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Private Motor Truck Council of Canada


  • Solutions needed for trucking insurance issues

    August 23, 2019 7:45AM by Mike Millian

    Safe and new trucking companies being refused traditional truck insurance

  • Private fleets recruiting for Trucker Buddy

    May 6, 2019 11:32AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is actively recruiting those interested in supporting the Trucker Buddy program that connects over-the-road truck drivers and school classrooms. Trucker Buddy was established in 1992 and has since expanded

  • Ontario to roll out scale bypass technologies

    January 24, 2019 7:26PM by James Menzies

    Technologies will pre-screen and pre-clear trucks, based on their condition and compliance rates

  • 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

  • Scholarship to allow aspiring trucker to achieve dream

    June 15, 2018 8:20AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – An aspiring truck driver will see his dream come true thanks to a scholarship from the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). William Gavin of Cardinal, Ont., has won the scholarship to obtain his A/Z

  • Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 15, 2018 7:24AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Brad Fletcher of Terrapure Environmental has been named the latest chairman of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), replacing John Harrison of CPC Logistics Canada who becomes past-chairman. Shari Lagala of Patene Building Sullies

  • First Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award presented

    June 14, 2018 4:10PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Linda Valliere has been named the first-ever winner of the Rick Austin Memorial Dispatcher of the Year Award. The Praxair dispatcher has been with the company for 40 years in various roles. She has a legendary

  • 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

  • Terrapure’s Fletcher to lead PMTC board

    June 14, 2018 6:52AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) begins its annual conference today as a new board of directors prepares to take the helm. A record 201 attendees are registered to attend. Brad Fletcher of Terrapure

  • Teamsters, truck groups want ELDs by December 2019

    March 9, 2018 9:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Teamsters Canada, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC), and Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) have joined together in a call for a quick mandate of electronic logging devices (ELDs). In a rare show of unity, the

  • PMTC Young Leaders add to board

    December 19, 2017 2:08PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – The Young Leaders Group (YLG) of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has added three members to its board. Kimberly Black, a consultant, Byron Eveley, sales with Eveley International, and Meredith Vincent, regional sales manager

  • PMTC Young Leaders to host seminar Sept. 14

    August 16, 2017 7:51AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – The Young Leaders Group of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PTMC) will be hosting a seminar Sept. 14, examining networking, influencing others, and the story of a successful career in the private fleet sector. The

  • Special Olympics convoys set to roll

    July 14, 2017 9:18AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council (PMTC) this year donated $1,000 to Canadian convoys to support Special Olympics. The money was presented on behalf of speakers at the PMTC conference in June. “This is a great cause,

  • News Equipment

    Top fleet graphics win PMTC awards

    June 19, 2017 6:56AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – In what has become known as the most colorful awards ceremony in the industry, the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) once again recognized some of the splashiest fleet graphics found on the road. It’s