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Understanding the BC Logger Hours of Service (HOS) Rules,

Understanding the BC Logger Hours of Service (HOS) Rules

March 27th 2019

Log haulers in British Columbia are afforded the opportunity to operate under a unique set of hours of service rules specific to this sector. The exemption from the standard 7-day/60-hour cycle attempts to recognize the seasonality of the industry by...

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Why British Columbia Must Adopt Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) for Truck Drivers,

Why British Columbia Must Adopt Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) for Truck Drivers

February 9th 2019

Read what Munden Ventures Ltd, a mobile truck and trailer repair shop in Kamloops, has to add to the discussion about minimum entry lever training in Canada and the benefits that could have on the transportation industry.

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Why Professional Truck Driving Should Be A Skilled Job,

Why Professional Truck Driving Should Be A Skilled Job

February 8th 2019

The classification of truck drivers as low-skilled workers by the NOC in Canada is causing lots of issues in the industry. Greg at Munden Ventures - a truck repair shop in Kamloops - shares why truck driving should be considered a skilled job.

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Why ICBC

Why ICBC's Graduated Licensing Program (GLP) is Killing BC Trucking Companies

February 8th 2019

ICBC's Graduated Licensing Program is making it difficult for young people to enter the professional truck driving industry as trained professionals. As it stands, they can't start their training until they're almost 19 years old!

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4 Reasons for the Truck Driver Shortage in British Columbia, And How to Fix It,

4 Reasons for the Truck Driver Shortage in British Columbia, And How to Fix It

February 7th 2019

If you work in the trucking industry or rely on trucks to move your freight in British Columbia (or Canada , or the US for that matter),you are no doubt living the effects of the truck driver shortage. If your job is to solve this problem for your o...

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6 Reasons Lick-And-Stick Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facilities Will Hurt Your Trucking Company,

6 Reasons Lick-And-Stick Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facilities Will Hurt Your Trucking Company

January 28th 2019

Find out why "lick and stick" commercial vehicle inspections are a problem. Munden Ventures runs a truck repair shop in Kamloops BC that sees a wide range of customer desires when it comes to their truck or trailer's inspections.

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Guide to Dash Cams for Truckers in Canada,

Guide to Dash Cams for Truckers in Canada

January 25th 2019

It seems today, you can never be too careful. Because of that, more and more trucking companies and owner operators are turning to the use of dash cameras to help protect themselves in a world where congestion is becoming an ever-increasing issue, th...

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An Unbiased Guide to ELD Implementation for Trucking Companies,

An Unbiased Guide to ELD Implementation for Trucking Companies

November 5th 2018

With the apparent impending passing of regulation mandating the use of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD’s) late next year in Canada, many Canadian trucking companies are only just now beginning to search out solutions to comply.

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Top 5 Tips for Working with Mobile Truck and Trailer Repair Companies,

Top 5 Tips for Working with Mobile Truck and Trailer Repair Companies

July 29th 2018

Commercial trucks and trailers tend to break down at the most inopportune times and at the worst locations. Rarely does your brake pot let go as you are entering the driveway of a truck repair facility. Unfortunately, no amount of preventative...

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