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The Canadian Trucking Alliance delivered a slick sight and sound toolbox to help industry, governments and also harm anticipation partners in advancing truck driver safety at work environments and delivery offices. The media toolbox highlights "whiteboard" movement recordings and computerized infographics...
The relationship between cyclists and drivers can become adversarial at times.  When vehicles with mismatched speed potentials are mixed on a single roadway, certain hazards present themselves. While some drivers may not appreciate having to share the roadway with cyclists,...
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 2021 Roadcheck event is right ahead of us.  Scheduled for May 4-6, 2021, this event will see commercial vehicle safety inspectors around North America conducting inspections on heavy trucks, trailers, and buses. CVSA will be...
No matter what season it is, it is never safe to operate without properly-working brakes.  The week of August 22-28, 2021 will be the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week, and during that time extra special attention will...
Truckers may find themselves isolated away from services for long periods of time.  Such incidents can occur when they are stuck waiting for a road to open or broken down and waiting for a service vehicle. If you’re a professional...
On June 12th, 2021, ELDs (electronic logging devices) will become mandatory for federally-regulated commercial vehicles over 4500 kg.  While there is much controversy and frustration over the lack of certified ELDs, professional drivers need to simply remember when the...
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be doing a large international inspection blitz May 4-6, 2021.  During these days, expect a lot of extra attention from commercial vehicle law enforcement and a lot of random inspections.  While all...
Distracted driving is synonymous with handheld cellphone use.  In many jurisdictions, handheld phones and/or electronic devices are specifically mentioned in legislation that prohibits distracted driving.  Professional drivers should all be aware that using a phone while driving is dangerous,...
Employers need to take care of their workers’ health and safety.  While many safety hazards are well-understood and easy to conceptualise like physical hazards such as moving equipment, psychological hazards may be harder for an employer to wrap their...
We know that two wrongs don’t make a right; however, sometimes a couple of rights can make a left. What we are talking about is considering different options when it comes to route planning.  Making a left turn across multiple...

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