OTA offers to help build carbon reduction plan

TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) wants to work with the province to develop a “made-in-Ontario” carbon reduction solution. The OTA says the industry must continue to do its part to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality, even after the cancellation of the Ontario cap-and-trade system. The association appeared in front of […]

Hiway/Eskimo group acquires company, adds to leadership team

CALGARY, Alta. – Following the Hiway/Eskimo Refrigeration merger, the company has now acquired Chill Tech Reefer Services, and has added to its leadership team. Chill Tech, an independent transport refrigeration service, had been operating in the Calgary area for 16 years. The acquisition adds to the company’s service capabilities as a dealer for Carrier Transicold […]

Congestion costs trucking industry 1.2 billion hours

ARLINGTON, Va. – Traffic congestion in the U.S. cost the trucking industry US$74.5 billion in 2016, a 0.5% increase over the previous year. That’s according to new research from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). The research group relied on a variety of data sources, including its unique truck GPS database to calculate the delay […]

Looking overseas to help ease Canada’s lack of young qualified drivers

BURNABY, B.C. — For Daryl Ee, finding and recruiting new drivers shouldn’t be a “speedee” process. Ee is the CEO of Speedee Transport, a thriving transportation company out of Burnaby, B.C., with a motto that centers on being Western Canada’s “absolute best customer service experience ever – no excuses.”  For Ee, that involves more than […]

2003 Chevy Silverado- Project Over/Under: Part Six

When we left you last month, we had finally rolled our “beat to neat” project out of the paint booth at LGE-CTS and were ready to put it back together. We quickly realized all of the work that was still in front of us, though. So much so that we had to split this portion […]

Truckers rank the best truck stops in North America

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Truck drivers throughout the U.S. and Canada have spoken, naming the top truck stops in North America, with seven receiving a perfect five-star rating. Topping the list of five-star truck stops, which was compiled by the mobile app Trucker Path, were Big Horn Travel Center in Fort Worth, Texas; Highway 51 Truck […]

Week to Wicked Day 5 1972 Chevy C10 Near Ready to Giveaway

Its 4:10pm Pacific Standard time, and the LMC Truck C-10 Nationals Classic Trucks Week To Wicked build presented by Gandrud Performance Parts of Green Bay, Wisconsin is just about ready to fire up, but first there’s a few last minor items to do like installing Old Air Products air-conditioning. Well, not a complete install the […]

The fine print is no small matter

Disclaimers. They’re everywhere. Every product, contract, and service comes with a warning these days. Want to change lanes on the freeway? Your mirror will tell you that objects may be closer than they appear. As someone who works with fuel taxes, vehicle registration, and other trucking regulations, I need bifocals for my bifocals in order […]

She Runs! 1972 Chevy Week to Wicked LMC C10 Nats. Giveaway is Ready

The LMC Truck C-10 Nationals Classic Trucks Week To Wicked build presented by Gandrud Performance Parts fired to life Friday evening the 5th day as planned, and it was thanks to heroic efforts by all concerned. For those that just joined in following the 2019 LMC Truck Nationals giveaway truck build it will be given […]

Technology and trucking – Truck News

TORONTO, Ont. – It’s a no-brainer that trucking and technology go hand in hand. That’s why technology was one of the top discussions at this year’s Surface Transportation Summit held in Toronto on Oct. 11. Five experts from a variety of new freight transportation technologies and solutions took the stage to explain the latest in […]