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Bison’s Nemeth secures TCA driving honor for a job she loves

April 1, 2019 by John Smith

WINNIPEG, Man. — The saying goes, if you choose a job that you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. And that rings true for Ester Nemeth – a lifelong truck driver who has been crowned the Truckload Carriers Association’s Company Driver of the Year.

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Do you know Canada’s top truck driver?

November 23, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Newcom Media is looking for Canada’s top truck driver or owner-operator, and is ready to reward them with thousands of dollars in cash and prizes — and the coveted title of HighwayStar of the Year. The annual […]

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Screen your drivers, reduce the risk: Charalambous

October 18, 2018 by John Smith

MILTON, Ont. – Charlie Charalambous of ISB Canada flashed two seemingly identical truck driver abstracts onto a screen and challenged his audience to spot the difference. It was impossible to distinguish the documents except for a single spelling mistake – […]

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Do you know Canada’s top driver or O/O?

January 19, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – The search is on for Today’s Trucking’s 2018 Highway Star of the Year – the honor reserved for Canada’s top driver or owner-operator.

Nominations are now open for the award, which will be presented during the Truck World trade show that runs April 19-21 in Toronto. And there’s more than bragging rights at stake. The winner will receive:

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Recruiting by Retaining

January 16, 2018 by John Smith

One of the battles that truckers continue to wage is the hiring of drivers. Driving a truck is a tough job that the next generation clearly doesn’t want. Personally, I’d take a good driver over a good customer any day […]

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Trucker Stunned Over Arrival at Home

June 10, 2015 by sehui

KITCHENER, ON – It took 35 years, but truck driver Lucian Stoica’s dream of owning a Harley Davidson motorcycle finally came true with the dragster appearing in his driveway earlier this month.

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U.S. trucker ducks tolls with James Bond-trick

February 27, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

NEW YORK- A U.S. truck driver accused of using a James Bond-inspired trick to evade tolls on the George Washington Bridge has been charged by police, according to media reports.

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Ryder’s idea of a woman’s truck

February 10, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

MIAMI, FL – Ryder is now offering a female-friendly heavy-duty truck package for lease; a first for trucking. The custom specification was designed with the help of several OEMs and the Women In Trucking Association.

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Have your say on what truck drivers must know

December 18, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

OTTAWA, ON- Canadian truckers can have their say on Trucking HR Canada’s proposed National Occupational Standard that will better define a truck driver’s job.

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Canadian Truck Drivers Don’t Need To Carry Medical Docs

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NEENAH, WI – When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) announced earlier this year that commercial drivers are required to possess medical certificates for another year, they weren’t talking about Canadian truck drivers.

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Support Grows for Tougher Entry-Level Training for Drivers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO, ON – There’s now more support for Ontario Trucking Association’s call for mandatory entry-level training for truck drivers.

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Small Increases in Driver Pay Not Enough: TCP

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Truck driver wages are expected to increase throughout the year, but even the pay raise may not be enough to attract new drivers, according to TCP.

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N.B. Gives $425K to Truck Driving Program

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

GRAND FALLS, NB- New Brunswick’s provincial government is giving $425,000 to create a province-wide truck driving program and ease the driver shortage in Atlantic Canada.