Week to Wicked 1972 Chevy is the LMC Truck C10 Nats. Giveaway

It could be yours this PPG Black and Red beauty of a 1972 Chevy C10 Fleetside shortbed is called the LMC Truck C-10 Nationals Classic Trucks Week To Wicked build presented by Gandrud Performance Parts, and it is the 2019 LMC Truck Nationals giveaway truck. To find out all about how you win it on […]

Goodyear takes two million service calls in 10 years

AKRON, Ohio – Goodyear has announced its Fleet HQ Emergency Roadside Service program has achieved a new milestone, having completed its two millionth service call in 10 years. “Over the last decade, trucking operations of all sizes and configurations – including some of the industry’s largest fleets – have entrusted their road service calls to […]

Wabash Canada mourns the loss of Rodney Ehrlich

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Rodney Ehrlich, co-founder and CTO of Wabash National, passed away on Oct. 9. He was 72 years old. Wabash Canada’s president and CEO Brent Larson expressed his sadness of the company’s loss. He had this to say: “I had the distinct honor of working closely with Rod for several years as SVP, […]

Challenger’s Topping named HR Leader of the Year

TORONTO, Ont. — It was a star-studded night on Oct. 11, as Trucking HR Canada hosted its annual Top Fleet Employers Gala Awards Dinner in Toronto. The night brought together more than 300 trucking and transportation professionals to celebrate human resources best practices and shine a light on some of the best places to work […]

Trucks for Change delivers for charity

Pete Dalmazzi, Trucks for Change Network MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trucks for Change Network, an organization that connects charities to those who can haul their freight, has just transported its 20 millionth pound of donated food — and that’s just a sample of what has been accomplished in the last seven years. The group has also […]

Tapping into the Aboriginal advantage

SASKATOON, Sask. — Recent statistic show that in 2016 there were 315 truck drivers who spoke a Cree language, and the numbers have been in decline for the last 15 years. More truck drivers in Canada speak Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, or Creole languages than do Cree. Compare that to the number of Punjabi and Hindi speaking […]

Western Canadian roads – Truck News

WINNIPEG, Man. — Driving a truck is difficult enough in ideal conditions, and when you toss in winter weather hazards, the level of risk rises dramatically. Western Canada has its fair share of dangerous stretches of highway – whether it’s a mountain pass in B.C., a deteriorating road in northern Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba, or an […]

The proof in the planning

TORONTO, Ont. — When it comes to trucking, the proof is in the planning, according to the executives and managers at Carmen Transportation. Carmen Transportation is based in Toronto, Ont., and has been fully family owned and operated since 1985. Today, the business is run by Vince Tarantini, son of founder Carmen. Carmen started the business […]

Get ready to ‘Shift into Winter’

RICHMOND, B.C. – With winter fast approaching – and already a reality in some areas of Western Canada – the Winter Driving Safety Alliance (WDA) is urging truckers and all motorists to drive smart this snow season through its “Shift into Winter” campaign. Starting Oct. 1, the majority of B.C. highways, particularly mountain passes, require […]

MELT to be mandated in Alberta this spring

EDMONTON, Alta. – The Alberta government announced today that mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) will be mandated in spring 2019 for Class 1 and 2 drivers. The announcement was made at the Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) office by Transportation Minister Brian Mason. AMTA president Chris Nash was present during the announcement and threw his […]