May 22, 2013
Celadon Trucking Services announced it will acquire Hyndman Transport Limited, based in Wroxeter, Ontario, Canada.
May 9, 2013
After decades of prohibiting trucks from legally transporting hazardous materials over the Ambassador Bridge that carries traffic between the U.S. and Canada, Michigan has proposed lifting the ban.
May 3, 2013
Trucks carried 59.1% of the $88.4 billion of freight moved in February 2013 between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico.
April 15, 2013
The building of a second bridge connecting Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, has moved another step closer to reality with U.S. federal approval, but opposition to the plans still exist, including in the form of lawsuits.
April 5, 2013
The number of commercial truck crossings into the United States from Canada and Mexico totaled 10.7 million in 2012, 3.6% more than in 2011, according to a new figures released by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
April 3, 2013
The Canadian government has announced $80 million (CAN) worth of improvements to three border crossings.
April 2, 2013
FMCSA and the U.S. DOT have no influence over what happens in Canada, but Canada has plenty of its own regulatory agencies and ministries whose rules will affect American carriers' privileges and ability to operate there.
Today, borders aren’t so much barriers as they are trade portals. Yes, security concerns and trade issues have thickened our northern and southern borders in recent years, but the volume of NAFTA-region trade increased substantially at the same time.
March 28, 2013
A new report shows the value of U.S. trade with neighboring Canada and Mexico increased in January 3.5% from the same time a year ago with truck movements dominating freight transportation.
March 25, 2013
Trade using surface transportation modes between the United States, Canada and Mexico rose by 6.2% in 2012 compared to 2011. The value of $960 billion was the highest since the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect in 1994.
March 11, 2013
For the second time, two Canadian truckload fleets earned top honors in the Truckload Carriers Association National (maybe it should be International?) Fleet Safety Awards. In his "On the Road" blog, Jim Park muses on whether Canadian truckers have a leg up in safety, despite longer work days and bigger rigs.
March 7, 2013
Two Canadian fleets, Bison Transport and Brian Kurtz Trucking, are the grand prize winners in the Truckload Carriers Associations' 2012 National Fleet Safety Awards.
February 26, 2013
Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent Monday announced final regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for trucks and buses in the country, which will mirror those set to go into effect starting next year in the United States.
A story from north of the border claims what some in trucking have long thought was true: That truck inspectors in some parts have quotas.
February 22, 2013
Tens of thousands of truck drivers are approaching retirement age, but very few young people and immigrants are entering the industry. A new Conference Board of Canada report concludes that the gap between the supply of drivers and the demand for them - estimated at 25,000 by 2020 - could be costly to the Canadian economy.
January 3, 2013
Fleet Brake announced plans for a new parts distribution center in Mississauga, Ontario. When at full capacity, the 50,000-square-foot facility will employ up to 50 people and is expected to be operational in February 2013.
December 27, 2012
Walmart Canada's long tractor-trailer combination should soon begin in-service testing following the issuing of revised permit conditions by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the province's trucking association says
December 12, 2012
The Canadian Trucking Alliance has informed Canada Customs and Border Agency that member carriers are still experiencing difficulties and delays with the ACI eManifest program since the beginning of the informed compliance period, which took effect on Nov. 1
November 27, 2012
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico, was 0.1% lower in September 2012 than in September 2011.
November 7, 2012
Michigan residents Tuesday voted down an effort to prevent construction of a new bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, that will offer an alternative to the privately owned Ambassador Bridge
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