Load Securement Training

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal advises new Securing of Loads on Vehicle Regulations have been enacted, effective December 14, 2006. The Regulations adopt by reference the National Safety Code Standard 10: Cargo Securement, for all vehicles with a registered gross vehicle weight greater than 4,500 kg. For vehicles with a registered gross vehicle […]

Pre Trip Inspection

Driver Safety Series: Pre-Trip InspectionHalf Day “Hands-on” Awareness Course Heavy Equipment Safety Training. This 1/2 day program covers all aspects of compliance with the Highway Traffic Act Regulation 575. The Ministry of Transport requires that all Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV) according to their official definition, and attached trailers are to be formally inspected for defects […]

Hours of Service

Canada – Hours-of-Service Regulations Canada’s new truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) rule became effective on effective on Jan. 1, 2007. According to the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), the core of the rule is that the daily off-duty time for drivers is no less than 10 hours. The rule is consistent with the expectations of CTA, Canada’s […]

Transport of Dangerous Goods

Transport Dangerous Goods (TDG) are those products and substances classified as dangerous by federal and provincial legislation. Transport of these products by air, marine, rail, and road is regulated under the federal Transport of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992. The safe handling and transportation regulations require the proper signs and labels to be used to identify all […]