Truck News



  • Impairment comes in many forms

    May 24, 2019 8:29PM by Derek Clouthier

    B.C. Forest Safety Council conference explores various forms of impairment in the workplace

  • Erb driver makes Mother’s Day memorable

    May 15, 2019 9:23AM by James Menzies

    An Ottawa-area woman gets the ride of a lifetime, and checks an item off her bucket list

  • MTA looks for support for its new education council

    May 1, 2019 11:58AM by Derek Clouthier

    WINNIPEG, Man. – The Manitoba Trucking Association’s (MTA) newly-formed education council is searching for members to help steer the effort in the right direction. Supporting the design, development, and implementation of an educational program aimed at making the MTA a

  • Feature Transportation

    Keep or toss?

    April 16, 2019 2:51PM by Scott Taylor

    There’s nothing like a good Spring cleanup. Hauling out all the things you let pile up in the garage over the winter. Sweeping up dirt and tacking up a shelf for stuff worth keeping off the floor. Putting items in

  • Volvo Trucks names new PR manager

    April 15, 2019 3:10PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jennifer Edwards has been appointed public relations manager for Volvo Trucks North America. She will begin her new position on April 15, 2019, and will be responsible for all public relations and media relations activities for Volvo Trucks

  • Ron Pridmore named Highway Star of the Year

    April 13, 2019 12:13PM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. – Ron Pridmore of Campbell Moving Systems has moved prime ministers, NHL players, and even an astronaut during the course of his 40-year career. Now they can brag they were moved by the 2019 Highway Star of the

  • Trucking welcomed into Ontario immigration nominee program

    April 12, 2019 10:32AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is applauding the provincial government for welcoming the trucking industry into the Ontario Immigration Nominee Program, through the in-demand skills stream. The 2019 budget reads: “To better reflect employer and labour market

  • WIT hosts 10th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel

    April 9, 2019 11:20AM by Truck News

    PLOVER, Wisc. – The Women in Trucking Association (WIT) hosted its 10th annual Salute to Women Behind the Wheel at the Mid-America Trucking Show In Louisville, Kentucky on March 30. One hundred and fifteen female drivers tallying nearly 1,700 collective years

  • You’re hired

    April 8, 2019 11:11AM by Truck News

    Nearly 100 employers sign up recruits during spring Jobs Expo

  • Bison acquires H.O. Wolding

    April 1, 2019 1:50PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man.  — Bison Transport announced that it has acquired  the Amherst, Wis.-based H.O. Wolding (HOW). HOW is a 320-truck, dry van fleet with truckload operations in the U.S. Midwest, northeast and southeast regions. “We are very pleased to welcome

  • Goodyear names newest Highway Hero

    March 29, 2019 8:08AM by Truck News

    AKRON, Ohio – Paul Mathias is the latest professional truck driver to be honored with the Goodyear Highway Hero Award. Mathias, a U.S. military veteran, intervened to help a family when their SUV was struck by another vehicle.He  had just

  • Driver safety focus of new WorkSafeBC videos and information sheets

    March 27, 2019 10:41AM by Truck News-West

    RICHMOND, B.C. – WorkSafeBC wants truck drivers to be safe, and has released a new video series and information sheets to help them do just that. According to WorkSafeBC, the truck driver occupation in B.C. had more than 20,700 time-loss

  • Volvo promotes Lester to senior vice-president

    March 18, 2019 3:10PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jeff Lester has been named senior vice-president, US Dealer Sales for Volvo Trucks North America.  Lester will begin his new position on April 1, where he will lead the US sales organization, working closely with the five regional

  • OTA announces 2019-2020 Road Knight Team

    March 18, 2019 9:32AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is proud to knight seven exceptional professional truck drivers who will travel the province, promoting the industry to the media as well as sharing their experiences and knowledge of the trucking industry

  • PIT Group and TMC to validate fuel economy, electromechanical braking

    March 17, 2019 12:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Quebec-based PIT Group and the American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) are pushing forward with joint research into fuel-saving and emerging braking technologies. PIT Group is reviewing and validating the test data used to develop