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  • Scholarship to allow aspiring trucker to achieve dream

    June 15, 2018 8:20AM by Truck News

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – An aspiring truck driver will see his dream come true thanks to a scholarship from the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC). William Gavin of Cardinal, Ont., has won the scholarship to obtain his A/Z

  • DriveWise launches private career college

    May 28, 2018 10:56AM by James Menzies

    BARRIE, Ont. – DriveWise held an open house May 23 to celebrate the expansion of its services into full-service A/Z training. The company, which previously focused mostly on simulator training for new and existing commercial drivers, has launched a private

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    CITT offers negotiation course

    March 28, 2018 9:06AM by Truck News

    Negotiation Strategies for Supply Chain Professionals is the latest course to be offered through CITT, and will be included in the spring semester that begins May 7. Developed by Warren Sarafinchan, a regular presenter for the organization, the course can

  • OTA Next Gen training returns

    February 28, 2018 1:54PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association’s (OTA) Next Gen Certificate is returning, with a kick-off planned for Apr. 19 at Truck World. Registrations are now being accepted. Training occurs in small groups, so space is limited, the OTA says.

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    CarriersEdge adds Spanish course

    February 8, 2018 4:11PM by johng@newcom.ca

    CarriersEdge has expanded its vehicle inspection training course, now offering all 10 modules in Spanish. The material is available for drivers of straight trucks and tractor-trailers, offering lessons and tests in proper inspections and reporting. Information in the course was

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    ITI releases automated training tool specifically for transportation industry

    October 16, 2017 4:07PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, Wash. – Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) today announced the release of Sentix, a fully-automated web-based learning management system (LMS) for integrating with any fleet management system. Equipped to assimilate scheduling, tracking, verifying, and managing training, Sentix provides fleets with

  • Traffic-related deaths/injuries dropping despite traffic volume rise in Alberta

    September 26, 2017 4:41PM by Derek Clouthier

    RED DEER, Alta. – With a population up nearly 10%, the number of drivers 8.9%, traffic volumes 18.4%, and over 500,000 registered commercial vehicles on Alberta roads, managing the province’s highway system has proved challenging over the past four years.

  • Product Health & Safety

    CarriersEdge adds accident reporting module

    May 17, 2017 11:02AM by Truck News

    MARKHAM, Ont. — CarriersEdge has announced the launch of a new course that teaches drivers how to handle accident reporting safely, calmly, and professionally. The new training module takes drivers through the legal and safety procedures and responsibilities following an

  • Rosedale to host training courses

    May 4, 2017 8:33AM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Rosedale Transportation has announced it is hosting certified driver training (CDT) and certified director of safety (CDS) training at its Mississauga terminal in June. The CDT course is for people responsible for the development, delivery and implementation

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    Great Dane’s technician training program recognized

    December 21, 2016 7:08AM by Truck News

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Great Dane has announced it’s the first semi-trailer manufacturer to achieve ASE/CASE accreditation for its technician training program. The accreditation comes from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), through its ASE Continuing Automotive Service Education

  • Zavcor Trucking launches training academy

    December 16, 2016 8:25AM by Truck News

    FORT ERIE, Ont. – Zavcor Trucking is getting into the driver training business. The company announced it is launching the Zavcor Professional Driver Training Academy in February. “There are endless opportunities for men and women entering the industry,” said Kirk

  • Vigillo and J.J. Keller partner to improve driver safety

    October 2, 2016 12:46PM by Truck West

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Vigillo and J.J. Keller and Associates have partnered to create the Prescriptive Analytics Solution to identify unsafe behavior in drivers and appropriate training. Training will be provided by J.J. Keller, which is a provider of truck

  • AMTA partnership with BIS enhances online health and safety training

    January 28, 2016 10:29AM by Truck West

    CALGARY, Alta. – The Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) and BIS Training Solutions have turned safety into an collaborative effort, joining forces to deliver both classroom and online workplace health, safety and high-risk activities training courses. The partnership launches in

  • Celadon renames driving schools

    November 18, 2015 11:58AM by Truck News

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Celadon has renamed its driving schools in the US and Canada to Celadon Driving Academy. Previously, they were known as Quality Drivers School. The name change takes effect immediately at all locations in the US and Canada,

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    TTSAO 2016 Annual Conference

    November 6, 2015 2:16PM by Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario

    Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario is excited to announce their first ever annual Conference! The 2016 Conference will kick-off with Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on February 23, 2016 starting at 6:00pm. On February 24th, John G. Smith, Publisher and