Backing up a semi is one of the most difficult and challenging parts of a truck driver’s job. It is also one of the biggest causes of equipment and property damage. Learning how to back takes time and practice, but it also takes skill and planning. Like everything in trucking, the most important thing is [...]
With the recent storm blowing in across Alberta and Saskatchewan, now seems like a good time to get prepared for the winter months ahead. At Len Dubois Trucking we expect our drivers to be safe on the roads and this may mean shutting down instead of ploughing through dangerous driving conditions. However, shutting down with [...]
June is here and summer is in full swing. Winnipeg and Manitoba have plenty of fun family activities to enjoy, both inside and outside of the perimeter.
If you’re driving down the road, obviously your looking out the windshield, but are you looking far enough ahead? Looking ahead 12 to 15 seconds gives you a solid advantage, just don’t forget to watch the vehicles closer to you as well. Looking ahead you’ll be able to: See vehicles coming onto the highway, into [...]
Living in a semi can sometimes seem like a balancing act. There is only so much room in the cab and no way to renovate to make more. One common question that a lot of our new drivers ask us is “What exactly should we bring in with us?” We’ve put together a check list [...]
20% of the population deal with seasonal allergies every year. While the majority of the population is welcoming spring by sitting out on the deck, and relishing in the warmer temperatures allergy sufferers are still hiding indoors in an effort to ward off the sneezing fits brought on by the season’s new growth. At this [...]
We bet you didn't know you could make breakfast burritos, freeze them and take them in the truck with you. Truck drivers everywhere have to deal with the busy morning rush and often skip breakfast or make unhealthy choices because they are quick to grab and go. If this sounds like you try out this [...]