Truck News



  • Trucking contributes to 14% of all work-related crash claims: WorkSafe BC

    February 20, 2018 6:39PM by Truck News

    RICHMOND, B.C. – Motor vehicle incidents (MVI) are the leading cause of traumatic workplace deaths in British Columbia, according to WorkSafe BC. The agency says work-related MVI’s account for one-third of all work-related traumatic deaths in the province. In an

  • DRTA to host MTO information night

    February 20, 2018 3:12PM by Truck News

    AJAX, Ont. — The Durham Region Transportation Association (DRTA) is hosting its Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) annual information night on March 7. Joe Lynch of the MTO is the  guest speaker who will be speaking to attendees about a

  • News Equipment

    New DPF cleaning company sets up shop

    February 20, 2018 1:28PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A new diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning company has set up shop in the Greater Toronto Area. Greensonic Cleaning offers cleaning of DPFs, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) coolers and valves, and other industrial engine parts. The company

  • Alliance wants ELDs in ’95 and later trucks

    February 20, 2018 11:04AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on Transport Canada to expedite a mandate for electronic logging devices (ELDs), and even include the devices in trucks back to 1995 model years. The recommendations are among 10 points

  • Trucks for Change moves 10M lbs for Habitat for Humanity

    February 16, 2018 12:33PM by Sonia Straface

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Today marked a major milestone for the Trucks for Change (T4C) Network. At 9 a.m. this morning the charitable mover, that connects charities with affordable, or donated freight services, moved its 10 millionth pound of donations for

  • News Equipment

    Navistar recognizes top suppliers

    February 16, 2018 12:03PM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar has recognized 32 of its top suppliers with Diamond Supplier Awards. The winners represent the top 2% of Navistar’s supply base. “We are delighted to acknowledge our best suppliers with the elite Diamond Supplier Award,” said David

  • Paid Freightera: Where shipping becomes online shopping

    February 15, 2018 12:00PM by Truck News - SmartWay

    Shopping around for the best price isn’t a task everyone is up to, especially when you’re looking for affordable and reliable transportation and freight shipping services. Enter Freightera, an online freight marketplace at your fingertips where you can browse thousands

  • Jobs dip in month-to-month in January

    February 14, 2018 7:01PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian trucking industry saw a dip in jobs in January according to statistics Canada. The agency released job numbers for the first month of the year showing just under 6,000 jobs were lost from December 2017

  • OOIDA appealing court ruling on sleep apnea suit

    February 14, 2018 4:34PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, MO – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is appealing the United States Court of Appeals dismissal of their lawsuit alleging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) bypassed the rulemaking process when regulating sleep apnea. The U.S.

  • PMTC’s next seminar to focus on digital strategy

    February 14, 2018 10:19AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. — PMTC announced it is hosting a half-day seminar on digital strategy in April. The seminar is set to take place in Milton, Ont. on April 17 and will focus on how organizations can strengthen their digital strategy.

  • Suddath names Scott Perry president of global logistics division

    February 12, 2018 11:54AM by Truck News

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Scott Perry has been named president of Suddath’s global logistics division. Perry assumes the position with over 25 years of experience in logistics, transportation, operations and technology. He joins the company after serving as chief operating officer

  • Trimble Transportation Mobility names new president

    February 12, 2018 7:53AM by Truck News

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Trimble Transportation Mobility announced recently that Thomas Fansler has been appointed the president of Transportation Mobility. Fansler currently serves as president of Trimble Transportation Analytics. Jim Rodi was named general manager of the division’s Global Markets, which

  • Transportation, warehousing jobs decline

    February 9, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. — Canada’s transportation and warehousing sector lost 5,900 jobs in January – down 0.6% overall — but still counted 40,700 more jobs than January 2017, Statistics Canada reports. The findings were included in the latest Labor Force Survey,

  • Parking survey deadline extended

    February 9, 2018 11:46AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. —  The deadline to complete a survey to support a study of truck parking and rest areas in southern Ontario has been extended until April 30, as analysts look to secure more participants. SPR Associates is gathering the information

  • News Technology

    OTA weighs in on autonomous vehicles, platooning

    February 8, 2018 10:29AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) says the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s approach to automated vehicles and truck platooning is “measured and responsible.” However, in its submission to the province in regards to proposed amendments to Reg. 306/51,