Truck drivers least likely to be impaired on the road and were involved in zero alcohol-related traffic fatalities
CTA welcomes further initiatives aimed at bringing greater benefits to trusted traders and cross-border travellers in accordance with the commitments outlined under the Beyond the Border Action Plan.
Brittany Hermiston has been awarded this year’s Grant’s Transport Limited Mathematics scholarship. Hermiston, who was very active within her high school community, will be heading to the University of Guelph in September, where she plans to obtain her Bachelor of Science. From there, the Ontario scholar hopes to return home in Northern Ontario and open her very own veterinary practice.
Truck driving is a skilled occupation that should not be lumped in with burger flippers and other low wage/low skill jobs in order for the industry’s jobs strategy to work. Temporary foreign workers program won’t fix driver shortage, but essential to fill seats.
Legal opinion adds further credence to the objections raised by CTA to significantly increase AQI fees on all trucks crossing into the U.S. CTA’s concerns are also reflected in the Government of Canada’s own official comments
The Canadian Trucking Alliance has formally taken aim at a proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to substantially raise the inspection fees, which are excessive and unfairly target truckers.
Announcement long overdue, but a big step toward efficient cross-border trade, says CTA