Commercial Truck Driving Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid

Commercial Truck Driving Tips and Pitfalls to AvoidIf you operate commercial vehicles in Ontario, you are subject to the rules of Ontario’s Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR) system and the Carrier Safety Rating (CSR) Program. These systems are in place to maintain the safety of Ontario’s roads by rating and inspecting commercial vehicles and drivers. As an operator, there many aspects of your CVOR rating you need to be aware of. The following information is good to know in general, but especially useful if you find yourself charged with a traffic infraction or offence.

What constitutes a commercial vehicle? 
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QandA – US Tickets

“I received a traffic ticket in the U.S.A. but I have a drivers licence in Ontario. Do I have to pay the ticket?”

QandA - US TicketsAll tickets in the U.S.A. must be paid or a warrant for your arrest could be issued that is enforceable within the state that the ticket was received. Further, there is a reciprocal agreement between the States of New York and Michigan and the Province of Ontario. This means that any tickets received in those States that are paid, will affect your driving record and insurance in Ontario. X-Copper can fight tickets in New York and Michigan.

If you have received a ticket and want a run down of what you are facing and if its worth fighting please call 1-888-X-Copper and ask for the US division or fill out this form for a free quote.

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QandA – Drivers License in the US

“Will a ticket in the U.S.A affect my ontario driver’s license?”

QandAAll tickets in the U.S.A. must be paid or a warrant for your arrest could be issued that is enforceable within the state that the ticket was received. Further, there is a reciprocal agreement between the States of New York and Michigan and the Province of Ontario. This means that any tickets received in those States that are paid, will affect your driving record and insurance in Ontario. Call X-Copper, we fi ght tickets in New York and Michigan.