STA AGM Gala Awards Banquet 2019 Recap

This past Friday, OCtober 25th, 2019, was the STA AGM Gala Awards Banquet presented by SGI Canada. It was a full day, packed with panels, meetings, presentations, and then the Gala Awards Banquet in the evening. The morning began with breakfast, a chance for Members...

Changing Tires

Due to safety concerns, many companies now send a service to a driver when a tire needs to be changed roadside. While this is a developing safety trend, drivers may often find themselves in situations where they must change a tire on their truck or trailer. More often...

Entering and Exiting the Vehicle

It is easy to get injured entering and exiting a commercial vehicle. This action performed thousands of times over a driver’s career can injure your hands, feet, legs, ankles, shoulders, and back. Should you happen to slip or trip while exiting the vehicle, you are...

Cart & Dolly Use

Carts and dollies can be effective tools to prevent injuries when moving items such as cargo. As with all tools there are precautions that should be taken when using the equipment to ensure that injury is avoided. 1.      Safely load and unload the cart/dolly Always...

Cargo Securement

Load securement is a big part of the trucking industry, the task also has thousands of variables that make simple instructions difficult. Driver education on proper load securement and safety measures plays a large role in cargo securement. This topic is of such high...

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