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    Bezco Trucking feels like home

    February 21, 2019 2:22PM by Sonia Straface

    BRANTFORD, Ont. — As the saying goes, good things come in small packages. Bezco Trucking doesn’t deliver small packages. In fact, it specializes in delivering oversized items like steel and oilfield machinery. The small package is Bezco Trucking itself – just

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    Safety first: Part 1

    February 21, 2019 1:54PM by Edo van Belkom

    “Yeah, I’ve got my annual safety inspection coming up, and I’m not looking forward to it,” Mark said. Sitting across from him at a truck stop just outside of Toronto, a fellow trucker who he’d known for years, nodded in

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    Shopping for iron

    February 21, 2019 1:37PM by James Menzies

    Fear of emissions systems remains a factor in the secondary truck market

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    A different kind of tax fraud

    February 21, 2019 1:09PM by Scott Taylor

    Scam emails and phone calls are a constant occurrence these days. When a call comes in and you don’t recognize the number, or an email hits your inbox from an unknown source, responding to it feels more like a risk

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    MELT is a good first stop

    February 21, 2019 1:01PM by Al Goodhall

    I’m tired. There are a lot of things in the trucking industry that can wear you down as a driver. But nothing drains me more than the jabber that rains down about safety. You see, I think that rather than

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    Making progress

    February 21, 2019 12:09PM by Mike Millian

    Two recent positive announcements will improve the trucking industry

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    Changing the image — and seeing the future — in trucking

    February 21, 2019 12:04PM by Angela Splinter

    I think it is fair to say that if the trucking industry is to succeed in attracting and recruiting the workers we need, it’s time to tackle the issue we all know too well: we have an image problem. The

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    Trips, slips, and falls

    February 21, 2019 10:59AM by Karen Bowen

    This time of year – the season of slippery, icy surfaces – we all need to watch our step and move carefully to avoid falls. Did you know that truckers experience one of the highest number of falls annually when

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    Human factors

    February 21, 2019 10:25AM by Eric Berard

    The face of trucking equipment manufacturing is changing, too

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    Help for traumatized truckers

    February 21, 2019 10:16AM by Carroll McCormick

    Rapid access to mental health professionals is helping truckers cope with post-accident trauma

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    All for one, ONE for Freight

    February 5, 2019 9:26AM by Sonia Straface

    MILTON, Ont. — Traditional is not in David Carruth’s vocabulary. He’s the president and chief executive officer of ONE for Freight – a transportation service provider that prides itself on being innovative, and a one-stop shop for all of its clients.

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    Dalton is hailed a cab: Part 4

    February 5, 2019 9:22AM by Edo van Belkom

    The story so far Mark arrives at Intra-City Truck Lines yard ready to begin his time as a taxi truck driver. At first all looks good, but instead of a short trailer, Mark is given an older, longer trailer –

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    Today’s automated transmissions smarter, more versatile

    February 5, 2019 9:15AM by James Menzies

    Automated manual transmissions (AMTs) have come to dominate the on-highway trucking segment, but they’re also gaining acceptance in vocational applications. Once shunned by drivers who preferred the reliability and versatility of their traditional stick shift, today’s AMTs can do more

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    A run with Dad

    February 4, 2019 3:20PM by Brian Fields

    I recently went on a trip with my father, who has been driving across North America for more than 45 years. I’ve traveled to many places with him, from the time I was a little boy until I established my

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    We have an image issue, and we are to blame

    February 4, 2019 3:13PM by Mike Millian

    The image of the trucking industry is one of those topics that has been discussed by those inside the industry for as long as I can remember. When I first started driving 28 years ago, the CB chatter was full