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Jul

2 Things To Know About Upgrading From An A to An AZ Licence

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Many people assume that once they have gotten their truck and trailer leasing, they can now drive anything they want. It would be quite simple if that were the case, but unfortunately, also quite dangerous. Many people start out with a class A licence and then graduate onto other classes. Each time you get a new licence, there are new educational and experience requirements that go along with them. If you are thinking about upgrading from an A to an AZ licence and would like to know what that entails, below are four things you should know before attempting to upgrade. Restricted Class A Licence The Restricted Class A licence (condition R) is specifically meant for drivers who are operating smaller truck-trailer combos. These include recreational, horse or utility trailers. If you have this licence you are also permitted to drive a car or a light truck covered by a…

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18
Feb

Tips for Making Smooth Cross Border Hauls

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For trucking companies working across the United States and Canada, crossing the border can pose a range of logistical difficulties. In an economic environment where time to delivery is important, hold ups related to documentation and security issues can become a significant drain on resources. These challenges must be overcome for companies to complete cross-border operations profitably. How can you smoothen your cross border hauls? 1. Always have a Point Person in the Office Truckers should always have access to an outside point person when completing hauling operations across the border. This person can be there when a border enforcement agent is asking questions that are not easily understood. They can also help answer any queries that might arise when the trucker is driving toward or away from the border. The point person should be informed on the details of the shipment in the truck and should be prepared to…

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11
Feb

5 Ways to Customize Your Truck Rental

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When you’re renting a commercial vehicle such as transport trucks, it’s important you gain access to a full array of customization options to assure a personalized driving experience. Many drivers don’t consider the additions they can make to their rentals, and as such they miss out on a range of opportunities. This blog will help outline the different customizations that can be added to your rental vehicle. 1. Add a GPS System If you’re traveling across Canada in a new truck, it’s not always easy to get your bearings. A cutting-edge GPS system can help in this area, and provide you with a full understanding of your surroundings. The latest GPS systems can even analyze traffic patterns to highlight the most effective route to your destination. This is ideal for those commerce vehicle drivers, for whom time of delivery is a critical factor. Many rental companies offer a range of…

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4
Feb

3 Career Opportunities for Truck Drivers

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The evolving Canadian economy presents a number of career opportunities for those with the skill and experience to drive a truck. Truck driving is a job that has proven to be relatively immune to the changes to the country’s economy over the years, but for drivers to truly capitalize on their skill sets, it’s imperative they understand how to locate the most lucrative opportunities within the field. In this article, we’re highlighting three career opportunities for truck drivers. 1. House Moving Companies House moving specialists are always on the lookout for drivers. It’s a job that requires a comprehensive understanding of spatial awareness and organization. One of the leading advantages of achieving a job within a moving company is that drivers will be able to discover their local region and help others in their community. This is also the ideal trucking job for those who prefer a typical 9-to-5 shift…

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22
Jan

Transport Trucker Driver Requirements

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Transport Trucker Driver Requirements

Besides being able to travel long distances on your own, there are many requirements for individuals who wish work as transport truckers. Below you will find a comprehensive list of what you’ll need to gain employment in this field. Schooling and licensing Usually, secondary school must be completed, although there are some employers that don’t require this. You will need the proper training for your specific type of load (This is usually provided on the job). Hauling food will have different safety requirements than hauling gasoline. An accredited driver-training course must be completed. These courses can be taken at a…

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15
Jan

Four Tips for Driving Long Distances

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Tips For Driving Long Distances

Truckers travel long distances daily. These trips can take a toll on your mind and body, and if you’re not prepared, you can seriously damage both your vehicle and your health. Before you set off on your journey, consider these four tips to make your long-distance drive a pleasant one. Eat well Diners and greasy spoons line the roadways. They’re easy to pull in to, offer ample parking for trucks, and always offer cheap food. However, eating fast food may lead to acid reflux, heartburn and even drowsiness. To say alert and to give your digestive system a break, pack…

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