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  • Exhibitors report Truck World deals

    July 20, 2018 9:07AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Exhibitors secured plenty of orders in Toronto. Now organizers prepare for Expocam in Montreal. TORONTO, Ont. – Truck World enjoyed record crowds in 2018, but preliminary feedback from exhibitors show that visitors were doing more than learning about products and

  • Brake blitz grounds 12.4% in Canada

    July 17, 2018 11:20AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREEBELT, Md. – A surprise Brake Safety Day inspection blitz in Canada and the U.S. put 1,595 trucks out of service for brake violations on April 25, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) reports. There were 11,531 inspections conducted overall,

  • Enforcement teams prepare for focus on unsafe drivers

    July 13, 2018 9:05AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside enforcement teams are preparing for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week, scheduled for July 15-21. And that means focusing on unsafe drivers. Issues tracked during the blitz will include speeding, distracted driving, texting,

  • SafetyDriven takes its speaker series on the road

    July 12, 2018 7:52PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of B.C., will hold its third annual speaker series in Prince George Sept. 12. The event, titled “Transportation Safety: What You Need to Know,” will tackle industry topics such as how to

  • News Equipment

    Celebrating the classics

    July 10, 2018 1:48PM by James Menzies

    Classic iron takes center stage in Clifford

  • PMTC seminar series heads west

    July 10, 2018 11:11AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) will be heading west as part of its regional seminar series, with a stop in Calgary Sept. 12. The half-day conference will address several industry topics featuring representatives from

  • Inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo rolls out on Sept. 15

    July 5, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Newcom Media will be hosting a series of recruitment & resources expos to address the industry’s significant workforce shortage. The inaugural edition will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. In 2019,

  • CORTDC winners announced

    June 13, 2018 9:22AM by Truck News

    KITCHENER, Ont. – Home Hardware Stores defended its team title and Erb Transport’s Stewart Jutzi was named grand champion at the Central Ontario Regional Truck Driving Championships June 9. Jutzi also received the highest points on the day and won

  • Trucking for Kids coming this weekend

    June 4, 2018 9:13AM by Truck News

    ILDERTON, Ont. – The third annual Trucking for Kids truck show is coming to the Ilderton Fairgrounds June 8-10. The trucks will begin rolling in June 8 at 3 p.m. and are welcome to stay until June 10 at 3

  • Bison to hold annual fundraising event for CancerCare Manitoba

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Bison Transport will host its annual Challenge for Life barbecue June 7 to raise funds for the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. “The Bison Transport family has once again put together a team to help raise funds for a

  • Charity BBQ raises a record $28,000 in two hours

    May 25, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, MB – Friends, family, customers, and employees of Maxim Truck & Trailer raised $28,000 for charity in just two hours at their annual barbeque. The record amount from this year’s event is going to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation through

  • News Equipment

    Great Dane hosts aftermarket conference

    May 17, 2018 6:51AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Great Dane says it attracted a record crowd to its seventh Aftermarket Parts and Service Conference May 2-5. It’s a biennial event that brings together aftermarket management and sales teams and vendors to discuss safety, technology and

  • Over 9,000 people attend Truxpo

    May 15, 2018 3:48PM by Truck West

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – Truxpo 2018 saw more than 9,000 attendees over the two day event, with what organizer Master Promotions said was a noticeable increase in attendance from the South Asian trucking community. “This year we truly put a focus

  • New location for Manitoba truck driving championships

    May 10, 2018 6:37PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The location of this year’s Manitoba Professional Truck Driving Championships has moved to the Headingly Husky Gas Station, with an awards banquet to follow at The Victoria Inn Hotel. The competition is open to both Manitoba and

  • Registration open for Western Women With Drive

    May 9, 2018 1:15PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Registration for the second annual Western Women With Drive Leadership Conference is open. Taking place at the Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel May 30, the event features three key presentations addressing women in trucking, including a panel