CRA’s SAFE Roads program is a full range of online courses offered exclusively to members.
It is professionally developed by Canadians for Canadiens to meet fleet safety requirements, mitigate risk as well as meet industry regulations and standards. These modules are readily available to all members, regardless of business size or geographic location.
Selection of Courses
The SAFER Defensive Driving Program is an excellent program for drivers of all types but has a special emphasis for company drivers.
This program is a condensed version of our full Defensive Driving Program and contains all the course information from that course. It is an excellent course for those wanting a quality defensive driving course online. SAFER stands for Space, Attitude, Foresight, Eyesight and Responsibility.
Winter driving is not easy and at times can be dangerous. This online Winter Driving course is designed for organizations and individuals who wish to review and enhance their winter driving knowledge. The course covers everything from pre-winter strategies through to steering and braking in emergencies.
Daily Pre-trip inspections are an integral part of every road trip for a trucker. Proper pre-trip inspections are important for proper fleet maintenance and they are required by law.
Finding problems at the yard before you leave on a run will save a problem down the road, and more specifically a costly repair on the side of the road.
Pre-trips are mandatory under current regulations and drivers are accountable and responsible for defects found on their units. Understanding and effectively applying the vehicle inspection concepts explained in this online course will help truck drivers and their fellow drivers around them road safe.
The federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations set important limits for transport drivers within Canada in an effort to combat fatigue-related crashes. These regulations protect the public, and all individuals involved in commercial transportation.
This online Canadian Hours of Service course covers the specifics of the regulations. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the regulations governing hours of service in Canada; documentation requirements; responsibilities of carriers, shippers, and drivers; mandatory off-duty times and on-duty time limits; and, exemptions to the daily limits
Fleet Safety International’s North American Cargo Securement Program covers the NSC Standard 10 Cargo Securement, which regulates weights and dimensions of commercial vehicles that traverse provinces and territories.
In February, 1988, the Council of Ministers, responsible for transportation and highway safety, endorsed a memorandum of understanding designed to improve uniformity in regulations covering weights and dimensions of commercial vehicles that traverse provinces and territories. There have been eight amendments since 1988, with the last one being implemented in 2014.
This program will present essential, up-to-date information about the weights and dimension regulations set forth in NSC Standard 10 Cargo Securement, and will also cover the ways in which the regulations differ by province.
This online North American Cargo Securement Program is designed to explain the fundamentals and general requirements of cargo securement, based upon the National Safety Code for Motor Carriers (Standard 10). After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the cargo securement standard, requirements of carriers and drivers, and general cargo securement requirements including the securement system, minimum strength requirements, tiedowns and edge protectors, and cargo placement.
NSC Standard 10 – Cargo Securement
This course enables participants to complete the Supervisor Fatigue Program or the Driver Fatigue Program.
Driver fatigue is a major contributing factor to on-the-job vehicular accidents, absenteeism, and lowered productivity. Tired drivers can cost your company money–and even worse, lose their lives. This online course explains the nature of fatigue, the extent to which it can affect drivers, and strategies to mitigate and eliminate driving fatigue. The course consists of two separate modules–one for drivers, and one for people in a supervisory role–either of which can be selected at the start of the course.
This short 2-3 hour program is the condensed version of the Fleet Safety International Professional Driver Improvement Course (PDIC). This condensed program has been developed specifically for professional truck drivers.
Daily Pre-Trip Inspections
Canadian Heavy Truck Weight and Dimension Program
Fatigue Management for Supervisors and Drivers