Category Archives: Member Information

Gerry Lycett is awarded Jacket for contribution

Long time member and former Treasurer Gerry Lycett was awarded with a Fleet Safety Council jacket for his years of hard work in the treasury position. The position has now been handed over to member Glen Harvey who will continue to keep up the great process that Gerry started. Thank you Gerry for all of your hard work over the years. Stay warm in the jacket.


Bruce Outridge releases Driven to Drive Book


Transportation Consultant and author Bruce Outridge released his latest book Driven to Drive on September 1, 2013. The book offers advice and tips for professional drivers on how to have a successful trucking career. For more information on the book please visit his Bruce’s website at

Driven to Drive Book Cover
Driven to Drive Book Cover

Outridge Consulting Services offers Online Training for Owner Operators

We had such a good response to our book Running By The Mile that we are proud to announce the release of our new online training program based on the book. The course can be completed online with different options available and the packages include a self-directed program to hands on coaching. The courses includes the topics covered in the book with additional information. Participants have the option to be part of an online forum, have questions marked by a professional, and success action plans created for a successful business.

Who should use these courses? The courses would benefit anyone interested in improving their business as an owner operator, interested in setting up a successful trucking business, or someone interested in a career in the transportation industry.

To view more information on the courses please visit the training page at Outridge Consulting Services. 

New Chapter Positions for the Hamilton / Niagara Fleet Safety Council

The following people have stepped up to accept the following positions with the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council. Many of these people have held the same or other positions for years. Thank you to all board members for their time and contribution over the years. You are what makes our chapter the success that it is.

Chapter Chair: Bruce Outridge

Chapter Past Chair: Al Holbrook

Chapter Vice Chair: Jim Campbell

Chapter Treasurer: Glen Harvey

Chapter Recording Secretary: Nick NicholsonFleet-Safety-Council-Logo

Chapter Administrative Secretary: Brad Bird

Membership Committee: (Chair) Curt Roush, Mike Derry, George Skotidas

Speaker Program Committee: (Chair) Rick Brown, Lori Lanteigne,  Rick Gladman

Publicity: (Chair) Greg Jack, Bruce Outridge

Auditors: Rudy Sobscahk, Cec Cooke

Safe Driver Award Judges: Nick Nicholson, John Cleary, Sheila Land

CBM holds Second Annual Truck Rodeo – June 9, 2013

CBM St.Marys is holding their second annual truck rodeo. All are welcome to this event showing off the skills of our professional drivers. CBM St Mary’s is one of the largest construction and concrete mix companies in Ontario. For those interested in attending please check the agenda and promotional poster for the event. Al Holbrook and the CBM St. Marys staff have been proud supporters and members if the Fleet Safety Council. Enjoy the Rodeo!

cbm poster


Rodeo Agenda 2013


Fleet Tax Services-Certified Drug Testing Facility

We here at Fleet-Tax Services are a certified Drug and Alcohol Testing facility here at the Fifth Wheel, Grimsby, as it stated, although Driver Check is still also here and an active site.  There is no change for any carrier that is currently under the consortium of Driver Check.  We are testing for the Millennium Compliance Consortium and can accommodate other carriers requiring a testing facility.

Fleet Tax Services- Fifth Wheel Truck Stop -Grimsby