CTA chief: ‘Where are the regulators?’
TORONTO, Ont. – Stephen Laskowski, the CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, is clearly frustrated by the “small but growing” segment of the trucking industry that is circumventing a series of regulations to gain a business advantage. Check out his thoughts in this video from the Surface Transportation Summit.
Volvo betters Mexican emission standards
PUEBLA, Mexico – Mexico’s emissions standards for heavy trucks have traditionally lagged behind those elsewhere in North America. The gap has tightened, but Volvo Trucks North America is taking a step further -- selling equipment that meets EPA 2017 GHG limits.
Could ELD data help solve shipper delays?
TORONTO, Ont. -- Canada’s long-awaited ELD rules finally in place and a June 2021 implementation deadline on the horizon, many believe that the data carriers will collect can improve the carrier-shipper relationship, especially when it comes to the loading and unloading times known as demurrage.
Canadian fleets face new accessibility rules
MONTREAL, Que. -- The Accessible Canada Act came into force on July 11 and applies to all federally regulated businesses, which is the case of the vast majority of Canadian fleets that do business outside their province. And the new law stipulates that their facilities now need to be accessible to people with disabilities.
Logbooks fading away as Canada prepares to mandate ELDs
TORONTO, Ont. -- Transport Canada announced this month that it will mandate electronic logging devices (ELDs) as of June 2021 – more than three years after the U.S. first required the time-tracking equipment in the place of paper logbooks. And that's despite the fact that Canada had a head start on developing the underlying technical standards.