Province invests in CleanBC Heavy-duty Vehicle Efficiency Program

Source: Under CleanBC, British Columbia’s climate plan, the Province is rolling out a new heavy-duty vehicle efficiency program that will help lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and will help commercial truck drivers spend less money on fuel. “Reducing emissions from the transportation sector is important if we are to create a cleaner future,” said … Read More

A Picture or Video is Worth a Thousand Words

Videos showcased at our Speaker Series in Prince George, BC!  Meet Joe, Donna, and Arvind, the stars of three new short videos produced by WorkSafeBC. They are ordinary people whose jobs as commercial truck drivers play a core role in their happy, stable lives—until injury strikes. Suddenly, things aren’t so rosy. We see how one … Read More

Compliance for Drivers

The National Safety Code (NSC) has four specific areas of enforcement and all company safety policies fall under one of these areas: Driver Safety Plan Vehicle Safety Plan Hours of Services Safety Plan A Plan for all Safety Considerations The driver has the responsibility to ensure that all these areas of the National Safety Code … Read More

Driver Appreciation Pop-up, Wrap-up

Here at SafetyDriven, we value and respect commercial drivers so much that we couldn’t keep our driver appreciation event to just one week. During our official Driver Appreciation Week, September 3 to 6, held alongside National Trucking Week, we welcomed commercial drivers at our office in Langley with an outdoor barbeque featuring beef and veggie … Read More

The Challenges of The National Safety Code

When originally setting up companies’ National Safety Code, the emphasis was to ensure that we answered all the questions and we received our National Safety Code number. This allowed our vehicles to be insured and we were in business. There was very little education required at the time and unless you ran into a problem, … Read More

Loading & Unloading: Make it Simple, Make it Safe / ਲੋਡਿੰਗ ਅਤੇ ਅਨਲੋਡਿੰਗ: ਇਸਨੂੰ ਆਸਾਨ ਬਣਾਉ, ਇਸਨੂੰ ਸੁਰਖਿਤ ਬਣਾਉ

Despite the advances in equipment technology and availability of new safety devices, loading and unloading safety remains one of the biggest areas of concern among trucking companies. Safety doesn’t have to be complicated, nor does it have to be expensive. It needs to be adequate to protect people from the risks that your operation creates. … Read More

Look out Prince George, here we come again!

2018’s Speaker Series on Health and Safety conference was a great success so we’re headed back! This year we’ve added an additional speaker, a post-conference course on Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee, and moved the venue to The Coast Prince George Hotel. We’ve invited Linda Edgecombe, Hall of Fame speaker and award winning philanthropist, … Read More

Creating a National Safety Code Safety Plan

The National Safety Code plan will contain four components as follows: Drivers Vehicles Hours of Service Safety Plan The Safety Plan must be the working plan of the company. It must include all components of managing drivers, including the hiring process and how the competency of the drivers is determined when the driver is hired. … Read More

Mechanics: Making Everything Go

Imagine for a moment the vast network of mechanized transport around the globe: large trucks, buses, trains, airplanes, ships, all humming along purposefully. Now remove from that world all of the heavy duty equipment mechanics. Things don’t looks so rosy anymore. Without each of their specialized maintenance yards and repair facilities, those powerful machines are … Read More

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