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  • Saskatchewan makes super single tire pilot program permanent

    December 6, 2018 2:54PM by Truck West

    Harmonizes single wide-base tire program with Ontario’s

  • MELT coming to Saskatchewan March 15

    December 3, 2018 1:00PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan government announced it will implement mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) staring March 15 for anyone looking to acquire a Class 1 commercial licence. “Saskatchewan has been working to improve standards for training curriculum and driver

  • News Equipment

    Daimler continues growth in Mexico

    November 30, 2018 12:43PM by James Menzies

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Freightliner strengthened its Mexican market share in a soft market and is anticipating a stronger end to the year as a new administration takes the helm. “On Dec. 1, we are going to have a new

  • OTA applauds Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan

    November 30, 2018 8:02AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  The Ontario Trucking Association says it is pleased the Ford Government was listening to the trucking industry as it drafted its Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. In the plan, announced this week by Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation

  • Feds pushing postal workers back to work

    November 22, 2018 2:00PM by John G. Smith

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Parcels will soon be back on the move at Canada Post, with federal Liberals tabling back-to-work legislation to end rotating strikes that have reportedly stranded hundreds of trailers. “This ongoing work stoppage has had significant negative impacts on

  • News Technology

    A Canadian first

    November 15, 2018 10:54AM by Truck News

    Platooning tested on Canadian highways, forestry roads for the first time

  • Brace for rougher 2019: Mark Seymour

    November 14, 2018 3:08PM by James Menzies

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — “Fasten your seatbelts in 2019, we’re going to be in for maybe a little bit of a rough ride.” That was the sobering warning from Mark Seymour today, who was participating in a panel discussion at the

  • U.S. EPA plans further NOx cuts

    November 14, 2018 7:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced plans to further cut nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from on-highway trucks and engines. Known as the Cleaner Truck Initiative, a proposed rule is to be published in early 2020.

  • Have trucking conditions peaked?

    November 12, 2018 7:31AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. worsened in September, to their lowest level in a year, according to the FTR Trucking Conditions Index. It’s the first time the index, at 4.58, has fallen to single digits since December

  • Kinedyne celebrates 50 years

    November 9, 2018 7:56AM by Truck News

    BRANCHBURG, N.J.— Kinedyne is celebrating its 50th-anniversary. “As Kinedyne North America reaches this momentous 50-year milestone in our corporate history, we pause and reflect on our five decades of accomplishments and service to the commercial vehicle industry and government,” said

  • Westcan’s safety program receives gold recognition

    October 30, 2018 11:57AM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Westcan Bulk Transport recently took home gold for being Canada’s Safest Employers in the transportation. The award was handed out by Canadian Occupational Safety in Toronto, recognizing the carrier, which has 800 trucks hauling across Western Canada,

  • Image can be everything

    October 29, 2018 5:00AM by Derek Clouthier

    Panel says industry must step up to attract more people into trucking

  • Day & Ross opens another terminal in Ottawa

    October 25, 2018 4:39PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Day & Ross announced today that it has opened its second facility in Ottawa. The new 5,000 sq.-ft. terminal, located at 1270 Humber Place, will handle freight originating from Toronto, Montreal, and Woodstock, and destined for rural

  • Wabco opens new Americas headquarters in Michigan

    October 25, 2018 11:42AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Wabco Holdings held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to officially open its new Americas headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The new $20 million facility features an open, transparent design and includes office space on two floors, as

  • TFI agrees to buy Gorski, raises guidance

    October 23, 2018 10:35AM by James Menzies

    MONTREAL, Que. – TFI International raised its 2018 EBITDA guidance yesterday, due to a strong trucking environment. “The general freight environment is strong throughout North America, and all of our segments are benefiting,” Alain Bedard, chairman, president and CEO said