Canadian Cancer Society Updates!

Canadian Cancer Society Updates!

Our commitment to safety extends beyond safe driving and equipment. It is also important to us that your families and communities are safe at home, which is why we are proud supporters and partners with the Canadian Cancer Society. Here is some news and updates from the Canadian Cancer Society. The Canadian Cancer Society tells…

The Northwest 65th Anniversary

With every new year, comes an updated view and analysis of the industry and 2020 is no different. Across the board, the big 3 factors that are influencing the world of bulk transportation are: Driver Hiring and Retention, Safety and Insurance and Technology. What may have just now, come into focus for the industry in…

Safe Summer Driving

Safe Summer Driving

When we think about dangerous driving, icy roads, fog and whiteouts come to mind. But summer driving is deceptively dangerous. There are more drivers on the roads, many of them teens with a lack of experience and questionable judgment. The data indicates that teens are more likely to be involved in accidents than any other...
Trucking Gear to Make Your Life Easier

Trucking Gear to Make Your Life Easier

When you spend as much time on the road as a long-haul trucker does, there is some trucking gear you just can’t do without. Today’s trucks contain many modern amenities, but they can also be made more comfortable with a few simple additions. From clothing to tools and equipment to basic comfort items, here are some suggestions…

Winter Truck Maintenance

Winter Truck Maintenance Tips

Seasonal weather creates many challenges for truck drivers. Compromised road conditions, fewer daylight hours and poor visibility are an unavoidable reality come winter time, so it is more important than ever to take strict safety measures and to exercise caution on the road. 

Winter Driving

Safe Winter Driving Tips

When the temperature plunges, the roads get icy and visibility is poor, even the most experienced drivers can run into problems. When you’re driving a big rig, reduced traction can make things particularly challenging. It goes without saying that exercising extra caution and implementing preventative measures is especially important this time of year.