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The Province of British Columbia has announced that Mandatory Entry-Level Training (MELT) is now a prerequisite for Class 1 truck driver exams as of October 18, 2021.  With BC’s MELT implementation, all four Western provinces now have MELT programs...
The FBCL Announces Toll Parity Exchange Rate Adjustments at Blue Water Bridge POINT EDWARD, Ontario, Sept. 07, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (The FBCL) announced today that it is adjusting the currency parity for toll and...
Ebulletin March 18/2024 Milton, ON:  The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and Benchmark Sponsor, Ontario Truck Driving School, have announced that the 8th annual PMTC Canadian Private Fleet benchmarking survey instrument is now live! This study is open for completion by...
On Wednesday December 30th, truck drivers from across the province are participating in a day of action to appeal to MPPs and the Ontario government to support the livelihood of independent dump truck operators, who are a critical part...
Taking a load off Don’t sit by the dock at the bay. The Canadian trucking industry is not solely focused on the safety of driving trucks. Loading docks play a crucial role in the trucking fulfillment process, but they are often...
Symptoms and Prevention for trucker’s burnout. With over 320,000 truck drivers in Canada burnout is certain for some. However, what exactly is burn out and can it be treated? Burnout is a form of exhaustion occurring when we are overwhelmed...
The Ontario government intends to introduce legislation that would allow delivery workers access to use the washroom facilities at businesses where they are delivering or picking up loads. Consultations conducted by the Ontario Workforce Recovery Advisory Committee have indicated that couriers,...
With winter finally upon us, we need to take special care with our trucks and trailers to help prevent unnecessary breakdowns and on-the-road winter hazards. Always make sure you’re using quality winter fuel in both the truck and especially...
The Ontario government announced this week that it will crack down on agencies and recruiters who exploit workers in the province. Starting January 1, 2024, the Ontario government will require temporary help agencies (THAs) and recruiters to have a license...
Get the right education from the experts - As a long-haul truck driver, you spend many hours alone in the cab of your truck. However, there are times when you will be at increased risk of exposure to COVID-19. For...