective September 17. Ragland replaces Terry Kline, who announced his retirement. Ragland joins the company from Adient, a leading supplier of automotive

  • Distracted driving can be costly for fleets, and tragic

    September 12, 2018 2:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    HOUSTON, Texas – Collisions can be costly for fleets, and one of the most common causes of an accident is distracted driving. Speaking during the final day of the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston, C.J. Meurell, co-founder of Motion

  • Brake violations dominate Roadcheck results

    September 12, 2018 2:19PM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Enforcement teams placed 21.6% of commercial vehicles out of service during Level 1 inspections completed for this year’s Roadcheck inspection blitz run from June 5-7. The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) event recorded 67,502 truck and

  • Andy Transport launches Tristan Fleet Management

    September 11, 2018 2:24PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que.  — Andy Transport today announced the official launch of its newest business venture: Tristan Fleet Management. The new company operates several heavy truck and trailer maintenance centers and provides personalized fleet management services, such as preventive maintenance, equipment inspection,

  • Highlight Motor Group creates new in-house driver training program

    September 11, 2018 1:34PM by Truck News

    CONCORD, Ont. —  Highlight Motor Group today announced the commencement of its Class AZ driver training college. In partnership with leading driver training college, Highlight Motor Group has created a customized program at its Concord head office facility. The comprehensive

  • Operating hours extended at the Port of Montreal

    September 11, 2018 9:13AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — Operating hours at the Port of Montreal’s Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGTP) and Termont terminals have been extended. With the growing number of construction zones in Greater Montreal and more time spent in traffic due to congestion, the fluidity

  • Driver demand

    September 11, 2018 9:11AM by Truck News

    When Gorski Bulk Transport joined the SmartWay Partnership Program in 2010, then under the domain of the US Environmental Protection Agency, it initially did so at the urging of a customer. “One of our customers who were focused on conserving

  • Optimizing each tank of fuel

    September 11, 2018 9:05AM by Harry Rudolfs

    When rates can’t keep up with the price of trucks or the cost of fuel, fuel economy becomes paramount