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Watch this short film on women in trucking

June 21, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

WOMEN IN TRUCKING: Are you a woman with drive? If you are, the trucking industry in Canada is full of opportunities, and the potential for career progression is excellent.

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Accuride Launches Installation, Maintenance Videos

June 8, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Helpful tips for installing and servicing Accuride wheels and Gunite brake drums and automatic slack adjusters

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VIDEO: Train Drags Semi-Truck After Police Stop

February 26, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

MOUNTAIN IRON, MN – Minnesota State Police released a dashcam video earlier this week that shows a truck driver leaving a routine inspection, only to drive into the path of an oncoming train, which drags the truck for a quarter mile down the track.

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U.S. Safety Agency Sees Benefits of Onboard Video Systems

May 4, 2015 by sehui

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board has released a report on what it says are the benefits of commercial vehicle onboard video systems that record either continuously or as the result of a triggering event, such as a crash. The report also focuses on what this U.S. government agency says are the advantages offered by these systems for evaluation of both driver and passenger behaviors and collision analysis.
The report highlights two recent crash investigations in which continuous video systems were installed on commercial vehicles. The report discusses many what NTSB said are the benefits of onboard video systems, in addition to highlighting areas for improvement, such as the need for to be able to see the driver and each occupant seating location, the need to be able to see forward of the vehicle, optimized frame rate, and low-light recording capability.

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VIDEO REPORT: Campaign to fight aggressive driving launched

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Ontario Police, the Ontario Trucking Association, and the family of a heroic truck driver who was killed by street racers have teamed up to battle aggressive driving on Ontario highways.

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VIDEO REPORT: Campaign to fight aggressive driving launched

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Ontario Police, the Ontario Trucking Association, and the family of a heroic truck driver who was killed by street racers have teamed up to battle aggressive driving on Ontario highways.

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VIDEO REPORT: Massive T.O. transit fix could impact road users

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — There’s still a lot that’s up in the air concerning the $50 billion Metrolinx transit-transportation plan, but if proponents ever hope to complete even a handful of the 100 proposed projects, there’s little doubt that drivers are the ones who will eventually be asked to foot the bill.

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VIDEO REPORT: Massive T.O. transit fix could impact road users

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — There’s still a lot that’s up in the air concerning the $50 billion Metrolinx transit-transportation plan, but if proponents ever hope to complete even a handful of the 100 proposed projects, there’s little doubt that drivers are the ones who will eventually be asked to foot the bill.

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VIDEO REPORT: Michigan politicians try to dry out DRIC

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DETROIT — There are more important things needed in Michigan than a new bridge to Windsor, say a united group of U.S. state and local politicians.

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VIDEO REPORT: Michigan politicians try to dry out DRIC

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DETROIT — There are more important things needed in Michigan than a new bridge to Windsor, say a united group of U.S. state and local politicians.