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22

Nov

ATRI Report on Autonomous Vehicles Examines Industry Concerns

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Hours of service, CSA scores and the driver shortage are all areas identified as being impacted by autonomous vehicle technology, in a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.

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25

Oct

CTA to Minister: Truck Driving Jobs Not Disappearing

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Although it’s likely the job of the over-the-road truck driver may evolve somewhat, it will not be eliminated or disappear in the age of autonomous vehicle technology, CTA’s David Bradley wrote in a letter to federal Finance Minister

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23

Sep

Survey: Money, Clarity and Home Time Top Driver Desires

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Better pay, improved communication with managers, more family time and a hassle-free work day are the top issues that make the best employers as far as drivers are concerned, according to data from the 2016 annual Best Fleets To Drive For survey from CarriersEdge, which also launched the 2017 survey this week. Today’s Trucking reports: […]

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16

Sep

ONroute Website Displays Truck Parking Info

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Ontario’s ONroute Service Centres launched a new mobile-responsive website that shows the number of truck parking spots at each location.

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30

Aug

NOB: North Cruising Toward Big Shortage of Truckers

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Northern Ontario Business magazine recently cited the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s updated study on the truck driver shortage in Canada, saying the labour gap will be felt most acutely in Northern Ontario:

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22

Jul

EDITORIAL: Mandatory Entry Level Training is Here

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MELT will help ensure carriers will have an adequate supply of consistently trained, quality new drivers in the future

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22

Jul

Survey: Carriers, Drivers Shortchanged by Shipper Detention

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A new survey finds that nearly 63% of commercial truck drivers spend more than three hours waiting for their vehicle to be loaded and unloaded.

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12

Jul

Survey: Millennial Drivers Value Job ‘Perks’ Above All

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A recent survey by U.S. trucking satellite firm EpicVue found that driver preferences for “perks” and other intangible benefits vary by age demographics.

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28

Jun

Game-Changer: Ont Implementing Mandatory Entry Level Training for Tractor-Trailer Drivers

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The first jurisdiction to introduce MELT for tractor-trailer drivers, Ontario is leading the way in further improving highway safety and ensure an adequate supply of consistently trained drivers

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14

Jun

CTA Study: Truck Driver Shortage Accelerating

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Industry at precipice of a ‘demographic cliff’

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