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  • Product Uncategorized

    A French inspection course? Oui.

    August 7, 2018 11:59AM by John G Smith

    Carriers Edge now offers a French version of its course on Canada’s vehicle inspection regulations, as well as French and English versions of a new course specific to the rules that govern Quebec-plated vehicles. The company now offers more then

  • Product Mobile and IT

    ITI introduces immediate incident-based training

    July 25, 2018 10:25AM by Truck News

    Vancouver, Wash. – Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) is hoping to give fleets a rapid response tool for post-incident driver coaching. The online training solutions company is introducing a new library of short, highly-focused, incident-based training courses. ITI says the courses

  • PMTC unveils schedule for Eastern Regional seminar

    July 23, 2018 3:48PM by Truck News

    MILTON, Ont. – Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) and Trucking Human Resources Sector Council Atlantic (THRSCA) are bringing their educational seminar to Truro, Nova Scotia. This will mark the fourth year the two groups have teamed up for

  • ATA signs on to Trump worker training pledge

    July 20, 2018 8:40PM by Truck News

    Arlington, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) intends to provide 50,000 people enhanced career opportunities as part of a Trump administration plan to provide pathways to better careers for those in the U.S. The ATA joined 22 other companies

  • 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

  • Product Uncategorized

    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.

  • Product Uncategorized

    CarriersEdge adds Spanish course

    February 8, 2018 4:11PM by John G Smith

    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

  • Product Uncategorized

    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

  • News Equipment

    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