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.
The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) was founded in 1926, and provides services and public policy advocacy for trucking companies hauling freight into, out of and within the Province of Ontario. OTA is the only trucking association in Ontario that represents all segments of the industry - for-hire carriers, private carriers, intermodal, suppliers, etc. » More...
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