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  • Team Penske restores The Blue Hilton

    February 21, 2017 9:09AM by Truck News

    MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – After a long restoration process, Team Penske has unveiled a customized 1972 International Fleetstar truck known in the racing circles as “The Blue Hilton.”  According to Penske, the truck was one of the first known enclosed transporters used for

  • Mack helps revive Evel Knievel’s spirit

    August 21, 2015 1:19PM by Sonia Straface

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Evel Knievel embodied everything the trucking industry doesn’t want to be associated with today. He was dangerous. He was a risk-taker. And he definitely didn’t take safety into account when he used his motorcycle to jump over

  • CTA applauds resumption of in-transit shipments through US

    June 17, 2014 2:20PM by Truck News

    TORONTO,Ont.– The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) says an agreement between the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a big step towards realizing one of the key outcomes of the Beyond the Border (BTB)

  • Gord Cooper, Pierre Aubin talk about their Kenworth restorations

    December 23, 2013 7:13AM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — As Kenworth celebrates its 90th anniversary, the truck maker took time recently to recognize the truck restorations completed by a couple of its biggest Canadian fans.

  • Feature Transportation

    Dealing with driver fatigue

    August 1, 2013 12:00AM by James Menzies

    KING CITY, Ont. — Driver behaviour is to blame for as many as 90% of commercial motor vehicle crashes – a startling fact that has sent Transport Canada’s Pierre Thiffault in search of scientific ways to reduce crashes.

  • Mack donates $25,000 to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York

    December 10, 2012 7:48AM by Truck News

    NEW YORK, N.Y. — Mack Trucks has donated $25,000 to New York City to support relief efforts following Hurricane Sandy. The donation will go to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to…

  • Volvo Group donates $100,000 to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

    November 21, 2012 10:13AM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The Volvo Group is contributing $100,000 in support of Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts by the American Red Cross, the City of New York, and the City of Allentown, Pa.

  • Feature Transportation

    The small fleet’s dilemma

    November 1, 2012 12:00AM by Bill Cameron

    As if there were not enough maddening challenges to being a small carrier in recent years, probably the biggest is rearing its ugly head lately. You’ve survived the speed limiter debate. The EOBR debate continues, but I believe we have…

  • Detroit touts environmental, economic benefits of remanufacturing

    July 10, 2012 4:16PM by Truck News

    TOOELE, Utah — Why buy new when you can reuse something that still has value? That’s the reman mantra, as told by Detroit Reman, a business unit of Detroit Diesel Corporation, which hosted a tour of its Tooele, Utah facility for media,…

  • Energy independence must be part of US economic growth plan, Jeb Bush tells TCA

    March 5, 2012 2:07PM by Truck News

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Committing to energy independence is key to the long term revival of the US economy, former Florida governor Association convention Jeb Bush, told delegates attending the 74th annual Truckload Carriers Association (TCA).

  • Feature Transportation

    Can you afford not to address sleep apnea?

    January 1, 2012 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Consider the life of a sleep apnea-stricken professional truck driver: Four hours of driving followed by a two-hour nap, then another four hours of driving and another nap. Worse, home time that is literally slept away with no…

  • ONLINE SPECIAL: Can you afford not to address sleep apnea?

    November 29, 2011 3:36PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Consider the life of a sleep apnea-stricken professional truck driver: Four hours of driving followed by a two-hour nap, then another four hours of driving and another nap. Worse, home time that is literally slept away with no…

  • Gorski Bulk Transport founder passes away

    December 13, 2010 3:55PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. — Ted Gorski Sr., founder of Gorski Bulk Transport, has passed away at the age of 88.

  • Bradley addresses Canadian, American legislators on border issues

    July 14, 2009 8:03AM by Truck News

    BOISE, Idaho — Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) chief David Bradley travelled to Idaho this week to warn Cana…

  • Feature Transportation

    Book Review: Peterbilt: Long-Haul Legend

    April 1, 2009 12:00AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Whether you need some new reading material to tide you over until truck show season or you’re just a fan of hard-working Peterbilt trucks, the new coffee table book Peterbilt: Long- Ha…