31 Aug

Isaac to visit Canadian truck stops to celebrate National Trucking Week

CALGARY, Alta. – With National Trucking Week kicking off this Sunday, Isaac Instruments is set to celebrate across the country. The technology company, which has offices in Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec, will send a team to multiple truck stops with…

31 Aug

Pride Trucks Sales opens U.S. location with more to come

TOLEDO, Ohio – Canadian retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers, Pride Truck Sales, has expanded again opening a new facility in Toledo, Ohio this week. The Mississauga-based company says the new location came about after customer requests to add a…

31 Aug

Greatness is in the eye of the beholder – Part 2

THE STORY SO FAR Mark travels to New Mexico for a load back to Canada. While he’s there, another driver shows up for a load to Los Angeles. The driver looks Mexican and the shipper was expecting someone white and…

31 Aug

The evolution of the powertrain

When it comes to the mechanical components that move a truck, it used to be about one thing – generating power. For a variety of reasons, the powertrain of today is much different from what you would get 20 years…

31 Aug

Buying a truck isn’t as simple as it used to be

I’m sure I’m not alone in the dilemma I currently face. I have a truck that I’m still paying for, yet it’s costing me almost as much as my payments in repairs. Owing to a number of factors, this is…

30 Aug

Navistar names Giroux new chief communications officer

LISLE, Ill. — Navistar announced today that David Giroux has been named chief communications officer and will lead the company’s corporate communications department effective September 1. “David is an experienced and respected leader in the North American truck industry, and…

29 Aug

Alberta truckers needed for study on driver health

SASKATOON, Sask. – Calling all Alberta truck drivers…come in Alberta truckers. The University of Saskatchewan’s School of Public Health is looking for long-haul truck drivers from Alberta to participate in a study that will collect information on their health and…

29 Aug

GoRight hires new senior director of fleet maintenance

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — GoRight has named Bob Hammond as senior director of fleet maintenance. This is a new role for the company. Hammond brings more than 35 years of industry knowledge and experience to the GoRight team and customers. His…

29 Aug

Save Time | Save Money

CAT Scales’ Weight My Truck app will revolutionize how you weigh your truck, saving you time and money in the process! Weigh your truck from your Smartphone Pay for the transaction via Comdata, EFS or PayPal You never have to leave your truck! ABOUT OUR…

28 Aug

Preventing gum disease

When discussing the health of professional truck drivers, conditions such as diabetes, elevated cholesterol levels, and high blood pressure often come up in the conversation. However, rarely do you hear about oral health and gum disease. As most health care…