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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 […]

Carrier Types – The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Carrier Types – The Good, Bad, and Ugly trucks-crossing-border

We recently put out an article on how to find the right carrier and one of our followers on Twitter asked if we could put out a list of things to look for in a carrier? We thought that was a great idea. Now a list could go on for pages and pages so we […]

JONES DELAURIERS INSURANCE MANAGEMENT INC

JONES DELAURIERS INSURANCE MANAGEMENT INC Jones Deslauriers Logo

We would like to welcome Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc as a new Associate Member with the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario. Glad to have you on board. Jones DesLauriers is a Navacord broker partner, one of Canada’s largest commercial insurance brokers. We are pleased to formally announce this partnership, and be known as […]

Don’t Be Afraid to Jump into Long Haul Trucking as a New Driver

Don’t Be Afraid to Jump into Long Haul Trucking as a New Driver Trucks in mountains

It’s not uncommon for new students to feel intimidated by the world of trucking. Many times new students are thrust from unemployment to a thriving industry with regulations, a variety of processes, and a different lifestyle than what many are used to living. These options leave many students scared and intimidated to the point that […]

Get the Most of Your Truck Training Course as a Student

Get the Most of Your Truck Training Course as a Student Teacher-in-front-of-class

When was the last time you were in school? Five years, ten, years, even more and here you are sitting in a classroom setting again for truck driver training of all things. You thought truck driver training meant driving around in big trucks? You will get to the trucks but there is a number of […]

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