Category: Opinion

Female-Truck-Driver

Jul 26 2021

Tips for Starting Your Job Search for a Trucking Job as a New Driver

Are you in a truck driving school right now wondering where you will find a job when you finish your course? Many students are wondering about that fact and I often find students take a lazy daisy approach to finding a job. In fact not only do many take a wait and see attitude but […]

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New-driver-Picture

Jul 19 2021

Truck Driver Training is an Investment

If you can’t back up here, you won’t be able to back up in New Jersey! Since Mandatory Entry Level Training came into effect a few years ago it was meant to make our roads safer by ensuring that the drivers on the road had a certain amount of training. Unfortunately people are always trying […]

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Students-in-class

Jul 13 2021

Why Must I Take Entry Level Training to Become a Truck Driver?

Why must I take “Entry Level Training” (E.L.T.) to become a truck driver when I have someone who can teach me at home? That’s a question we get often at the Truck Training School Association of Ontario. Having a parent or other family member train you to get your licence was common practice in previous […]

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Driver-shifting-gears

Jun 29 2021

Manual Transmissions-The Additional Question for Your School

As if there wasn’t enough questions to ask that school that you are looking at taking your training with you now have to ask about the type of trucks they have in the fleet. A new person investigating training may not even know or care about the trucks in a fleet for a training facility […]

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Trainers

Jun 14 2021

What Will Certified Training Look Like for Trainers

Certified Training is on the forefront with a host of other regulations for the transportation industry. The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) along with a number of other organizations are working to come up with an effective certification process that will be recognized across the Country. This will allow truck driver trainers to […]

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Driver-in-tractor

Jun 7 2021

Does Certified Training Include Certified Trainers

In a recent article I wrote about certified training and why new drivers need to ensure the training they receive from a facility will offer them the best advantage for employment in the future. Does that certified training include certified trainers? How will that affect the training you get and the way you receive it? […]

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