21 Jun

Enhanced weigh scale opens in Delta, B.C.

DELTA, B.C. – Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) officers have a newly-enhanced facility at their disposal on Nordel Way in Delta, B.C. Providing a dry, well-lit area to help CVSE officers when doing inspections, the facility is large enough…

14 Jun

Truck tech transforming the industry: Panel

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – New onboard technologies, from telematics and ELDs to collision mitigation systems and asset-tracking solutions, are revolutionizing the business of trucking for those who embrace them. A panel discussion during the annual meeting of the Private Motor…

10 Jun

Thunder Bay set to vote on designated truck route

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – After years of bitter debate, Thunder Bay will finally vote this Monday on a controversial proposal to create a designated truck route – one that could steer traffic away from several truck-focused businesses. A city council…

12 Sep

Distracted driving can be costly for fleets, and tragic

HOUSTON, Texas – Collisions can be costly for fleets, and one of the most common causes of an accident is distracted driving. Speaking during the final day of the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston, C.J. Meurell, co-founder of Motion…

11 Sep

Andy Transport launches Tristan Fleet Management

MONTREAL, Que. — Andy Transport today announced the official launch of its newest business venture: Tristan Fleet Management. The new company operates several heavy truck and trailer maintenance centers and provides personalized fleet management services, such as preventive maintenance, equipment inspection,…

10 Sep

The state of Canadian fleets discussed during in.sight User Conference

HOUSTON, Texas – Several issues affecting the Canadian trucking industry were addressed today in Houston, including the idea of mandating onboard video for fleets. Discussed during the PeopleNet and TMW Systems in.sight User Conference and Expo, several attendees, who either…

06 Sep

Bendix upgrades Wingman Fusion

More powerful stopping, new features to be added next year

05 Sep

Amazon makes big commitment during grand opening of U.S. Sprinter plant

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Today’s grand opening of the new Sprinter plant in North Charleston was met with some added good news for Mercedes-Benz Vans, with Amazon announcing it will require 20,000 units over the course of the coming year. Pricing…

23 Aug

Wabco to supply technologies for new heavy-duty Hino

NOVI, Mich. – Wabco has announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Hino Trucks, to provide braking technology and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for its new heavy-duty truck. The new XL Series Class 7/8 Hino will come…

22 Aug

Humboldt victims to have stars named in their honor

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – The International Star Registry’s Canadian office has agreed to name a star after each person who died as a result of the Humboldt Broncos bus collision last April with a tractor-trailer, thanks to Saskatchewan truck driver Blaine…