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The Certified Drivers Examiners Association CDEA along with nine former private employees have filed a lawsuit against the government alleging a breach of their constitutional rights. The lawsuit comes less than two months after the NDP government officially took over the road test system after over 25 years of privatization. Earlier this week, the Association expressed concerns over the new government system, saying wait times for road tests were as long as three weeks.
He started out as a driver and equipment operator progressing to a mechanic, welder, driver trainer, supervisor, and finally an operations manager. In his father retired, he purchased a truck for his new company and started his career as an owner operator. He purchased several more trucks during his owner operator career and operated throughout Canada and the U S.
While other 16 year olds were thinking about cars and girls, Chris Nash was thinking about work at Slave Lake, about two hours north of Edmonton, Alberta. There, he spent his summer working with a pumpjack service company, assisting with anything that needed to get done for pumpjack installation. It was hard work and long hours — not something just any teenager could handle.
NAPTA is a non-profit organization advocating to improve business and safety standards for all of its members. Brian Heath, president and CEO of Drivewyze, said as a result of adding Drivewyze, the number of sites offering weigh station bypass in Alberta has nearly tripled from 23 to In the month of May alone, nearly 56, participating PIC member trucks received weigh station bypasses from Drivewyze in Alberta.
The facility will function as a commercial transportation hub for safety training development and delivery, research and technology innovation and will play a key role in strengthening education for commercial drivers across the province. In addition to numerous classrooms specifically designed for driver education, the facility also includes both a five-acre training track designed to give drivers comprehensive real-life road experience and vehicle-use training as well as two simulators where drivers will be able to experience different road and travel challenges. According to AMTA President Chris Nashthe facility demonstrates the industry's commitment to continuous improvement for the commercial transportation industry.
Posted Wednesday March 23,in Announcements. The Canadian Trucking Alliance has chosen from the ranks of the small family business for its latest chairman, naming Gene Orlick, owner along with his wife Nancy and president of Orlicks Transportation Inc. Gene literally grew up in the trucking business.
While there is no mandatory training in Manitoba, there is an industry-accepted standard for registered schools which is hours, or six weeks of training. The Manitoba government plans to hold meetings next month to find out what those in the industry think about the idea of requiring new truck drivers to receive training. Alberta and Saskatchewan will soon have mandatory training of hours, or three weeks. Global News has learned the Manitoba government is looking at doing the same.
Sign up now for local breaking news alerts Subscribe. New truck drivers in Alberta now have to go through more than hours of training before they get behind the wheel. As of March 1, drivers seeking a Class 1 licence are required to train for
Name changed from Alberta Motor Transport Association. The Alberta Motor Transport Association is a province-wide, not-for-profit Association formed to provide a voice for the highway transportation industry in Alberta. The role of the AMTA is to help our Members succeed by providing training programs and promoting safety initiatives that reduce workplace injuries.