30.6 kg of suspected cocaine found in a truck at the Ambassador Bridge

30.6 kg of suspected cocaine found in a truck at the Ambassador Bridge

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have announced the seizure of 30.6 kilograms of suspected cocaine at the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor. On September 22, 2017, two returning residents, a driver and co-driver, were sent for a secondary examination. During the inspection, suspected cocaine was found within the […]

Police Put the Brakes on Wannabe Stunt Drivers in the GTA

Police Put the Brakes on Wannabe Stunt Drivers in the GTA

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid 48 charges following a three-month investigation into dangerous motorcycle stunts and erratic riding behaviours in the Greater Toronto Area. At a Toronto area news conference today, Superintendent Alison Jevons from the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) and Detective Inspector Scott Naylor of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) unveiled […]

Ontario Proposes New Measures for Drug-Impaired Driving

Ontario Proposes New Measures for Drug-Impaired Driving

To help keep roads safe, Ontario plans to introduce new legislation to make drug-impaired driving laws even tougher. These tough new measures would be in addition to penalties for an impaired driving conviction under the Criminal Code of Canada. If passed, the new measures would include: Young and Novice Drivers Creating a zero tolerance approach prohibiting young […]

OTA Endorses Road Safety Proposal on Marijuana & Alcohol Impairment

OTA Endorses Road Safety Proposal on Marijuana & Alcohol Impairment

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has applauded the announcement by Minister of Transportation, Steven Del Duca, outlining stricter new penalties for impaired driving – including drug and alcohol use for commercial vehicle operators – along with new and young drivers. “For the last 20 years it has been an industry standard for companies to take proactive […]

Ontario Improving Road Safety Ahead of Cannabis Legalization

Ontario Improving Road Safety Ahead of Cannabis Legalization

To help keep roads safe, Ontario plans to introduce new measures to make drug-impaired driving laws even tougher. On September 18th, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, announced in Toronto  that Ontario plans to introduce legislation this fall that would increase the consequences and costs for those who drive under the […]

Mack introduces new, next-generation highway hero, the Mack Anthem

Mack introduces new, next-generation highway hero, the Mack Anthem

Mack Trucks has introduced its new, next-generation highway hero, the Mack Anthem, during the Mack Global Dealer Summit in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Mack Anthem is a re-engineered, redesigned and reimagined interpretation of what today’s highway truck should be – aerodynamic, comfortable and connected, all with a distinctively bold Mack look. The Mack Anthem gives drivers […]

Glasvan Recognized as International Dealer of the Year

Glasvan Recognized as International Dealer of the Year

Glasvan Great Dane (www.glasvangreatdane.com) took home the 2016 Great Dane “Dealer of the Year” accolade for international sales in refrigerated trailers, aftermarket parts and platform trailers. Glasvan received top praise by winning three out of four of the International award categories that Great Dane ranks on a yearly basis.  Glasvan since becoming a Great Dane […]

FREE REGISTRATION – ‘Smart Trucker’ Seminar in Grimsby on Sept 12th, 2017 !

FREE REGISTRATION – ‘Smart Trucker’ Seminar in Grimsby  on Sept 12th, 2017 !

The  next edition of ‘Smart Trucker’ seminar series 2017 will be held on Tuesday, September 12th at the Casablanca Winery Inn located at 4 Windward Drive in Grimsby, L3M 4E8. The event runs from 5 pm to 9 pm and will focus on women in the trucking industry. Guest speaker Shelley Uvanille-Hesch a veteran driver with over 20 […]

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 […]

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