Truck News

  • Help support victims of spring flooding

    May 10, 2017 11:17AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Canadian trucking industry is gearing up to support the victims of the flooding that has occurred in several areas of Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and British Columbia recently. Through Trucks For Change Network and the Canadian Trucking

  • Bison driver wins TCA’s Driver of the Year Contest

    March 29, 2017 12:17AM by Sonia Straface

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Murray Manuliak, a driver for Bison Transport was named the winner of the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Company Driver of the Year Award. The award is one of two grand prizes the TCA gives out at its

  • Winner of 2016 Highway Angel of the Year Award revealed

    March 27, 2017 11:37AM by Sonia Straface

    Truck driver who rescued fellow driver during Houston floods named Highway Angel of the Year

  • STA moves into larger, better equipped location

    January 4, 2017 3:37PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) has a new home, a process that has taken nearly a decade to come to fruition. “This space is a culmination of years of hard work from staff and members,” said STA

  • Continental plant wins energy efficiency award

    November 18, 2016 10:50AM by Truck News

    ST. MARY’S, Ohio – Continental’s St. Mary’s, Ohio plant has been recognized for its energy efficiency. The company took steps to reduce its energy consumption, saving about US$22,700 per year with a lifetime savings projected at US$341,500. As a result

  • Trucking approves as Saskatchewan promises to invest heavily in infrastructure

    March 18, 2015 8:56PM by Truck News

    REGINA, Sask. — The Saskatchewan government earned a toot of the horn from the province’s trucking industry today, after introducing a budget that’s heavy in infrastructure spending. Highways Minister Nancy Heppner said her department would invest $842 million into infrastructure,

  • Shot full of holes

    August 11, 2014 1:52PM by Carolyn Gruske

    Manitoba trucker lucky to be alive after 10 rounds fired into his truck and trailer

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    Changes at Port of Montreal will improve container flow

    March 1, 2011 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – By late February, a good percentage of the container trucks entering the Port of Montreal will be using an automated system that should replace paperwork and line-ups of drivers at the guard shacks when they come in to pick up…

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    NAL Insurance grants more wishes

    June 1, 2008 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – NAL Insurance continues to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation through its Trucking for Wishes campaign.

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    Photo radar: Let the shooting begin

    March 1, 2008 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – This spring or summer government cameras will start taking pictures of cars that speed and run red lights and mail “statements of offense” to the vehicle owners. They will have three …

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    Stolen rig makes its way back to Alberta home

    September 1, 2006 12:00AM by Steven Macleod

    AIRDRIE, Alta. – It was more than just the fact that one of Ken Bilben’s trucks was stolen, but from where the truck was stolen.

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    Knock-off parts

    June 1, 2006 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Component manufacturers are expressing growing concern about the number of knock-off parts flooding the marketplace….

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    Can our small Canadian fleets weather the new fuel price storm?

    October 1, 2005 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fuel prices, in similar fashion to the flood waters that devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast and sent fuel pricing to record heights last month, are receding. But the potential for long…

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    “A major logistics nightmare”

    October 1, 2005 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis

    NEW ORLEANS, La. – Efforts to repair damaged transportation facilities and resume service in the U.S. Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina have commenced, but the extent of the destruction will like…

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    Boston bound

    April 1, 2005 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    MONTREAL, Que. – Recently, an early morning accident completely closed Highway 133; there were icy and snowy patches two sunny days after a 10-cm snowfall….