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  • Schneider donates trucks to attract new talent

    November 15, 2019 8:41AM by Truck News

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Schneider has found a creative way to attract new drivers – by giving them trucks to learn on. The fleet donated 10 gently used, late model trucks to select CDL driver training programs. The trucks are

  • Challenger opening training academy

    May 27, 2019 10:21AM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Challenger Motor Freight has announced the opening of a driver training school, the Challenger Transportation Training Academy (CTTA). It’s been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) as a registered private career college.

  • TTSAO ensuring member schools measure up

    May 23, 2019 2:53PM by James Menzies

    GUELPH, Ont. – Want to be a member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO)? You’ve got to earn it. That was the message from Lisa Arseneau, head of the TTSAO’s insurance group, when providing an update at

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    CITT launches new path to CCLP designation for experienced logistics professionals

    May 10, 2019 1:10PM by Truck News

    There’s no substitute for experience. That was the starting point for CITT in developing a new program to allow experienced professionals a quicker path to earning their CITT-Certified Logistics Professional (CCLP) designation. The new Challenge On-Ramp to the CCLP Designation

  • MTA looks for support for its new education council

    May 1, 2019 11:58AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) newly-formed education council is searching for members to help steer the effort in the right direction. Supporting the design, development, and implementation of an educational program aimed at making the MTA a

  • CTA addresses ELDs, training, and rest stops to livestock committee

    March 21, 2019 6:49PM by Truck News-West

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) addressed the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food today about electronic logging devices and training. CTA president Stephen Laskowski and director of policy and industry awareness programs Lak Shoan

  • Driver training required to prevent spread of spotted lanternfly

    March 11, 2019 1:15PM by Truck News

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Truckers who travel into areas of Pennsylvania that are under quarantine to prevent the spread of the spotted lanternfly, will require special training beginning in May. The invasive species arrived from Asia in 2014 and efforts are

  • Three new rest stops to open in Alberta

    March 7, 2019 1:07PM by Derek Clouthier

    AMTA holds grand opening of new Edmonton facility

  • Meritor to provide year-long aftermarket training

    December 12, 2018 12:33PM by Truck News

    TROY, Mich. – Meritor has announced the launch of a year-long aftermarket training series. It will include nationwide events, interactive distance training sessions, and online, computer-based courses. The training is aimed at heavy-duty truck technicians, parts consultants and management professionals.

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    Continental opens new training center

    November 27, 2018 9:09AM by Truck News

    CLINTON, Miss. – Continental has announced the opening of a new employee training center in Mississippi. It marks the first completed structure on the site of the company’s future truck tire plant. A grand opening was held Nov. 8. Continental

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    Shell offers free training academy

    October 31, 2018 2:28PM by Truck News

    Shell Lubricants has introduced a new training academy for maintenance managers, technicians, and owner-operators. It has been under limited release, and was fully rolled out at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition. The web-based training platform offers modules

  • Navistar partners with technical schools

    October 22, 2018 9:39AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has partnered with technical schools through its newly formed Navistar Service Essentials Program. “As we focus on growing customer uptime, Navistar and our International Truck and IC Bus dealers are all committed to combating the industry’s

  • Put me in, coach

    September 11, 2018 6:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    When implanting change, coaching and training is a process that should not end

  • Peterbilt graduates 50th class of technicians

    August 13, 2018 6:47AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has graduated its 50th class of factory-trained technicians through its Peterbilt Technician Institute (PTI). The institute has been in business since November 2013 and has trained more than 500 graduates. More than 95% of those graduates

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    A French inspection course? Oui.

    August 7, 2018 11:59AM by John G Smith

    Carriers Edge now offers a French version of its course on Canada’s vehicle inspection regulations, as well as French and English versions of a new course specific to the rules that govern Quebec-plated vehicles. The company now offers more then