Maintaining Mundane Driving

Preventing emergencies during your drive It is always safer and quicker to steer out of trouble than to brake and attempt to stop in the event of an emergency. The Read more…

Pedestrian Perils

A significant number of crashes involving pedestrians have occurred that could have been easily avoided if more attention and care was exercised by pedestrians and drivers. The latest, “Canadian Motor Read more…

Unhooking a semi-trailer – how to unhook a semi trailer

For veteran truck drivers, hooking and unhooking a trailer sometimes occurs several times a day. For others, they may only drop & hook once or twice a week, or rarely. Read more…

Hooking to a semi-trailer – how to hook up a tractor trailer

All too often, semi-trailers are dropped on the ground incurring considerable time & expense. A crane or large forklift first has to be found, brought to the site and used Read more…

Truckin’s Dirty Dozen: 12 rules to keep you movin’ – trucking rules

trucking rules Professional drivers know that there are rules that keep their days safe and uneventful. These rules must be followed, otherwise you will be hurt, the truck will breakdown, Read more…

Winter Survival Kit

If you’re journeying outside of urban areas during the winter months, preparation is imperative for your safe arrival. Ensure that your vehicle is ready: winter tires if needed, windshield wiper Read more…

Motorcycle Survival Skills

Spring has sprung and the flowers are in full bloom here on Vancouver Island. With spectacular weather on the Easter Weekend, motorcyclists are on our roadways. With the increased mix Read more…

Mental Survival Kit – Winter Driving Tips

At this time of year, traffic safety sites abound with articles about winter driving– most of which assert the importance of vehicle preparedness. Despite the importance of prepping your vehicle, Read more…

Navigation, Truck Driving & Professionalism

Any novice truck driver will soon become aware of their inability to properly navigate. Unlike a car, places to turn around a 23m (75ft) vehicle are few. And unfortunately, navigation Read more…

Top 10 Tips for Better Fuel Mileage

Top 10 Tips for Better Fuel Mileage—ways to make your personal vehicle more fuel-efficient Better fuel mileage is about choice: by choosing to walk, cycle or use public transportation as Read more…