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Sunday, April 14, 2024
As a professional and experienced truck driver, you know that you are to perform a vehicle inspection once every 24 hours. You also understand that you use "Schedule 1," titled, Daily Inspection of Trucks, Tractors, and Trailers to assist...
Recently we discussed the dangers of driving over or under the speed limit. We will begin by saying we are not going to tell you how to drive, but we WILL try to explain why some driving habits are...
As noted in mid-January, the City of Toronto’s Transportation Services team is developing a new Delivery Vehicle Permit program designed to support the delivery and courier industry and has recached out to OTA to solicit input on the programs design...
Highlight Motor Group is proud to announce the grand opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art repair shop. Connected to their head office in Concord, Ontario, this large 2 story facility sits on over 2 acres of land and boasts...
As summer slowly passes behind us, the last of the four annual CVSA safety blitzes draws nearer. This year's blitz, from August 20 through August 26, will focus on air brake systems. The top items they will be looking...
This S-cam had been over rotated. It also illustrates the pad rollers and the return springs.

S-Cams

One item that most drivers don’t even consider when doing a visual brake inspection is the operation and condition of the "S" cams. If an S-cam is found to be over-rotated, that is an automatic out-of-service violation, and in...
“Manitoba Commits to Twinning the Trans-Canada Highway: The World’s Longest Road” The Province of Manitoba has begun work on twinning the Trans-Canada Highway from the Ontario border to Falcon Lake, Manitoba, a distance of 16 KM. Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson...
The interstate system in the US, and to a similar extent, the US numbered highways, follow a pattern. Once you understand how the system works, finding your way across the country becomes much easier. Even-numbered interstates run east-west, with lower...
How does a newly licensed truck driver get that first position when many companies don’t hire truck drivers without experience? Wow, what a question! And this is a widespread problem. And many trucking companies will tell you that their insurance...

Home time

Home time is a very precious commodity for a long-haul driver. It is in your best interest to maximize the time you spend with your spouse and children, but keep in mind that your spouse most likely has a...