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    Keeping your cool

    April 28, 2018 2:35PM by Truck News

    Technology can help carriers meet their Food Safety Modernization Act requirements

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    Let’s review

    April 26, 2018 2:30PM by Scott Taylor

    Plan now for the rest of the year

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    A fresh step forward

    April 26, 2018 2:23PM by Joanna Ritchie

    By the time you read this, Canada will have its first Image Team, a group of talented professional women poised to promote the mission of Women in Trucking (WIT): to encourage the employment of women in the industry, to promote

  • Driving to Flavortown

    April 26, 2018 11:45AM by Sonia Straface

    With the right tools and ingredients, you can turn your rig into a chef’s kitchen

  • Lose sleep over this health condition

    April 24, 2018 11:45AM by Karen Bowen

    Do you often still feel tired after a full night’s sleep? Do you snore so loudly that you regularly wake yourself up with a sudden snort, gasp, or choke? Does your family complain that your snoring keeps everyone awake? If

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    Dealing with the messiness of the human condition

    April 24, 2018 11:28AM by Al Goodhall

    As a truck driver, you may wake some mornings to blinding sunshine under brilliant blue skies but you may end the day in a blinding snowstorm unable to see more than a few truck lengths in front of you. On

  • The 40,000-kilometer question

    April 24, 2018 11:05AM by Eric Berard

    Interest growing in gas-powered medium-duty trucks

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    Stop using term ‘autonomous vehicle,’ panel urges

    April 24, 2018 10:56AM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — If he had his way, Mike Millian would never hear the term “autonomous truck” again. “The more we keep telling people autonomous trucks are going to hit the road in the next few years with no drivers

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    Star gazing

    April 24, 2018 10:45AM by Sonia Straface

    Shelley Uvanile-Hesch hopes her new truck inspires women across the continent

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    Favel hopes to attract the ‘right kind of people’ to join its family

    April 3, 2018 8:04AM by Derek Clouthier

    MOOSE JAW, Sask. — It’s a new age for the trucking industry, and with that comes different ways to find new customers, monitor trucks, save fuel, and find new employees. For Favel Transportation out of Moose Jaw, Sask., dealing with the

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    Indigenous initiative

    March 30, 2018 2:54PM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. — North America’s largest inland port is hoping to pave the way for more Indigenous workers to enter the industry. Winnipeg’s CentrePort Canada was recently part of the creation of the Southern Chief’s Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC), which will

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    Finding a solution to truck parking

    March 30, 2018 2:35PM by Derek Clouthier

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — In the wake of an online petition calling for increased enforcement of illegal truck parking in Abbotsford, B.C., police say efforts have been made to mitigate the issue, but underlying causes remain. The petition was created by local

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    No change in position

    March 30, 2018 2:18PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. — Saskatchewan may have a new premier, but that doesn’t mean the province is taking a new position on the implementation of a carbon tax. Like Premier Scott Moe, the Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) is not waffling on the

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    The zucchini of trucking

    March 30, 2018 2:03PM by Sandy Johnson

    Spring can’t come too soon, especially if you’re a gardener. My dad, who was an old farmer, couldn’t wait to get out and start scratching at the topsoil as soon as the snow melted. The planting, the weeding, the watering…

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    The Chain’s in Command – Part 4

    March 29, 2018 1:19PM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is traveling to Winnipeg on Hwy. 17. He checks the forecast and it looks bad, so he chains up long before the snow. After driving a while Mark is wondering if the snow will ever