A Truck Driver’s Professional Development Reading List

I am a firm believer that the habit of regular and challenging reading is useful - perhaps essential - for professional and personal development.  However, knowing what to read...

Are Your Drivers “One Phone Call Away (from quitting)”

Back in the pre-Pandemic days- remember those?- I was at a transportation conference having lunch with a Human Resource director who worked at mid-western US trucking company.  I was...

Can Lessons from Family Life Make You a Better Manager? Homelife as a Leadership...

In the mental health field, we too often focus on how demands in our personal or family life can have negative effects on job performance.  Especially for high demand,...

How erratic seasonal changes affect your ETA.

The Earliest Cherry Blossom Season in 1,200 Years Is Here Due to Climate Change For well over a thousand years, cherry blossoms in Japan have held the scent of spring...

PMTC pleased with TC’s phased in ELD Enforcement announcement, but details are still needed

On March 2nd, the Honourable Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced that the Canadian Federal ELD Mandate, coming into force on June 12th, will begin with an enforcement roll...

Truck Driver Training: Funding Opportunities for New Drivers

Starting a new career is challenging for many reasons.  When specific qualifications are required, it can be costly too.  While a career as a truck driver can offer a...

A.B.C.’s of Driving

You know what really turns my crank backwards? Semis in the ditch and in crashes. It seems like I’m yelling about this constantly. When will drivers start to listen? Yes YOU! Stop...

Where Can I Park? Trucker”s Rest Stop Dilemma

Driver fatigue has deadly consequences. Driver fatigue is a contributing factor in 20% of Canada’s fatal car crashes, says the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators. We have no...

PMTC pleased with TC’s phased in ELD Enforcement announcement, but details are still needed

On March 2nd, the Honourable Federal Transport Minister Omar Alghabra announced that the Canadian Federal ELD Mandate, coming into force on June 12th, will begin with an enforcement roll...

Now Boarding: Electric Powered Airliners

In the push to "a greener planet," we are seeing an evolution in transport. Electric cars and trucks are fast becoming mainstream. But can you imagine flying in an...