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  • ATA National Truck Driving Championships kick-off in Ohio

    August 16, 2018 5:17PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – More than 400 drivers from across the U.S. kicked off the 81st annual National Truck Driving Championships and Step Van Driving Championships held by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and their safety management council. The drivers had

  • News Equipment

    First Volvo built at New River Valley returned

    August 16, 2018 10:18AM by Truck News

    DUBLIN, Va. – Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley truck plant was recently reunited with the first truck ever built there. The truck was donated by the Wilson family, founders of the former Wilson Trucking Corporation. It’s a 1982 Volvo F7

  • Horvath to head safety at ATA

    August 14, 2018 3:25PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is naming Dan Horvath their new vice president of safety policy. In the role Horvath will oversee the association’s Safety Policy and Hazardous Material committees, as well as representing ATA and its

  • MTA plans big for National Trucking Week

    August 14, 2018 1:37PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) is wasting no time recognizing National Trucking Week. Held during the first week of September, National Trucking Week recognizes the important contributions Canadian men and women drivers make to the country’s economy.

  • Alliance unveils pre-budget wish list

    August 14, 2018 12:51PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has submitted a series of pre-budget recommendations to the federal government — including a call to crack down on a driver payment scheme thought to evade taxes. The alliance has already been

  • The need for speed

    August 13, 2018 10:18AM by James Menzies

    Some of the fastest race rigs bring their horsepower to Rodeo du Camion

  • Registration now open for 2018 OTA Executive Conference

    August 10, 2018 8:39AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — Registration is now open for the Ontario Trucking Association’s Executive Conference on November 7 and 8, taking place once again at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto. This is the OTA’s 92nd annual conference. The signature awards dinner

  • News Equipment

    ATA maintenance council releases updated technical guide

    August 9, 2018 4:23PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) says there are more than 40 new or revised practices in its new recommended practices manual. The group released the 2018-2019 manual was released this week with

  • Healthy Trucker now accepting new teams for Healthy Fleet Challenge

    August 9, 2018 1:42PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — Healthy Trucker has announced they are now accepting new teams for the third leg of the Healthy Fleet Challenge, starting September 1. This is the final leg of the challenge for the 2018 year and will end

  • Stronger pricing, ability to attract drivers keys to Titanium’s success

    August 9, 2018 9:13AM by James Menzies

    BOLTON, Ont. – Improving rates and the ability to add capacity in a driver-starved market were two of the reasons Titanium Transportation Group was able to achieve record revenue and profit in the second quarter. Speaking to analysts about Q2

  • Titanium reports record quarter

    August 9, 2018 6:28AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation Group rode a strong trucking market to record results in the second quarter. The company reported revenue of $51.8 million, marking a year-over-year increase of 58%. Net income was $2.2 million, or double the previous

  • Mack Trucks highlights successful women in trucking in latest RoadLife episode

    August 7, 2018 9:44AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C.  – Mack Trucks has released the fourth episode of its RoadLife series. The episode, titled ‘Breaking the Mold’  shares the stories of two women blazing trails in the trucking industry, in which women make up just 12 percent

  • Nominations open for Women in Trucking award

    August 7, 2018 7:38AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc.  – Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and Freightliner Trucks are seeking candidates for the 2018 Influential Woman in Trucking award. Created in 2010, the award honors female leaders in the trucking industry. Past recipients include Marcia Taylor, CEO

  • Recruitment & Resources Expo space booking in full swing

    August 7, 2018 7:00AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The inaugural edition of the Recruitment & Resources Expo has generated strong response from the industry, according to organizers. More than 60% of the exhibit space has already been booked by leading carriers and companies looking to recruit

  • CTA wants crackdown on ‘Driver Inc.’ payments

    August 2, 2018 3:38PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) continues to sound the alarm about Driver Inc. – a payment model in which drivers who do not own or operate their own vehicle still become incorporated and receive pay without source