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Lucas moves from the ring to the road

April 27, 2018 by John Smith

MONTREAL, Que. — Eric Lucas first raised the WBC world middleweight championship belt over his head in July 2001, and managed to hold on to the boxing title for two years. But when his time as a professional fighter came to an end in 2010, it was time to look for a new career. At first, he ran a dairy. Then a café in Estrie. The idea of entering the trucking industry came after that.

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Bison’s Fielding named Canada’s top driver at CTA

November 14, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

TORONTO, ON – Bison Transport’s Jack Fielding has been awarded the title of National Truck Driver of the Year.

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Photos! Trucker Lucky to be Unhurt After Mattress Flies Into Rig

August 11, 2015 by sehui

ST. JOHNS, NL — Any good trucker knows that hauling an improperly secured load is dangerous and a lawsuit just waiting to happen. However, one likely knows this just a little better anyone else after he was on the receiving end when an unsecured bed came flying from a pickup truck.

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Bandstra Transportation Trucker Named BC Driving Champ

June 26, 2015 by sehui

LANGLEY, BC — Truck driver Kris Szigeti of Bandstra Transportation was named Grand Champion at the 2015 British Columbia Professional Truck Driving Championships on June 20, in Abbotsford, at Tradex, also known as the Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre.

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Summit for Recruiting Women Truckers Returning to Toronto

April 27, 2015 by sehui

About 135 delegates attended this year’s inaugural event, which shed new light on the steps to recruit, retain and mentor women in Canada’s trucking industry, according to organisers.

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Industry rallies in support of women truckers

February 23, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

OTTAWA, ON- Industry leaders are backing Trucking HR Canada’s inaugural Women with Drive Leadership Summit, which is aimed at trucking professionals involved in recruiting, retaining or mentoring women in trucking.

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10 Great Driver Magnets

February 11, 2015 by Allan Janssen

What you can learn about recruiting and keeping drivers, from some of Canada’s top fleets.

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Trucker praised for efforts to save crash victim

January 5, 2015 by Allan Janssen

WOODSTOCK, ON – Off-duty driver comes across accident scene, pulls 11-year-old girl from wreckage, and begins CPR.

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Are you the truck best driver in North America?

December 17, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

ROCKY VIEW, AB- The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance seeks a truck or bus driver who goes beyond the call of duty and achieves long-term safety and compliance levels.

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APTA names driver of year at annual banquet

December 15, 2014 by Allan Janssen

DIEPPE, NB – Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) presents awards to five individuals who made significant contributions to the trucking industry in Atlantic Canada.

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U.S. fleets raising pay to truck drivers: report

December 15, 2014 by Allan Janssen

ARLINGTON, VA – A new survey reveals that in seven of the nine categories, U.S. truck drivers meet or exceed America’s median household income of just over $53,000 per year.

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McNally GPS Maps Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Race Course

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SOUTHERN PINES, NC – Truck drivers flying on race tracks across the United States will be guided by a Rand McNally truck GPS as they compete in the Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Challenge.

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Manitoba’s Best Drivers Move To Nationals, Driver of the Year Awarded

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) has announced who will be representing the province in the national Professional Trucking Driving Championship (PTDC) in Abbotsford, BC on September 21. The MTA also recognized Mark Tricco of Bison Transport as their 2013 Manitoba Driver of the Year at the driving banquet on June 15.

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Operation Safe Driver to Target Car and Truck Drivers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Washington, DC — Dangerous and aggressive be warned; the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is about a new road safety campaign: Operation Safe Driver.

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BLU UPGRADED

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

PeopleNet’s BLU driver-display platform has been improved to include text-to-speech capability and more