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    OTA president slams proposed WSIB hike

    September 1, 2005 12:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – With the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Board of Directors poised to approve a rate hike at its board meeting tomorrow (July 20) OTA President David Bradley wrote to WSIB…

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    Private Links: Meeting the mandate – delivering value

    August 1, 2005 12:00AM by Bruce Richards

    The principle mandates of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada are to promote safety; to help member fleets improve productivity; to support and promote compliance with existing regulations, and…

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    Arrow celebrates 55th with plans to double trailer sales

    July 1, 2005 12:00AM by Ingrid Phaneuf

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Arrow Truck Sales was launched in April 1950 on a small lot in Kansas City, Mo. by Jerry Nerman and the late Melvin Spitcaufsky….

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    Out go the lights

    July 1, 2005 12:00AM by Harry Rudolfs

    TORONTO, Ont. – Those trailer lights look good. But are they safe and compliant?…

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    Get paid

    June 1, 2005 12:00AM by Ingrid Phaneuf

    TORONTO, Ont. – For most carriers, it’s not at all hard to imagine not getting paid by a load broker. Many claim it happens all the time. But getting a manufacturer to pay the bill when he’s already p…

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    Viewpoint: One step forward, two steps back

    May 1, 2005 12:00AM by Lou Smyrlis, Editorial Director

    Welcome to the recruitment dance for professional drivers. It’s quite the popular number these days, although it’s performed more out of desperation than celebration….

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    Industry Issues: Shipper responsibility and liability: It’s a matter of time

    May 1, 2005 12:00AM by David Bradley

    There are few things more maddening for the responsible carrier than to see rates being cut by and business going to carriers that do not make the necessary investment in safety and maintenance and pa…

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    Arrow intros new insurance program

    May 1, 2005 12:00AM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Arrow Truck Sales, Inc. (ATS) has teamed up with Lockton Risk Services to offer the new “Arrow Insurance Advantage” program….

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    Hitting the road; Seminar has received rave reviews

    April 1, 2005 12:00AM by James Menzies

    EDMONTON, Alta. – After receiving rave reviews for two transportation management seminars delivered last year, Roy Craigen and TRANSCOM are taking their show on the road….

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    New law makes fleet managers, dispatchers more accountable

    February 1, 2005 12:00AM by James Menzies

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Trucking company administrators may not know it yet, but a new corporate liability law, passed earlier this year, could severely punish a fleet manager and/or dispatcher for putting a d…

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    Industry Forecast

    January 1, 2005 12:00AM by Ingrid Phaneuf

    TORONTO, Ont. -Will a rising loonie continue to hinder Canadian truckers in 2005? How about the driver shortage? And what about border problems, hours of service, new rules about truck safety, and whatever else the new year has up its sleeves?

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    Industry forecast: Education, infrastructure keys to success

    January 1, 2005 12:00AM by Katy de Vries

    DIEPPE, N.B. – The trucking community in the northeast corner of North America is big enough to keep the regional economy rolling yet small enough to be one big family. And the goal for the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) in 2005 wi…

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    Law and the Border: How to Stay Out of Court

    January 1, 2005 12:00AM by Daniel Joyce

    Whenever you have government regulation, you have enforcement, so it should come as no surprise that the heavily regulated transportation industry is subject to close review in a number of ways.

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    Are You Liable?

    November 1, 2004 12:00AM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – It’s no secret that running in the U.S. is risky business. Money-hungry lawyers are eager to feast on motor vehicle carriers.

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    Ontario Trucking Association Brings Back TMC

    October 1, 2004 12:00AM by Ingrid Phaneuf

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association is gearing up for its annual convention Nov. 11 and 12.