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Fatalities surge around trucking’s most dangerous job — driving a garbage truck

January 27, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Hang Vo was killed by a reversing garbage truck, but she wasn’t the only one. January has been an especially deadly month for one of trucking’s most dangerous jobs.

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Safety tips for garbage truck drivers

January 27, 2019 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) promotes a series of safety tips to help protect garbage truck drives and the public in general. Its “five to stay alive” stress the need to wear personal protective […]

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Quick Spin: Reviewing the Mack LR

June 25, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. –When I was just four years old, my mother liked to remind me, I once told a kids’ TV show host that when I grew up I hoped to become either an astronaut or a garbageman. Talk about hedging your bets. I’ll likely never make it onto orbit, but I did finally get a drive in a garbage truck. Mack’s new LR model, actually, and it was worth the wait.

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Top waste collection company joins Women In Trucking

March 18, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

HOUSTON, TX – One of the world’s largest refuse collection companies, Waste Management, has joined the Women In Trucking Association.

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TransForce Stretches Services with New Deals

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TransForce announced two new deals, back-to-back: an agreement with Waste Management of Canada Corporation and the approved acquisition of Clarke Transport Inc.

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TransForce makes two moves to strengthen waste division

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONTREAL — TransForce Inc. has completed two transactions designed to increase the strength of Matrec, the company’s waste management division.