Transport Canada remains committed to several initiatives involving the Transportation of Dangerous Goods.
The Facility Association (FA) has met with the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) as part of the FA’s national strategy to review the underwriting characteristics of Commercial Residual Market insurance.
Posted Friday May 17, 2019 in Operations/safety
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has issued a new hazard alert on the unloading of free-flowing materials
Up to half of the 3.5 million heavy-duty trucks in the US lack the required ELD equipment and are waiting until the last minute to upgrade, says one market analyst.
Education and training to combat distracted driving could be part of the national, mandatory entry level training (MELT) standard – a key recommendation in the Canadian Trucking Alliance’s 10-point Action Plan to improve truck safety and compliance.
The parents of athletic therapist who died in the Humboldt Broncos bus-truck crash are commending the trucking industry’s calls for more safety and training oversight of truck drivers while at the same time petitioning regulators to move quicker in adopting safety recommendations.
Quebec announced key changes to its weights and dimensions regulations that will allow automatic lift axles on semi-trailers, and the use of Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) on Sundays and during the winter.
Posted Friday May 10, 2019 in Operations/safety
In a panel discussion this week at Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) National Traffic Conference, the Canadian Trucking Alliance provided a snapshot of future truck safety by highlighting its 10-point truck safety plan developed in the aftermath of Humboldt Broncos tragedy.