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Unified Registration System rollout delayed three months
Wednesday July 20, 2016 12:19 PM
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is delaying the rollout of a simplified online registration system until January 14, 2017, adding three months...
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Spot market volumes trending along 2013 lines: Loadlink
Thursday July 14, 2016 12:12 PM
WOODBRIDGE, ON — Canadian spot market load volumes have been trending similar to 2013 levels, according to new data from Loadlink, which also shows a lot of new truck capacity in struggling...
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Asia Pacific Gateway challenged by retirement in trucking
Tuesday July 12, 2016 10:12 AM
VANCOUVER, BC — The trucking sector is identified as requiring future labor supply in a new initiative of the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table, which examines labor market information for...
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FMCSA to study how to determine crash fault
Thursday July 7, 2016 2:39 PM
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. regulators are preparing a two-year demonstration program that will help determine which “less complex” crashes should be considered preventable for the purpose of a...
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Tractor-trailer turn part of first self-driving car death
Monday July 4, 2016 12:33 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — Tesla is calling the first U.S. self-driving car fatality —in which a Model S drove partially underneath a turning tractor-trailer — “extremely rare”. The U.S....
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Tax question raised over Canada's border data sharing plan
Monday June 27, 2016 10:30 AM
OTTAWA, ON — As part of a new border information exchange with the U.S., Canada has proposed legislation that would see personal data collected when truck drivers and other motorists exit...
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April U.S.-Canada freight flows fell 6% year-over-year
Friday June 24, 2016 1:08 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — From April 2015 to April 2016, the value of U.S.-Canada freight flows fell 6% to $45.9 billion, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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U.S. private fleets report productivity spike, aging drivers
Friday June 17, 2016 4:10 PM
KING CITY, ON – Private fleets in the U.S. appear to be in an enviable position. Productivity is up, driver turnover is low, and a growing number of operations are investing in safety-...
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