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    January 2020

    December 30, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    A new year is upon us, and a new Today’s Trucking is on the street. The January edition includes editorial director John G. Smith’s annual ranking of the top 10 product launches of 2019. There’s also a look at investor interest in truck fleets. Contributing editor Eric Berard highlights a new training program that strikes a balance between shop time and classroom time, while equipment editor Jim Park takes a deep dive into medium-duty transmissions. All this plus insights into Geotab, the fight against CO2, and much more. Your digital edition is just a click away.

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    December 2019

    November 25, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The December edition of Today’s Trucking is now online, and it offers a comprehensive look at changes to come. A report from the recent North American Commercial Vehicle Show highlights plans involving Hyundai, hydrogen and more. As we prepare for 2020, we also offer economic insights into rates, trucking activity and warehousing costs. Derek Clouthier tells the story of a truck driver who survived a 2010 crash but faces personal struggles to this day. Equipment editor Jim Park, meanwhile, offers advice on how to choose a shop lift, and reviews the MirrorEye monitor system that could replace traditional mirrors. All this and more is just a click away.

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    November 2019

    October 29, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The November digital edition of Today’s Trucking is now online, and it includes a tragic tale. Driver Chris Hesch died on the job, and he’s not the only one. Editorial director John G. Smith explores the tragic yard accident. A year into legalized recreational marijuana, we also find that fleets continue to debate acceptable drug testing limits. Equipment editor Jim Park finds that there’s gold in ELD data, and also takes Volvo Dynamic Steering for a spin. All this and more is just a click away!

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    October 2019

    September 27, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The October edition of Today’s Trucking is on the street, as are federal politicians. The Canadian Trucking Alliance knows what it wants you to ask them, and we’ve profiled their wish list in our Dispatches section. Equipment editor Jim Park discusses the steps needed to finance unusual equipment and reefers alike. He’ll also take you on a test drive of Hino’s Baby 8, while editorial director John G. Smith offers insights into mobile concrete pumps, Navistar’s Vision for the future, and Daimler’s bid to improve the customer experience. The entire reading experience is just a click away!

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    September 2019

    August 28, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The latest digital edition of Today’s Trucking is now live, and it’s only appropriate that a digital edition would discuss virtual trucking. Editorial director John G. Smith explores the emerging role of simulators and VR devices in driver training. Equipment editor Jim Park discusses differences in Canadian and U.S. ELD rules, as well as operations that prefer (significantly) older trucks. There are insights into new accessibility laws for federally regulated fleets, Link Mfg.’s smarter suspension, and news of a national insurance review. All this and more are just a click away.

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    August 2019

    July 29, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The August edition of Today’s Trucking is ready just in time, delivering the latest news on Canada’s pending mandate for electronic logging devices (ELDs). Editorial director John G. Smith explores this issue, as well as the way data can generate real-world safety improvements. Equipment editor Jim Park keeps things rolling with a focus on wheel maintenance and the steps to avoid wheel end fires. There’s a profile of Andy Transport’s Andreea Crisan, an exclusive interview with Michelin’s Laurent Bourrut, and a peek at innovation by ZF. All this and more is just a click away.

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    July 2019

    June 21, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The July edition of Today’s Trucking is now on the streets, and we know that some of those streets are steeper than others. Equipment editor Jim Park explores the art and science of driving through mountainous terrain – giving you a chance to see if you would make the grade. Editorial director John G. Smith offers a look at soaring insurance costs, as well as the debate about whether platooning will work in the real world, and insights from a summit on sustainable transportation. All this plus looks at trailer wiring, an Epiq test drive, and more are just a click away.

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    June 2019

    June 4, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The June edition of Today’s Trucking is now on the street, and we’re proud to shine a light on one of the best truck drivers on the road. This month we’re profiling Ron Pridmore, who has been named 2019 Highway Star of the Year. We also take a close look at several fuel-related topics. Did you know propane is the most popular alternative vehicle fuel in Canada? What about Nikola Motor’s plans to power trucks with hydrogen? Editor John G. Smith explores both of these topics. Equipment editor Jim Park, meanwhile, discusses fuel-saving strategies and spec’s from fuel-tracking tech to advanced cruise control. It’s all just a click away.

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    May 2019

    May 7, 2019 12:00AM by Baxter Hall

    Count the days no longer. This month we release our annual tally of the Top 100 for-hire carriers in Canada. Learn more about everyone from TFI International to Kim-Tam Canada, and see how big the biggest carriers really are. Our May edition also includes insights into the debate over carbon taxes, the balance between tire traction and rolling resistance, and a profile of the top Truckload Driver of the Year. All this and more is just a click away.

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    May 2019

    May 2, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid
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    April 2019

    March 27, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    Spring is almost upon us, and we’re springing forward with the April edition of Today’s Trucking. In this edition, editor John G. Smith heads to Ottawa to cover the arrival of the United We Roll Convoy for Canada – where concerns involved far more than the state of the oil sector. He also offers a first-hand look at Level 2 automation in a new Cascadia. We emerge from the Green Truck Summit with reports on electric trucks, too. Meanwhile, equipment editor Jim Park asks if you’re getting the most from your engine oil, and looks at better ways to adjust wheel bearings. It’s all here, just a click away.

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    March 2019

    February 26, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    Have you heard? Truck manufacturers are making noise about their plans to produce electric vehicles, and the March edition of Today’s Trucking explores the related technologies. Editorial director John G. Smith also looks into the trucking industry’s most dangerous job, which recorded a particularly deadly start to 2019. Meanwhile, equipment editor Jim Park offers insights into the plans for active steering systems, and delivers a series of tips to protect truck air systems as temperatures plunge. All this and more is just one click away in your latest digital edition.

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    February 2019

    January 28, 2019 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    The Today’s Trucking team went to court for your February edition, gathering information on stiffer distracted driving penalties, responsibilities for livestock loads, and guilty pleas from the driver involved in the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash. But there is equipment news, too. Editorial director John G. Smith offers a look at the newest new Cascadia, while equipment editor Jim Park explores the engines needed for the biggest loads. Want details on diesel additives, milk haulers, or driver services? All this and more is just a click away in the digital edition, available here.

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    January 2019

    December 18, 2018 12:00AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    Just in time for the new year, a new edition of Today’s Trucking is on the street. Editorial director John G. Smith reveals his picks for the Top 10 product launches of 2018. Equipment editor Jim Park offers some guidance on choosing transmissions for heavy hauls. Meanwhile, there’s information on B.C. highway safety measures, a first look at International’s CV work truck, and research into Quebec’s unique path for immigrating truck drivers. All this and more awaits – giving you reading material to start the year off right.

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    December 2018

    November 26, 2018 12:00AM by Baxter Hall

    The December edition of Today’s Trucking is now living in print and online. This month, editorial director John G. Smith explores a crackdown on “Driver Inc.” tax schemes that misqualify employees as contractors. We also have information on the headaches that emerge with legalized marijuana, economic reports looking at the implications of everything from the driver shortage to tariffs, and some guidance on driver health. Equipment editor Jim Park road tests an integrated powertrain that’s right for the times, while Smith explains the differences between European and North American trucks. Don’t wait for Christmas. Open this gift today!