25 Jun

AMTA holds Truck Driving Championship at new Edmonton facility

EDMONTON, Alta. – Alberta’s Professional Truck Driving Championship was held in Edmonton this past weekend with winners taking home top honors in four categories. Drivers from across the province competed in the 71st annual event, hosted by the Alberta Motor…

24 Jun

Ritchie Bros. Edmonton auction nets over $72 million in sales

EDMONTON, Alta. – Ritchie Bros.’ latest Edmonton, Alta. auction brought in more than $72 million in sales, with around 70% of the equipment being sold online. “We continue to see strong attendance for our Edmonton auctions in 2019,” said Brian…

19 Jun

Driver shortage dominates minister’s North Bay talks

NORTH BAY, Ont. – The province’s minister of economic development, job creation and trade has met with trucking industry leaders for talks on driver shortage and other key issues affecting the sector in northern Ontario. Todd Smith, along with his…

14 Jun

A look back at the PMTC annual conference

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada’s annual conference concluded in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday. Here’s look back at some of the events. Tom Moore, senior vice-president at the U.S. National Private Truck Council, announces…

14 Jun

PMTC hands out annual honors

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Toronto Raptors hoisted the NBA’s Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy on Thursday night, but several private fleet representatives closed the day by hoisting hardware of their own. The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada honored safe…

13 Jun

PMTC names two drivers to Hall of Fame

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) has added drivers from John Deere and Praxair to its Hall of Fame for Professional Drivers. Allan Huffman, a driver assigned to John Deere’s private fleet, has run…

13 Jun

Devine defines Top 10 legal issues of 2019

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Heather Devine, a lawyer with Isaacs and Co., is advising truck fleets to take a closer look at everything from employment contracts to telematics data as they look to prepare themselves for the year ahead. Here…

04 Jun

Canadian women truck drivers gear up for Moncton Salute

OTTAWA, Ont. – The fifth Canadian Salute to Women Behind the Wheel is set for June 8 during the Atlantic Truck Show at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, NB. The Salute was designed to honor women who have chosen driving…

04 Jun

Canadian women truck drivers gear up for Moncton Salute

OTTAWA, Ont. – The fifth Canadian Salute to Women Behind the Wheel is set for June 8 during the Atlantic Truck Show at the Moncton Coliseum in Moncton, NB. The Salute was designed to honor women who have chosen driving…

03 Jun

Keep Yourself Safe on the Job

Did you know? Most serious injuries to professional truck drivers occur when you’re not behind the wheel As a commercial driver, when you think about your job, it’s unlikely that you imagine getting injured by falling from a height. However,…