Truck News



  • A look back at the PMTC annual conference

    June 14, 2019 4:26PM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s annual conference concluded in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday. Here’s look back at some of the events. Tom Moore, senior vice-president at the U.S. National Private Truck Council, announces

  • PMTC hands out annual honors

    June 14, 2019 6:42AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Toronto Raptors hoisted the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy on Thursday night, but several private fleet representatives closed the day by hoisting hardware of their own. The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada honored safe

  • PMTC names two drivers to Hall of Fame

    June 13, 2019 1:17PM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has added drivers from John Deere and Praxair to its Hall of Fame for Professional Drivers. Allan Huffman, a driver assigned to John Deere’s private fleet, has run

  • Devine defines Top 10 legal issues of 2019

    June 13, 2019 9:51AM by johng@newcom.ca

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Heather Devine, a lawyer with Isaacs and Co., is advising truck fleets to take a closer look at everything from employment contracts to telematics data as they look to prepare themselves for the year ahead. Here

  • Canadian women truck drivers gear up for Moncton Salute

    June 4, 2019 1:45PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The fifth Canadian Salute to Women Behind the Wheel is set for June 8 during the Atlantic Truck Show at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, NB. The Salute was designed to honor women who have chosen driving

  • Paid Keep Yourself Safe on the Job

    June 3, 2019 3:42PM by Sponsored

    Did you know? Most serious injuries to professional truck drivers occur when you’re not behind the wheel As a commercial driver, when you think about your job, it’s unlikely that you imagine getting injured by falling from a height. However,

  • Speedy’s Jim Smith grand champ at TRTDC

    May 30, 2019 2:50PM by Truck News

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – More than 50 professional drivers braved rainy conditions to compete in the Toronto Regional Truck Driving Championships (TRTDC) May 25. The event was held at the CAA Centre, where five categories were contested. The Grand Champion was

  • Scholarship winner will have opportunity to pursue career as truck driver

    May 28, 2019 8:09AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The Women’s Trucking Federation of Canada (WTFC) and Crossroads Ottawa have handed out their first scholarship to a woman aspiring to become a professional truck driver. The winner was Kristy Perrin of Drumbo, Ont. She was selected

  • Challenger opening training academy

    May 27, 2019 10:21AM by Truck News

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Challenger Motor Freight has announced the opening of a driver training school, the Challenger Transportation Training Academy (CTTA). It’s been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) as a registered private career college.

  • Impairment comes in many forms

    May 24, 2019 8:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    B.C. Forest Safety Council conference explores various forms of impairment in the workplace

  • Erb driver makes Mother’s Day memorable

    May 15, 2019 9:23AM by James Menzies

    An Ottawa-area woman gets the ride of a lifetime, and checks an item off her bucket list

  • MTA looks for support for its new education council

    May 1, 2019 11:58AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) newly-formed education council is searching for members to help steer the effort in the right direction. Supporting the design, development, and implementation of an educational program aimed at making the MTA a

  • Feature Transportation

    Keep or toss?

    April 16, 2019 2:51PM by Scott Taylor

    There’s nothing like a good Spring cleanup. Hauling out all the things you let pile up in the garage over the winter. Sweeping up dirt and tacking up a shelf for stuff worth keeping off the floor. Putting items in

  • Volvo Trucks names new PR manager

    April 15, 2019 3:10PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jennifer Edwards has been appointed public relations manager for Volvo Trucks North America. She will begin her new position on April 15, 2019, and will be responsible for all public relations and media relations activities for Volvo Trucks

  • Ron Pridmore named Highway Star of the Year

    April 13, 2019 12:13PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Ron Pridmore of Campbell Moving Systems has moved prime ministers, NHL players, and even an astronaut during the course of his 40-year career. Now they can brag they were moved by the 2019 Highway Star of the