Truck News



  • If you can’t be safe, get out: Laskowski

    April 19, 2018 11:47AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – If you can’t be safe and compliant in trucking, get out, said Steve Laskowski, the president of the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) at the Truck World kick-off breakfast event on April

  • Cummins focused on providing ‘power of choice’

    April 18, 2018 4:19PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The company best known for producing diesel engines wants it known that its capabilities extend beyond diesel. “We intend to be in the diesel business for a long time yet,” said Julie Furber, executive director of electrification

  • 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

  • Reduced speed zone ahead

    April 18, 2018 3:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    Group looks to reduce commercial vehicles to 40km/hr. when passing through Salmon Arm

  • News Technology

    The path to autonomous

    April 18, 2018 1:55PM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Today’s driver assistance systems will eventually guide the trucking industry to autonomous driving – but it won’t happen soon. That’s according to Fred Andersky, director, customer solutions controls with Bendix, who spoke by video conference at the

  • Get with the times

    April 18, 2018 11:02AM by Sonia Straface

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Want to be successful in safety and maintenance? Then get with the times. That was the message from Mike Jeffress, the v.p. of maintenance of Little Rock, Arka.’s Maverick Transportation at this year’s Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit

  • Special trailers deliver Wounded Warriors message

    April 17, 2018 12:47PM by James Menzies

    WHITBY, Ont. – Total Transportation Solutions is pulling two eye-catching trailers around Canada and the U.S., to highlight the work of Wounded Warriors Canada. The organization supports Canada’s ill and injured armed forces members, veterans, first responders and their families.

  • STA raising funds for first responders

    April 17, 2018 10:35AM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – The Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) plan to launch a national fundraising effort for first responders in the wake of the recent tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos bus. “They are the men and women who are at the

  • Trucking conditions have never been better: FTR

    April 16, 2018 12:05PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions have never been better, according to the latest FTR Trucking Conditions Index. The February index reached its highest reading since it was developed in 1992. The Truck Loading Index is expected to grow 4-6% year-over-year

  • OTA encouraged by enforcement crackdown

    April 16, 2018 10:13AM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is commending the enforcement community for cracking down on carriers that don’t “embrace a culture of safety, environmental and taxation compliance.” The comments come after the Waterloo Regional Police Service laid criminal

  • Paid Natural Resources Canada launches new Green Freight Assessment Program

    April 16, 2018 9:20AM by Truck News

    OTTAWA, Ont. – The SmartWay Canada team and Natural Resources Canada are launching a new Freight Assessment Program to help Canadian carriers better determine where improvements can be made to lower fuel costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to

  • Fleet reps tout U.S. tax cuts

    April 12, 2018 4:11PM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives from three carriers belonging to the American Trucking Associations (ATA) visited the White House Rose Garden today, touting tax relief under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The executives and employees from Werner Enterprises, Crete Carrier

  • Tingley named president of Day & Ross Freight

    April 12, 2018 1:26PM by Truck News

    HARTLAND, N.B. — Day & Ross announced today that Doug Tingley, vice-president of operations, has been promoted to president of Day & Ross Freight. Doug joined Day & Ross in 2013. He will continue to represent Day & Ross on

  • ZED Connect opens U.S. headquarters

    April 12, 2018 8:48AM by Truck News

    CALABASAS, Calif. – Cummins subsidiary ZED Connect today announced the opening of its headquarters in Calabasas, Calif. The facility is located at 23975 Park Sorrento, Suite 100. The new operations will house the company’s executive staff, as well as research

  • New data security conference coming from ATA

    April 10, 2018 5:39PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – A new conference aimed at helping fleets protect themselves in the digital world is debuting in June, hosted by the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council. TMC’s Fleet Data Management and Cybersecurity Conference was announced for