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E-Bulletin March 28/2024 New learning pathway for Class 1 drivers On March 27, 2024 Transportation and Economic Corridors announced upcoming changes to training requirements for Class 1 drivers in Alberta.  Until these changes are implemented, drivers will still be required to complete existing Class 1...
E-Bulletin March 26/2024 Secondary Highways Start Spring Weight Restrictions Released on March 25, 2024 Spring road weight restrictions begin to protect a key part of Saskatchewan's transportation network as the province shifts from freeze to thaw. Road restrictions reduce allowable vehicle weights on rural...
As you may have noticed, the OPP between Thunder Bay and Kenora have recently stepped up enforcement in regards to speed and distracted driving. This is in response to increased complaints from the public regarding bad driving habits, distracted...

Insecure loads

There has been a rise lately around insecure loads on open deck trailers. In one case a few years back, a driver in Georgia was stopped and heavily ticketed when it was discovered the 90,000 excavator he was hauling...
E-Bulletin March 20/2024 Good afternoon, As you may know, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure recently announced two new regulatory requirements coming into force this spring: By April 5, 2024: Speed Limiters must be activated, set and accurately programmed to a maximum rate...
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...
The Feds, Provinces & Territories Must Work Together to Effectively Monitor Carrier Safety Fitness The System in place currently has been broken for a long time, and solutions offered by the Industry have yet to be acted upon (the below...
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 live as of today, February 5th.  This study is open...

Preloading a trailer

From time to time, you will be preloading a trailer for another driver and what you do will have a huge bearing on the load delivering on time. Don’t be “that” driver who does the bare minimum by simply...
We all agree that safety in trucking is job #1 for everyone and every company, no matter what part you play. Recently, an ATA report helped underline the industry efforts and investment in Truck Safety. The American Trucking Association reports...