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  • TTSAO ensuring member schools measure up

    May 23, 2019 2:53PM by James Menzies

    GUELPH, Ont. – Want to be a member of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO)? You’ve got to earn it. That was the message from Lisa Arseneau, head of the TTSAO’s insurance group, when providing an update at

  • TTSAO postpones meeting to discuss $40 cap

    May 17, 2018 12:17PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – The upcoming provincial election has caused the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) to postpone an industry stakeholders meeting to discuss the $40 per hour cap on training second career students. The provincial government said it

  • Young drivers can be insured: TTSAO Panel

    March 1, 2018 10:56AM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The widely held belief that commercial drivers under the age of 25 cannot be insured is a myth, according to Lisa Arseneau of Staebler Insurance. She was moderating an insurance panel at the Truck Training Schools Association

  • Driver mentorship, passing roadside inspections focus of next PMTC seminar

    March 8, 2016 7:09AM by Truck News

    GUELPH, Ont. — The Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) and Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) are combining to offer a two-hour seminar in Guelph March 29. Two topics will be covered: How to prepare for a

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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

  • TTSAO diversifies board of directors

    August 6, 2015 8:51PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSA) has added three people to its Board of Directors. The new additions are: Ed Popkie, president of 5th Wheeel Training Institute; Mike Millian, president of the Private Motor Truck

  • TTSAO, Province of Ontario look to crack down on substandard training providers

    May 13, 2015 3:26PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) and the province of Ontario have been in talks over cracking down on substandard driver training operators they say are exploiting a loophole to offer cheap, ineffective training. The

  • Private fleets partner with TTSAO in face of worsening driver shortage

    April 17, 2015 1:05PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Private Motor Truck Council (PMTC) of Canada has partnered with the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) to help member fleets find well-trained drivers. The PMTC says its member fleets are beginning to suffer from

  • TTSAO supports mandatory entry-level driver training

    October 22, 2014 9:46AM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has announced it supports the province’s plans to introduce mandatory entry-level driver training and would like a seat at the table as the standards are developed. The association says

  • TTSAO heralds organizational changes

    June 25, 2014 2:03PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. — The Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) has announced changes, including the opening of a new office in Hamilton. It has also appointed new associates, Quest Consulting National, to oversee the association’s air brake program. The