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A message from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation in regards to OO permits, as well as general travel info in relation to the solar eclipse on April 8th. In addition, prepare your drivers for the events on April 8th,...
E-Bulletin April 01/2024 The Ministry of Transportation continues to recognize that the transition to its provincially led oversight is a significant change to industry and is extending the education and awareness period for an additional three (3) months. To support the...
E-Bulletin March 28/2024 New learning pathway for Class 1 drivers On March 27, 2024 Transportation and Economic Corridors announced upcoming changes to training requirements for Class 1 drivers in Alberta.  Until these changes are implemented, drivers will still be required to complete existing Class 1...
E-Bulletin March 26/2024 Secondary Highways Start Spring Weight Restrictions Released on March 25, 2024 Spring road weight restrictions begin to protect a key part of Saskatchewan's transportation network as the province shifts from freeze to thaw. Road restrictions reduce allowable vehicle weights on rural...
E-Bulletin March 20/2024 Good afternoon, As you may know, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure recently announced two new regulatory requirements coming into force this spring: By April 5, 2024: Speed Limiters must be activated, set and accurately programmed to a maximum rate...
Whenever you’re loading at a facility, be it loading a van at a loading dock or loading a flat deck outside, always exercise extreme caution and wear the appropriate personal protective equipment at all times. Most facilities have a minimum...

Preventing Contrabad

Lately, there have been a few news stories around truckers being caught hauling contraband, in particular drugs. Why anyone would willingly partake in such a risky venture boggles the mind. Sooner or later, you will get caught, and any...

Customs interactions

Interacting with Canadian or American customs is something almost all of us have to do as part of our jobs. For the most part, the border agents are pretty much the same as we are, just doing their jobs...
Introduction: The trucking industry is the backbone of commerce, yet it is fraught with risks. Safety is not just a regulatory requirement but a moral imperative. While statistics on collisions are readily available and easy to comprehend, the silent guardians...

Preloading a trailer

From time to time, you will be preloading a trailer for another driver and what you do will have a huge bearing on the load delivering on time. Don’t be “that” driver who does the bare minimum by simply...