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  • Feature Health & Safety

    For the health of it

    October 1, 2010 12:00AM by Joanne Ritchie

    I had to go to Dallas to do it, but I finally got to run with Jazzy…well, alright, not actually with Jazzy, but we were in the same 5-km race…and, okay, so I didn’t really run, I walked, but at le…

  • Feature Human Resources

    How do you compare?

    October 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Motortruck Fleet Executive and the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada are conducting groundbreaking research that will establish fleet management benchmarks for private fleets. Priv…

  • Feature Transportation

    Yanke awards truck as part of safety program

    August 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    SASKATOON, Sask. – A long-time Yanke driver has won a Ford F-150 pickup truck by participating in the carrier’s innovative safety program dubbed ‘Be the One.’

  • Feature Transportation

    B.C. launches Certificate of Recognition program

    August 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    LANGLEY, B.C. – B.C. trucking companies are now eligible for Work-Safe BC premium rebates upon completion of a newly-developed Certificate of Recognition program.

  • Feature Transportation

    Contact dermatitis: skin rashes

    August 1, 2010 12:00AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Quite often I have drivers come into my clinic complaining of skin conditions such as rashes. By far the most common skin rash I see is called contact dermatitis.Essentially, contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that is caused by…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Beating burnout

    July 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Any economic downturn can be rough on a fleet’s sales force. Even the top performers in the group can suddenly find it difficult to secure a sale. They begin to lose faith in their abilities. Nothing …

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Take good care of your eyes

    June 1, 2010 12:00AM by Karen Bowen

    As a professional driver, taking care of your eyes is essential. Regular eye check-ups can help you stay on top of any deterioration in your sight. They can also discover unusual conditions that may a…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    A warning about Lyme disease

    June 1, 2010 12:00AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    During the summer months, many people venture outdoors to participate in activities such as hiking, biking and camping. Spending time in heavily-wooded or grassy areas increases your chance of contrac…

  • Feature Transportation

    You Can Make Simple Choices To Lower Your Weight

    March 1, 2010 12:00AM by Karen Bowen

    Last month, we considered why it’s better for our body frames not to be carrying around an oversized load. Now, let’s explore some necessary components of a lifestyle that will keep our load within he…

  • Feature Transportation

    About Alzheimer’s Disease

    March 1, 2010 12:00AM by Truck News

    Seeing as January was Alzheimer’s month I am going to discuss Alzheimer’s disease in this month’s article. Alzheimer’s disease is caused by the degeneration of healthy brain tissue which eventually le…