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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

    Click here to download the July 2018 Truck News Digital Edition

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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

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    Oil’s well with CK-4

    June 1, 2018 9:21AM by James Menzies

    Transition has been “seamless” for fleets that have changed over to the new oil category

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    Ontario crash stats a disappointment

    June 1, 2018 8:52AM by Mike Millian

    A multi-faceted approach is needed to improve road safety

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    Avoiding athlete’s foot

    May 30, 2018 8:49AM by Dr. Chris Singh

    Many professional truck drivers are at an increased risk of developing athlete’s foot due to their job demands. Long, hot days spent in your truck wearing work boots, as well as using public showers are the main reasons truckers are

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    Take care of your kidneys

    May 30, 2018 8:27AM by Karen Bowen

    Long periods of sitting can contribute to kidney conditions

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    Get it right the first time

    May 30, 2018 8:15AM by Scott Taylor

    One of the first things you should do as a new owner-operator is register a GST/HST account with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The sooner, the better: CRA can only back-date a new account 30 days so if you wait you

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    Don’t underestimate the importance of the driver

    May 27, 2018 2:06PM by Al Goodhall

    Drivers are ultimately responsible for safety, productivity, and profitability

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    In-cab coaching systems help drivers improve fuel economy

    May 27, 2018 2:03PM by James Menzies

    Real-time coaching using telematics can significantly improve fleet fuel economy. That was the message from Jean-Sebastien Bouchard, vice-president of sales for Isaac Instruments, who discussed the topic during a Truck World Knowledge Stop session April 19. The company got into

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    Four habits of highly-efficient drivers

    May 27, 2018 2:01PM by Sonia Straface

    Drivers from the Run on Less fuel economy challenge give tips on achieving maximum fuel mileage