May 9, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Canada, Michigan, Ambassador Bridge, Cross-Border Trucking, NAFTA, Hazmat
May 3, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: BTS, NAFTA, Canada, Mexico, Global
April 15, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Ambassador Bridge, New International Trade Crossing, Canada, Michigan, Cross-Border Trucking, Highways
April 5, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Mexico, NAFTA
April 3, 2013 - Industry News
The Canadian government has announced $80 million (CAN) worth of improvements to three border crossings.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Highways
March 28, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: NAFTA, Canada, Mexico, Exports, Imports, Surface Trade
March 25, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Canada, Mexico, NAFTA, Surface Trade, BTS, Global
March 7, 2013 - Industry News
Two Canadian fleets, Bison Transport and Brian Kurtz Trucking, are the grand prize winners in the Truckload Carriers Associations' 2012 National Fleet Safety Awards.
Tags: Canada, TCA, Bison Transport, Brian Kurtz Trucking
February 26, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Canada, GHG
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.
Tags: Canada, inspections
February 22, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Canada, Driver Shortage
December 12, 2012 - Industry News
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
Tags: Canada, border
November 27, 2012 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Mexico, NAFTA, Surface Trade, Canada, Economy, BTS
November 7, 2012 - Industry News
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
November 6, 2012 - Industry News
Bison Transport, one of Canada's largest trucking companies, has signed an agreement with Shell Canada Products to run 15 liquefied natural gas tractors in Alberta. Bison's five-year fuels supply agreement marks the first step in launching Shell's LNG refueling infrastructure in the province.
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Liquefied Natural Gas, Canada, Natural Gas, Shell
November 5, 2012 - Industry News
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement partners, Canada and Mexico, was 2.6% higher in August 2012 than in August 2011.
Tags: Economy, Mexico, Canada, NAFTA, Surface Trade
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