Inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo rolls out on September 15

Inaugural Recruitment & Resources Expo rolls out on September 15

Newcom Media will be hosting a series of recruitment & resources expos to address the industry’s significant workforce shortage. The inaugural edition will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. In 2019, the event will roll out on April 6 and Sept. 14. The expos are aimed to meet the […]

Police Investigating Fatal Collision on Highway 401 in Tilbury

On June 22, 2018 around 6:50 a.m., Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Chatham-Kent Fire and Emergency Services, and Chatham-Kent Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 401 near Queens Line. A westbound tractor trailer had lost control, crossed through the center median and collided with an eastbound tractor trailer. As […]

Navistar’s OnCommand Connection Now Offered As Standard for On-Highway Trucks

Navistar’s OnCommand Connection Now Offered As Standard for On-Highway Trucks

International Trucks has announced that effective immediately, all new on-highway International trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada will be equipped with an OnCommand Connection telematics device with two free years of service included. The OnCommand Connection device integrates a cellular-enabled hardware platform with a range of technology solutions, including telematics and the OnCommand Connection Advanced Remote Diagnostics […]

Xplore Unveils the M60 Ultra-Mobile Android Handheld Device

Xplore Unveils the M60 Ultra-Mobile Android Handheld Device

Xplore Technologies has introduced a 6” handheld computer to its expanding rugged mobility portfolio: the  Xplore M60. This Qualcomm Octa-Core powered and Android 8.0 Oreo ultra-mobile device will be available in two enterprise-ready configurations when it starts shipping in June 2018 – with and without a built-in barcode scanner. At only 0.81 lb (369g), the M60 is an […]

CVSA International Roadcheck 2018 Safety Blitz Gets Underway

CVSA International Roadcheck 2018 Safety Blitz Gets Underway

Starting today, June 5, 2018, commercial motor vehicle inspectors will conduct high-volume, high-visibility inspections of large trucks and buses for 72 hours as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck annual enforcement initiative. Commercial motor vehicles and their drivers will be checked at inspection sites, weigh stations and roving patrol locations along major […]

Fleet Safety Council Announces Details for 2018 Educational Conference

Fleet Safety Council Announces Details for 2018 Educational Conference

The Fleet Safety Council has unveiled the lineup scheduled for this year’s Annual Educational Conference to be held on Friday October 19, 2018 at the prestigious Centre for Health and Safety Innovation located in Mississauga. This one-day event will bring together fleet safety professionals from the truck, bus, courier, ready-mix, and waste management industries as well […]

Truck Driver Charged With Failing to Stop for School Bus in Caledon

Truck Driver Charged With Failing to Stop for School Bus in Caledon

A transport truck driver has been charged with failing to stop for a school bus after being stopped by a member of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment’s Traffic Unit. On Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at approximately 3:30 p.m., an officer was stopped with a motorist on Coleraine Drive north of King Street in the […]

Tractor Trailer Rear Ends Motor Vehicle Entering Construction Zone on Highway 401

Tractor Trailer Rear Ends Motor Vehicle Entering Construction Zone on Highway 401

On May 28, 2018, around 6:00 p.m. Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 401 near Victoria Road. Investigation revealed the driver of a westbound motor vehicle had slowed down and was entering into single lane construction when a tractor trailer failed to slow down and drove into the […]

Glasvan Earns Top Honours from Great Dane for Sales & Service

Glasvan Earns Top Honours from Great Dane for Sales & Service

For fifteen straight years, Glasvan Great Dane (www.glasvangreatdane.com) has received top dealer awards from Great Dane. 2017 accolades were Great Dane International Flatbed Dealer of the Year, International Reefer Dealer of the Year and International Parts Dealer of the Year. Annually, Great Dane dealers in Canada, Mexico, Central and South America are recognized for various […]