Truck News


  • Westcan’s safety program receives gold recognition

    October 30, 2018 11:57AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Westcan Bulk Transport recently took home gold for being Canada’s Safest Employers in the transportation. The award was handed out by Canadian Occupational Safety in Toronto, recognizing the carrier, which has 800 trucks hauling across Western Canada,

  • News Technology

    Trimble teams with Pulsar to monitor driver fatigue

    October 29, 2018 10:28AM by James Menzies

    AUSTIN, Texas – Trimble is taking a new approach to the monitoring of driver fatigue. At the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition, the company announced a partnership with Pulsar Informatics, which will deliver a new fatigue monitoring

  • Stay on the safe side with enough sleep

    March 1, 2017 9:37AM by Karen Bowen

    Do you wish you could crawl into bed and sleep for a week? You may be sleep-deprived. Be careful: getting too little sleep over the long term (chronic) or short term (acute) can affect your cognitive functions, and studies suggest

  • ‘I’ll sleep when I’m dead’

    May 13, 2016 11:06PM by Derek Clouthier

    Truxpo session addresses affects of fatigue on truck drivers

  • Focus on driver training rather than technology, regulations: OOIDA

    June 16, 2014 2:54PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) says current discussions about safety technologies and revisions to hours-of-service rules ignore the need for better training standards for entry-level drivers. “Instead of relying on technology and making misguided, hours-of-service