Celebrating Our Truckers: National Trucking Week 2018

It’s National Trucking Week, a week-long celebration to recognize the important contributions made by the over 400,000 men and women who keep our country’s economy rolling and our store shelves stocked. Tons of associations will be out celebrating at truck stops and weigh stations across Canada and the U.S. Events Coming to a Location Near [...]

By | September 3rd, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

2018-2019 Chain Up Information

Starting September 1, 2018, drivers will be required to start carrying a set of chains in the truck. In order to comply with varying State and Provincial regulations, drivers will be required to keep chains in the truck until May 31, 2019. Len Dubois Trucking's Chain Up Policy As a general rule, Len Dubois Trucking’s [...]

By | August 22nd, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

Trucking Round Up: News You Should Know

Stay up to date on what's happening in the trucking industry. Here are some articles that we think you should check out! Feds Say They Won?t Regulate Autonomous Vehicles Yet - TruckersReport.com Autonomous vehicles are coming. With testing happening on public roads, some safety advocates have called for federal regulations on self-driving vehicles. But according [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

2018 World’s Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics

Join Manitoba's compassionate army of truck drivers at the World's Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics! It is a one-day event where the trucking industry and law enforcement come together in a convoy that tours the perimeter highway starting at 11:00 am. After the convoy, there will be a lunch, Silent Auction and Awards. Space [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

Get Ready for Operation Airbrake

Brake Safety Week, scheduled for September 16 to 22, 2018, is an annual event run by the CVSA that focuses on brake safety and education. The goal is to reduce the number of highway crashes caused by faulty braking systems on commercial motor vehicles by conducting roadside inspections and educating drivers, mechanics, owner-operators and others on [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

Trucking Industry News Roundup

The trucking industry is always abuzz with activity. Stay up-to-date with changes and news that can affect the way you do your job. CVSA to Conduct Brake Safety Week Sept. 16-22 Commercial vehicle inspectors will be out in force beginning Sept. 16 to conduct brake system inspections on large trucks and buses throughout the United [...]

By | July 13th, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

7 Ways to Improve Your Interactions with Semi Trucks

It is pretty common to worry about driving around semi trucks. They are massive, they have a ton of blind spots, and there is a general negative view of the professionalism and safety standards that truck drivers possess. We’re not going to lie to you or try to pull the wool over your eyes. There [...]

By | July 11th, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

Safety is on Us

Schools out, Canada Day and Independence Day are just around the corner, and everyone is ready for summer! Starting this weekend, and spanning over the next two months, there is going to be increased traffic across North America as people head out to celebrate and families take to the highways for summer vacations and weekend [...]

By | June 27th, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

Trucking Industry News Roundup

Staying up to date with what's happening in the trucking industry makes the job easier. Here are some articles from the past couple of weeks that you should check out. Texting and driving: A case for greater punishment - Experts suggest that both punishment and education are needed to reduce dangers of distracted driving – but [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Announcements|0 Comments

Get Ready for Safe Driver Week

Operation Safe Driver Week, an annual enforcement blitz by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, is set this year for July 15-21. During the weeklong blitz, enforcers will focus on traffic violations, seat belt enforcement, driver roadside inspections and driver regulatory compliance. Driving behaviors that will be targeted during the week include: speeding distracted driving texting failure [...]

By | June 20th, 2018|Announcements, Trucker Safety|0 Comments
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