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Truckers slightly pessimistic about 2020 trucking conditions: Survey

December 17, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Members of Canada’s trucking industry appear somewhat pessimistic about the economic conditions they’ll face in 2020, according to a recent survey by Today’s Trucking.


Distracted drivers, other motorists seen as top threat to truckers

November 25, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Members of Canada’s trucking industry are pointing to distracted drivers and other motorists when identifying the top threats to today’s truck drivers, a recent survey concludes.


Congestion noticeably worse in past year: survey

October 21, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Canadian truckers are reporting that traffic congestion is noticeably worse than it was a year ago, and about one in three have missed a scheduled appointment in the last month because of it.

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Truckers feeling insecure when it comes to cargo theft: poll

September 19, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Fleets and drivers are expected to watch over the cargo in their care, but about two-thirds (69%) of those surveyed by Today’s Trucking do not feel their loads are completely secure against cargo theft.


Rising truck insurance costs steering business decisions: Survey

June 21, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Almost one in five surveyed members of the trucking industry say they have been forced to decline work because of the related truck insurance costs, a Today’s Trucking reader poll has found. The latest monthly Pulse Survey […]


Truckers satisfied with jobs, but 1 in 4 still looking

May 22, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Those who work in Canada’s trucking industry appear relatively satisfied in their jobs, according to a monthly reader poll conducted by Today’s Trucking. Forty-one percent of those who participated in the Pulse Survey said they were satisfied […]


Regulatory burden cited as key factor in trucking industry views

April 22, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Most surveyed members of Canada’s trucking industry feel supported by their coworkers and are relatively happy with their jobs. Their feelings about regulatory burdens are another story. In the latest monthly Pulse survey of Today’s Trucking readers, […]


Readers express confidence in truck safety tech

February 13, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Surveyed members of Canada’s trucking industry are confident that emerging technology will make trucks safer than they are today – but lean toward thinking that differences are more likely to be realized in select situations than across […]


Pulse Survey: Let trucks entertain you

December 13, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – About 72% of surveyed Today’s Trucking readers believe a truck’s entertainment options can be a valuable recruiting or retention tool – but they’re still looking for better options in the cab. Forty-four percent of the sample group […]


Industry bullish on economy: survey

October 17, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Canada’s trucking industry appears to be bullish about the state of the economy this year, findings of the monthly Today’s Trucking Pulse Survey show. Still, people remain aware about potential threats. The driver shortage was cited by […]


Driver etiquette is slipping, readers say

July 20, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — There are some unspoken rules of the road, the common courtesy that makes every drive a little more bearable, but is that sense of etiquette declining? Today’s Trucking readers who participated in this month’s Pulse Survey seem to believe so.


Pulse Survey: Your thoughts on driver training

June 29, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Recent events are shining a light on driver training standards, with concerns that more needs to be done to ensure Class 1/A licence holders can operate safely. In this month’s reader survey, Today’s Trucking asked for opinions […]


Pulse Survey: The safety where you work

March 29, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Safety is the key to running an efficient business. Accidents and injuries can cost time and money in insurance claims and lost productivity. In this month’s Pulse survey, we asked readers how they feel about safety in […]


Growth hopes hinge on driver availability: survey

March 9, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — The economy is booming, truck capacity is tightening, and analysts are predicting a strong year for 2018. So is this the right time to expand your business? In March’s Pulse reader survey, we asked readers for their […]


Pulse Survey: A look at your health

January 9, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON — A lot of people make New Year’s resolutions to hit the gym and eat more vegetables, but it takes effort throughout the year to remain healthy — especially when it comes to life on the road. In this month’s Pulse Survey, Today’s Trucking asked for thoughts on health and wellness.