TTSAO announces new award to honor commercial driver instructors

TTSAO announces new award to honor commercial driver instructors

The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has announced a new award to be presented annually to honor commercial driver instructors. The first ever TTSAO/Paybright Commercial Driving Instructor of the Year award will be presented to a successful recipient at the fourth annual TTSAO Conference scheduled for February 27th and 28th 2019. The TTSAO […]

Pride Truck Sales Opens 2 New Dealerships in California

Pride Truck Sales Opens 2 New Dealerships in California

Canadian pre-owned retailer Pride Truck Sales has expanded again. The company has announced two new U.S. locations opening in Fontana and Stockton, California last week. Both dealerships are said to offer a wide variety of pre-owned heavy- and medium-duty trucks, trailers, and dry vans. CEO and president of Pride Group Sulakhan Johal said the company […]

Pride Truck Sales Opens New Facility at Toledo, USA

Pride Truck Sales Opens New Facility at Toledo, USA

Pride Truck Sales a premier retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers has  expanded its footprint in North America with the opening of a new facility in Toledo, USA. Headquartered in Mississauga, the firm says that this new location is a result of customer requests received by the company to cater to Toledo and its surrounding […]

Brampton trucker charged in Highway 401 accident   

Brampton trucker charged in Highway 401 accident   

Harminder Singh, a 27-year old resident of Brampton, Ontario has been charged with careless driving contrary to s130 of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and enter false information in daily log contrary to the Ontario regulation 555/06 of section 27(1) HTA. On Friday, August 24, 2018 at 9:57 pm officers with the Napanee Detachment of […]

Canadian Trucking Alliance looks to immigration for labor

Canadian Trucking Alliance looks to immigration for labor

The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is looking for better access to immigration channels to help address a labor shortage. Writing to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the industry’s largest lobbying group has identified growing constraints that fleets face when trying to attract qualified labor – and warns that the issue will soon affect the broader […]

Ontario Freezing Driver Fees, No Further Increase from September 1st, 2018

Ontario Freezing Driver Fees, No Further Increase from September 1st, 2018

The Government of Ontario has taken latest step to provide immediate relief for taxpayers and make life more affordable for Ontarians. Today, Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Transportation John Yakabuski announced that Ontario is freezing a number of driver fees that were set to increase on September 1, 2018. “People are fed up with […]

Xplore Introduces New L10 Rugged Mobility Platform

Xplore Introduces New L10 Rugged Mobility Platform

Xplore Technologies  has unveiled an industry-first rugged mobility platform that gives customers a choice of three different 10.1” Windows 10-based mobile computer form factors that are all compatible with a single, shared accessory set. The new Xplore L10 lineup features the XSLATE L10 slate tablet PC, the XPAD L10 tablet PC with a hard handle and built-in barcode scanner option, and […]

Brampton trucker charged with over 33,000 lbs of contraband tobacco

Brampton trucker charged with over 33,000 lbs of contraband tobacco

On July 19, 2018, Leeds County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Ministry of Transportation (MTO) officers were conducting joint commercial motor vehicle enforcement on Highway 401 in the Township of Leeds and Thousand Islands. At approximately 4 p.m., officers stopped a tractor trailer that had been travelling eastbound on Highway 401, in the Township of […]

Crash spike involving heavy vehicles leads to call by IHSA for more vigilance

Ontario’s Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is calling on drivers and employers to be “more vigilant” in the wake of an increase in fatal collisions involving heavy vehicles. Citing figures from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), it says there were 25 fatal collisions involving large vehicles as of mid June, 25% above levels seen […]

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