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  • Volvo says automation won’t displace drivers

    February 22, 2018 9:54AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) says its work towards automation will focus on safety and the driver, and it has created videos to highlight its efforts in this area. Volvo says the rapid advancement of automation can

  • Tremcar West names new management for Weyburn facility

    February 21, 2018 5:27PM by Truck West

    WEYBURN, Sask. – Tremcar West has hired Doug Weir as general manager of its Weyburn facility and Kathy Lokinger as its office manager. The company is also looking for a service manager to complete its management team. Weir comes into

  • Canadian driver named finalist for Goodyear Highway Hero award

    February 20, 2018 1:48PM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – A Canadian has been named one of three finalists in the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Highway Hero Award. The award is celebrating its 35th anniversary on Thursday, March 22, via a special event that will take

  • 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,

  • Tallman Group wins International Truck Presidential Award

    February 6, 2018 1:06PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group announced today that it has received the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2017, honors the top seven per cent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in

  • Angela Splinter to open Women with Drive event

    February 6, 2018 9:41AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – Trucking HR Canada announced today that its CEO, Angela Splinter, will be stating opening remarks at its fourth annual Women with Drive event scheduled for March 1 in Toronto. Last year, Splinter was diagnosed with advanced stage

  • 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?

  • CTA offers ideas to improve trucking harmonization

    January 30, 2018 2:15PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has made 11 suggestions for improving trucking harmonization in Canada, in a submission to the Council of Transport Ministers. The Council established a federal/provincial/territorial task force in September 2016 to identify areas

  • CarriersEdge, TCA reveal 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For

    January 30, 2018 9:42AM by Truck News

    And four Canadian carriers make the cut

  • Cooney drivers accept five-year deal

    January 30, 2018 9:02AM by Truck News

    BELLEVILLE, Ont. – Cooney Transport and Cooney Bulk Sales drivers represented by Teamsters Local 91 have accepted a new five-year deal with the company. “The accepted offer annually increases mileage rates, hourly rates, U.S. mileage rates amongst many other significant

  • OTA makes case for green truck technology, parking

    January 26, 2018 11:21AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — In a 2018 budget consultation in Thornhill, Ont. today, the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) urged the provincial government to prioritize support for green trucking technology, alternative fuels, increase truck parking and rest areas across Ontario and work

  • Women in Trucking seeking applicants for Canadian Image Team

    January 24, 2018 7:59AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc. — Women In Trucking Association (WIT) is seeking trucking industry professionals for its Canadian Image Team. The group’s mission is to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments, and minimize obstacles faced by women

  • Deadline for Top Fleet Employers application fast approaching

    January 16, 2018 10:16AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont.  – There’s just two weeks left to apply for a spot in Trucking HR Canada’s 5th annual list of Top Fleet Employers, which recognizes fleets that offer the top workplaces in Canada’s trucking industry. Online submissions will be

  • Women in Trucking rolls out new online community

    January 16, 2018 8:15AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc.  – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today the launch of its new member-only online community platform, Engage. This new platform encourages mentoring, community, and education by allowing members to virtually connect and collaborate through distinct community

  • New app rewards good truck drivers

    January 11, 2018 11:52AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — NAL Insurance has launched a new free mobile application designed to rank truck drivers by overall driving performance. According to the insurance group, the app, named Good Driver, will be available for both iPhone and Android users