Introductory Summary to the CCMTA Medical Standards for Commercial Drivers

The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA), National Safety Code, Standard 6: Determining Driver Fitness in Canada is a two-part document that focuses on explaining how Canadian jurisdictions perform their role in assessing the medical fitness of drivers (Part 1), and the CCMTA Medical Standards for Drivers (Part 2). This 297-page document addresses drivers of both personal and commercial vehicles. Below is an introductory summary, comprised of sections directly from Standard 6, specifically focusing on commercial drivers. This summary is a tool for commercial transportation companies to support drivers with their understanding of the medical requirements outline in this document

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Are You Hiring the ‘Right’ Drivers?

Employee retention and turnover are constantly challenging for transportation companies of all sizes. Attracting and retaining talent is crucial to keeping the wheels moving, reducing operating and driver management costs, managing safety, and improving the overall performance of your company, and it all starts with your hiring practices.

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