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  • Young drivers can be insured: TTSAO Panel

    March 1, 2018 10:56AM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The widely held belief that commercial drivers under the age of 25 cannot be insured is a myth, according to Lisa Arseneau of Staebler Insurance. She was moderating an insurance panel at the Truck Training Schools Association

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    People (August 01, 2009)

    August 1, 2009 12:00AM by Truck News

    National Truck League has opened a new Toronto location, which will be spearheaded by fleet specialist Stephen Thomas.

  • National Truck League opens Toronto office

    June 15, 2009 8:20AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — National Truck League has opened a new Toronto location, which will be spearheaded by fleet s…

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    Think Again

    April 1, 2007 12:00AM by Adam Ledlow

    TORONTO, Ont. – The old saying, “You get what you pay for,” is a phrase most fleets tend to take seriously when buying new equipment – especially when it involves safety. Load securement components, w…

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    Industry Issues: Happy Birthday Truck News!

    December 1, 2006 12:00AM by David Bradley

    Two-thousand-and-six has been a year of milestone anniversaries. In last month’s column I focused on OTA’s first 80 years. This month marks the 25th year of business for Truck News. Over that time, Tr…

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    Can better training soothe trucker tensions?

    February 1, 2005 12:00AM by Carroll McCormick

    ABITIBI, Que. – Several hours north of Montreal is the Abitibi region, where truckers, mostly log haulers, and highway inspectors do not always get along. Infractions are more common there, and a lack…

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    Trucking on the Rock

    August 1, 2004 12:00AM by Katy de Vries

    ST. JOHN’S, Nfld. – It’s not uncommon for a trucker to experience four-season weather changes during a single trip across Newfoundland and Labrador and, like the climate and terrain in this province, the problems truckers face can be just as unpre…

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    Let’s Talk Insurance: It Pays to Talk to Your Insurance Company

    July 1, 2004 12:00AM by Mark J. Ram

    Talk to your insurer lately? It’s actually a very good idea. While your insurance broker is an invaluable service provider and should be your main point of contact on your insurance policy, speaking regularly with your insurance underwriter is als…

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    How to buy trucking insurance

    June 1, 2004 12:00AM by Mark J. Ram

    Whether you’re an owner/operator or a 1,000-unit fleet manager, buying trucking insurance can sometimes seem like rolling dice at a craps table. Place your money down and hope for the best. What should you be looking for? And how can you be certai…

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    Let’s Talk Insurance: Who’s Behind the Wheel?

    September 1, 2003 12:00AM by Mark J. Ram

    Who’s behind the wheel?He’s the front line in your operation. The man (or woman) with his foot on the gas, his eye in the rear view mirror and the fate of your vehicle, your load and your whole compan…

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    People (October 01, 2002)

    October 1, 2002 12:00AM by Truck News

    National Truck League (NTL) has expanded its Ontario General Insurance Division with the addition of experienced insurance professional, Stephen Thomas. Thomas has 25-years of insurance experience beh…

  • NTL growing Ontario General Insurance Division

    September 4, 2002 9:37AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. — National Truck League (NTL) has expanded its Ontario General Insurance Division with the addition o…

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    Insurance: Don’t let your broker break you

    July 1, 2002 12:00AM by Wayne Noftle

    TORONTO, Ont. – The truck insurance market in Ontario is without question a unique one, in that it demands a specialized knowledge from not only the insurer, but more importantly, from the broker. Und…