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Are You in Compliance with Canadian Cabotage Laws?

In the transportation industry, the word “cabotage” is used to refer to the transport of goods or passengers between two points in the same country by vehicle, trailer or container (“conveyance”) registered in another country and/or by a foreign driver or crew. 2,047 more words


(Check out my previous Sam Peckinpah film reviews here: Major Dundee, The Getaway)

Sam Peckinpah had an interesting career in Hollywood. He began as a writer and director for Television Western episodes before being commissioned to write his own 13-episode limited series. 1,170 more words


Must-have Items for Truck-life

1. Dry Shampoo. There’s a reason I listed dry shampoo first. It’s a MUST! The longer I use and love it, the more I continue to realize how little people actually know about it! 856 more words


Why You Need Bobtail Insurance

It is not fun driving bobtail, it’s a waste of tire tread and precious engine wear. But while driving bobtail to another job without a trailer you do not want to be in an accident that can take your rig out of commission without any insurance funds to fix it! 152 more words




As a child, I was a very poor student – a “dreamer”. As a teenager, I was a belligerent student and I confess that I would not have wanted to be one of my teachers. 999 more words

Hamilton Niagara Council News

Trucking Booms, Heavy Truck Orders Soar, Shippers Grapple with “Capacity Crisis”, by Wolf Richter

You didn’t see too many headlines like this during the Obama administration. From Wolf Richter at wolfstreet.com:

“Veterans in this industry are saying this is the best freight market they have ever seen.” But shippers struggle with rising costs. 268 more words


Journal: 008, How I live

When I’m home, which these days is just two or three days a fortnight, I get to go home to my flat in Rivervale (Perth, WA) looking out as you can see over lower units in the complex to the Swan River and a park and lake beyond ( 1,136 more words