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    Should your business donate to charity?

    November 8, 2017 9:32AM by Rebecka Freels

    Almost every trucking company, whether it’s a five-truck operation or a 500-plus fleet, has been invited to sponsor or donate to something. Your decision to support any cause, whether it is to help a local slo-pitch team or contribute to

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    The proof and the pudding

    November 6, 2017 9:31AM by Sandy Johnson

    “The proof is in the pudding” is an idiom most people get wrong. The correct saying is “the proof of the pudding is in the eating,” meaning you only know something is a success after it’s been tried out or

  • Girl power

    November 6, 2017 9:08AM by Derek Clouthier

    First graduating class of WBF Class 1 program looks to enter workforce

  • Slap them chains on

    November 6, 2017 8:57AM by Derek Clouthier

    MTI offers chain up tutorial during its driver appreciation day

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    Sharp as a tack

    October 31, 2017 12:37PM by Sonia Straface

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Getting fired could possibly be the best thing that ever happened to Shawn Baird, career-wise. Because had his great uncle not fired him, Baird’s own successful business – Sharp Transportation Systems – might never have been conceived. Like

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    Canada’s Most Wanted – Part 1

    October 31, 2017 12:12PM by Edo van Belkom

    Mark was driving north on Hwy. 400 in Ontario on his way to delivering a trailer load of dry goods to a distributor in Sudbury when his cell phone rang. He’d been playing around with ringtones the past few weeks

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    Home away from home

    October 30, 2017 11:59AM by James Menzies

    Sleeper cabs have never been more comfortable, luxurious

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    It’s time to get serious about adding truck parking

    October 30, 2017 11:23AM by Mike Millian

    The province of Ontario has recently undertaken two studies that in part, look at the issue of parking for travelers, and more specifically, commercial motor vehicle drivers. One of these studies, the Southern Ontario Rest Stop Study, is currently underway

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    ELD logs are tax documents, too

    October 30, 2017 11:19AM by Scott Taylor

    Starting on Dec. 18, Canadian carriers and drivers that travel into the U.S. and log their duty status will need to comply with the U.S. FMCSA’s electronic logging device (ELD) rule. The mandate requires the use of an ELD that

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    Driven to distraction

    October 27, 2017 10:01AM by Joanne Ritchie

    There’s nothing more distracting when writing about distracted driving than pouring over articles on distracted driving. Putting any combination of the words about the subject into an Internet search engine, say, regulations, accidents, studies, countermeasures, can return up to 43

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    Keeping your eyes on the road

    October 27, 2017 9:25AM by Karen Bowen

    With the cooler fall temperatures, you may already be turning on your cab’s heat to take the chill off. Just the touch of a button can regulate the temperature in your workspace. Unfortunately, the hot air blowing out your vents

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    Staying in control

    October 27, 2017 9:14AM by Al Goodhall

    Winter is coming. Are you prepared?

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    Upper Canada Truck Sales opens new truck sales center

    October 26, 2017 3:06PM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Shaun Boughen is an alternative thinker. So, it’s only natural that his business is an alternative concept as well. Boughen is president of Upper Canada Truck Sales, a household name in the trucking industry that’s been around for

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    Sysco Quebec ordered to remove driver-facing cameras

    October 26, 2017 2:53PM by Sonia Straface

    SAINT-HYACINTHE, Que. — The Quebec Superior Court has officially sided with truck drivers in a five-year battle concerning driver-facing cameras. On Sept. 11, Sysco Quebec was ordered by the court to remove driver-facing cameras in all of its trucks, claiming

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    Work underway to improve truck parking in Southern Ontario

    October 26, 2017 2:46PM by Sonia Straface

    TORONTO, Ont. — A study into truck parking and rest stops in Southern Ontario is underway and the findings could lead to the improved availability and quality of truck stops along major highways. SPR Associates, a research and consulting firm in