Aug 25, 2021
Map Reading - Is It Still a Skill That Truckers Need?
Do you still read maps? Many new truck drivers don’t feel that they need to read maps but old school truckers swear by them, who is right? We talk about it on this episode of the podcast as to why you may want to continue to learn this important skill. Find out what this host thinks about map reading.
This episode is also sponsored by Ontario Truck Driving School has a number of courses to help you be successful when starting a career in transportation from heavy equipment to over the road trucking. You can learn more about starting your career at www.otds.com
The Drive Forward Program is looking for local employers interested in hiring new AZ licensed drivers. The Drive Forward Program helps passionate people receive the training and funding needed to lead a successful career in the transportation industry as an AZ driver. This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada and is being administered by the Workforce Planning Board of Waterloo Wellington Dufferin. Graduates from this program will be matched with an employer for a four week work placement, with the hopes of leading into full-time employment. If you’re interested in giving a new driver a chance to be successful in the industry please contact the Drive Forward Program today at 519-778-6050 or contact David Sinclair by email at: email@example.com or visit https://www.workforceplanningboard.com/projects/drive_forward
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