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    Putting diversity and inclusion into action

    February 4, 2019 2:45PM by Angela Splinter

    Canada’s labor force is comprised of increasing numbers of women, visible minorities, newcomers to Canada, youth, Indigenous peoples, and people with disabilities. We also know that people come to work with different backgrounds, needs, and expectations. So, it’s important to

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    Download your ELD data other tax-prep priorities

    February 4, 2019 2:36PM by Scott Taylor

    This, of course, is the time of year for gathering up slips and receipts in advance of preparing your 2018 federal income tax return. If you’re a self-employed individual, any taxes you owe are due by April 30 even though

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    Lessons learned from a broken window

    February 4, 2019 2:25PM by Al Goodhall

    My last road trip of 2018 was supposed to be a simple one, a straight run between terminals from southwestern Ontario to Winnipeg and back. But sometimes even the simplest of plans go off the rails for the most unlooked

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    Preventing trucker shoulder

    February 4, 2019 2:23PM by Karen Bowen

    A condition so common among truckers, it was named after them

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    Safeties for sale

    January 31, 2019 9:28AM by Harry Rudolfs

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — Heavy equipment mechanic Mark Waschke has become alarmed, after noticing trucks wearing recently-issued safety stickers with defects that should have disqualified them from being on the road. “I’ve seen fresh stickers on trucks with holes in cab floors,

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    Mine truck data and reap the rewards

    January 11, 2019 2:48PM by Elizabeth Bate

    Set reasonable targets, and reap the rewards

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    Understand the ever-changing ELD

    January 11, 2019 2:24PM by Derek Clouthier

    ELDs and on-board computer systems for fleets are constantly evolving

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    The evolution of active safety systems

    January 11, 2019 2:11PM by James Menzies

    And how to get the most out of their performance

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    Building their reputation through honesty and integrity

    January 6, 2019 3:01PM by Derek Clouthier

    RED DEER, Alta. — The folks at Black Hand Transport aren’t shy about getting their hands dirty to make sure the job is done right. Started by Jeremy Douglas and Kyle Edwards in 2014, Black Hand began operations Oct. 15 of

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    B.C. aims to increase road safety with left lane ban, stricter chain up enforcement

    January 3, 2019 2:48PM by Derek Clothier

    VICTORIA, B.C. — Increasing safety on B.C.’s highways has become a focus for the provincial government of late, and several new regulations will impact commercial trucks traveling across the province. For starters, commercial vehicle drivers will no longer be permitted to

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    Why should anyone care about trucking?

    January 3, 2019 2:40PM by Terry Shaw

    Trucking makes everything possible, from here to tomorrow. This is the message of the Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) new public relations campaign, set to officially launch in 2019. With “movement” as the main theme, the MTA has begun to unveil

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    The center of it all

    January 1, 2019 2:32PM by Derek Clouthier

    CentrePort Canada continues to entice Manitoba trucking companies

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    Icy roads ahead

    January 1, 2019 2:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. — Driving the ice roads in Canada’s north is on several drivers’ bucket list – it’s even a popular (and dramatic) TV show. Despite the drama we see on television, building an ice road is a serious matter, one

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    Turning over turnover

    December 29, 2018 11:56AM by Sonia Straface

    How Woodcock Brothers is keeping its drivers and employees happy

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    Dalton is hailed a cab: Part 3

    December 29, 2018 11:47AM by Edo van Belkom

    The story so far After returning from a long haul to the west coast, Mark Dalton’s dispatcher Bud asks him for a favor. He reluctantly agrees to do some local work. Mark arrives at Intra-City Truck Lines yard ready to