October 2020 Meeting Focuses on Cognitive Testing and Legal Updates

Jodi Burness

The October meeting for the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council was well attended and focused on cognitive testing for truck drivers with a presentation from DriverCheck. Many legal updates on traffic convictions and court proceedings by Burness Paralegal Services with speeding being a main focus for police forces. Our next meeting will be on November … Continue reading October 2020 Meeting Focuses on Cognitive Testing and Legal Updates

IHSA Releases Video on Sanitizing Your Truck for Covid-19

Truck Convoy for Special Olympics 2019

Brad Bird is well known in the Fleet Safety Council, but many of us didn't know he was a star. Brad recently filmed a video for the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association on how to properly clean a commercial vehicle interior. We have a star in our midst. Great job Brad. You can learn more … Continue reading IHSA Releases Video on Sanitizing Your Truck for Covid-19

Happy Holidays from the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council

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Members of the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council would like to wish all of you a safe and Happy Holiday Season. May it be merry and filled with fond memories with family and friends. Please don't drink and drive and we look forward to seeing you in 2020. Happy Holidays About the Chapter The Hamilton … Continue reading Happy Holidays from the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council

Jodi Burness Talks Legal Mistakes at November 2019 HFSC Meeting

Jodi Burness

Jodi Burness gave a presentation at the November HFSC meeting on how to ensure you documentation for your company would be challenged in court and why you may want revisit how policies and procedures are recorded should they be required in a court of law. You can learn more about Burness Paralegal at http://www.burnessparalegal.com. You … Continue reading Jodi Burness Talks Legal Mistakes at November 2019 HFSC Meeting

Drug and Alcohol Clearing House Information from DriverCheck

Branden Kearse-DriverCheck

Branden Kearse of DriverCheck gave an overview in October of the Drug and Alcohol Clearing House beginning January 6th, 2020 for carriers operating in the United States. below is an overview of the presentation.  You can learn more about DriverCheck at http://www.drivercheck.ca Listen to the full presentation in audio form below http://theleadpedalpodcast.com/lp401-understanding-the-drug-and-alcohol-clearing-house-with-branden-kearse   About the … Continue reading Drug and Alcohol Clearing House Information from DriverCheck

HFSC Changes location for November 2019 Meeting

Sept HFSC Meeting

Due to a scheduling conflict the November meeting will be held at a different location in Grimsby Ontario. Times and date remain the same. We will be meeting at: November 28, 2019 ** location change** Peach King Arena, 162 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby, ON 9am - 12pm

28th Fleet Safety Conference Recap

Fleet Safety Conference

If you missed the 28th annual Fleet Safety Conference that happened at the beginning of October we have a recap of the event from The Lead Pedal Podcast. There is a preview video below and a full recap on the podcast. Video Preview Podcast Recap Full Conference Recap Click Here! Recap of the 28th Fleet … Continue reading 28th Fleet Safety Conference Recap

HFSC Talks Drug Clearinghouse at October Meeting

Branden Kearse-DriverCheck

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Chapter had a good meeting yesterday as they talked about the Clearing House Program beginning in January 2020 in the United States. Branden Kearse of DriverCheck gave a great  presentation on how the program will work. You can learn more at http://www.drivercheck.ca Other topics discussed at the meeting were … Continue reading HFSC Talks Drug Clearinghouse at October Meeting

IHSA Magazine Features Risk Assessment for Transportation

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IHSA Magazine has released information on risk assessments for the transportation industry and other road safety programming. You may find this interesting to share with your teams. Magazine: https://www.ihsa.ca/News_Events/HS_Magazine.aspx Edition:  http://www.ihsa.ca/pdfs/products/IHSAV191-IHSA-Magazine-Vol-19-i1.pdf https://www.ihsa.ca/pdfs/magazine/volume_19_Issue_1/new-road-safety-resources-for-employers-available-from-ihsa.pdf https://www.ihsa.ca/pdfs/magazine/volume_19_Issue_1/spotting-the-risks-in-trucking.pdf

Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Has Full House for September Meeting

Sept HFSC Meeting

The meeting was packed yesterday as the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Chapter met for the first time after their Summer break. New Chair Person Vickie DeVos led the meeting with Vice Chair Brian Lemoine closing it after a successful presentation and discussion. Topics discussed include a legal update from Jodi Burness, updates on the … Continue reading Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Has Full House for September Meeting