Canada

Trucking and the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

As of April 1, 2019, the Government of Canada will begin collecting a fuel surcharge in the provinces of Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan.  On July 1, 2019 the territories of Nunavut and the Yukon will also be required to collect this surcharge.   This is part of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.   [...]

2019-04-25T16:21:05+00:00March 14th, 2019|Canada|

Tax Deduction Tips for Canadian Truck Drivers

Whether you are employed by a trucking company or an owner-operator, we have some tax deduction tips for Canadian truck drivers to make filing taxes easier this year. It’s that most wonderful time of the year again- Tax time! Ah yes, when everyone dreads what the taxman is going to tell them when it’s time [...]

2019-03-04T18:13:21+00:00March 12th, 2019|Canada, Drivers, Money saving ideas|

New Drug-Impaired Driving Laws in Effect

With the legalization of cannabis coming soon to Canada, drivers should know the laws and the consequences of breaking them. With the legalization of cannabis on the horizon, drivers should take the time to familiarize themselves with the cannabis laws and legislation on both a federal and provincial level. Much like alcohol, the provinces [...]

2019-01-25T02:14:18+00:00July 26th, 2018|Canada, Driving Laws|

Canadian and U.S. Spring Thaw Weight Restrictions

Canadian and U.S. Spring Thaw Weight Restrictions Information All in One Place Ahhhh! Spring! It’s less than a month away from the first day of spring! That wonderful time of year, when the trees start to bud, the sun gets warmer, and the snow starts to melt. With spring around the corner, that means [...]

2018-03-19T04:02:32+00:00March 19th, 2018|Canada, trucking, United States|

Canadian ELD Mandate: What you need to know

Will ELD's become mandatory in Canada too? With ELD’s now mandatory in the United States, Transport Canada is putting together a draft bill on making ELD’s mandatory in Canada as well. The provinces have yet to sign off on a finalized bill, but it is in the works to come into effect in 2019. [...]

2018-01-11T18:16:49+00:00January 11th, 2018|Canada, Canadian Regulations, Hours of Service|

Winter Driving Tips to Keep You Safe on the Road

  Winter brings about a whole new set of dynamics to those of us living in the north. While it gives us fun times on the ice rink, or the ski hill, it doesn’t bring as much fun to our drives. Not only do we need to be more careful on the road, greater [...]

2017-12-01T21:42:06+00:00December 1st, 2017|Canada, Drivers, trucking|

2016 Spring Thaw Road Restrictions

Spring is finally in the air, with milder weather comes spring thaw.    During spring thaw roads become fragile and more susceptible to damage creating potholes and other road hazards.  This is why governments across Canada have created spring thaw road restrictions for heavier vehicles.   Though trucks and cars are the cause of some of [...]

2016-11-14T18:45:44+00:00March 14th, 2016|Canada|

CBSA Reminds carriers final ACI eManifest compliance date looms

CBSA is reminding highway and rail carriers that the period of soft enforcement for ACI eManifest ends on January 10, 2016. Starting January 11, 2016 ACI eManifests  carriers who do not comply with ACI eManifest requirements may be issued monetary penalties. When applicable, the CBSA may issue penalties for: failing to provide advance information; failing [...]

2016-11-14T18:45:45+00:00January 8th, 2016|Canada, Canadian Regulations|

CBSA tells carriers ACI eManifest requirements are now mandatory

  From May 6, 2015 to July 10, 2015, the CBSA will provide carriers with a period of transition during which penalties for non-compliance will not be issued. The Agency will work closely with carriers on corrective measures to help them comply with eManifest requirements. From July 10, 2015 to January 10, 2016, carriers [...]

2016-11-14T18:45:49+00:00June 3rd, 2015|Canada, trucking|