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National Trucking Week

  • Transportation minister marks Trucking Week

    September 5, 2019 1:30PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — Ontario’s transportation minister joined executives of the Ontario Trucking Association on Thursday in celebrating the National Trucking Week. Caroline Mulroney visited the Milton, Ont., offices of One for Freight – the home of OTA chairman David Carruth.

  • Calling changemakers this National Trucking Week

    September 2, 2019 10:35AM by Dave Earle

    The trucking industry has been grappling with a shortage of workers over many years. Right now, unemployment is low, many millennials remain uninterested in trades, and heavy-duty diesel trucks are viewed as significant contributors to climate change. These are trends

  • Celebrating the industry during National Trucking Week in Western Canada

    August 30, 2019 12:30PM by Truck News-West

    CALGARY, Alta. – With National Trucking Week right around the corner, several western trucking associations will be showing love to drivers and the industry across the country. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) will host five driver appreciation days, starting

  • Volvo film underscores essential role of the professional truck driver

    September 6, 2018 12:38PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks is rolling out a new film to mark National Trucking Week in Canada and Truck Driver Appreciation Week in the U.S. “Professional truck drivers play a crucial role in almost every aspect of our daily

  • CTA celebrates National Trucking Week

    September 5, 2018 10:05AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and provincial trucking associations are celebrating the role of trucking in the overall economy during National Trucking Week. “Driving truck is a skill and a professional commitment that has received a lot

  • APTA wishes drivers Happy National Trucking Week

    September 4, 2018 10:40AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) is wishing the thousands of professional drivers working in Canada’s eastern provinces a Happy National Trucking Week Sept. 2-8. The association notes 90% of all consumer products in Atlantic Canada are

  • Isaac to visit Canadian truck stops to celebrate National Trucking Week

    August 31, 2018 2:40PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – With National Trucking Week kicking off this Sunday, Isaac Instruments is set to celebrate across the country. The technology company, which has offices in Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec, will send a team to multiple truck stops with

  • MTA plans big for National Trucking Week

    August 14, 2018 1:37PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) is wasting no time recognizing National Trucking Week. Held during the first week of September, National Trucking Week recognizes the important contributions Canadian men and women drivers make to the country’s economy.

  • Rising fuel, labor, and equipment costs affecting trucking companies

    September 3, 2017 9:00AM by Louise Yako

    National Trucking Week – Sept. 3-9 – is a time for the industry to celebrate its workforce and take a brief bow for the efficient and reliable service it provides to everyone who makes a purchase, visits a hospital or

  • Paris Special Olympics Truck Convoy celebrates National Trucking Week

    September 9, 2016 3:36PM by Truck News

    PARIS, Ont. – Commercial drivers are being asked by organizers of the Paris, Ont. portion of the World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics to ‘join the party’ at this year’s event and celebrate everyone in the trucking industry. The

  • National Trucking Week celebrated in Alberta

    September 5, 2016 8:47PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – It’s National Trucking Week, and the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA), along with the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), will be celebrating throughout the province from Sept. 4-10. Three driver appreciation days will be held in Alberta, with

  • BCTA highlights ‘Jake’ brakes with National Trucking Week around the corner

    August 18, 2016 3:10PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – We’ve all seen the signs coming into a community advising truckers to ‘please avoid the use of engine brakes.’ Also known as ‘Jake’ or ‘Jacobs’ brake, the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) is trying to shed some

  • Raitt sings praises of National Trucking Week

    September 8, 2014 2:30PM by Truck News

    Ottawa, Ont. — The federal minister of transport has declared her support of the trucking industry in a statement crafted for National Truck Week. Lisa Raitt’s comments addressed the international nature of the industry and the role trucking plays in

  • National Trucking Week to be held Sept. 7-13

    September 5, 2014 3:18PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Sept. 7-13 marks National Trucking Week, a time to show appreciation to the people who keep this country’s wheels, and economy, moving. David Bradley, head of the Ontario Trucking Association and Canadian Trucking Alliance started National Trucking