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    The kings of auctioneering

    June 7, 2018 10:52AM by Derek Clouthier

    Ritchie Bros. has come a long way since its modest B.C. beginnings

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    Driver training in the spotlight

    June 5, 2018 10:25AM by Derek Clouthier

    Associations have been advocating for mandatory entry-level driver training for a long time

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    Got milk?

    June 5, 2018 9:36AM by Sonia Straface

    How Raymond Conroy, a self-made truck driver, made a name for himself transporting milk across Ontario

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    I have an (in) voice – Part 2

    June 5, 2018 9:30AM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is in a coffee shop outside Calgary where a trucker is on the phone with a company that’s late in paying. The man makes a spectacle of himself and Mark offers to give him a

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    Oil’s well with CK-4

    June 1, 2018 9:21AM by James Menzies

    Transition has been “seamless” for fleets that have changed over to the new oil category

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    Ontario crash stats a disappointment

    June 1, 2018 8:52AM by Mike Millian

    A multi-faceted approach is needed to improve road safety

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    Avoiding athlete’s foot

    May 30, 2018 8:49AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Many professional truck drivers are at an increased risk of developing athlete’s foot due to their job demands. Long, hot days spent in your truck wearing work boots, as well as using public showers are the main reasons truckers are

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    Take care of your kidneys

    May 30, 2018 8:27AM by Karen Bowen

    Long periods of sitting can contribute to kidney conditions

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    Get it right the first time

    May 30, 2018 8:15AM by Scott Taylor

    One of the first things you should do as a new owner-operator is register a GST/HST account with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The sooner, the better: CRA can only back-date a new account 30 days so if you wait you

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    Doing all the ‘small’ things really well

    May 28, 2018 11:29AM by Derek Clouthier

    OAK BLUFF, Man. — Go big or go home, the saying goes, and REK Express takes this to heart when it comes to the freight they haul and their vision for the future. Company president Ryan Mitchell may have told Truck

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    Don’t underestimate the importance of the driver

    May 27, 2018 2:06PM by Al Goodhall

    Drivers are ultimately responsible for safety, productivity, and profitability

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    In-cab coaching systems help drivers improve fuel economy

    May 27, 2018 2:03PM by James Menzies

    Real-time coaching using telematics can significantly improve fleet fuel economy. That was the message from Jean-Sebastien Bouchard, vice-president of sales for Isaac Instruments, who discussed the topic during a Truck World Knowledge Stop session April 19. The company got into

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    Four habits of highly-efficient drivers

    May 27, 2018 2:01PM by Sonia Straface

    Drivers from the Run on Less fuel economy challenge give tips on achieving maximum fuel mileage

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    The benefits, and risks, of connected trucks

    May 25, 2018 1:39PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A fully connected truck will eventually streamline repairs and become an active member of the maintenance department. “A truck will tell the maintenance manager what is wrong with it,” predicted Jason Krajewski, director of connectivity with Daimler Trucks

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    Technical difficulties

    May 25, 2018 1:15PM by Sonia Straface

    Maintenance experts discuss how to attract and retain technicians