Truck News


  • MELT required for Saskatchewan farm workers by 2020

    May 31, 2019 7:32PM by Truck News-West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Province of Saskatchewan will require drivers in agriculture to complete mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) starting next year. Like those looking to acquire a Class 1 licence to drive a commercial truck, farm workers will need

  • Alberta farm workers receive 2019 exemption from MELT

    February 28, 2019 3:48PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The Alberta government has extended the deadline to comply with the province’s mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) program to farmers and farm workers in the agriculture industry. Taking effect March 1, any commercial driver looking to obtain

  • CTA objects to proposed USDA border crossing fee increase

    June 19, 2014 1:45PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has let the US government know it isn’t happy with plans to raise border-crossing fees on trucks. Recently, the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) proposed