TORONTO – Last week, in a story about the Canadian workforce, the Globe and Mail quoted a Doctor Harvey Weingarten, President and CEO of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), on the matter of truck driving. Weingarten was quoted as saying he had met a Canadian carrier who insisted his drivers have university degrees.
ARLINGTON, VA – A new bill addressing the growing concern of a driver shortage may prove beneficial for both trucking companies and recent veterans, according to the ATA.
VANCOUVER, BC – Tensions are once again increasing at Port Metro Vancouver, but another damaging strike has so far been avoided.
ARLINGTON, VA – Many truck drivers in the U.S. are still confused over the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance Safety and Accountability (CSA) program, according to a white paper by the American Transportation Research Institute.
TORONTO – Are you a driver that travels the country? Do you love food and discovering new places to eat while on the road? Have you ever wished people appreciated your underrated cooking ability? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might just end up with your own TV show.
Some U.S. truck drivers are working with Omaha law enforcement to stop the sex trade.
MIAMI, FL – Ryder is introducing female-friendly trucks to its fleet based on recommendations from Women in Trucking, to encourage more women drivers to join the ranks of fellow truckers.
GW Driver Training is planning on upgrading its services and facilities in order to address the truck driver shortage crisis in New Brunswick, and the first step to the initiative is a change of name, to CollègeTrans-Canada College.
VANCOUVER, BC – Container truckers at Port Metro Vancouver are still striking on Monday after a government and port authority plan to end the job action failed to make headway on the weekend.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) tells Congress that new hours-of-service (HOS)rules clash with reality of trucking.
WINNIPEG-The Manitoba Trucking Association (MTA) recognized several industry leaders on Nov. 14 during its annual awards gala.
ARLINGTON, VA – Drivers are more tired. They’re making less money. The carriers they drive for are less productive and they need more drivers to haul the same amount of freight. That, according to a new survey, is all a result of the changes to the Hours-Of-Service (HOS) that came into effect July 1.
DIEPPE, NB – Over 100 members gathered at the Crowne Plaza in Moncton to celebrate the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association’s (APTA) 2012 annual awards banquet.
BALTIMORE — A team of researchers sponsored by Transport Canada and the FMCSA is looking for drivers willing to get paid to participate in a sleep study.