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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Highland postpones firing O-Os after last-ditch offer

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Highland Transport has agreed to hold off on firing its owner-operators, pending a second vote on a new union contract later this month

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BREAKING NEWS: Highland operators say ‘yes’ to revised contract

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Amid threats that their carrier company would be shuttered, unionized Highland Transport owner-operators have voted to accept a new contract that pays them less, among other concessions, todaystrucking.com has just learned.

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MPP launches last-ditch challenge of speed limiters

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

QUEEN’S PARK, Ont. — Enactment of mandatory speed limiter legislation is only weeks away in Ontario, but that didn’t stop a provincial lawmaker from questioning the government’s rationale behind the law as truckers continue to struggle in recession.

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EXCLUSIVE: Hebe’s T.O. take on economy, engine regs, and truckers on the ropes

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — The North American owner-operator as we know him is nearing extinction. Keep reading because that’s just one of many no-nonsense industry insights offered by the outspoken former Freightliner honcho-turned-Navistar International senior VP, North American sales operations, while in Toronto last week

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Truckers Discuss New-Entrant Testing

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration got many suggestions from people in the industry on how to implement a new-entrant testing system.

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TMC FOR OWNER-OPS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Owner-operators can get discounted membership in TMC. It’s not just for fleets.

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EXCLUSIVE: Hebe’s T.O. take on economy, engine regs, and truckers on the ropes

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — The North American owner-operator as we know him is nearing extinction. Keep reading because that’s just one of many no-nonsense industry insights offered by the outspoken former Freightliner honcho-turned-Navistar International senior VP, North American sales operations, while in Toronto last week

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One-Truck Ponies: Owner-Ops Still Kicking

August 1, 2014 Rolf Lockwood

Why, despite all the hassles and heartaches, the owner-operator remains part of our foundation.

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BREAKING NEWS: Cloud hanging over Highland Transport’s future

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Negotiations going on today between union leaders and TransForce execs could determine the fate of the trucking giant’s Highland Transport division.