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Sunday, April 14, 2024
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...
Ebulletin March 18/2024 Milton, ON:  The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada and Benchmark Sponsor, Ontario Truck Driving School, have announced that the 8th annual PMTC Canadian Private Fleet benchmarking survey instrument is now live! This study is open for completion by...
E-Bulletin March 15/2024 Stopping and Parking Restrictions for Commercial Truck Drivers in Glacier National Park In early November, Parks Canada proposed  stopping and parking restrictions in the Rogers Pass  summit area of Glacier National Park, BC due to  safety concerns.   Thank you for...
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...

CVSA 2024 part 1

The focus of this year’s annual CVSA safety blitz, scheduled from May 14-16 should make be extremely easy to pass. The focus this year is on substance abuse and the proper operation of the tractor protection system. Passing the...

Speed Kills

We’ve all heard the saying “Speed Kills”, and it’s even more relevant with semi-trucks. They take much longer to come to a stop at any speed, upwards of 150 meters from 100 km/h to 0 km/h. If you’re too...