Ontario Trucking Association has been contacted by the Peace Bridge Authority to provide the following information related to construction on the US side of the bridge, commencing Wednesday April 2, 2014 and running through the full construction season (November). The Peace Bridge Authority is widening the approach to the US plaza, opening up the currently […]
Ontario took another big step towards finding ways to clean up highway collisions faster and get traffic in vital GTA corridors moving quicker. On March 25, a private member’s bill was introduced (Bill 181), which would establish an advisory committee to make recommendations to the Minister of Transportation and the Minister of Community Safety and […]
Transport refrigeration unit (TRU or reefer) and TRU generator set (gen set) owners should be aware that new 2014 trailer TRUs/gen sets equipped with Tier 4i flexibility engines that were manufactured in 2014 must meet the Ultra-Low-Emission TRU (ULETRU) in-use performance standard by December 31, 2019; so the operational life of these TRUs/gen sets is […]
The Ontario Trucking Association congratulates two members for winning the highest safety honours at the Truckload Carriers Association convention. MacKinnon Transport of Guelph, ON, and Bison Transport of Winnipeg, MB won the 2013 National Fleet Safety Awards. “These two carriers continually set the bar and demonstrate that they strive to achieve a high standard of […]
Effective Monday, March 31 at 8 am, weight restrictions will be imposed and enforced on all Michigan state trunkline highways from the Michigan/Indiana & Ohio line north to and including the Mackinac Bridge. State trunkline highways typically carry M, I, or US designations. Weight restriction information and updates may be obtained by calling 1-800-787-8960. For […]
OTA has received notice from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) that Reduced Load Restrictions will go into effect in Northwestern Ontario on Friday, March 28, 2014. For a list of effected highways and local roads please click here. For more information please call, 1-800-268-4686 or visit www.mto.gov.on.ca
One of OTA’s very own Road Knights was recently honored by the Truckload Carriers Association as one of North America’s best and brightest professional drivers who is making a real difference on the roads today. Jack Fielding of Bison Transport was awarded the esteemed honor of 2013 Company Driver of the Year at TCA’s annual […]
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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