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  • MELT coming to Alberta in January 2019

    July 10, 2018 8:05PM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Mandatory entry-level driver training (MELT) is coming to the trucking industry in Alberta, with an expected implementation date in January 2019. Alberta’s minister of transportation, Brian Mason, made the announcement today at the Alberta Motor Transport Association

  • Mandatory commercial driver training coming to Saskatchewan

    April 30, 2018 6:00AM by Truck West

    REGINA, Sask. – With the announcement of a mandatory entry-level driver training program to be in place by 2019, the Saskatchewan Trucking Association (STA) is applauding the move. “The announcement today is about safety and definitely is the right direction

  • New policy weeds out non-compliant carriers

    April 21, 2018 1:25AM by Truck West

    BANFF, Alta. – Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation has been keeping itself busy trying to make life better for the trucking industry. Shaun Hammond, assistant deputy minister of Alberta Transportation, outlined the efforts his department has been working on, including the

  • Alberta government aims to improve road safety

    April 21, 2018 1:19AM by Truck West

    BANFF, Alta. – In the wake of the tragic collision involving the Humboldt Broncos bus, Alberta Minister of Transportation Brian Mason says government must take a more robust approach to ensure road safety. Speaking during the Alberta Motor Transport Association’s

  • OTA calls for more funding for driver training through ‘Second Career’

    February 14, 2018 5:50PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) is calling on the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development to increase funding for commercial truck driver training through its Second Career program. Second Career offers funding to qualified applicants who

  • Road Today Show promotes road safety

    May 29, 2017 11:42AM by James Menzies

    BRAMPTON, Ont. — The ninth annual Road Today Show was held at the Brampton Soccer Centre May 27, with a focus on road safety. The City of Brampton proclaimed the date Road Safety Challenge Day, and the safety theme was

  • PMTC seminar to cover contracts, MELT

    December 13, 2016 7:08AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. – The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) is hosting a regional seminar Jan. 26, covering third-party contracts and mandatory entry-level training. The seminar will run from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Richard Lande and Heather Devine will be providing