PMTC & AVIVA Award Private Fleets for Safety Performance

PMTC & AVIVA Award Private Fleets for Safety Performance

  The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and Aviva Canada announced awards for private fleet safety during the PMTC’s annual conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario on June 15, 2017. Th competition is open to all Canadian private carriers, and membership in the PMTC is not a requirement.    Judging is conducted by an independent panel […]

Glasvan Employees Earn Top Recognition By Great Dane in Sales Category

Glasvan Employees Earn Top Recognition By Great Dane in Sales Category

Glasvan Great Dane has proudly announced that two of its employees were named winners of the Great Dane King Pin Awards for their exceptional sales achievements and for delivering outstanding customer experiences. Great Dane recognized Glasvan sales representatives Tom Pepper and Adam Stevens for their sales excellence. This is Tom’s ninth Great Dane King Pin […]

CVSA Level VIII Inspection Concept Opens Door for Canadian Pilot Programs

CVSA Level VIII Inspection Concept Opens Door for Canadian Pilot Programs

The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) believes whenever a commercial vehicle is required to enter a truck inspection station, is stopped by mobile enforcement where a cursory review of compliance is completed, or is given an electronic inspection (e.g. weigh station by-pass), it should be recognized as having undergone an inspection. Accounting for such inspections gives […]

OPP Reports Charges During Victoria Day Long Weekend

OPP Reports Charges During Victoria Day Long Weekend

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were kept busy on and off roads leading up to and over the Victoria Day Long Weekend, investigating two off-road vehicle deaths and laying numerous charges. During Canada Road Safety Week (May 16-22, 2017), the OPP laid close to 9,400 speeding charges, with an additional 165 street racing charges laid […]

Prep your car for summer road trips celebrating Canada’s 150th

Prep your car for summer road trips celebrating Canada’s 150th

Warmer weather means picking a spot on the map and gathering friends or family for an old fashioned road trip. And with Canada’s 150th anniversary, this summer is the perfect time to hit the road and discover Canadian sights. Here’s how you can get your vehicle ready for a long a drive. Pack an entertainment […]

Understand negative equity before you buy a new car

Understand negative equity before you buy a new car

An increasing number of car buyers are putting their finances at risk by taking on negative equity. This happens when you owe more on your vehicle than it is worth when you go to sell it, trade it in or need to write it off after an accident. Attracted by lower monthly payments, many are […]

New Volvo VNR regional haul model to debut at ExpoCam 2017

New Volvo VNR regional haul model to debut at ExpoCam 2017

Volvo Trucks has been adopting automotive features to help make driving freight vehicles easier and created a state-of-the-art driving environment to help attract more drivers to the industry. New features of the VNR regional haul model include a proprietary steering wheel that tilts like a car’s—the first and only one in the industry—more ergonomic seats, an advanced […]

OPP to Conduct Seat Belt Campaign over Easter Long Weekend

OPP to Conduct Seat Belt Campaign over Easter Long Weekend

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reporting a 20-year low and a steady decrease in seat belt-related deaths as they get set to conduct  their Seat Belt Campaign over the Easter Long Weekend. A total of 45 seat belt-related road fatalities occurred on OPP-patrolled roads in 2016, marking the lowest number on record in the […]

Glasvan Hires Trucking Industry Heavyweight Bobby Bates

Glasvan Hires Trucking Industry Heavyweight Bobby Bates

Glasvan Great Dane (www.glasvangreatdane.com) has announced the appointment of Bobby Bates in his new role of Equipment Account Manager. Bobby has been entrusted to grow Glasvan Great Dane, and is responsible for the selling and leasing of all new and used product lines – Great Dane, Landoll, Chaparral by Doonan, Etnyre, Autocar and Doonan Specialized […]

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