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Lack of sleep involved in 80% of highway deaths, says expert
Thursday May 19, 2016 4:33 PM
ABBOTSFORD, BC — The days of pulling all-nighters to earn bragging rights should be a thing of the past, says a sleep expert who addressed attendees at the 2016 Truxpo trade show last week...
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OTA calls new driver training draft 'extensive', 'relevant'
Thursday May 19, 2016 1:27 PM
TORONTO, ON — The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) says the province’s draft proposal to require 103.5 minimum hours of instruction before a road test — with 58 hours of “hands on the...
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API releases symbols for new diesel oils
Wednesday May 18, 2016 1:37 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — A new special Service Symbol Donut will help the public identify the recently approved API FA-4 diesel engine oil designed to protect next generation diesel engines, the...
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CTA chief wants one border card, FAST, to rule them all
Thursday May 5, 2016 4:44 PM
TORONTO, ON — In a speech to the Canadian-American Border Trade Alliance this week, Canadian Trucking Alliance CEO David Bradley offered what he calls the “five pillars of an ideal future”...
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Ontario kicks off tire safety blitz near Wonderland
Wednesday April 27, 2016 11:17 AM
VAUGHAN, ON — Ontario’s first multi-agency truck safety blitz of the season got underway Wednesday at Canada’s Wonderland off Hwy. 400, just north of Toronto. Officials from the Ministry...
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Breathalyzer meets 'Textalyzer' in NY state proposal
Friday April 22, 2016 10:30 AM
ALBANY, NY — Ben Lieberman says he’s often heard there is no such thing as a breathalyzer for distracted driving. “So we created one,” he says.
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Nova Scotia approves military licences for trucking sector
Thursday April 21, 2016 1:50 PM
HALIFAX, N.S. — On Wednesday, Nova Scotia joined the fray of Canadian provinces allowing former military drivers to freely transfer their credentials to the commercial trucking sector....
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B.C. caps off $2.3M mobile scale enforcement project
Wednesday April 20, 2016 2:09 PM
VICTORIA, BC — B.C. has stepped up enforcement efforts with the completion of its mobile weigh scale zones, a project designed to cast a wider net to nab drivers not trucking by the book.
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