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17

Mar

Data: Higher Driver Turnover Can Lead to Poorer CSA Scores

The Vigillo data firm found that fleets with the highest turnover rates generally have higher crash rates and poorer CSA scores than fleets with better driver turnover rates.

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15

Mar

Youth in Trucking Survey Launched

Trucking HR Canada has launched its Youth with Drive survey, as a next step in developing a national employment strategy for youth in the trucking industry.

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11

Mar

FTR: ELD Rollout Will lead to “Substantial” Capacity Crunch

American transportation consultants FTR Associates is forecasting “steadily-deteriorating conditions” for shipping capacity through 2017, in reaction to stronger demand and the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate.”

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3

Feb

US Trade Experts: Carving NAFTA Bad for American Truckers Too

While Canadian carriers in an export-based economy benefit mightily from the North American Free Trade Agreement, their U.S. counterparts stand plenty to lose as well, according to several American trade experts who spoke to Heavy Duty Trucking.

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18

Dec

OTA Biz Survey: Post-Trump Slump?

These are undoubtedly volatile times for Ontario motor carriers, as perhaps the recent US election and uncertainly over the future of NAFTA could arguably be shaking truckers’ confidence in the North American freight market.

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22

Nov

ATRI Report on Autonomous Vehicles Examines Industry Concerns

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

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

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

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

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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