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  • Drivers are at front and center of Jobs Expo

    September 3, 2019 7:26AM by Abdul Latheef

    Focus of the job fair will be on drivers

  • Roadcheck inspection blitz places 17.9% out of service

    September 1, 2019 2:07PM by johng@newcom.ca

    BETHESDA, Md. — North American inspectors placed 17.9% of vehicles out of service during this year’s Roadcheck inspection blitz from June 4-6, accounting for 12,109 vehicles overall. They also cited 2,784 individuals for driver-related violations, representing a 4.2% out-of-service rate.

  • Celebrating the industry during National Trucking Week in Western Canada

    August 30, 2019 12:30PM by Truck News-West

    CALGARY, Alta. – With National Trucking Week right around the corner, several western trucking associations will be showing love to drivers and the industry across the country. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) will host five driver appreciation days, starting

  • Corner Brook port receives investments

    August 30, 2019 12:27PM by Truck News

    CORNER BROOK, Nfld. – The Port of Corner Brook is receiving a cash injection, to help improve truck traffic and the movement of goods to international markets. The federal government contributed $5.5 million, Newfoundland and Labrador $850,000, while the Corner

  • News Equipment

    Ritchie Bros. extends Edmonton auction due to increase in items

    August 29, 2019 1:13PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – The items just keep coming in for Ritchie Bros. upcoming Edmonton auction, up 31% year-over-year and extending the sale to a five-day event. Originally scheduled to take place over a three-day period, the auction will now span

  • News Equipment

    Smaller displacement engines, gasoline increasing in popularity

    August 29, 2019 9:13AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – A new report from ACT Research and Rhein Associates indicates lower-displacement engines in Class 8 trucks and gasoline engines in medium-duty trucks are gaining favor. The report, N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine Outlook, indicated engines over 10

  • News Equipment

    Canadian tech wins Navistar Technician Rodeo

    August 29, 2019 9:05AM by Truck News

    WOODBRIDGE, Ill. – Brandon Wesselius of Lewis Motor Sales in Owen Sound, Ont., won Navistar’s 2019 Technician Rodeo in the truck category. He competed against technicians from across the Americas. “We are extremely proud of not only this year’s winners,

  • News Equipment

    Lewis Trailers offering Fontaine products

    August 28, 2019 2:00PM by Truck News

    LA PRESENTATION, Que. – Lewis Trailers has announced it is now representing Fontaine semi-trailers. “This company manufactures state-of-the-art aluminum flatbed trailers using the StirLite friction-stir welding process used by the aerospace industry for the construction of spacecraft,” says Pierre-Anthony Côté,

  • Manitoba carriers awarded for their safety culture

    August 28, 2019 1:51PM by Truck News-West

    WINNIPEG, Man. –A pair of Manitoba trucking companies received some hardware recently, with Fast Lane Freight the winner of the RPM Award and Bison Transport getting SAFE Work Manitoba’s Safety Culture Award. The Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) RPM Award recognizes

  • Trucking HR Canada launches labor market survey

    August 28, 2019 10:03AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Trucking HR Canada has launched an industry-wide labor market survey that will put the hiring, training and retention issues in perspective, the organization said Wednesday. It noted that labor shortages remain a clear and present danger for

  • Transport Trailer to host open house on 25th anniversary

    August 28, 2019 9:36AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – Transport Trailer Sales, which specializes in the sale and service of new and used trailers, is hosting an open house next month to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The event will be held at 8085 Esquesing Line in

  • News Equipment

    Arrow Truck Sales to host customer appreciation day

    August 28, 2019 8:44AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Arrow Truck Sales will host a customer appreciation day at its Mississauga location on Sept. 13. The event is to thank owner-operators, fleet recruiters, vendors, and OEM dealer staff for their business. There will be food, networking

  • News Equipment

    No rush for 2020 trailer build slots: ACT

    August 28, 2019 8:32AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer manufacturers have opened their 2020 orderboards, but fleets are reticent to invest in new equipment. That’s according to the latest State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer report from ACT Research. It reported final trailer orders of

  • CTA ads to honor trucking industry workers

    August 28, 2019 7:59AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance will mark the National Trucking Week with a series of advertisements paying tribute to those working in the industry. The ads will be published during Sept. 1-7 in various English and French-language trucking

  • Utility Trailer’s green initiatives pay off

    August 27, 2019 2:53PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. says its green initiatives have helped reduce overall waste and emissions. The manufacturer of refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans and flatbeds said Tuesday that a third-party sustainability study had found improvements