Category: Truck Driver Tips

TTSAO Conference 2018

Oct 9 2019

Road Safety Resources from IHSA

IHSA offers road safety programming and resources for the industry. Check out the resources here. • https://www.ihsa.ca/pdfs/magazine/volume_19_Issue_1/new-road-safety-resources-for-employers-available-from-ihsa.pdf • https://www.ihsa.ca/pdfs/magazine/volume_19_Issue_1/spotting-the-risks-in-trucking.pdf

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Pipe Truck

Oct 2 2019

Company vs Freight-Choosing a Carrier

Scrolling through a recent social media website on trucking I noticed a lot of questions from new drivers on whether to go work for a certain company based on the type of freight they haul. Sure drivers do choose carriers based on the type of freight they haul but is that the best way to […]

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Man driving tractor

Aug 28 2019

Transportation Combines Multiple Industries Into One for Great Careers

The Transportation industry is not only the one of the largest industries in North America but also one of the most diverse. Why is this important? As someone moving into the industry it allows you many options for employment and a varied career. Let’s explore the the types of industries one would find within trucking […]

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Person-filling-out-application

Aug 14 2019

Preparing for a Carrier Road Evaluation

“People just aren’t prepared! I get drivers who show up and think we will give them a safety vest, hammer, gloves, and other equipment which they should have with them. New candidates seem to think that we will supply that for them, but those are the basics of being prepared for a road test. You […]

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Computer testing

Jul 24 2019

Licence Renewal-Patience and Focus are the Key

As a commercial driver you will be required to be retested for renewal of your licence on a regular basis based on your age and the licence classes you have registered. This is usually accompanied by a medical and if you are not successful in passing the tests required your licence will be downgraded from […]

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trucks-crossing-border

Jul 3 2019

Don’t Be Afraid of the Border-Prepare for It!

As we sit between Canada’s Birthday of July 1st and the United States Independence happening on July 4th I felt it was similar to crossing the border in a truck. When talking to drivers at recruiting events or schools many are afraid of the border. They prefer driving through Canada only and may not want […]

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