TORONTO, Ont. — Whether you’re on the road or at home, a phone is likely at your side. Statistics Canada reports that more than three-quarters of all Canadian adults owned a smartphone in 2016. Combine those phones with in-cab telematics […]
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 […]
TORONTO, ON – A lack of truck parking in Southern Ontario is affecting driver health according to the preliminary results of a survey on the issue.
More than 1,000 drivers have responded to the survey on truck parking being conducted for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to asses the needs of drivers, but the survey’s adminstrator Ted Harvey is hoping for 2,000 more to answer questions before the Feb. 28 deadline.
TORONTO, ON – Canadians seem to think they’re good drivers, but that isn’t stopping them from bad habits behind the wheel – including using cellphones, flossing, and being intimate, a new survey conducted for belairdirect has found.
TORONTO – Expectations for business conditions in trucking remain buoyant despite recent freight market weakness on both sides of the border, ever-tightening capacity, higher wage costs and unprecedented prices for new equipment and maintenance.
TORONTO — Two months since its launch, the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) says its Operation Upgrade campaign is starting to reveal how shipping facilities need to do a better job of removing waste from the system and how drivers value preferred shippers who provide an environment free of harassment when picking up freight. OTA says it has gathered several takeaways since the initial launch of the survey campaign, which attempts to identify the strongest and weakest links in the supply chain by allowing drivers and carriers to assign scores to shippers and consignees based on treatment of truck drivers.
TORONTO — Truck drivers think that many shipping facilities need to turn drivers around faster and remove waste from the system. They also prefer shippers who provide discrimination-free and harassment-free work environments.
CHICAGO, IL – Trailer manufacturer creates online survey to hear how transportation companies will be affected by new greenhouse gas phase II regulations.
EVANSVILLE, IN – Just hanging with family and listening to some classic rock.
DALLAS, TX – Carriers rated driver efficiency as the highest return on investment (ROI) of all other fuel-saving initiatives in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay program, Transplace said.
TORONTO — The latest instalment of the Ontario Trucking Association’s quarterly survey of company expectations points to growing, if cautious, optimism amongst Ontario trucking companies.
TORONTO — So what do you get when you cross a truck driver with a pretty young movie star?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The results from Transport Capital Partners (TCP) recent Business Expectations Survey of truckload carriers in the U.S. show continuing confidence in the year ahead, but one in four carriers are still considering leaving the industry over the next 18 months.
REDWOOD CITY, CA – GreenRoad report shows risky driving differences between the two regions.
TORONTO — During the legwork for the 2009 U.S. Mastio & Co. LTL shipper survey author Kevin Huntsman was talking shop with a medium-sized U.S. carrier who shared a pricing tale that involved losing four accounts to a much larger, national carrier whose recent struggles have been well chronicled.