Truck News



  • ZF outlines vision for the future

    June 27, 2018 5:21PM by Sonia Straface

    And the future is driverless and electric

  • Saskatchewan expands wide-base tire pilot

    June 22, 2018 9:34AM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – Saskatchewan’s single wide-base tire pilot will continue for another year, allowing trucks to increase the weight and operate on all paved national highway systems in the province. The project launched last year and allowed trucks to increase

  • Waterloo research looks to fight wildlife strikes

    June 21, 2018 10:09AM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. –University of Waterloo researchers have found that Ontario could save millions of dollars by introducing measures to help prevent collisions with wildlife. A related study that focused on such collisions in southern Ontario recommends strategies including better signage,

  • Alberta’s extreme conditions inspire design of Michelin’s new drive-axle tire

    June 20, 2018 7:18AM by Lou Smyrlis

    EDMONTON, Alta – Michelin North America is launching the most aggressive drive-axle tire it has ever produced this August, aiming to meet the extreme conditions of oil field and logging fleets. And the inspiration for the tire – the Michelin

  • Pilot Flying J is helping drivers get ready for CVSA Roadcheck

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck News

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Roadcheck is coming and to help drivers through the inspections Pilot Flying J is offering free mid-trip inspections. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck event will run June 5-7 and will focus on Hours of

  • Reduced speed zone ahead

    April 18, 2018 3:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    Group looks to reduce commercial vehicles to 40km/hr. when passing through Salmon Arm

  • SAF-Holland unveils tire pressure system

    March 4, 2018 3:09PM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. – SAF-Holland has unveiled the Tire Pilot Plus tire pressure management system for its CBX and ULX suspensions – topping up or even releasing air to ensure proper tire pressures across a trailer. While customized for North America,

  • More work to be done

    February 26, 2018 1:57PM by Truck West

    Safety, training, and honesty keys to recruiting more women in trucking

  • 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

  • It’s time to talk

    January 31, 2018 10:11AM by Sonia Straface

    Accidents, loneliness, and fatigue are all part of the job as a truck driver. But does this make them more at risk for mental illness?

  • APTA celebrates truck enthusiast at awards dinner

    December 14, 2017 4:27PM by Truck News

    MONCTON, N.B. —  The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) recognized a long time truck-driver admirer at its annual awards dinner. Stephane Landry, 36, is known to many Atlantic truck drivers, as he is frequently seen on Trans-Canada Highway exit 446

  • News Equipment

    Stoughton jumping into refrigerated trailer market

    September 26, 2017 3:20PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Stoughton Trailers is re-entering the refrigerated trailer market with the launch of its PureBlue model. The company introduced the new refrigerated trailer at the North American Commercial Vehicle show. It was dubbed PureBlue, because the company wanted

  • News Equipment

    First transmission from Eaton-Cummins joint venture introduced

    September 24, 2017 1:59PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies took the wraps off the first project produced under its recently-announced joint venture – a new 12-speed automated transmission dubbed Endurant. The transmission is designed for linehaul applications with gross vehicle weights

  • Bendix explains how to prepare for Brake Safety Day

    August 30, 2017 10:23AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Day is just around the corner and Bendix is offering up tips to drivers to avoid brake violations and how to improve highway safety with braking maintenance. Brake Safety

  • Super singles approved in Alberta

    July 24, 2017 8:16PM by Derek Clouthier

    CALGARY, Alta. – As of July 1, the Government of Alberta has given the green light to the use of wide-base single tires on provincial roadways. Following in the recent footsteps of Saskatchewan, trucks in Alberta will now be permitted