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Monday, February 6, 2023
When Liz was six years old her mother sold her into the sex industry with the advice to “smile, look pretty, and do whatever he says if you love me.”  For the rest of her childhood, she endured constant...
Your mindset dictates your outcomes. The outcome of a 33-ton fully loaded transport truck containing possibly dangerous materials hurling down a roadway, can have catastrophic effects if your mind is in the wrong place.  How you view yourself and...
The Canadian Airline Industry is flying into unprecedented skies. Yesterday Canada's Porter Airlines took a $2 Billion CDN gamble as it placed an order for 20 new Embraer 175-E2 Jets at the Farnborough Airshow, adding to a previous order...
Loading refrigerated freight is far more driver demanding than loading a simple van trailer.  When you’re dispatched to load refrigerated freight, ensure your dispatcher has given you the temperature required.  Since most refrigerated freight is food products, ensure the...
When picking up preloaded refrigerated freight, it is imperative that you check, double check and even triple check that the temperature the reefer is set at matches what the paperwork says, and that the box (interior) temperature is within...
Tax planning is an important component of financial planning. Tax planning involves activities and transactions that reduce or eliminate tax. Tax minimization means looking for legitimate strategies to reduce the individual’s tax liability that might otherwise be payable.  There are...
You’re brand new fresh out of driving school and ready to tackle the road as a new driver. You’ve been told to hold the line and stay steady in your first job. Instructors have said get on with a...
Maintaining a safe driving distance is first and foremost in being a safe driver.  Not only does it allow you the space needed to stop if needed, it also gives you time and space to avoid any unexpected issues...
Proper pre-trip planning is essential to avoiding delays caused by weather, road construction and traffic congestion among other things.  In this day and age, there are many tools at our disposal to plan the best route to avoid such...
Each year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance rolls out 3 major campaigns: Road Check, Operation Safe Driver & Brake Check week. By the time you read this Operation Safe Driver will have reached a conclusion. This year’s focus is...