Bike Month kicked off on May 27 and will continue until June 30. Naturally, cyclists have been taking to the streets in order to reap the physical benefits of getting around by bike. While the switch from car to bike for your daily commute is a proactive and environmentally friendly decision, there are important factors to consider regarding your personal safety as a cyclist. A bicycle is a vehicle, just like a car, a truck, a motorcycle or even a bus. Cyclists must obey the
Getting your driver’s license is a big step. It’s important to consider the responsibilities that come with passing the road test, but you don’t want your nerves to get the best of you! Your nerves can affect your driving performance which could lead to a failed test. Here’s some tips on how to combat those anxious feelings before and during your test: 1. Sign up for driving school A qualified driving instructor is an invaluable resource to have when learning how to drive. No
When you’re involved in an industry moving 81.5% of America’s cargo, more than air transport, pipeline, rail and water combined, you play a critical role in the economy, but only if you are up to date on safety regulations and remain compliant with the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) most recent drug testing regulations that impact your truck drivers.
Not being up-to-date on DOT’s latest drug test requirements will result in fines, out of service notices, and pot
Being in Canada, we are no strangers to the cold and inclement winter driving conditions. The first major snow fall of the year has hit the Barrie area (our head office/hometown) with snow squall warnings in effect across the Simcoe Region. To many students' chagrin however, the buses were not cancelled and our own in-car instruction resumed as usual. Why? Well, winter driving is a reality of being a driver in Canada, and what better way to prepare for and tackle the winter r
Confidence is a crucial skill to have in life. It is a state of being in which you trust in your ability to make the right actions and decisions. It is important to have confidence in order to be effective in a leadership role. Or in any role that requires you to contribute and make decisions that will affect yourself and others. Whether as family members, co-workers, employers, or friends, we are required to exercise our confidence in some measure every day.