Today's Trucking

Job Security?

September 9, 2016

Driver, your job is not at risk. Well, let me qualify that. Unless you’re comprehensively unable to keep ‘er between the poles, you’re safe. In the immediate future, at least. But in the longer term — call it 20-25 years […]


Mike’s Rule

February 23, 2015

One of my very best friends died in early December. He should have lived forever, because that’s what ought to happen with good guys. We need their example, their inspiration. We need to see with our own eyes that humanity […]


It’s All In The Delivery

February 23, 2015

Talk about a lot of buzz. The idea of autonomously driven cars is getting an absolute ton of air play these days. Really, I can’t open my e-mail inbox without seeing some new example of cars that need their drivers […]


Unique Deal Creates Powerhouse

October 30, 2014

Rolf Lockwood goes behind the scenes of the Kriska-Mullen deal and speaks with Kriska President Mark Seymour and Mullen VP Richard Maloney to gain more perspective.


Mandatory Driver Training: About Time

October 30, 2014

Two days after the Toronto Star published an article on truck-driver training and licensing, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca said he would work towards mandatory entry-level training for class A truck drivers.


Question Authority

August 1, 2014

The powers that be aren’t perfect, but why so many repeat offenders?


The Role of Foreign Workers in Trucking

August 1, 2014

Why RBC’s offshore-job mess is completely different from trucking’s need to hire abroad.


Please, More Leadership Like This

August 1, 2014

Lord knows we need to improve the trucking industry’s image.


Mandatory Out-of-Service Orders Adds Salt to Wounds

August 1, 2014

Why Ontario’s mandatory out-of-service orders adds salt to already grievous wounds.


Lockwood’s Blog: All Aboard the Blame Train

August 1, 2014

Reluctantly — oh so reluctantly — I’m going to trek down a tired old pathway here, one that I thought was way, way in the past. The war between truck and rail is so yesterday.


Driving Blues

August 1, 2014

How to tell if a bad mood is more than just a bad mood and what to do about it.


Lockwood’s Blog: Looking to Pick Up Women

August 1, 2014

When I look around and take stock of what this industry needs — what the entire world needs, for that matter — I see a monstrous waste of talent because women haven’t been allowed to play a role.


A Taste of Lemon Truck Aid

August 1, 2014

Things you can do at truck-buying time to avoid headaches down the road.


The Right Direction with Drivers

August 1, 2014

Looking ahead, I want progress on making this industry more attractive to drivers. There’s still time.


Some Regs’ are Just Itching to be Broken

August 1, 2014

Whether you’re talking EOBRs, cell phones or CB laws, some regulations are just itching to be broken, writes Rolf Lockwood.