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Canada’s Driver Shortage-We Need You!

Canada’s Driver Shortage-We Need You! young co-workers

Canada is quietly creeping into a deep hole through the driver shortage that’s been looming for years over our heads. Britain is already going through it as the Army is called in to help deliver fuel to gas stations. They say this is a mix of not enough workers and the Brexit Immigration changes. The […]

Upgrading Your Licence Through Your Company

Upgrading Your Licence Through Your Company Truck-driver-in-cab

One way to solidify your job with your employer is to be as valuable to them as possible. That’s right when you look at the assets of a company the balance sheet may show trucks, office space, and computers as company assets but every employer will tell you that people are the their biggest asset. […]

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 […]

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