PMTC Views


 

These articles present PMTC's opinions on trucking issues from the perspective of private carriers. Your comments are invited and can be addressed to Trucks@pmtc.ca

February 2024
The Feds, Provinces & Territories Must Work Together to effectively Monitor Carrier Safety Fitness
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January 2024
A year for change to mandatory entry-level training
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November 2023
Breaking New Ground

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September 2023
Underneath the surface

Illegal Incorporated driver model a stain on our industry
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August 2023

Turning Challenges into Opportunities

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May 2023
Funding available for entry and job level training in the Transportation Industry
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March 2023
Ontario proposing changes to the air brake license renewal process and knowledge test requirements.
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January 2023
Thank you, driver and the entire industry, for what you do!
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November 2022
Electronic Logging Device Update as Enforcement date of January 1st, 2023, approaches
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September 2022
Items to be addressed prior to January 1st of 2023 for ELD Enforcement 
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October 2022
PMTC Speaks at the Standing Committee on Transport Infrastrcuture  Communities 
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July 2022
PMTC recomendations to the National Supply Chain Task Force  
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March/April 2022
Items to address prior to the January 2023 Federal ELD Enforcement date  
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November 2021
Double Vaccination Mandates problematic to the supply chain.  

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September 2021 

As the 4th wave arrives, we must ensure essential workers are allowed access to their essential needs.  

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May 2021 

Action needed on continued pause of New Fast Card Application Approvals  

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February 2021

Transport Canada needs to address Industry Concerns on ELD Timelines in a meaningful way, and we can use your help!  

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November 2020

Time for an announced ELD deferral is now  
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Safety & Compliance - Clock is Ticking on Canadian ELD Compliance  https://www.truckinginfo.com/10129958/the-clock-is-ticking-on-canadian-eld-compliance

October/November 2020
Are your employees properly trained for working safely with the COVID-19 reality? 
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September 2020

The image of the Professional Driver has changed, and the Industry needs to take advantage of that!   
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May 2020

There is no better time to recognize your workers than now  
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March 2020

Companies need Protection from high, unregulated tow fees in emergency situations  
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December 2019

Temporary Foreign Workers Program for the Trucking Industry needs tightened up​ 
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(October 5th, “How an immigration scheme steers newcomers into Canadian trucking jobs and puts lives at risk”)  
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-foreign-truck-drivers-canada-immigration-investigation/

September 2019 
Truck Insurance Market Issues   
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May 2019
Reduced load periods, time for an update!  

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Feb/March 2019
Driver Turnover, Pay and recruitment   
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