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Do Truck Drivers Need More Training?

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You’ve likely seen a semi truck making a tight turn or difficult maneuver, and think “Wow, those drivers are skilled. They must have a lot of training!” True, there are thousands of trained, experienced, and professional truck drivers. But is this always the case?
The findings of this CBC News investigation may surprise you.

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Bungee Or Tie Down?

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It wasn’t long after the first elastic band was patented in 1922 that the bungee cord was created and it too would prove to be a useful tool for pretty much everyone. Today, whether you drive a 80,000 lb transport truck or two door hatchback you will find many uses for a good bungee cord. However despite its many uses it IS NOT and SHOULD NOT be used in lieu of a proper tie-down strap.
Here are some reasons as to why:

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A New Addition

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If you have ever visited our Langley location, you would have noticed an old yellow ramp sitting in the middle of our loading yard. A few years ago we decided to upgrade it with proper safety railings and a new paint job, but we knew one day it would have to go.

Though that ramp served us well for over 8 years, we were finding that lately, it was needing regular repairs. The frequency of repairs had increased to the point that it needed some type of service every few months. Last month we decided it had ramped its last load. On that note, the whole T&P team is excited to have a brand new addition to our yard – a beautiful, custom built, loading ramp.

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Holiday Hours

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We hope everyone is having a great November. As this years Remembrance Day falls on Sunday November 11th, the T&P office will be mostly closed on Monday, November 12th with just a small number of employees available.

The office will be fully open with all staff present on Tuesday, November 13th.

We hope you have a great and safe long weekend.

Holiday Hours

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We will be completely closed on Monday, October 8th in observance of Thanksgiving. If you require any assistance you can still reach us as there will be some support staff available.

We will be fully open again on Tuesday, October 9th.
We hope everyone has a fun and safe weekend!

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Holiday Hours

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We will be completely closed on Monday, September 3rd in observance of Labour Day. If you require any assistance you can still reach us as there will be some support staff available.

We will be fully open again on Tuesday, September 4th.
We hope everyone has a fun and safe weekend!

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How Dangerous is the Wildfire Smoke?

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It feels like forever since we have seen blue skies or a normal looking sun. With wildfires raging across BC, thick smoke has covered the province and has reached all the way to parts of Manitoba.

With air quality advisories reaching dangerous levels many are wondering how what that danger actually means to them, how to protect themselves, and when will the smoke and haziness end. All of us here at T&P Trucking also wanted to know so we did some research and this is what we found.

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Holiday Hours

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We will be mostly closed on Monday, July 2nd in observance of Canada Day. If you require any assistance you can still reach us as there will be some support staff available.

We will be fully open again on Tuesday, July 3rd.
We hope everyone has a fun and safe weekend!

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Apps Truck Drivers Love

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Many truck drivers today may remember a time when the only way to communicate with loved ones while on the road was to make a phone call from the next roadside diner or use a pay phone at a gas station. Thankfully, the era of the cell phone was soon to arrive, giving everyone the opportunity to keep regular contact with the office and loved ones alike.

Fast forward to today and our phones are much more than just a way to communicate with each other. If you have browsed through your app store lately, you probably noticed there seems to be an application for almost every type of job or industry. As this article is on a trucking website, we thought it made sense to showcase a few of the apps truck drivers love and that can help make life in the trucking industry easier.

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