Truck News


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    Did you give your head a shake?

    February 23, 2018 10:16AM by Sonia Straface

    Recently, a truck driver patient of mine came into my clinic complaining of severe neck pain. After a brief discussion, it was revealed that the neck pain started after the patient backed into a loading dock while parking his truck.

  • Fair hearing

    February 23, 2018 10:02AM by Karen Bowen

    Was your hearing better when you were younger? Did you know that 25% of people between 55 and 64 experience hearing loss associated with aging? Almost 50% of people over 65 have lost some hearing. Why? In addition to normal

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    Trucking in the blood

    February 23, 2018 9:48AM by Sonia Straface

    At just 42 and 36 years old, Speedy’s Barkan brothers bring the perfect mix of youth and experience

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    Good news! You’re in business

    February 21, 2018 9:47AM by Scott Taylor

    But don’t leap in without doing your homework

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    Guarding the heavies

    February 21, 2018 9:27AM by Carroll McCormick

    Pilot car drivers have a big role in heavy hauls

  • Preparing for blockchain

    February 21, 2018 8:44AM by James Menzies

    Instantaneous payments. The end of customer disputes. The elimination of paperwork. How blockchain technology can revolutionize trucking.

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    Home was always where her heart was

    February 5, 2018 12:55PM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. — For Heather Day, it would have been strange to not be part of her family’s trucking company. Stretching her professional legs across the pond for eight years as a teacher, Day found herself in the office at C.S.

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    Paws it forward

    February 5, 2018 12:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. — The lonesome highway can be a solitary place for a truck driver, and though some crave this type of lifestyle, having a four-legged friend to share some time with would be a welcome companion. The friendship may

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    Buyer beware

    February 5, 2018 12:32PM by Sandy Johnson

    “If you let a guy sell you a diamond ring for only 10 cents, chances are you own a diamond ring not worth a dime.” That line from a Goldie Hawn movie has always stuck with me. It’s amazing how

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    Up for the challenge

    February 3, 2018 12:14PM by Sonia Straface

    LANGLEY, B.C. — A new era for the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) began at the start of the new year with the departure of former president and CEO Louise Yako and Dave Earle taking the helm. Most recently, Earle comes

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    Bypass at the heart of the West

    February 3, 2018 10:28AM by Eric Berard

    REGINA, Sask. — Congestion on Victoria Avenue. Endless traffic lights and then a left turn on the Trans-Canada Highway. Even though it already had a ring road designed to mitigate traffic headaches, Saskatchewan’s capital was due for some infrastructure treatment and

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    Honoring his service

    February 3, 2018 8:48AM by Derek Clouthier

    Manitoba trucking pioneer Red Coleman has always had a love affair with trucking

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    The Chain’s in Command – Part 2

    February 2, 2018 3:03PM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is traveling to Winnipeg on Hwy. 17. He checks the forecast and it looks bad, so he chains up long before the snow. After driving a while Mark is wondering if the snow will ever

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    Nothing’s automatic

    February 2, 2018 2:58PM by Derek Clouthier

    “Try it and you’ll like it” has been a common theme in the trucking industry of late with new advancements being made in the world of technology. Automated transmissions are no different, and with approximately 70% of new trucks coming

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    Brian Kurtz Trucking looks ahead

    February 2, 2018 10:50AM by Sonia Straface

    Kurtz excited about the future of the trucking industry