Truck News

  • CEDA expands again with new B.C. shop

    July 31, 2018 11:38AM by Truck News

    FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Aiming to expand its B.C. market share CEDA has opened the doors on a new shop in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basins area. Newly appointed Operations Manager Steven Cooper is overseeing the 10,000 square foot

  • Back-pay for drivers upheld by B.C. court

    June 1, 2018 3:32PM by Truck News

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled in favor of container truck drivers this week, dismissing the appeal of two trucking companies seeking to challenge the Container Trucking Act. The appeal sought to overturn a lower court’s interpretation

  • AutoSock Approval Expands in Canada

    October 9, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    DENVER, CO — A provider of an alternative traction device (ATD) for passenger and commercial vehicles announced that its use has now been granted approval in British Columbia.

  • Donnelly Named BC Trucking Safety Council Executive Director

    October 6, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    LANGLEY, BC – The Trucking Safety Council of British Columbia has named Mark Donnelly as its new executive director.

  • National Seminar Series Looks at Best HR Trucking Practices

    October 5, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    OTTAWA, ON (October 5, 2015) – Trucking HR Canada is launching a new national seminar series to highlight best practices in human resources that can be adopted by fleets of every size.

  • BC Paving the Way for More Truck Parking

    July 9, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    DELTA, BC – The British Columbia government said Wednesday it will construct a new truck parking facility in Delta for commercial truckers traveling to the Lower Mainland. It will be built on provincial land on Nordel Way at Highway 91 in Delta, across from the Nordel commercial vehicle inspection facility. Site preparation will begin this fall and construction will start in spring 2016. When completed later in 2016, the truck parking facility will have room for up to 40 heavy trucks to park overnight. It will include lighting, washrooms, garbage cans and a sani-dump. This facility is the first of at least two new truck parking facilities in the Lower Mainland under the B.C. on the Move program, the province’s 10-year transportation plan.

  • Trailer Wizards Expands Delta BC Location

    July 7, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    VANCOUVER, BC – Trailer Wizards has expanded its facility in Delta, BC, giving it 13,500 square feet and featuring 24 bays while providing trailer rentals, leasing, service and parts under one roof.

  • Bandstra Transportation Trucker Named BC Driving Champ

    June 26, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    LANGLEY, BC — Truck driver Kris Szigeti of Bandstra Transportation was named Grand Champion at the 2015 British Columbia Professional Truck Driving Championships on June 20, in Abbotsford, at Tradex, also known as the Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre.

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    Cheap oil brings opportunities, B.C. Premier tells truck loggers

    January 23, 2015 12:00AM by Allan

    VICTORIA, B.C. – Addressing the annual Truck Loggers Association convention yesterday, Premier Christy Clark says skilled workers still very much in demand.

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    Party at BCTA’s Place Thursday!

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    LANGLEY, B.C.– If you’re a member of the British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) and you’re not planning to visit the open house celebration at head office next Thursday, what’s stopping you?

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    DCT Chambers Cited For Safety

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    VERNON, B.C.- – DCT Chambers Trucking has received the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering’s (CSSE) ‘Achievement Recognition Award for TruckSafe Organizational Excellence.’

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    Two New LNG Plants for Western Canada’s Trucking Market

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Two new LNG liquefaction plans will open in Western Canada to service the on-road trucking market. One plant will be located in Vancouver, B.C., the other in Edmonton, Alberta.

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    STA wants no part of carbon tax

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    REGINA — In the wake of B.C.’s recent carbon tax plan, the Saskatchewan Trucking Association is urging other jurisdictions not to follow suit.