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Learning from the Humboldt Truck Incident

Learning from the Humboldt Truck Incident depressed-person

The Humboldt truck / bus incident has come to the forefront recently due to a National Television Network doing a special edition story on the truck driver that killed 16 people and injured 13 others on a bus carrying a hockey team that crashed in a remote highway crossing. The driver is currently serving time […]

Truck Driver to Training Facility; What’s Involved?

Truck Driver to Training Facility; What’s Involved? Team-Drivers

With the implementation of M.E.L.T. (Mandatory Entry Level Training) a lot of drivers have moved from truck driver or owner operator to truck driver trainer. They see an opportunity in the industry to move to a model of teaching others, staying closer to home, and hopefully having a full roster of students to help make […]

Join the TTSAO

Join the TTSAO TTSAO_quarterpage_April15-2

Wondering about the benefits of joining the TTSAO? President Kim Richardson talks about the benefits in this video. About the TTSAO Membership in the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario can be of great benefit to you, whether you provide commercial driver training, employ drivers, or are in some other segment of the transportation industry. […]

Two Years of Experience – The Benchmark to Truck Driver Freedom

Two Years of Experience – The Benchmark to Truck Driver Freedom Teacher-in-front-of-class

“If I complete the truck driver training course do I have two years of experience?” We discuss this question and hopefully clarify this question for you. Two years experience is when the transportation world will open up to you. At the two year point the insurance industry feels you have enough experience and ease restrictions […]

Driver Appreciation Week for New Students

Driver Appreciation Week for New Students New-driver-Picture

“What is Driver Appreciation Week?” asked the student in the back row. Truck Driver Appreciation Week or National Trucking Week as it’s known here in Canada are two weeks back to back in September each year that celebrate the truck driver and the people that work in transportation. As you may or may not know […]

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