ATRI is requesting data from for-hire motor carriers to help inform the annual update of its Operational Costs of Trucking report.
OTA-spearheaded efforts with MTO to allow smart lift-axles (SLA) on semi-trailers and double trailer configurations and for the use of longer tractors paid off this week
The issue of distracted driving among all road users now poses the highest risk of collision, surpassing impairment and speeding. Trucking is not immune to this growing problem on Canadian highways, CTA says
Newly released data show that trucking and other federally-mandated, safety-sensitive workforces in the U.S. are showing increases of positive marijuana tests in states that have enacted recreational use statues.
Posted Friday May 11, 2018 in Operations/safety
As of April 2018, the criteria in Column 3 (Major Defect) of Part 20 (Suspension System) of Schedule 1 has been updated
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police are promoting Canada’s Road Safety week, which begins May 15th and runs through until May 21st. This annual awareness campaign focuses on encouraging safe driving behaviours.
The vice president of the American Transportation Research Institute spoke about autonomous trucks, HOS, e-commerce and other issues at the recent National Private Truck Council conference.