Transportation

Driving and Transportation Courses


Hours of Service Standard 

An Application Guide for the Hours of Service Standard has been published by the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA). To view and download the guide, follow this link:  ccmta.ca/en/publications/resources-home/item/commercial-vehicle-drivers-hours-of-service-regulations-ccmta-application-guide.

Alberta Transportation has provided a list of organizations in Alberta that have informed the department that they offer an Hours of Service training course that can be viewed,
by following this link:  transportation.alberta.ca/4652.htm.

Special HoS permits for oilwell service vehicles are available through Alberta Transportation.

For more information, please contact Patrick Delaney, Vice President, Health and Safety at 403.781.7384 or pdelaney@psac.ca.

 


Club Root and Other Agricultural Pests and Weeds

Members operating in rural Alberta are asked to ensure that they take precautions to help prevent the spread of club root and other agricultural pests and weeds when working in rural areas. Ensure policies and procedures are in place to properly sanitize equipment. Agricultural pests and weeds can be spread when moving vehicles and equipment from infected areas. More information can be found at:


Cargo Securement Best Practice

PSAC and the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) have developed a Best Practice for the transportation of equipment used in the oil and gas industry and compliance with the North American Cargo Securement Standard. The Best Practice deals with issues related to the transportation of: production equipment, coil tubing equipment, vacuum trucks, drilling and service rig tubulars, drilling rigs, and tubular products. To view and download the Best Practice, visit the Members’ Area of the PSAC website at psac.ca/for-members. For non-members, the price is $75.00 + applicable taxes. Please contact accounting@psac.ca for more information.