BC introduces Mandatory Entry-Level Training for Class 1 licences

BC will require MELT training for Class 1 driver’s licenses British Columbia has released its Mandatory Entry-Level Training requirements for new drivers to obtain their Class 1 driver’s license. As of October 18, 2021 any new driver’s looking to get their Class 1 will have to complete the 140-hours of training, air brake training, and [...]

2021-04-25T02:35:58+00:00April 19th, 2021|Canadian Regulations|

Get your fleet ready for the ELD Mandate Canada

Canada has been watching and learning from the ELD mandate that the United States put into place December 16, 2017. After observing the implementation and effects of it on our southern neighbours, Canada is now ready to put forth its own ELD mandate. In fact, the Canadian Trucking Alliance feels that the Canadian ELD rule will [...]

2021-03-17T04:06:39+00:00March 17th, 2021|ELD|

What is the Arkansas Annual Carrier Report?

The breakdown on who needs to file an Arkansas Annual Carrier Report and how to do it. If Arkansas has not been an area your commercial travels have taken you before, you may not have heard of the Arkansas Annual Carrier Report. But, if you plan to start conducting business that takes you either [...]

2021-02-25T03:44:18+00:00February 25th, 2021|Operating Authority|

In the Fight Against Human Trafficking, Why Truckers?

Toll free number to report human trafficking: US: 1.888.373.7888 Canada: 1-833-900-1010 In the Fight Against Human Trafficking, Why Truckers? Guest post: Truckers Against Trafficking When working on a strategy to fight human trafficking, one of the first steps is determining which groups of people have the greatest opportunity to spot human trafficking as [...]

2021-02-01T05:14:00+00:00January 28th, 2021|trucking|

How to become an Owner-Operator

Steps to starting your own Owner-Operator business You’re tired of your regular work grind and you’re looking for something new. You’re tired of answering to a boss who just doesn’t get you. Your life needs more flexibility so you can manage your work life balance more successfully. If any of the above sounds like [...]

2021-01-25T21:51:20+00:00January 25th, 2021|trucking|

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 April 12, 2021 Ontario's extension for licenses and carrier products will be valid until June 30, 2021 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 [...]

2021-04-13T05:33:09+00:00June 10th, 2020|Ontario|
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