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LTL giant raises rates

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- FedEx Freight joined most of its closest LTL rivals by announcing a rate hike on its non-contract truck lanes in both Canada and the U.S.


Govt's help older workers find jobs in trucking

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. -- Unemployed older workers in small communities in Nova Scotia –- namely those in trucking -- will benefit from two projects


US Gov invests in Goodyear self-inflating tire

AKRON, Ohio -- Goodyear Tire says it's busy working on a self-inflating tire with the help of the U.S. government.


“What do fleets do with the drunken driver?”

VANCOUVER -- Here’s a question you’ve never had to answer before: Say one of your drivers gets busted for DUI in his own car and must install a breath-testing device. Who pays?


Survey Says: Truckers in the dark about CSA

ARLINGTON, Va. – Almost a year into CSA, truckers are still confused about the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new safety monitoring program.


US freight shipments show strong monthly rebound

WASHINGTON – After back-to-back declines, the amount of freight carried by the for-hire carriers rose 2.6 percent in June from the month before,


US trade dips; imports from other countries hit record high

OTTAWA -- Canada's merchandise exports fell 1.7 percent in June while imports decreased ever-so-slightly by 0.2 percent.


Fuel Efficiency Fallout: Owner-ops don't like regs, Canada on track

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – While most large carriers, truck manufactures and suppliers publicly applauded President Obama's stated fuel efficiency regulations for trucks, a group of owner-operators remains unconvinced.

 
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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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