Category: Safety and Compliance

Millennials

May 25 2022

Marijuana & Trucking- Could it Be Part of the Driver Shortage

Canada made Marijuana legal a few years ago after many States had gone the same route. It seemed like a logical choice to many Canadians however in the trucking industry it created some very grey areas for individuals that like to use the drug, but have a job that requires that they be drug free. […]

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Training Simulator

Mar 21 2022

The Right Upgrade Can Change Your Training Business

A few months ago I had written an article about upgrading your training business. Time are continually changing and keeping up with d times and technology can be a daunting experience. It can be expensive and without the right technology money can be wasted and the benefit not achieved. I have always been leery of […]

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Pipe Truck

Mar 16 2022

We Say We’re the Safest; But Are We?

I had an interesting conversation with a driver who has been on the road for ten years driving from Ontario to British Columbia on my radio show the other day. He echoed sentiments about the trucking industry that I have been hearing for a few years now regarding safety on the road that veteran drivers […]

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Wheel Assembly

Mar 2 2022

Wheel Offs-Still an Industry Problem

They’re big, they roll fast, and they can kill people and cause destruction as they move along their path. They are called Wheels! Wheels separated from a vehicle gain the same speed as the vehicle they were on but there is no way of steering or stopping them until they hit something bigger than they […]

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FSC TTSAO Wheel Offs

Mar 2 2022

TTSAO and Fleet Safety Council Partner for Wheel Off Webinar – March 30th

The Fleet Safety Council and TTSAO have partnered to present an upcoming webinar on Wheel Offs with a special presentation from Bridgestone Tires. You can register for the webinar on March 30th through the link below. REGISTER HERE REGISTER HERE About the TTSAO Founded in 1993, the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) is […]

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depressed-person

Jan 19 2022

Don’t Ruin Your Life Because of Bad Decisions

The trucking industry is very much about decisions and your truck training is part of that decision making process. Good training, a good carrier, and strong supportive culture are all important to ensure you make the right decisions going down the road. Too many times we have seen the wrong decision turn into horrific crashes […]

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