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OTA says provincial talks in works for smart lift axles
Wednesday August 24, 2016 2:47 PM
MISSISSAUGA, ON — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) reports that smart lift axles for semi-trailers may be on the horizon now that formal discussions with the province appear to be...
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Flurry of fee hikes for Ontario licencing starts Sept. 1
Wednesday August 24, 2016 1:09 PM
TORONTO, ON — Ontario is introducing a host of fee hikes surrounding drivers’ licences and plate renewals starting Sept. 1., affecting more than 12 million vehicles licenced in the province.
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Ottawa truck tunnel could solve decades of tension
Thursday August 18, 2016 1:41 PM
OTTAWA, ON — The City of Ottawa has completed a study that suggests a $2-billion tunnel could alleviate heavy truck traffic on residential roads as drivers look to access highway networks...
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US issues Phase 2 of Greenhouse Gas emissions rules
Tuesday August 16, 2016 3:26 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. regulators today issued a Phase 2 final rule governing greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, with the Environmental Protection...
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BC amends regs to allow for longer boat tails, B-Trains
Monday August 8, 2016 12:57 PM
VANCOUVER, BC — The Government of B.C. has amended regulations to increase the allowable length of boat tails, which are rear-mounted trailer panels that reduce aerodynamic drag to improve...
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IN PRINT -- ELDs Part 2: The Learning Curve
Thursday August 4, 2016 12:50 PM
TORONTO, ON -- When I replaced my typewriter with a laptop some years ago, everyone told me it would be an easy transition. It’s the same thing, they told me. The keyboard, at least, was...
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Transport Canada begins consultations on ELDs
Thursday August 4, 2016 12:15 PM
TORONTO, ON – Transport Canada has officially launched "informal" consultations around Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) -- a move that the Canadian Trucking Alliance sees as a...
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New Brunswick tops Roadcheck blitz results as Alberta lags
Thursday July 14, 2016 2:08 PM
OTTAWA, ON — Canada’s International Roadcheck 2016 results show that Alberta had the highest percentage of trucks placed out of service during the three-day June blitz, while New Brunswick...
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