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Motor Carriers Ask Feds for a Better Infrastructure

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has sent the federal government its yearly infrastructure-improvement “Wish List” that, if ever fulfilled, would see a safer, more efficient trade flow.

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Cargo Theft Reporting Program Goes National

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – Law enforcement is working with groups the Insurance Bureau of Canada and the Canadian Trucking Alliance on a nationwide initiative to put an end to cargo theft.

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CTA Recommends 105 Speed Limit For All

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO- The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) recommends that all provinces follow Ontario and Quebec’s lead in requiring a truck speed limit of no more than 105 kilometres an hour.

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Main Ingredient Missing from Food Safety Rules? Consistency

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Canadian carriers are getting different requirements from one shipper to another for exactly the same food products because there’s no uniformity in preventive control plans for transportation.

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Trucking Dangerous Goods: Who’s Liable in Case of Accidents?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Canadian Trucking Alliance and federal government are asking themselves what to do about liability in incidents regarding the transport of dangerous goods.

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Trucking Alliance Tells Carriers to Take Responsibility for Driver Shortage

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA – CTA says industry leaders need to show current and future drivers their commitment to solving labor issues.

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Canadian Driver of The Year Awarded for Ability to Inspire

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — The Canadian Trucking Alliance has named the 2012 CTA/Volvo Trucks Canada National Truck Driver of the Year.

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Cross-Border Beef Costs Truckers, Shippers Thousands

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA – Canadian truckers were fuming back in October when the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) temporarily suspended meat inspections. The CTA wants to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

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Canadian Carriers Among SmartWay’s Excellence Award Winners

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – They shipped more goods, drove more miles, used less fuel and emitted fewer greenhouse gasses, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Trucking Dangerous Goods: Who’s Liable in Case of Accidents?

February 7, 2014 by Martin Smith

The Canadian Trucking Alliance and federal government are asking themselves what to do about liability in incidents regarding the transport of dangerous goods.

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CTA Recommends 105 Speed Limit For All

December 3, 2013 by Martin Smith

TORONTO- The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) recommends that all provinces follow Ontario and Quebec’s lead in requiring a truck speed limit of no more than 105 kilometres an hour.