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Merger time in the Maritimes

MONCTON -- Canada’s eastern provinces have an "overabundance of carriers," and something’s gotta' give. That’s the word from Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) Chairman Shane Esson.

DOT proposing massive hazmat fee hike

WASHINGTON -- The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), a division of the DOT, is proposing to increase the registration and fee assessment program for hazmat transporters by as much as $2,000.

PhD to clear the air on food supply sustainability

ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations will be hosting Roger A. Cady at a conference next week to dispel what he says is a "myth that purchasing locally grown food is better for the environment" than buying from large

Revenue Canada releases GST-HST info package for truckers

OTTAWA -- Truckers still confused about how they're affected by Ontario's and B.C.'s merger of provincial and federal taxes can check out Canada Revenue Agency's website for some direction.

No "W'-shaped recovery: trade researcher

WASHINGTON -- Trade watcher Ben Hackett, founder of the research firm Hackett Associates, says an analysis of import cargo volumes at major retail container ports in the U.S. shows that recovery is definitely underway, and fears of a W-shaped recovery are unlikely.


In This Issue

A look at Ontario's mandatory out-of-service quotas (Yup. They exist.), by Rolf Lockwood. Plus, a special focus on drivers, from retention to training — including the best fleets to drive for. And Jim Park explains how to choose the engine displacement that's best for you. That and much more in the April issue of Today's Trucking.


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