Don Moore

Executive Director,
Canadian Transportation Equipment Association
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Don has been in the Heavy commercial vehicle manufacturing industry for over 30 years.  Over half of his career was spent as an engineer at Western Star Trucks in Kelowna, BC.

During the past 9 years Don has been the Executive Director of the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association working closely with trailer and vocational truck manufacturer members, federal and provincial government officials, and suppliers to the industry dealing with regulatory issues pertaining to heavy vehicle manufacturing.  Although advocacy is only part of his responsibility, it is arguably the highest priority of his many duties.

Walk the line

Transport Canada (TC) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have modified existing importation regulations in order to simplify and streamline the system for both foreign vehicle manufacturers and those Canadian commercial entities wishing to ...

Determining Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) for Trailers: Here’s how
In our last IdeaXchange, we looked at a list of factors that affect the gross vehicle weight rating of a trailer.  Now let’s plug those factors into two formulas to calculate what the GVWR of the trailer objectively should be. The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) publishes a document which provides two methods ...
Determining Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) for Trailers: Not as easy as it looks
In this past while, there have been a number of queries that have come to the Canadian Transportation Equipment Association regarding trailer GVWR. The question usually goes like this, “How do we determine the GVWR for trailers?”  This question has been asked regarding ...

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