US shippers and chassis providers clash over planned SE chassis pool

Supporters believe the pool will encourage chassis providers to contribute new chassis with the safest features, including some smaller companies, and increase fleet size. Opponents counter the existing pool works fine, and there are legal and …

OTA calls for more targeted enforcement

TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is urging enforcement agencies to target carriers and drivers that don’t comply with regulations and elevate their safety performance. The call for targeted enforcement is in response to new Ontari…

NY-NJ makes do without gray chassis pool

Several factors have combined to improve the ability of truckers to pick up and deliver chassis in the nation’s third-largest port. (Above: Chassis stacked at the Port of New York and New Jersey.) Photo credit: Hugh R. Morley.

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Port Bruce getting new bridge after February collapse

BOLTON, Ont. – The Port Bruce Bridge is getting a temporary replacement. The construction of the temporary single-lane bridge on Imperial Road in Port Bruce, Ont. has been given to Acrow Bridge and is expected to be completed by early…

Enforcement teams prepare for focus on unsafe drivers

GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside enforcement teams are preparing for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Operation Safe Driver Week, scheduled for July 15-21. And that means focusing on unsafe drivers. Issues tracked during the blitz will include speedin…

Wabco inks steering deal with Tata Motors

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Wabco has inked a deal to supply power steering systems to Tata Motors in India. The deal follows its acquisition of U.S.-based R.H. Sheppard last year. The deal highlights Wabco’s efforts to expand its steering business globally,&#…