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  • Use Humboldt lessons as ‘catalyst’ for change: CTA

    July 11, 2018 2:05PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is asking governments to look beyond the actions of an individual driver in the wake of a truck-bus collision that killed 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos family, and explore a series

  • PIC awarded for use of smart transponders to expand bypass opportunities

    July 11, 2018 1:10PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Partners in Compliance (PIC) has been awarded for its use of smart transponders to expand weigh station bypass opportunities for the Alberta trucking industry. PIC, an Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) initiative, received the award from the

  • ATA sues Rhode Island over ‘Rhodeworks’ toll program

    July 11, 2018 1:03PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and three motor carriers are suing the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation in a U.S. Federal Court. The suit, filed in U.S. district court in Rhode Island July 10,

  • Second installment of Mack’s RoadLife series all about family

    July 11, 2018 11:36AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The second installment of the Mack Trucks’ RoadLife series has been released, shining a light on those who build Mack trucks, and a family that shares the same name. “Family says it all,” said Sandy Mack, father

  • Trailer Wizards buys Montreal’s CSP

    July 11, 2018 10:31AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Trailer Wizards is expanding. The Canadian company specializing in all things trailers announced its acquisition of Canadian Service Plus (CSP), an independent trailer maintenance repair shop. The purchase will add seven employees and five mobile service vehicles

  • MELT coming to Alberta in January 2019

    July 10, 2018 8:05PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) is coming to the trucking industry in Alberta, with an expected implementation date in January 2019. Alberta’s minister of transportation, Brian Mason, made the announcement today at the Alberta Motor Transport Association

  • 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

  • News Equipment

    Peterbilt’s UltraLoft enters production

    July 9, 2018 10:32AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has begun production of its Model 579 UltraLoft, with Freymiller Trucking taking delivery of the first unit. The truck features a high roof integral cab and sleeper design for on-highway applications. “The Model 579 UltraLoft was

  • Express Mondor raises $25K for breast cancer foundation

    July 9, 2018 9:20AM by Truck News

    LANORAIE, Que. – Express Mondor has raised $25,000 to support the fight against breast cancer, bringing its five-year total to more than $130,000. The company raised the funds through its annual golf tournament and fundraising dinner, which attracted more than

  • Twenty-nine charges laid on truck driver involved in Humboldt Broncos bus collision

    July 6, 2018 3:57PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – Jaskirat Sidhu, the truck driver who collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus on April 6, was arrested this morning and faces 29 charges. The 29-year-old male from Calgary who worked for Adesh Deol Trucking was charged with

  • Isaac Instruments to host webinar

    July 6, 2018 3:07PM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY. Que. — Isaac Instruments is hosting a webinar called ELD Watch to inform participants about FMCSA’s changes and updates to the ELD mandate since it was implemented in December 2017. This live webinar is to take place on July 11,

  • Big Freight merges with Kelsey Trail Trucking

    July 5, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Big Freight Systems has announced it will merge with Kelsey Trail Trucking, combining to operate nearly 750 tractors and trailers. Kelsey Trail will operate as a division of Big Freight, and will keep its operations intact, the

  • Construction to begin on Gordie Howe bridge

    July 5, 2018 1:37PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont.. – Bridging North America has secured the rights to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new Gordie Howe International Bridge between Windsor, Ont., and Detroit. Construction on the 853-meter cable-stayed bridge is to begin this year. It

  • Theme revealed for HDAW 2019

    July 5, 2018 12:11PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev.  — Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week ’19 (HDAW 2019) conference organizers have announced “Connecting to the Future” as the theme for the annual conference to be held Jan. 28-31, 2019 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. “We looked