Truck Driver Student to Business Owner Timeline

Truck Driver Student to Business Owner Timeline truck driver in drivers cab

This question comes up all the time in class, “When should I buy a truck?” This is a very hard question to answer because it is based on a number of variables such as the experience of the person, determination for success, and mindset or business acumen. Not everyone should buy a truck or be […]

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 […]

How Truck Drivers Get Paid in the Trucking Industry?

How Truck Drivers Get Paid in the Trucking Industry? Driver-in-truck

Truck drivers get paid mainly in three ways, by the mile, by the hour, or by salary or percentage. Although the pay formats may be general each carrier has their own combination and twists as to how they pay their truck drivers. Understanding how drivers get paid as a new driver will help you determine […]

Tips for Starting Your Job Search for a Trucking Job as a New Driver

Tips for Starting Your Job Search for a Trucking Job as a New Driver Female-Truck-Driver

Are you in a truck driving school right now wondering where you will find a job when you finish your course? Many students are wondering about that fact and I often find students take a lazy daisy approach to finding a job. In fact not only do many take a wait and see attitude but […]

PMTC and TTSAO disappointed with Ontario’s decision to delay implementation of the Manual Restriction

PMTC and TTSAO disappointed with Ontario’s decision to delay implementation of the Manual Restriction Striving for Excellence in Training

The Province of Ontario is currently the only jurisdiction in all of Canada and the United Statesthat allows someone to take their class A road test in an automatic or automated manualtransmission, and if passed, provide them with a fully unrestricted license. This allows them todrive a standard truck, with possibly as many as 18 […]

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