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    Quality over quantity

    July 31, 2018 11:32AM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Larry Young started in trucking in the safety and compliance world. In 1993, he was the go-to guy for many major carriers on how they should be running by the book to stay in the good graces of

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    Put it to the test

    July 29, 2018 11:06AM by Karen Bowen

    Driving truck has many perks. It’s interesting – no two days are the same. There’s variety – changing scenes through changing seasons. And independence – you make decisions about loads and routes. Unfortunately, driving truck also brings the risk of

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    Don’t let the bed bugs bite

    July 29, 2018 10:29AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    I recently had a patient who is a professional truck driver tell me that a few trucks in his fleet had bed bugs. As a result, the trucking company had to get all of its trucks professionally cleaned and exterminated.

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    Will owner-operators survive the $200,000 truck?

    July 26, 2018 8:45AM by Joanne Ritchie

    I’m not the first to ponder the fate of the owner-operator and I won’t be the last. Every time there’s a significant shift in trucking’s modis operandi, the pundits start ringing the death knell for the small operator – owner-operators

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    Home shopping

    July 23, 2018 2:22PM by Eric Berard

    Finding the right location for a terminal requires real estate insight

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    A bridge to the future

    July 23, 2018 2:03PM by Ron Stang

    Flex booths, all-in-one plazas coming to Gordie Howe Bridge

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    Truck News August 2018

    July 23, 2018 10:14AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    The key is flexibility

    June 25, 2018 9:30AM by Sonia Straface

    Apps Transport finds success by being adaptable with customers and staff

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    You’re hired

    June 22, 2018 1:44PM by Sonia Straface

    Trucking companies are taking steps to be more attractive to new hires

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    Trigger finger: It’s in your hands

    June 22, 2018 1:36PM by Karen Bowen

    After hours of gripping the wheel, do you find it hard to straighten one (or more) of your fingers? If so, you may have developed “trigger finger.” Trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis) is a condition in which your finger (or thumb)

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    No single solution to reducing GHG output

    June 22, 2018 1:24PM by Mike Millian

    The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report, titled Pathways to Reducing GHG Emissions from Trucking. The report reviews the trucking industry’s share of greenhouse gas emissions and provides insights into ways emissions can be reduced from this segment

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    Marijuana legalization coming down the pipe

    June 20, 2018 9:24AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Marijuana legalization is on the way, whether we like it or not. On June 7, after more than six hours of speeches, the Senate passed Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, 56 to 30 with one abstention. Since shying

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    Truck News July 2018

    June 19, 2018 11:23AM by Baxter Hall

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    Got milk?

    June 5, 2018 9:36AM by Sonia Straface

    How Raymond Conroy, a self-made truck driver, made a name for himself transporting milk across Ontario

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    I have an (in) voice – Part 2

    June 5, 2018 9:30AM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is in a coffee shop outside Calgary where a trucker is on the phone with a company that’s late in paying. The man makes a spectacle of himself and Mark offers to give him a