Truck News


  • FMCSA is ‘very close’ to reaching decision on HOS changes

    March 13, 2019 2:08PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is close to reaching a decision on proposed hours of service changes, thanks to data collected from those fleets currently using compliant electronic logging devices (ELDs). That was the

  • Winner of Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award named

    March 13, 2019 12:02PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Professional Truck Driver Institute (PTDI) awarded its highest award, the Lee J. Crittenden Memorial Award to Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express. The award was given at this year’s Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) convention in

  • Bison wins TCA Fleet Safety Award for ninth year in a row

    March 13, 2019 1:43AM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – For the ninth consecutive year, Winnipeg’s Bison Transport has been named the grand prize winner for the large carrier category in the Truckload Carriers Association’s annual Fleet Safety Awards. The awards recognize carriers that display an

  • Bison’s Ester Nemeth wins Driver of the Year Award at TCA convention

    March 13, 2019 1:40AM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Ester Nemeth, a long-time professional truck driver for Bison Transport was named the winner of the Company Driver of the Year Award at the 81st annual Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) convention. The award is given to

  • AMTA gets funding for truck electrification project

    March 12, 2019 4:30PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Part of Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) $100 million investment into clean technology projects will be put into the province’s trucking industry. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) will receive over $7.3 million for the Alberta Zero Emissions

  • Young to lead Trucking HR Canada board

    March 12, 2019 4:21PM by

    OTTAWA, Ont. –Linda Young, the vice-president of HR and people development at Bison Transport, will lead Trucking HR Canada’s board of directors under changes unveiled today. Joining the board for the first time will be Cindy Clarke, formerly from Western

  • Newcom partners in South Asian trucking TV show

    March 12, 2019 3:14PM by

    MARKHAM, Ont. – Newcom South Asian Media is partnering with Asian Television Network International (ATN) in the launch of the new Trucking 360 TV series, which hits the air on April 13. Thirteen episodes of the weekly series have been

  • Winner of Highway Angel of the Year award revealed

    March 12, 2019 2:47PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Brian Snell of Pottle’s Transportation has been named the 2018 Highway Angel of the Year. The former paramedic, Marine Corps veteran, and rescue worker at Ground Zero, was honored with the award at this year’s Truckload

  • Trucking conditions deteriorated in January: FTR

    March 12, 2019 12:59PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. slid to a single-digit positive 5.79 reading in January, down from 11.44 in December, according to the FTR Trucking Conditions Index. The decline was attributed to higher costs of capital combined with

  • Lion 8 electric truck comes to life in Quebec

    March 12, 2019 9:19AM by Steve Bouchard

    SAINT-JEROME, Que. – Quebec-based Lion Electric Company is already known for its electrified school buses, but it has now revealed an electric Class 8 truck for its lineup in the form of the Lion 8. “There is something extraordinary about

  • Magnum delivers custom-designed, live-haul poultry trailers

    March 11, 2019 4:35PM by Truck News-West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Magnum Trailer and Equipment has manufactured new poultry trailers aimed at improving the well-being of the birds being transported, decreasing load times, and easing maintenance. “These trailers are designed to improve the internal environment for the birds

  • CarriersEdge reveals Best Fleets to Drive For overall winners

    March 11, 2019 12:46PM by Sonia Straface

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Prime Inc. has been named the best overall large carrier in the Best Fleets To Drive For program. The Best Fleets survey and contest, now in its eleventh year, was put in place by CarriersEdge and

  • 2019 Shell Rotella SuperRigs location revealed

    March 10, 2019 9:02PM by Truck News

    ALBERT LEA, Minn. — The 37th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs will be held July 25-27 1 at Trail’s Travel Center which is located right off Interstate 35 in Albert Lea, Minn. The Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition is a truck beauty

  • WTFC, Crossroads launch scholarship program

    March 8, 2019 4:51PM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) along with Crossroads Truck Training Academy announced today a new joint scholarship program. “In celebration of International Women’s Day, and in partnership with the WTFC, Crossroads will provide for the

  • New HR-related blog series coming to

    March 8, 2019 8:34AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Need to step up your HR game? No problem. There’s a new blog series coming to and it’s all about how to innovate your existing HR approach. The new blog series — which will include one