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Empty Trailer Truck Driver Workout

Truck drivers, finding time and space to exercise while out on the road may take a little creativity. Previous Schneider driver, Dan, shows a truck driver workout he used to complete in empty trailers. Source: schneiderjobs.com

Distance Education: Now Available!

During these tumultuous times, Ontario Truck Driving School (OTDS) is committed to ensuring a safe, effective, and practical mode of education to our students. In pursuit of that goal, OTDS is working with ZOOM Video Communications Inc. to deliver the theory classroom segment of our vocational program as ‘Distance Education’. Students will be able to […]

Canadian Third-Party Certification for ELDs Expected Soon

(March 4, 2020) – There has been a lot of action behind the scenes to get the ELD regime ready for primetime since Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau’s announcement this past June that Canada is on pace toward introducing third-party certified electronic logging devices (ELD).   The industry caught a glimpse of the progress in late February when Transport Canada issued a note to ELD suppliers signaling the […]

Driver turnover on the rise: ATA

https://www.trucknews.com/human-resources/driver-turnover-on-the-rise-ata/1003088000/: ARLINGTON, Va. – Driver turnover at large truckload fleets hit its highest level since 2015, according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). “So far this year, the turnover rate at large truckload fleets is up 10 percentage points,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. “The extreme tightening of the driver market – driven by […]

CTA Board Unanimously Calls for Expedited ELD Reg Addressing Non-Compliance

(Oct. 10, 2018) — The Canadian Trucking Alliance is calling for the government to include third-party certification in the upcoming mandatory electronic logging device (ELD) rule to ensure hours of service monitoring products used in the Canadian market cannot be compromised or manipulated. CTA and other stakeholders hoped that Canada Gazette II dealing with the […]

Canadian Premiers ID ELDs Among Trucking Issues Needing Attention

(July 24, 2018) — During a meeting on internal trade issues, premieres from across Canada agreed on accelerating the removal of intraprovincial trade barriers and identified several trucking-specific issues in need of attention. In their official communication, the premiers stated: “Some differences in provincial and territorial regulations may be appropriate to address local safety considerations […]