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In this article, I will be giving my opinion on what the next few months of electronic logging device (ELD) enforcement might look like.  As you may know, ELDs are required in federally-regulated commercial vehicles in Canada as of...
The so called “Driver’s Inc” business model continues to be scrutinized by both industry lobbies and regulators. While quasi legal, navigating the Driver’s Inc landscape remains an ethical and legal minefield. Recent articles have shown that the WSIB has begun...
Airline and travel companies around the globe eagerly await a post-pandemic travel boom. As more arms receive needle jabs of vaccine, many yet are not double vaccinated and therefore at risk to themselves and others. It has become vitally...
Driver fatigue & hours of service have been the subject of much discussion in recent years. The root of this conversation goes back to the 2016 - 2017 implementation of FMCSA ELD/AOBRD rules. Following that, we transitioned from AOBRD...
If you work in the field of Human Resources, or if you are a manager or supervisor of professional drivers or others, you are probably like me.  You are always looking to learn from the wisdom and experience of...
Commercial truck drivers that operate in the USA are subject to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) rules related to drug and alcohol use1.  Simply put, trucker’s are prohibited from alcohol while on duty and prohibited from drug use...
The trucking industry in Canada is subject to a large number of regulations that originate from, are administered by, and enforced by many different organisations across the country.  For professional drivers and safety professionals, it can be confusing to...
In occupational health and safety (OH&S), hazard assessments are done to identify hazards that may be present to workers performing a certain job.  Hazard assessments are part of a thorough health and safety program, and the biggest advantage they...
What is part of the daily pretrip requirements that is rarely checked by the driver? I know that’s a trick question because not many people do a proper pretrip inspection. When was the last time you checked your insurance card?...
Although the Women In Trucking (WIT) Association was formed over fourteen years ago, there are still many people who don’t understand our mission and who we represent.  This article will answer the top frequently asked questions we receive. First, let...

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