is a drivers' training workshop designed to teach the skills needed
to become a fuel efficient driver. These workshops will directly
provide a learning opportunity for instructors, owner-operators
or company drivers.
designed by FleetSmart (an information program of the Office of
Energy Efficiency of Natural Resources Canada), are aimed at assisting
fleets in reducing operating costs.
As well as
training drivers, the OTA sponsored events will also provide a
learning opportunity for instructors during "train-the-instructor"
will cover factors that affect fuel efficiency; vehicle care and
inspections; driving practices and recommendations; and defensive
driving for fuel efficiency.
the Ontario Trucking Association may attend the session for free.
Non-members are asked to pay a $20 fee. Dates for courses are
as follows: March 4, and April 8, 2002, for the instructor course,
and April 17 for the driver course.
is mandatory. For a registration form call Shelly Hill at (416)
249-7401 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.