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Looking for the latest news and industry information? Fleetway Transport Inc. wants to keep our customers informed. Check this page often for need-to-know industry news, important information, and all things Fleetway!

October 22, 2013 - Use of smartphones to enable electronic truck inspections growing.

October 8, 2013 - 2 OTA Road Knights are touring Mississauga schools as part of the Teen Driver Challenge program.

September 26, 2013 - We're hiring!

July 19, 2013 - With summer heat, tire blowouts become more common. Here are ways to avoid this danger.

July 18, 2013 - Freight carried rose 1.2% in May from April.

July 16, 2013 - With the summer heat upon us, it's important to remember the dangers of a hot car.

July 16, 2013 - Will incorporating Personality Assessment Tools help carriers hire better?

July 10, 2013 - Study finds that Collision Mitigation Systems (CMS) can reduce fatalities by 24%!

July 8, 2013 - With trucking conditions strong according to FTR's Trucking Conditions Index, rate increases are expected soon.

July 2, 2013 - Overdrive Magazine discusses the rocky start for the Hours of Service Rules. Read more via their e-newsletter!

June 17, 2013 - Unevenness of trucking regulatory standards across Canada a growing concern.

June 14, 2013 - Growing pains expected from changes to Hours of Service rules.

June 11, 2013 - Have an oversized or overweight shipment? We can help! Check out our video to see how we can help drive your success!

June 7, 2013 - Trucking HR Canada releases list of federal funding opportunities for employers in the trucking industry.

June 3, 2013 - FTR predicts that shipping conditions are "projected to deteriorate further". Read more here

May 13, 2013 - New program launched by the American Trucking Association, called "Lead ATA", aims to help educate up and coming trucking executives.

May 7, 2013 - New 360SmartView Inspection System in Montana catches more out-of-compliance trucks.

April 30, 2013 - New Reset Rules effective July 1st. Make sure you're compliant.

April 23, 2013 - ATTENTION: Pilot Flying J alleged to have fraudulently shortchanged customer rebates. It is not yet known if Canadian carriers were affected. Read More

April 22, 2013 - Thousands of Ontario truckers won't be allowed to drive in the US, thanks to a W designation on their license that caught many off-guard.
http://www.trucknews.com/news/tens-of-thousands-of-ontario-truckers-banned-from-us-for-medical-reasons-report/1002224879/

April 17, 2013 - Issues on Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area transportation infrastructure funding brought to the table. http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet
/ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12571

April 15, 2013 - IMPORTANT - MTO to remove uncertainty about drivers not medically qualified to operate in US.
Click here for full article.

April 8, 2013 - April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Show your support by putting down your cell phones, and sharing the message!
http://www.nsc.org/safety_road/Distracted_Driving/Pages/DDAM.aspx

April 8, 2013 - April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Show your support by putting down your cell phones, and sharing the message!
http://www.nsc.org/safety_road/Distracted_Driving/Pages/DDAM.aspx

April 4, 2013 - Positive developments related to border/road infrastructure in 2013 Federal Budget.
http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12537

March 19, 2013 - New York's transportation department is investing in electronic truck inspection equipment to nab more trucks in violation of safety rules.
http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/story/2013/03/electronic-inspections-coming-to-new-york-targeting-overweight-trucks.aspx

March 13, 2013 - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issues final rule on U.S. Truck Hours of Service. You'll find the key elements outlined in this post from the Canadian Trucking Alliance.
http://www.cantruck.ca/imispublic/Home2/AM/ContentManagerNet/ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home2&ContentID=10023

March 6,2013 - Rate of penetration of natural gas commercial trucks into the market depends on price of shale gas production.
http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12425

February 25, 2013 - The National Day of Prayer for Truckers is coming up on March 23rd. Be sure to stop by if you're in the Louisville, Kentucky area.
http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/story/2013/02/14th-annual-national-day-of-prayer-for-truckers-to-be-held-march-23.aspx?prestitial=1

February 19, 2013 - Industry-wide frustration with the "Compliance, Safety, Accountability Program" was apparent in a FMCSA advisory committee held recently.
http://www.overdriveonline.com/panel-addresses-csa-data-quality-issues/


February 15, 2013 - More than 2/3 of drivers continue to use their cell phone while driving, even though they acknowledge that it is a dangerous action. Stunning results in new study.
http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/
ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12296

February 13, 2013 - Ambassador Bridge applies for permission to allow a wider number of hazardous materials to be trucked across.
http://www.trucknews.com/news/ambassador-bridge-seeks-approval-to-carry-more-hazardous-materials/1002041169/

February 11, 2013 - Congrats to Bramalea Secondary School in Brampton, Ontario for launching Canada's first-ever secondary-school Truck & Coach Program!
http://www.todaystrucking.com/canadas-first-ever-secondary-school-truck-and-coach-program

February 5, 2013 - REMINDER: UCR Compliance Checks began February 1st.
http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/
ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12294

January 30, 2013 - As many feel that the current sleeper rule is too restrictive, a new study examines evenly split 5-hour sleep periods. Will this be the new norm?
http://www.todaystrucking.com/us-study-looks-at-sleeper-berth-alternatives

January 28, 2013 - ATTENTION commercial drivers! The American Transportation Research Institute wants to hear from you regarding the 34-hour Restart change. Fill out the survey here:
https://www.research.net/s/34Hr_Restart_Driver

January 25, 2013 - Are you a commercial driver over 65? Be aware of important changes that are coming into effect April 1 for license renewal.
http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/
ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12277

January 16, 2013 - The Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, as well as the TransCanada at Nipigon/Manitoba Border are shutdown today due to Idle No More.
http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/
ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12237

http://www.ontruck.org/imispublic/Home/AM/ContentManagerNet/
ContentDisplay.aspx?Section=Home&ContentID=12250

January 14, 2013 - Toll hike no longer coming to the New York Thruway.
http://truckinginfo.com/news/news-detail.asp?news_id=78815

January 10, 2013 - New ACI eManifest program still causing delays at borders.
http://www.todaystrucking.com/carriers-delayed-hours-days-over-new-emanifest-confusion

January 9, 2013 - Traffic delays at Blue Water and Ambassador bridges the result of name tags?
http://www.todaystrucking.com/name-tag-fight-causes-border-delays

December 4, 2012 - Aero trailers complement tractors for major reduction in fuel use.
http://www.digitalmagazinetechnology.com/a/?KEY=overdrive-12-12december&t=4hh57bj326lf7m6x89&fp=33#page=0

 

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