Diesel Workshop looks for roller brake testing feedback

 Diesel Workshop looks for roller brake testing feedback. The amended procedures and criteria around roller brake testing (RBT) of trucks is settled and the industry can move on. The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator went through an exhaustive process to get the testing procedure right and consistent.

Published: 24 May 2018
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Station 374 Trail was called to a Hazmat scene Wednesday night on Highway 3B

After a second sulphuric acid spill in Trail in the past six weeks, Westcan Bulk Transport has been suspended as a carrier for Teck Trail Operations, the company confirmed Thursday.

Published: 24 May 2018
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Up 3.6% compared with the same week a year ago.

Railroads continue to benefit from a multiplicity of issues throttling the trucking industry, as tight capacity and higher rates push more traffic to the rails.

Published: 24 May 2018
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Transport Topics reported.

Dive Insight: Trucking companies already struggling in such a tight capacity market can't afford high driver turnover rates, which are above 90%. Earlier this week, Truckonomics CEO Myron Manuirirangi told FreightWaves that the only way to retain drivers in the current market is to pay them more.

Published: 24 May 2018
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“Apprenticeship is your proven solution for recruiting,

The Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA) received approval to be listed as a National Standard Registered Apprenticeship Program for professional truck drivers.

Published: 24 May 2018
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Truckers On Strike

Petroleo Brasileiro  PBR 14.49% , also known as Petrobras, was downgraded by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley Thursday after announcing that it will temporarily cut diesel prices in Brazil.

Published: 24 May 2018
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Driving a truck is hard on the body.

Driving a truck is hard on the body. There are some 7 million drivers on the roads. 87% of trucking accidents involve driver error and 12% are due to drivers falling asleep, heart attacks and health problems.

Published: 24 May 2018
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Australia’s transport

In late 2016, the National Transport Commission (NTC) predicted a 26 per cent increase in Australia’s freight task over the following decade, as a result of the country’s economic recovery from the 2007/2008 global financial crisis.

Published: 24 May 2018
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Now, SCC’s Truck Driver Training program is getting a makeover

Davis Tyndall, president of Davis’ Auto Body and Paint, Inc. inspects the work being done to Sampson Community College’s rigs. 

Published: 23 May 2018
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it’s a problem that affects everyone.

ROCHESTER, Minn. – It’s an industry that’s struggling right now, truck driving.

Published: 23 May 2018
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