Please welcome Transportation Risk Management Solutions Inc. as a new associate member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario. Transport Risk management Solutions Inc offer safety and transport training solutions for the transportation industry.
Hard on the heels of the Conference, I was involved in giving a presentation to the Peel Goods Movement Task Force last Friday, and I now know that we, as a group (TTSAO) through CHET are accepted as a stakeholder in relation to Training. A big plus for the Association to be among such an elite level of planners, logicians and academics in transportation. To view the information check out the link below.
iThe new award of the year titled the “Instructor of the Year Award” was presented to Joe Texeira from Rosedale Transport. Joe has been with Rosedale for 32 years and was so emotional he almost couldn’t speak as he accepted this well deserved award. Joe is a top notch instructor in the industry and it will be hard to follow him for future award winners. The Instructor of the Year Award was presented by TTSAO and Paybright.
Check out the criteria for the award and register your instructor for next year
You can learn more about the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario at www.ttsao.com
The TTSAO (Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario) is kicking off their 4th annual conference today in Mississauga Ontario with a full agenda for two days taking truck training to new heights and informing the industry of developments in training. Last year even the general meeting had a full audience as people arrived and attended meetings by the various groups within TTSAO.
The conference will begin today with a Board of Directors meeting at 10:30 am to welcome in the new board members and discuss issues with the change over. After lunch meetings with the insurance group and carrier groups will have open meetings discussing their goals and achievements for the year and which projects are in motion. Last year the Insurance Group had a panel discussion with questions from the audience on particular issues to do with insurance and the industry.
Once the two specialized groups complete their meetings there will be a general meeting for everyone to update members and those in attendance about the focus for the TTSAO for the upcoming year. The day will finish with a visit to the trade show area and a cocktail hour to close out the day.
Day two of the conference is where the real meat of the program lies with a full day of programming starting off with breakfast and opening remarks from the TTSAO President and Chairperson.
After welcome messages and updates the program moves into full swing starting off with a presentation from Kimberly Biback of Sharp Transportation on social media, a panel discussion on training issues, and a panel on how other associations work with TTSAO round out the morning with trade show breaks in between.
After lunch is when the newest development begins with the 1st ever Instructor of the Year Award being presented by PayBright and the TTSAO. This is the first time the award has been presented and will be awarded to an instructor that has shown professionalism in training and meets the criteria set out for the award. The instructor must be employed by a TTSAO school or associated carrier. You can learn more about the award here.
After the award ceremony there will be a health break with Healthy Trucker and Michael Thompson of ISB will offer a presentation on technology that helps determine where a student fits best in the industry. Closing remarks from the conference committee and president will round out the day and close the conference.
The conference has been sold out in past years and the membership grows each year. The conference has been well run in the past and is sure to be a hit again this year. If you were unable to make it this year watch for post coverage of the event at www.ttsao.com
About the Author
Bruce Outridge has been in the transportation industry for over 30 years. He is an author of the books Driven to Drive and Running By The Mile, and host of The Lead Pedal Podcast. TTSAO also known as the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario has certified member schools in the truck training vocation ensuring quality entry level drivers enter the transportation industry. To learn more about the TTSAO or to find a certified school in your area visit www.ttsao.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 29th, 2019 – Hamilton, ON: There are plenty of hard working professional instructors who work for TTSAO member training schools and carriers across the Province. This exciting new award, the TTSAO/PayBright Instructor of the Year, will be presented during a special ceremony at this year’s Annual TTSAO Conference on February 26th and 27th at the Centre for Health and Safety Innovation (CHSI) in Mississauga.This award is open to any school or carrier, Private or For Hire, who is a member of TTSAO and operates in Ontario and has instructors training new and existing drivers who operate commercial vehicles.
Charlie Charalambous, Director of Communications and Public Relations for the TTSAO says “Without qualified professional instructors the transportation industry, in all sectors, would be in big trouble. It’s time we recognize these professionals who put in so much time and effort to help others. Don’t miss your opportunity to nominate a deserving instructor now.”
The TTSAO/PayBright Instructor of the Year nomination form can be downloaded from the TTSAO website at www.ttsao.com.
Some of the Criteria includes;
a minimum of 10 years variable experience
Must be employed full time
Industry and community volunteerism
“This a terrific opportunity for a company and their people to nominate and be recognized for contributing to road safety, education and the betterment of our industry” added Charalambous.
The TTSAO represents the majority of professional commercial driver training schools in the Province of Ontario and have played a key role in the introduction of Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT). The TTSAO, the TTSAO Carrier Group and TTSAO Insurance Group employs thousands of people in the transportation industry.
To see the full agenda for this year’s conference, to register or sponsor go to www.ttsao.com
For more information regarding this press release contact:
Charlie Charalambous – Director of Communications and Public Relations, TTSAO – email@example.com or (905) 699 – 8837
Kim Richardson – Chairman, TTSAO – KRTS office – 1-800-771-8171 x 201 or cell – 905-512-0254 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org