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Driver Turnover Slows, But Still High

The driver turnover rate at large truckload fleets dipped two percentage points to 97 percent in the third quarter of 2013 in the U.S., American Truck... Read More

Deadline to Register Refrigeration Systems Approaches

SACRAMENTO- An important registration and reporting deadline for owners and operators of facilities with non-residential refrigeration systems is ap... Read More

*New* Province to Propose Amendment to MJV Exit Tax – Will Only Apply to MJV Trucks Plated Solely for BC

*NOTE: Please see the end of this article for an important update.* Thanks to feedback and examples from many members, BCTA presented a strong and s... Read More

Urgent! BCTA Needs More Input for Rural Highway Safety and Speed Review!

As of December 11, we’ve had over 60 responses to our BC Speed Limit Review Survey – thanks to those who’ve taken the time to answe... Read More

Highway 1 Truck Crashes

Conditions on Highway 1 continued to be treacherous in some locations this week, which saw an unprecedented number of crashes involving multiple t... Read More

Manitoulin Buys Vitran

Manitoulin Transport announced it is buying LTL giant Vitran Corp. -- a deal that would make Manitoulin one of the top five largest carriers Canad... Read More

Alberta Truckers Pondering Driver Training Standard

  A minimum training standard could be on the horizon for professional truck drivers in Alberta. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMT... Read More

Trucking HR Launches Top Fleet Employers Program

The inaugural Top Fleet Employers program, administered by Trucking HR Canada, will be accepting applications beginning Jan. 1. The national progra... Read More

Truck Trainers, Insurers Join OTA Call for Mandatory Entry Level Training

An assembly of leading Canadian trucking insurers and the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario have banded with the Ontario Trucking Asso... Read More

Clearing the Air on Emissions Tampering

There will always be folks who think that for every rule there is an exception – and unfortunately, there’s no shortage of misguided pe... Read More