Industry stands ready to increase vaccination rate of essential truck drivers
Prince Edward Island (PEI) has announced new travel measures that will alter travel to the province and will now require all non-PEI resident workers (including truck drivers) entering PEI from outside of the Atlantic provinces to be tested within 72 hours of arriving in the province
he Province of Ontario revised this policy and clarified that police would only be able to stop vehicles or people if they are suspected of participating in an organized public event or social gathering
The Government of Ontario today introduced a series of announcements regarding new lockdown rules for most sectors of the economy. While trucking remains an essential service, there will be some increased enforcement scrutiny on the classification of essential services
The new red tape and burden reduction measures are intended to minimize existing barriers on businesses and support a long-term recovery plan through Ontario’s Spring Red Tape Reduction Package and introduced the Supporting Recovery and Competitiveness Act.
OTA was formally notified by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) today that effective May 17, 2021, individuals completing the Class A road test in a vehicle with an automatic transmission, including automated-manual transmissions, will be restricted from operating a Class A vehicle with a manual transmission
Rolling blockades on public highways are a threat to public safety and are not responsible or effective expressions of citizens’ or groups’ democratic right to protest.
To be in compliance with SPIF, all sizes trucking companies have invested billions in new equipment that better protects Ontario’s road infrastructure and improves vehicle safety.