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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

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    Winter trials

    May 25, 2018 11:36AM by Carroll McCormick

    Quebec’s LCV winter demonstration program trucks on and off

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    Customs booth brouhaha

    May 24, 2018 11:35AM by Ron Stang

    WINDSOR, Ont. — Windsor business interests have joined the American-owned Ambassador Bridge in a campaign to get the long dormant six additional Customs truck booths at the bridge’s Canadian plaza opened. The Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce has written federal Public

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    Tops in the shop

    May 24, 2018 11:19AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Jason Makin is just another good Kingston boy. Nine years ago, after a career as a technician with the Canadian Forces followed by some time at Toyota Motor Company, Makin and his wife decided to return to their

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    On a mission to serve

    May 24, 2018 9:48AM by James Menzies

    Highway Star of the Year Douglas McGowan promotes the hiring of military veterans, claiming they make excellent professional drivers.

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    This ‘small growth company’ sure knows how to grow

    May 5, 2018 9:40AM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. — They may consider themselves a “small growth company,” but that doesn’t mean J&R Hall Transport doesn’t pull their own weight. J&R Hall has seen its fair share of expansion over the years since John T. Hall launched the

  • Are you in a bad relationship?

    May 5, 2018 8:23AM by Donna Benjatschek

    Have you struggled with keeping in a healthy weight range for some time now? Have you tried every diet program known to mankind? Of course, they work for a while and then you fall off the wagon, or you reach

  • Do your homework on IFTA/IRP recordkeeping

    May 4, 2018 1:55PM by Sandy Johnson

    Think back to the days when you had to bring a report card home. For the most part, the grades were a measure of how you were learning and progressing in school. But then there were the comments. Yikes! “Sandra

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    Same rules apply

    May 2, 2018 2:13PM by Derek Clouthier

    CVSA’s 2018 Roadcheck highlights fact that ELDs have not changed HOS regulations

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    Public misconception

    May 2, 2018 1:47PM by Derek Clouthier

    Panel addresses how public views the industry; another examines technology game changers

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    The taxman cometh

    May 2, 2018 10:58AM by Derek Clouthier

    Smaller carriers could be impacted most from Manitoba’s carbon tax plan

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    Always in style

    May 2, 2018 10:15AM by Derek Clouthier

    B.C. Vintage Truck Museum adds to province’s heritage and industry allure

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    Rural roots

    April 28, 2018 2:58PM by Sonia Straface

    Home time, clean equipment, and country living keep Cooney drivers happy

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    I have an (in) voice – Part 1

    April 28, 2018 2:51PM by Edo van Belkom

    Mark had been crossing the country on a number of long hauls and found himself enjoying breakfast in a truck stop coffee shop outside of Calgary, while reading a copy of the Calgary Sun. But then he noticed one of