Truck News

  • AMTA to continue being voice, standard, and resource for its members

    April 21, 2018 4:13PM by Truck West

    BANFF, Alta. – The person at the helm may have changed, but the Alberta Motor Transport Association’s (AMTA) priorities have not. Recently appointed association president Chris Nash said the AMTA will continue to be the voice, standard, and resource for

  • WIT reveals Canadian Image Team

    April 21, 2018 3:37PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) has announced the first-ever all-female Canadian Image Team. The announcement took place at Truck World on April 21. The Image Team was hand-selected to represent the association in the media to

  • CIFFA names annual award winners

    April 19, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — CIFFA has handed out its annual awards earlier this week. Lucia Pinherio, the president and country manager for Damco Canada, was named the winner of the Donna Letterio Leadership Award. CIFFA introduced the annual Donna Letterio Leadership Award in December

  • Healthy Trucker launches new wellness assistance program

    April 18, 2018 4:01PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — Healthy Trucker, in partnership with Morneau Shepell, will be launching the first assistance program for professional truck drivers called the Healthy Trucker Assistance Program (HTAP). This new assistance program will help fleets decrease traffic incidents and driver

  • Wabco to move into new North American HQ

    April 17, 2018 8:29AM by Truck News

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Wabco Holdings has announced it’s moving its Americas headquarters to Auburn Hills, Mich. The new 102,000 sq.-ft. facility is under construction and will open in the third quarte of this year. Wabco says the investment underscores

  • OTA puts out the call for excellent, heroic drivers

    April 10, 2018 1:02PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is accepting nominations for its Truck Hero and Driver of the Year awards. The 2018 Volvo Trucks Canada-OTA Driver of the Year Award and the OTA-Bridgestone Truck Hero Award will be presented

  • Registration open for PMTC’s Driven to Lead program

    April 10, 2018 8:54AM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. —  Registration is now open for the PMTC’s Driven to Lead program. The Driven to Lead program is a leadership program that PMTC says will take participants through hands-on and impactful exercises focusing on topics like culture, teamwork,

  • ATA names director of safety policy

    April 4, 2018 2:32PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has named Dan Horvath, a former director of compliance and safety at TransForce Inc., as its new director of safety policy. He’s also been an auditor with the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier

  • Bison wins TCA Fleet Safety Award for eighth straight year

    March 27, 2018 10:16PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – For the eighth consecutive year, Bison Transport has been named the grand prize winner in the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) annual Fleet Safety Awards. The awards honor trucking companies that display an unrivaled commitment to safety. Divisional

  • Driver of the Year winners revealed at TCA convention

    March 27, 2018 9:45PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – The winners of the coveted Driver of the Year contest were revealed during the 80th annual Truckload Carriers Association’s convention. The awards, given to one owner-operator and one company driver each year, recognize professional drivers who are

  • Bison wins Best Fleets contest for third consecutive year

    March 26, 2018 1:25PM by Sonia Straface

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. – For the third year in a row, Bison Transport has been named the best overall large carrier in the Best Fleets To Drive For program. The Best Fleets survey and contest, now in its tenth year, was

  • Challenger joins forces with Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada

    March 19, 2018 11:46AM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Challenger Motor Freight announced today that it will be covering the cost of any initial 12-month membership to the Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) for all of its female drivers. “We were very excited when Challenger

  • OTA implores government to include truck drivers in nominee pilot program

    March 14, 2018 10:22AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is asking the provincial government to remember truck drivers as it reviews its stance on how it classifies certain occupations under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). Historically, Ontario has restricted the

  • More work to be done

    February 26, 2018 1:57PM by Truck West

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

  • 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