Author: Sonia Straface

Do no harm

With some of the poor driving skills I’ve been exposed to at the hands of my fellow truckers on Hwys. 401 and 400 over the past year, I thought I would see if there was a code of ethics posted online for truckers.
I Googled “ethics for truckers” and “C…

Coping with seasonal allergies

Although we have had a fairly cool and wet spring in many parts of Canada, it is fair to say that summer will eventually arrive. With that being said, allergy season will also soon arrive.
Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis, is caused by the bo…

Weighty issues

We all know that an active lifestyle really benefits our overall health. Unfortunately, trucking limits your ability to engage in regular physical activity.
As a result, occasional weight fluctuations may cause you to temporarily let out your belt a fe…

New Smart Freight Centre launches in Peel Region

BRAMPTON, Ont. — It’s been estimated that approximately $1.8 billion worth of goods move through the region of Peel every day by trucks alone.
So, it’s no wonder that a new Smart Freight Centre has been created in order to improve this goods movement, …

A shining example

MONTREAL, Que. — Moving household goods is a tough job, but it has its perks. Like moving VIPs and celebrities, and getting to solve complex challenges every day.
Ron Pirdmore

“It’s hard work, but it’s different every day,” said Ron Pridmore, the 2019…

Accuride names new president and CEO

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Accuride today announced that it has appointed Robin Kendrick to serve as its president and CEO.
Kendrick joined the Accuride Board of Directors in March 2018 as an independent director and will continue to serve as a member of the b…