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(Sendout Date - January 02, 2014) - PORTLAND, OR — Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks are recalling various trucks for seat belt problems. All recalled truck models are equipped with IMMI-brand L9 seat belt buckles.

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(Sendout Date - December 26, 2013) - CALGARY, AB— Canada needs a new approach to financing, building and repairing the nation’s aging infrastructure.  That's why t
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(Sendout Date - December 19, 2013) -  TORONTO, ON — What the Canadian trucking market needs is more mergers such as Manitoulin's proposal last week
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(Sendout Date - December 12, 2013) - GORE BAY, ON — Manitoulin Transport snatched the title of second-largest player in the trucking industry from The Mullen Group with its most recent acquisition: Vitran Corporation. ...
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(Sendout Date - December 05, 2013) - TORONTO, ON — Ontario is abuzz with talks of regulating the towing industry at the provincial level. Right now, Ontario has 444 municipalities. Few have towing regulations, and even those that do have them, don't match up harmoniously and don't properly regulate the towing industry. As a result, issues such as lack of standardized training a...
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(Sendout Date - November 28, 2013) - Last summer's Lac Megantic's accident, when several rail tank cars carrying crude oil derailed, has put the issue of dangerous goods transportation by all modes under the microscope. The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) folks responded by publishing a report recommending, among other things, that all Canadian provinces follow Ontario and Quebec&rs...
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(Sendout Date - November 21, 2013) - The new changes to the Hours-Of-Service (HOS) have proven problematic for drivers and carriers alike, who reported a decrease in pay and productivity. The rules came into effect July 1 and now, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) is calling for the U.S. Congress to suspend the rule  until an independent review has been completed. "W...
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(Sendout Date - November 14, 2013) - A $150-million court decision in California sent a loud message to the industry this week when a parked tractor-trailer was cited as the cause of a fatal accident. Both the trucker and the carrier were deemed negligent for parking in the wrong place under the wrong conditions.
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(Sendout Date - November 07, 2013) - ACT reports new heavy truck orders made a good comeback in October - a positive turnout, compared to the past couple of months. Though it was expected, according to ACT Senior Partner and General Manager Ken W.Vieth, since Q4 is typically the start of the...
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(Sendout Date - October 31, 2013) - Is a minimum training standard on the horizon for professional truck drivers? It may be in Alberta. The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) announced this week that it is conducting a survey about driver training and a minimum training standard.
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(Sendout Date - October 24, 2013) - The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its top ten list of trucking industry concerns this week. The 2013 survey, which was commissioned by the American Trucking Associations (ATA), had a 41 percent increase in responses compared to 2012: A total...
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(Sendout Date - October 17, 2013) - September's DAT North American Freight Index saw a seasonal drop of 5.3 percent in spot market truckload freight volume from August, pointing to a change in Q3 seasonal patterns. That month-to-month drop aside, the Index was up 22 percent year-over-year, marking the hig...
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