31 Jul

U.S. to make Crash Preventability Determination Program permanent

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) wants to make the Crash Preventability Demonstration Program permanent. The pilot project was launched in 2017, and was originally intended to last just two years. On Wednesday, the agency proposed…

31 Jul

Addressing potential concerns with technology

In my last column, I talked about how carriers should consider the technology revolutionizing the trucking industry as an incentive to attract the young workers it needs so badly. In other words, companies need to consider both the finer details…

31 Jul

Finding work for those with disabilities

WCB claims costs continue to rise, driven by lost-time claims

30 Jul

NACFE urges fleets to invest in idle-reduction technologies

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The organization dedicated to improving freight efficiency in North America is urging fleets to invest in idle-reduction technologies to attract and retain drivers. The recommendation was contained in the latest Confidence Report, released Tuesday by the…

30 Jul

NSTSA to celebrate safety at gala dinner

HALIFAX, N.S. – The Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association (NSTSA) is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a gala dinner Nov. 2. The event, themed Camo and Chrome, will be held at the Westin Halifax Hotel. Safety Excellence Awards will be…

29 Jul

Caring for drivers

Study aims to better understand and help truck drivers involved in traumatic incidents on the road

25 Jul

ELDs as a time management tool

What if electronic logging devices (ELDs) were used as time management tools rather than enforcement devices? Sure, they would still limit the amount of time you are able to drive each day, but the primary intent of the device would…

24 Jul

North York tops list of safest cities to drive in Ontario

TORONTO, Ont. – North York is the safest city to drive in Ontario, a study released Wednesday said. Rounding out the top five communities are Toronto, East York, Etobicoke and Mississauga. The worst five cities to drive according to the…

23 Jul

SafetyDriven’s Speaker Series headed back to Prince George this fall

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – On the heels of a successful 2018, SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of B.C. is headed back to Prince George for its speaker series. The event will address a slew of topics and offer several speakers,…

23 Jul

CTA calls on provinces to adopt federal ELD rule

TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling on provincial transport ministers to apply the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate to provincially-regulated carriers. The Alliance wants the recently announced federal rule – requiring third-party certified devices to be…