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Year end renewal tips for trucking companies

What do Trucking Companies need to renew at the end of each year? The last quarter of the year means its time to start looking at getting your renewals scheduled. It’s a busy time of year what with holidays and many people scheduling time off to celebrate, so it can be easy to miss [...]

2020-10-24T02:45:00+00:00October 24th, 2020|Renewals|

Ontario bringing COVID-19 testing to commercial drivers

Ontario is teaming up with DriverCheck to support Ontario drivers. Trucking during a pandemic is not for the faint of heart, especially those travelling across the border to the United States. While Canada has seen success in containing the novel coronavirus, the United States has seen a totally different story with case counts still [...]

2020-07-16T04:46:28+00:00July 16th, 2020|Ontario|

Canadian Border Services Agency now collecting contact Information from drivers exempt from quarantine.

Post Updated July 15, 2020. New locations announced. Be prepared to be asked for your contact information when crossing the border. A heads up for all those drivers out there crossing the Canadian – United States border- Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) has been asking for driver contact information when crossing. The information [...]

2020-07-16T05:46:11+00:00July 9th, 2020|Border Crossing|

Ontario extends due dates to renew drivers and carrier products

POST UPDATED Sept 24, 2020 Ontario's extension for licences and carrier products will be valid until November 30, 2020 Here is some good news for Ontario based drivers and carriers. The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has extended the validity of any driver and carrier products that expired after March 1, 2020. This [...]

2020-09-24T16:18:36+00:00June 10th, 2020|Ontario|

FMCSA revises Hour of Service Rule to provide more flexibility

FMCSA updates HOS rules as per comments from trucking community There is some good news on the horizon for anyone trucking in the United States. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has just announced that they have revised the hours of service rules to give commercial drivers more flexibility [...]

Tips for Truckers during COVID-19 Pandemic

Best practices for truckers to stay healthy during COVID-19 outbreak. If nothing else, this pandemic has certainly highlighted the importance of the trucking industry to the world. As people all over North America fear shortages, more and more people are realizing what an important role trucking and the people who drive the trucks are. [...]

2020-03-24T03:10:15+00:00March 24th, 2020|Trucking Safety|

COVID-19 and Trucking Updates

April 16th :  *Canada and the USA have closed the borders.  Commercial traffic is still moving at this time. Updated protocol for drivers making border crossings* Post Updated June 15, 2020. First we at Peter Suess Transportation Consultant Inc would like to thank all the drivers currently out on the road doing their [...]

2020-06-16T02:58:41+00:00March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Canadian CMV drivers with diabetes can now operate in the United States

Post Updated! FMCSA Medical Reciprocity Changes Letter added Canadian truck drivers with diabetes can now apply to have Code W removed from their licence Some good news has come down from the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA). Canadian commercial drivers with insulin-treated diabetes are now cleared to cross the border and [...]

2020-03-11T19:44:31+00:00January 23rd, 2020|US Regulations|

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule start January 6, 2020

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse begins The FMCSA has the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse up and operational as of January 6, 2020. What does that mean for those with a CDL or employ CDL drivers? First, what is the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse? As per the FMCSA Clearinghouse site: “The Clearinghouse is a secure [...]

2020-01-09T03:42:09+00:00January 9th, 2020|US Regulations|
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