Truck News


  • No MELT exemptions for Alberta farm or bus drivers

    October 20, 2019 3:59PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Following public criticism, including from some family members of those killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus tragedy, the Alberta government will no longer consider exempting some commercial drivers from mandatory entry-level training (MELT) or re-testing. A September

  • Ontario truck drivers to face zero tolerance approach to pot

    June 27, 2018 10:53AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Commercial vehicle drivers in Ontario must have no blood drug content when operating their vehicles, according to changes to the province’s Highway Traffic Act. Changes to the Act address the issues of impaired driving, distracted driving and

  • Class D renewal requirements change in Ontario July 1

    March 14, 2018 10:49AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Class D license holders in Ontario will have new medical and road test requirements beginning July 1, 2018. The Ministry of Transportation released its new guidelines for medical reports and testing for Class D license holders, bringing

  • News Equipment

    PIT Group adds another US mega-fleet

    February 21, 2017 1:43PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – PIT Group has welcomed another large US fleet to its roster. C.R. England has joined the organization, which offers unbiased research and testing of fuel-saving technologies and techniques. “PIT Group will help us identify opportunities to save

  • Fuel for thought

    June 20, 2016 9:13AM by Carroll McCormick

    Industry players visit the test track at Transport Canada’s Motor Vehicle Test and Research Center

  • Feature Equipment


    October 28, 2015 2:28PM by James Menzies

    PIT Group, the Quebec-based research and engineering organization that conducts Energotest testing of fuel-saving technologies, has announced it’s opening a US office and will be aggressively recruiting American fleets. It’s a good move for the group, whose testing can be equally