Truck News


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    Eyeing the future, remembering the past

    March 29, 2018 11:42AM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. — With the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) celebrating its 80th anniversary at its Leadership Conference and AGM this year, Truck West takes a look at the association’s history, one that stretches back to a time when trucking was

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    Aspiring drivers rejoice

    March 29, 2018 10:15AM by Derek Clouthier

    Manitoba government offers full driver training funding for those with offers of employment

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    Cleaner alternatives

    March 27, 2018 11:40AM by Derek Clouthier

    Alternative fuels and the shift toward electric-powered work trucks

  • Capacity crunch and rates

    March 27, 2018 11:37AM by Mike Millian

    Are ELDs already having an effect?

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    Increased artificial intelligence won’t benefit drivers

    March 27, 2018 11:32AM by Al Goodhall

    The greatest challenge we currently face as drivers, is adapting to changes happening across the trucking industry. What really drives me crazy is how little input drivers have in the design of the systems we use every day. Some days,

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    Nothing new but the tried and true

    March 25, 2018 11:27AM by Scott Taylor

    Every year when tax season fires up we dredge through Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) website for changes that we should be aware of. Obviously, we focus on trucking-specific items but we also look at the General Tax Guide, as everyone

  • Preventing the pain

    March 25, 2018 10:09AM by Sonia Straface

    Truck drivers are at a higher risk for developing musculoskeletal disorders, the most common type of workplace injury

  • All cramped up

    March 25, 2018 10:02AM by Karen Bowen

    Have you ever drifted off in your bunk only to be awakened from a sound sleep with excruciating cramps in your legs? Many people experience painful nighttime leg cramps – involuntary spasms that usually involve the muscles of the calf,

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    Repair frustrations

    March 22, 2018 9:46AM by Mark Lee

    As owner-operators or small fleet managers, we have to have an edge, something that sets us apart from the crowd. That can be a greater need to go to work – the big bills and payments ensure that we have

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    Better together

    March 22, 2018 9:42AM by Angela Splinter

    Make health and wellness part of your HR plan

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    Teach techs how they learn

    March 22, 2018 9:28AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. — Technician training should be done in a variety of ways, but nothing beats hands-on experience. “Mechanics have a different learning style, and you need to address that learning style to get mechanics involved,” Koen Berends, chief development officer

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    Women and trucking: Imagine that!

    March 20, 2018 9:22AM by Joanne Ritchie

    It’s that time of year again, when many organizations are hosting conferences and annual meetings, and a big part of the industry is gearing up for our two major “even-year” truck shows, Truck World in Toronto in April and Truxpo

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    Sharing success

    March 20, 2018 8:50AM by James Menzies

    NRCan’s partnership with Brazil producing smart drivers beyond Canada’s borders

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    Wonder women

    March 20, 2018 8:29AM by Sonia Straface

    A panel of influential women take the stage at Women with Drive to talk about how they’ve made their businesses prosper

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    Little by little

    March 7, 2018 2:05PM by Derek Clouthier

    Western carriers adjust to impact of U.S. ELD mandate