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Increased Power for PHAC at Canada-US Border
News Posted On Oct 26, 2020

Increased Power for PHAC at Canada-US Border

Truckers are some of the few allowed to cross the Canadian US border at this time and the Canadian Trucking Alliance has reached out to let trucking companies know that their drivers can expect to undergo additional questioning at the Canadian border…

Safety is Paramount
News Posted On Sep 29, 2020

Safety is Paramount

Earlier this summer Alberta Sheriffs seized a truck carrying a wide load after receiving multiple calls from other drivers who were concerned the truck may lose its load. The truck was driving on the Queen Elizabeth II highway just south of Red Deer…

National Trucking Week
News Posted On Sep 04, 2020

National Trucking Week

The first week of September is National Trucking week with appreciation events taking place across the country to celebrate the more than 400,000 Canadians who keep this country’s freight moving all year long.  This year more then ever we would like…

Humbolt families drive reaction to Alberta's Transportation review
News Posted On Oct 03, 2019

Humbolt families drive reaction to Alberta's Transportation review

Alberta's Conservative Government under pressure from interest groups decided to review the changes brought to the industry as a result of the Humbolt Bronco's collision.  Reaction was swift.  EDMONTON, Alta. – Following backlash from the families…

BC Distracted Driving: $368.00 for having a cell phone in a cup holder
News Posted On Oct 02, 2019

BC Distracted Driving: $368.00 for having a cell phone in a cup holder

Driving well phone is charging in the cup holder of the center console is enough.   Check the link for more...     https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/bc-senior-slapped-with-dollar368-distracted-driving-fine-for-cell-phone-in-cup-holder/ar-AAI80ef?ocid=spartandhp...

Distance and Safety Communications
News Posted On Sep 19, 2019

Distance and Safety Communications

Drivers spread across North America represent a particular challenge to Safety Professionals that are trying to build a sense of safety culture within an organization.  Faced with this task many companies have resorted to remote monitoring.  Sensors…

Election
News Posted On Sep 16, 2019

Election

The Federal Election will be in October.  The who's and why's are no one's business but your own. No matter how you vote. Just make sure you vote.    The the Date is: October 21, 2019      ...

Federal Government Declares Climate Emergency
News Posted On Jun 19, 2019

Federal Government Declares Climate Emergency

The Federal Government last night declared a climate emergency in Canada. The gesture is largely symbolic as it in no way includes special emergency powers.  It is merely a commitment to already established goals from the Paris Accord.  It comes just…

Operation Safe Driver Week
News Posted On Jun 19, 2019

Operation Safe Driver Week

July 14 -20 2019  The focus will be on Speeding, but will include all driver behaviors.  This is a CVSA and CVE sponsored event.    During last year's event 1908 citations were issued for speeding.  This is why the focus has changed to speeding…

Load Securement on the evening news.  Not a good look for the industry.
News Posted On Sep 11, 2018

Load Securement on the evening news. Not a good look for the industry.

In the news yesterday, a driver was stopped with an insecure load.  This made the social media rounds and ended up on the local evening news in Edmonton.  This kind of exposure is bad for the industry.  At first, it is easy to laugh at this and ask…