While every industry has a certain amount of specialized terminology, internal language, slang and acronyms, the trucking industry may have more than its share. This course is designed for students whose first language may not be English, new drivers to our industry and people just wanting to gain more knowledge about trucking. The course is divided into ten modules and can be taking over time. Details
Driver Appreciation BBQ'S
Grande Prairie VIS September 10th
When was the last time Commercial Vehicle Enforcement bought you lunch?
Come join the officers and AMTA staff for a free lunch, cold drinks and giveaways on one of the above dates at the Vehicle Inspection Stations (10:00AM - 2:00 PM) details
See Video of BBQ held at Balzac on August 8th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SbtgE4STFg
Urgent Input Required from Canadian Motor Carriers
We Want Tractor-Trailer Drivers to be Classified as Skilled Workers, Completing This CTA On-Line Survey is Where It Starts Details
Recognizing Truck Driving as Skilled Occupation Key to Jobs Strategy
Temporary foreign workers program won’t fix driver
shortage, but essential to fill seats. Truck driving is a
skilled occupation that should not be lumped in with burger
flippers and other low wage/low skill jobs in order for the
industry’s jobs strategy to work.
That’s the over-riding comment from the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) in the wake of changes to the controversial Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) announced recently by federal employment minister Jason Kenney. Details
The AMTA Trucking Safety Tool Box
The Alberta Motor Transport Association is pleased to announce the release of our new online Small Employer Self Evaluation (Audit) tool. This audit tool is available as an integral part of the AMTA Safety Toolbox or as a standalone product. For more information of the AMTA Safety Toolbox or to sign in or purchase the toolbox please click here.
Members Only Group Benefit Plan
specifically for Canada's trucking industry,
AdvantagePLUS offers a unique combination of value and
Delivered by local representatives in your community, AdvantagePLUS currently covers more then 250 trucking companies representing almost 17,000 employees accross Canada. Whether you have a single employee or a thousand employees, you can benefit from AdvantagePLUS. Details