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Friday, April 23, 2021
I am a firm believer that the habit of regular and challenging reading is useful - perhaps essential - for professional and personal development.  However, knowing what to read and how to find it can be challenging when we...
Back in the pre-Pandemic days- remember those?- I was at a transportation conference having lunch with a Human Resource director who worked at mid-western US trucking company.  I was enjoying learning about the driver health and recruiting and retention...
In the mental health field, we too often focus on how demands in our personal or family life can have negative effects on job performance.  Especially for high demand, high stress, long hours jobs such as managerial and leadership...
The Earliest Cherry Blossom Season in 1,200 Years Is Here Due to Climate Change For well over a thousand years, cherry blossoms in Japan have held the scent of spring and reflected the transient beauty of nature itself. Today, these...
On March 2nd, the Honourable Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced that the Canadian Federal ELD Mandate, coming into force on June 12th, will begin with an enforcement roll out that involves education and awareness only, with no penalties...
Starting a new career is challenging for many reasons.  When specific qualifications are required, it can be costly too.  While a career as a truck driver can offer a great return on the investment required to obtain a commercial...
You know what really turns my crank backwards? Semis in the ditch and in crashes. It seems like I’m yelling about this constantly. When will drivers start to listen? Yes YOU! Stop using excuses for a crash. It’s rarely an accident! I...
Driver fatigue has deadly consequences. Driver fatigue is a contributing factor in 20% of Canada’s fatal car crashes, says the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators. We have no idea of the number of near misses and non-fatal accidents...
On March 2nd, the Honourable Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced that the Canadian Federal ELD Mandate, coming into force on June 12th, will begin with an enforcement roll out that involves education and awareness only, with no penalties...
In the push to "a greener planet," we are seeing an evolution in transport. Electric cars and trucks are fast becoming mainstream. But can you imagine flying in an electric-powered airliner? Plans are in the "air" for that concept...

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