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    Truck West May 2018

    April 24, 2018 8:02AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Favel hopes to attract the ‘right kind of people’ to join its family

    April 3, 2018 8:04AM by Derek Clouthier

    MOOSE JAW, Sask. — It’s a new age for the trucking industry, and with that comes different ways to find new customers, monitor trucks, save fuel, and find new employees. For Favel Transportation out of Moose Jaw, Sask., dealing with the

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    Finding a solution to truck parking

    March 30, 2018 2:35PM by Derek Clouthier

    ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — In the wake of an online petition calling for increased enforcement of illegal truck parking in Abbotsford, B.C., police say efforts have been made to mitigate the issue, but underlying causes remain. The petition was created by local

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    No change in position

    March 30, 2018 2:18PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. — Saskatchewan may have a new premier, but that doesn’t mean the province is taking a new position on the implementation of a carbon tax. Like Premier Scott Moe, the Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) is not waffling on the

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    The zucchini of trucking

    March 30, 2018 2:03PM by Sandy Johnson

    Spring can’t come too soon, especially if you’re a gardener. My dad, who was an old farmer, couldn’t wait to get out and start scratching at the topsoil as soon as the snow melted. The planting, the weeding, the watering…

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    Eyeing the future, remembering the past

    March 29, 2018 11:42AM by Derek Clouthier

    EDMONTON, Alta. — With the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) celebrating its 80th anniversary at its Leadership Conference and AGM this year, Truck West takes a look at the association’s history, one that stretches back to a time when trucking was

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    Aspiring drivers rejoice

    March 29, 2018 10:15AM by Derek Clouthier

    Manitoba government offers full driver training funding for those with offers of employment

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    Truck West April 2018

    March 27, 2018 8:05AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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    Little by little

    March 7, 2018 2:05PM by Derek Clouthier

    Western carriers adjust to impact of U.S. ELD mandate

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    Coming through loud and clear

    March 7, 2018 1:59PM by Sandy Johnson

    Do kids still play the party game “telephone”? That’s the one where everyone lines up and the first person is given a phrase to say, like, “My new dog’s name is Chip.” The message gets passed down by each person

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    When in Rome

    March 7, 2018 11:40AM by Derek Clouthier

    Female driver finds her calling behind the wheel of a logging truck on Vancouver Island

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    AMTA names new president

    March 4, 2018 11:01AM by Derek Clouthier

    Recruitment, ELDs, MELT, and women in trucking all on Nash’s radar

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    Grooming the next crop

    March 4, 2018 9:18AM by Derek Clouthier

    CASTLEGAR, B.C. —  There’s an easy way and a hard way to get your Class 1 driver’s licence, and if you want the easy way out, choosing Mountain Transport Institute (MTI) may not be the right choice for you. I

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    Fuel and lubricant company thinking outside the box

    February 26, 2018 1:47PM by Derek Clouthier

    RIVERVALE, B.C. — Nestled along the Columbia River in B.C.’s West Kootenay region is a small family operation that you could say prides itself on being a big fish in a little pond. Launched Jan. 6, 1946 by long-time truck driver

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    Truck West March 2018

    February 22, 2018 11:41AM by Lori Thompson-Reid

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