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    Building a healthier mind and body

    July 5, 2019 9:30AM by Al Goodhall

    Aging is a funny thing. It fills you with wisdom while waking you to a deep sense of your own mortality

  • Shunt trucks: Fuel of the future

    July 2, 2019 9:00AM by James Menzies

    While the technology is in its infancy, electric shunt trucks are gaining traction

  • Back behind the wheel: Protect your eyes

    July 2, 2019 8:30AM by Dr. Christopher H. Singh

    Every profession has its tools of the trade. For professional truck drivers, one of their most important tools is their eyes. Drivers rely on their eyes to safely navigate their trucks through busy streets and highways. In my clinic, I

  • Preventive maintenance: It’s in your hands

    July 2, 2019 8:00AM by Karen Bowen

    What your fingernails can tell you about your overall health

  • Protecting your asset

    June 27, 2019 9:30AM by James Menzies

    As trucks have evolved, so too have front-end protection systems

  • Trucking industry leaders bemoan labor shortage

    June 27, 2019 9:00AM by Abdul Latheef

    TORONTO, Ont. — The road ahead for the Canadian trucking industry remains smooth despite concerns about driver shortages, plant closures and the new North American Free Trade Agreement, a major survey revealed. The poll of carriers, brokers and owner-operators was

  • First WTFC scholarship awarded

    June 27, 2019 8:30AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) and Crossroads Ottawa have handed out their first scholarship to a woman aspiring to become a professional truck driver. The winner was Kristy Perrin of Drumbo, Ont. She was selected

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    Poll forecasts a bright road ahead for trucking

    June 25, 2019 8:11AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The road ahead for the Canadian trucking industry remains smooth despite concerns about driver shortages, plant closures and the new North American Free Trade Agreement, a major survey revealed. The poll of carriers, brokers and owner-operators was

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    TTSAO ensuring member schools measure up

    June 25, 2019 8:04AM by James Menzies

    GUELPH, Ont. — Want to be a member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO)? You’ve got to earn it. That was the message from Lisa Arseneau, head of the TTSAO’s insurance group, when providing an update at

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    A Jekyll-and-Hyde market for trucking

    June 25, 2019 8:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — For-hire truck tonnage in the U.S. popped in April, but in Canada there were more trucks chasing loads in the spot market than in any other month in history. And overall trucking conditions in the U.S., as

  • Driver retention begins with the hiring process

    June 24, 2019 9:21AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ontario — Ensuring prospective hires are a good fit for your company before hiring them is key to reducing costly driver turnover. That’s especially true of entry-level drivers, who may not fully grasp the realities of life on the

  • Truckers show their pride

    June 24, 2019 9:14AM by Sonia Straface

    Woman behind the Rainbow Rider says she wants the truck to be a symbol for the LGBTQ community within trucking

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    In the game

    June 24, 2019 9:04AM by Truck News

    Raptors-inspired graffiti trailer turning heads in Toronto

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    Honesty is the best policy

    May 29, 2019 11:46AM by Sonia Straface

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Client Transport is the small, but mighty carrier you’ve likely never heard of. Based in Cambridge, Ont., the 16-truck fleet is one that prides itself on having superior staff and drivers, all thanks to a little transparency.

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    Safety first: Part 4

    May 28, 2019 11:41AM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mother Load is in need of her annual safety inspection and while Mark is talking about that with another driver, a third man approaches and tells Mark he knows a mechanic that does inspections for $500.