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  • Sentencing for truck driver in Humboldt case set for March 22

    February 1, 2019 11:36AM by Truck News-West

    MELFORT, Sask. – Sentencing for the truck driver involved in the Humboldt collision will be March 22 after the Crown and defense have issued their final submissions. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu spoke in court Jan. 31, with media reports indicating he

  • Investing in people

    January 31, 2019 12:44PM by Derek Clouthier

    Gary Coleman helps make post-secondary education a reality for inner-city kids

  • Deadline to nominate OTA Road Knight extended, driver trainers can now apply

    January 30, 2019 8:59AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont.  — The deadline to nominate a Road Knight for the 2019-2020 term has been extended to Friday, February 15, 2019, the Ontario Trucking Association revealed this week. As well, due to the  interest from current driver trainers who

  • Three Canadian fleets among Best to Drive For

    January 29, 2019 3:03PM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge today announced the 2019 Best Fleets to Drive For, including three from Canada. “When it comes to working with drivers, our Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For are North America’s

  • Nominations closing soon for TTSAO/PayBright Instructor of the Year award

    January 29, 2019 1:34PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools of Ontario (TTSAO) is looking for the best truck driving instructor in the province. Nominations are closing soon, on February 14, for the TTSAO/PayBright Instructor of the Year award.  This new award will be

  • Rona Ambrose to open 2019 Women with Drive Leadership Summit

    January 29, 2019 1:03PM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont —  Rona Ambrose, former leader of Canada’s Official Opposition in the House of Commons, and the former leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, will open the fifth annual Women with Drive Leadership Summit set for March 7,

  • Tallman Group wins Presidential Award

    January 9, 2019 8:15AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Tallman Group has won the International Truck Presidential Award. The Presidential Award, introduced in 2018, honors the top seven percent of International Truck dealerships that achieve the highest level of performance in terms of operating and financial

  • Speedee names new CEO

    January 4, 2019 1:49PM by Truck News-West

    BURNABY, B.C. – Speedee Transport has named Joshua Davis as its new CEO. With over a decade of experience in management, operations, and business development, Davis will oversee the development of Speedee’s truckload division. “Josh is a dedicated professional who

  • Entries open for annual private fleet awards

    January 2, 2019 8:40AM by johng@newcom.ca

    MILTON, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) opens its annual awards season today, accepting entries for a series of honors to be distributed during the group’s annual conference in Niagara Falls. Entries are now being accepted

  • California denied own meal and rest break rules

    January 2, 2019 8:34AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – California will not be able to implement its own state rest break rules, thanks to a Department of Transportation ruling that came before Christmas. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao granted a federal petition that pre-empts state rest break

  • APTA honors best in trucking at annual dinner

    December 17, 2018 9:02AM by Truck News

    DIEPPE, N.B. — Nine Canadians from the Maritimes were honored on December 13 for their outstanding contributions and dedication to the trucking industry and their communities across the region. The honorees were celebrated by the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA),

  • CNG filling stations opened along Hwy. 401

    December 14, 2018 2:39PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Three trucks tops along Hwy. 401 in Ontario now have compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations for heavy trucks. The stations were installed by Union Energy Solutions Limited Partnership and Clean Energy Fuels. They’re located at Windsor

  • MELT coming to Saskatchewan March 15

    December 3, 2018 1:00PM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan government announced it will implement mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) staring March 15 for anyone looking to acquire a Class 1 commercial licence. “Saskatchewan has been working to improve standards for training curriculum and driver

  • The road ahead

    November 29, 2018 11:23AM by Derek Clouthier

    Winnipeg company’s app that predicts road conditions goes mobile

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    Continental opens new training center

    November 27, 2018 9:09AM by Truck News

    CLINTON, Miss. – Continental has announced the opening of a new employee training center in Mississippi. It marks the first completed structure on the site of the company’s future truck tire plant. A grand opening was held Nov. 8. Continental