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Survey finds drivers shortchanged by slow dock waiting game
Friday July 15, 2016 1:59 PM
PORTLAND, OR — Drivers have long been shortchanged and frustrated by shippers with slow dock operations, but a new U.S. survey has taken a closer look at the problem by detailing just how...
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HOT TOPICNew 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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April U.S.-Canada freight flows fell 6% year-over-year
Friday June 24, 2016 1:08 PM
WASHINGTON, DC — From April 2015 to April 2016, the value of U.S.-Canada freight flows fell 6% to $45.9 billion, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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Driver shortage continues to accelerate, says CTA
Tuesday June 14, 2016 5:17 PM
TORONTO, ON – Canada’s for-hire trucking industry is at the edge of a “demographic cliff” as it faces a driver shortage that continues to accelerate, according to a study released by the...
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HOTBC doubles distracted driving fine, targets serial offenders
Tuesday May 10, 2016 11:01 AM
VICTORIA, BC — British Columbia has more than doubled its fine for distracted driving, raising the base penalty from $175 to $368 effective June 1. The new sanctions reflect what...
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HOT TOPICCanada, U.S. still losing billions to highway congestion
Tuesday April 19, 2016 12:25 PM
ARLINGTON, VA — Traffic congestion on the U.S. highways added about $50 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2014, according to research released today by the American...
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Ten Cargo Thefts Topped $1M in 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016 1:56 PM
NEW JERSEY CITY, NJ — At least 10 reported incidents of North American cargo theft exceeded $1 million in 2015, according to new data released by CargoNet. In all, Canada and the U.S....
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US Freight Rose in Dec; High Inventory Remains, says ATA
Wednesday January 20, 2016 10:06 AM
ARLINGTON, VA — Truck drivers hauled 1% more freight in December than they did a month earlier, and 1.1% more than in December 2014, but high inventory levels remain a concern, according to...
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