Roadcheck 2016 June 7-9

Roadcheck 2016 will take place June 7-9, 2016. Each year, International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. This is an enforcement and educational program to enhance safety in the transportation industry. This year special emphasis for 2016 International Roadcheck is tire safety. While checking a vehicle’s tires is always part of roadside [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Trucking News|Comments Off on Roadcheck 2016 June 7-9

Surface Transportation Summit 2015 Carrier Shipper Panel

Last year our own Jason Dubois attended the Surface Transportation Summit 2015 and participated in the Carrier Shipper panel discussing transportation capacity. Shippers and carriers have many issues to deal with on a daily basis to fulfill clients’ expectations. Shippers and transportation managers are dealing with a decline in shipping capacity in the transportation industry. [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|Trucking News, Winnipeg Truck Driving|Comments Off on Surface Transportation Summit 2015 Carrier Shipper Panel

CVSA’s Roadcheck 2014 June 3 to 5

It's that time of the year again. CVSA Roadcheck 2014 is running June 3 -5, 2014. Running for a full 72 hours, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and its members across the United States, Canada and Mexico will be participating in Roadcheck 2014. In its 27th year, it's the largest targeted enforcement program on [...]

By | May 30th, 2014|Trucking News, Winnipeg Truck Driving|0 Comments

Opportunities – Trucking Industry Labour Shortage

It’s no secret that the Canadian Trucking Industry is suffering from a trucking labour shortage. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 320,000 new employees will be needed in the next 10 years to keep the trucking industry moving. The main reason for the shortage is retirements of the industry’s current drivers. A study by [...]

By | October 30th, 2013|Trucking News, Winnipeg Truck Driving|0 Comments

CVSA’s Operation Air Brake/Brake Safety Week September 8-14, 2013

This week is the CVSA’s Operation Air Brake/Brake Safety Week September 8-14, 2013. According to the CVSA website this week is an educational campaign to promote brake safety in North America. The activities this week will consist of: CVSA-certified inspectors conduct roadside inspections of commercial vehicles and their drivers with an emphasis on braking systems. [...]

By | September 9th, 2013|Trucking News, Winnipeg Truck Driving|0 Comments

Hours of Service Final Rule (July 2013) Training Materials

Recently the US FMCSA released training materials for the new HOS rules that went into effect July 1, 2013. We have made them available for download below. Included is a quick reference card with a few of the more common rules that affect your log book. Also included are useful log book examples. There are [...]

By | July 17th, 2013|Trucking News|0 Comments

New Hours of Service Rules How To Video – Restart

http://youtu.be/egHSfCiSb60 On July 1, 2013 new U.S hours of service come into effect. This brief video shows several practical examples of the new restart rules. The time to restart your hours remain 34 hours but must include two back to back periods from 1am to 5am. You are limited to one restart in a seven day period. [...]

By | June 14th, 2013|Trucking News, Winnipeg Truck Driving|0 Comments

New Hours of Service How to Video – 30 Minute Break Rule

http://youtu.be/YHuLJmynO94 On July 1, 2013 new U.S hours of service come into effect. This brief video shows several practical examples of the 30 minute break rule. Drivers cannot drive past the eighth hour from the beginning of their shift without a 30 minute rest period. Follow us on Facebook & Twitter Len Dubois Trucking is a medium [...]

By | June 12th, 2013|Trucking News, Winnipeg Truck Driving|0 Comments

New HOS Rules and You

One of the biggest challenges for Canadian truck drivers is the ever more complicated Hours of Service Rules. We have to comply with different sets of HOS rules in Canada and the United States. The US FMCSA is finally implementing the new Hours of Service rules and we must be in compliance starting July 1, [...]

By | June 5th, 2013|Trucking News|0 Comments

CVSA’s Roadcheck 2013 June 4 to 6

Beginning Tuesday June 4, 2013 and running for a full 72 hours, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and its members across the United States, Canada and Mexico will be participating in Roadcheck 2013. We know that we won’t have any problems, but as a reminder: Make sure you are completing thorough pre-trips, Ensure that [...]

By | June 3rd, 2013|Trucking News|0 Comments
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