Saferway Driver Training School Ltd.

Saferway Driver Training School Ltd.
Truck Training

Thursday, December 12, 2013

The Classic Western Star and 53' Dry Van getting ready to head out training on the un-open road today!

The Classic Western Star and 53' Dry Van getting ready to head out training on the un-open road today!



I wish I had something this nice to train on when I started driving these big rigs.




Friday, December 6, 2013

Saferway is looking to hire an ICBC Certified Class 1/5 Instructor. Interested Call 250-385-8212



Saferway is looking to hire an ICBC Certified Class 1/5 Instructor. Interested Call 250-385-8212


Employment Opportunities
  • Do you enjoy driving?
  • Do you like to work with people?
  • Would you like the opportunity to be able to teach?


The job of an Approved Driving Instructor is interesting and very rewarding.


The skill of being able to relate to and teach a variety of people is one of the most important attributes that a good instructor must possess.

In addition to the people skills, you will also need some degree of self-discipline, professionalism, and a good sense of responsibility that a job such as this requires.


Job satisfaction is high. There is nothing like the feeling of a job well done, when a pupil passes their test.

Commercial Truck Instructors:
Full Time and Part Time Career Opportunities Teaching. We are seeking individuals with a background in the trucking industry as a professional truck driver and a strong interest in training.


The ideal candidate will be:
  • Passionate about promoting and improving the professionalism of truck drivers.
  • An experienced operator.
  • Have an interest in and demonstrated aptitude for teaching.
  • Comfortable with computers and advanced technology.
  • Willing to work shifts and weekends if necessary.
  • Able to relate to teaching a variety of people, this is one of the most important attributes that a good instructor must possess.
  • Happy to be home every day.

Driverless Trucks, imagine upward to 63,500 kg. or 139,994 pounds of steel truck and load barreling down the highway!


Driverless Trucks, imagine upward to 63,500 kg. or 139,994 pounds of steel truck and load barreling down the highway!


So what do you think of this idea?


New developments in active safety technology have the potential to dramatically transform the trucking industry, perhaps even culminating someday in driverless trucks,

Read More: http://www.ttnews.com/articles/showtemplatemats2013.aspx?storyid=33631

Unemployment Hits Five-Year Low, Consumer Spending Up - Trucking added 8,400 jobs for the month

Trucking added 8,400 jobs for the month, following six months of little growth, while 30,500 jobs were added in the transportation and warehousing sector, which includes trucking. The trucking figure is made up of only for-hire jobs and does not include those with private fleets or trucking activity in other sectors, such as construction.


Read More; http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/story/2013/12/economic-watch-unemployment-hits-five-year-low-consumer-spending-up.aspx

In the next decade, the trucking industry must add 239,000 drivers, per year, to keep up with freight demand and replace the 37 percent today’s drivers that will retire.

In the next decade, the trucking industry must add 239,000 drivers, per year, to keep up with freight demand and replace the 37 percent today’s drivers that will retire. -

“We need to turn that ship in the right direction,” said panelist Keith Tuttle, president of Motor Carrier Service (MCS), a 100-truck carrier based in Toledo, Ohio. As part of the discussion on how to improve public image, the panel, moderated by CCJ Editor Jeff Crissey, discussed the Trucking Moves America Forward campaign, a new industry program.


See more at: http://www.ccjdigital.com/fleet-executive-panel-says-driver-image-engagement-critical-to-solving-shortage/#sthash.R88TaGHu.dpuf