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Truck News

  • Fair hearing

    February 23, 2018 10:02AM by Karen Bowen

    Was your hearing better when you were younger? Did you know that 25% of people between 55 and 64 experience hearing loss associated with aging? Almost 50% of people over 65 have lost some hearing. Why? In addition to normal

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    Trucking in the blood

    February 23, 2018 9:48AM by Sonia Straface

    At just 42 and 36 years old, Speedy’s Barkan brothers bring the perfect mix of youth and experience

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    Truck News March 2018

    February 22, 2018 11:34AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

    Click here to download the March 2018 Truck News Digital Edition

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    Good news! You’re in business

    February 21, 2018 9:47AM by Scott Taylor

    But don’t leap in without doing your homework

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    Guarding the heavies

    February 21, 2018 9:27AM by Carroll McCormick

    Pilot car drivers have a big role in heavy hauls

  • Preparing for blockchain

    February 21, 2018 8:44AM by James Menzies

    Instantaneous payments. The end of customer disputes. The elimination of paperwork. How blockchain technology can revolutionize trucking.

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    The Chain’s in Command – Part 2

    February 2, 2018 3:03PM by Edo van Belkom

    THE STORY SO FAR Mark is traveling to Winnipeg on Hwy. 17. He checks the forecast and it looks bad, so he chains up long before the snow. After driving a while Mark is wondering if the snow will ever

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    Nothing’s automatic

    February 2, 2018 2:58PM by Derek Clouthier

    “Try it and you’ll like it” has been a common theme in the trucking industry of late with new advancements being made in the world of technology. Automated transmissions are no different, and with approximately 70% of new trucks coming

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    Brian Kurtz Trucking looks ahead

    February 2, 2018 10:50AM by Sonia Straface

    Kurtz excited about the future of the trucking industry

  • Focusing on the soft skills

    January 31, 2018 2:55PM by Angela Splinter

    The nature of work is always changing. Today, as technology and demographics evolve, our skills have to keep up or else we risk being automated out of a job. But some talents simply cannot be replaced by technology. I am

  • Finding the right carrier

    January 31, 2018 2:52PM by Al Goodhall

    The trucking industry as a whole doesn’t display much empathy for its drivers. Drivers are about the passion for what they do day in and day out. Corporate trucking is about profit. The ground between these two poles is a

  • Movin’ on up

    January 31, 2018 2:46PM by Sonia Straface

    Trucking industry provides room for advancement

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Are you feeling SAD?

    January 29, 2018 2:42PM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Have you ever noticed that your mood is affected by the weather? Often, our spirits are lifted on a bright sunny day while a dull, cold, and rainy day may make us feel a little gloomy. Although these are normal

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    Avoid heart pump failure

    January 29, 2018 2:32PM by Karen Bowen

    As a trucker, you know it’s vital to keep all your rig’s pumps functioning well. February, Valentine’s Day month, is a great time to consider the maintenance of your body’s major pump – your heart. Your heart, about the size

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    Marijuana legalization will create new challenges for fleets

    January 29, 2018 2:27PM by Mike Millian

    As the anticipated date for legalization of marijuana gets draws closer – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recently flinched on the July 1 date, instead saying sometime in the summer of 2018 – more provinces and territories are announcing their