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E-Bulletin May 21/2024 CBP, CBSA to conduct NEXUS Enrollment Event in Blaine Release Date Mon, 05/20/2024 BLAINE, Wash. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) would like to announce dates for an upcoming NEXUS enrollment...
Training costs are a significant expense: both for employers and workers alike. However, it’s important to see these costs as an investment in the future of the individual and the organization(s) for which they will work. Afterall, there are many...
Commonly Missed Items from Airbrakes Inspections One of the most critical systems to inspect during driver vehicle inspection is the airbrakes system. While this is a complicated system, all tractor-trailer licence holders have to take an airbrakes course to get...
Canada is a country of extremes, and the Western provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba embody this truth. From weather to terrain, the West has no shortages of challenges for the professional truck driver. It also has no...
The HDVE Program is greatly contributing toward sustainability efforts within BC’s trucking industry, leading to significant environmental benefits. Through its fuel management course and rebates, the program has successfully facilitated the adoption of cleaner, more fuel-efficient technologies and practices...
Ever seen a sign that says something like “road restrictions”, “road ban”, or something indicating the maximum axle weight or percentage? While these signs may look and read differently, they all discuss the same thing: road bans. Road bans is...
There’s a saying in Western Canada: “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes!” Sure, summers are hot and winters are cold and snow isn’t as likely in July as it is in February. But, this doesn’t mean that...
More reliable travel is coming for people through the Fraser Canyon as work moves forward to permanently repair the damages caused by the 2021 atmospheric river event. To advance that work, Highway 1 in the Fraser Canyon will require two...

Insecure loads

There has been a rise lately around insecure loads on open deck trailers. In one case a few years back, a driver in Georgia was stopped and heavily ticketed when it was discovered the 90,000 excavator he was hauling...
Testing and verifying the proper operation of the tractor protection valve is very simple, and it should be part of your daily pre-trip inspection. That being said, the number of drivers who actually perform a full and proper pre-trip...