27 Jun

Peel Region extends restrictions on heavy trucks

BRAMPTON, Ont. — The Region of Peel has extended the restrictions on heavy trucks on Winston Churchill Boulevard north from 10 Sideroad to Mayfield Road. Current restrictions include: Heavy truck restriction from Steeles Avenue to 10 Sideroad. Seasonal (March/April) axle…

21 Jun

Volvo turns to AI to improve safety on the road

ONTARIO, Calif. – Volvo Trucks North America has showcased a project designed to strengthen safety capabilities for the trucking industry through automation. The proof of concept was developed in collaboration with automated vehicle software provider Perceptive Automata and customer Dependable…

21 Jun

Driver Inc. business model threatened by court ruling: lawyer

TORONTO, Ont. – A Toronto-based law firm is suggesting that a recent Supreme Court ruling may be the “final nail in the Driver Inc. model of trucking service” if it’s applied to a transportation-related case. Fernandes Hearn’s comments were linked…

17 Jun

Employers bracing for more pot problems: Expert

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Eight months after recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada, employers are still grappling with issues related to marijuana use in the workplace. Now, an addiction expert is warning that the problem could get much worse when…

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…

07 Jun

Industries voice concern as Trump tariffs loom

TORONTO, Ont. — As Mexico braces for the first installment of what U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened would be escalating tariffs, the trucking and automotive industries are warning that the move would have devastating effects on their sectors. Trump…

06 Jun

Best practices to build a safety program by using dash cams

Dash cam footage not only provides evidence of what happens on the road, but it can also enable safety managers to identify at-risk drivers with poor driving habits. By combining road-facing dash cams with a feature-rich fleet management software, fleets…

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,…

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,…

03 Jun

Schneider wins safety award in back-to-back years

GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Schneider has been named the first company to consecutively win National Safety Council’s Green Cross for Safety Award. “Being honored with the Green Cross for Safety Award in back-to-back years is an amazing accomplishment, underscoring our…