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  • Pay day

    January 23, 2018 1:33PM by James Menzies

    Carriers increasing driver pay to take advantage of strong market

  • On the clock

    January 23, 2018 1:24PM by James Menzies

    Canada to require ELDs by 2020

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    Family values top priority for ‘the little company that can’

    January 11, 2018 10:33AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. — They may be small, but no freight is too big for “the little company that can.” Specializing in hauling dimensional cargo that may be too wide, too long, or too high for the other guy, Winnipeg’s Fast Lane

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    Left or right?

    January 11, 2018 9:38AM by Derek Clouthier

    SALMON ARM, B.C. — Whether you’re on the left or right is a common distinction in the political arena, but what about which lane trucks should be relegated when passing through town? Shuswap resident J. Edgar Murdoch penned a letter to

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    Major work can mean hefty tax

    January 9, 2018 9:37AM by Sandy Johnson

    William Shakespeare knew how to turn a phrase. As many as 50 expressions used in our everyday language were coined or popularized by The Bard. “Break the ice,” “Greek to me,” and “dead as a doornail” are just a few

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    Traversing Canada’s north

    January 9, 2018 8:51AM by Derek Clouthier

    New year-round highway means more freight and additional revenues for local trucking industry

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    Driving road safety

    January 7, 2018 1:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    Road Safety at Work to highlight safety initiative this March

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    Closing the gap

    January 5, 2018 12:34PM by Derek Clouthier

    AMTA and Trucking HR Canada partner to bridge the gap in industry’s labor market

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    The alternative route to success

    January 5, 2018 11:37AM by Sonia Straface

    Rob Piccioni is a contrarian. He doesn’t like to do what others are doing. He likes to take the road less traveled, and march to the beat of his own drum. It’s partly why he decided to start his own

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    The Chain’s in Command – Part 1

    January 5, 2018 11:27AM by Edo van Belkom

    Mark stopped overnight at the Flying J Travel Plaza in Shuniah – just outside of Thunder Bay – in preparation for his trip across Hwy. 17 into Manitoba. He had a heavy load of auto parts headed for a warehouse

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    Spec’ your van trailer like a pro

    January 4, 2018 11:24AM by Sonia Straface

    Experts weigh in on what spec’s will make your trailer last longer, and worth more when you sell

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    A gut-wrenching condition

    January 4, 2018 11:15AM by Karen Bowen

    Although snow-covered fields do create a pristine wonderland, this season of snow can also negatively impact your job in many ways. Poor driving conditions may lead to accidents, road closures, and damage. Lifting heavy shovels of snow to clear pathways

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    Game, set, match

    January 4, 2018 11:10AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Lateral epicondylitis, which is more often referred to as tennis elbow, is a common and painful condition that affects the tendons around the elbow joint. I treat tennis elbow on a daily basis among professional truck drivers. Tennis elbow is

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    Striving for Vision Zero

    January 3, 2018 11:01AM by Al Goodhall

    Every single driver on the road can aspire to driving in a manner that reduces traffic fatalities to zero, but we don’t. Vision Zero is a multi-national road safety initiative started in Sweden in 1997. It’s a paradigm shift in

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    Shaping up the shipper

    January 3, 2018 10:55AM by Joanne Ritchie

    You never know what’s going to fall onto the table at a North American Cargo Securement Harmonization Public Forum. This twice-yearly gathering, coordinated by a committee of CVSA, identifies cargo securement regulatory issues and enforcement differences between Canada and the