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Truckers that need to travel through British Columbia are in for a challenging winter season.  On the 14th of November, large amounts of rain pounded the lower mainland of BC causing flooding, mudslides, and enormous damage to infrastructure.  All...
Blue Truck in winter season

Winter Driving

Driving is challenging on the best of days. Entering the winter season makes it even more so. Standard precautions most driver trainers will go over are split into two categories. The first category is the vehicle, lights, tires, washer...
A report from smart fleet solutions provider Zonar, finds the need for safety improvements industry wide, despite advancements in commercial trucking technology and safety precautions. In its “Road Safety Consumer Sentiment Survey” the firm revealed nearly two thirds of American...
Newer trucks and trailers can be loaded with aerodynamic features like trailer skirts, bumper air dams, and wheel-end hub caps.  These features are meant to reduce the drag from the air as the truck goes down the highway which...
Trucking demands a lot of its drivers.  Hours are long and time away from home is a common theme in the industry.  As the workweek progresses, it is easy to spend almost all of your waking time engaged in...
Several major CVSA inspection blitzes’ have been conducted so far in 2021, and local areas have done their own too.  Many of these inspections resulted in significant percentages of vehicles being placed out-of-service for major mechanical problems and driver...
Automatic transmissions are extremely common in today’s trucking industry.  Many companies have completely switched their fleets over to automatics, and some drivers may never drive a truck with a manual transmission. Manual transmission vehicles are tricky to drive and require...
COVID-19 remains a serious threat to the health of people throughout the world, and Canada is in the midst of a fourth wave of the virus.  As a result, provinces and municipalities are imposing public health restrictions to slow...
Insurance for cars and trucks - whether used commercially or privately - vary by province in Canada.  It is important to understand what rules apply for the province in which you have procured insurance. In Ontario, for example, vehicle insurance...
Canada has announced the first ELD provider as being certified: Hutch Systems.  Furthermore, there are now three different third-party certification providers for Canada: FPInnovations, CSA Group, and COMDriver Tech. So what does this mean in a country that has taken...

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