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 – Gross Vehicle Weight

“In regards to pickups, vans, and towing light duty trailers – why is gross vehicle weight important?”

QandAAn important consideration that is often overlooked when purchasing one of these vehicles is determining what weight to have them registered for. Accidentally overloading a vehicle can lead to a dangerous situation, not just for you but others on the road. It can also lead to a variety of traffic charges being issued by law enforcement officials. To find out more call X-Copper and ask for the CVOR Manager.