Top Ten Winter Driving Tips

Top Ten Winter Driving Tips Allow yourself extra time when you know conditions are bad or the temperature is near the freezing mark. Check the temperature before you go out of the house in the morning – if the temperature is near freezing, there will be “black” ice—drive accordingly. Always, always pass snowplows and other…

Safely Pulling a Trailer

Safely Pulling a Trailer Tis the season – for boats, RVs & trailer that is. For some, pulling and backing a trailer is as easy as falling off the proverbial roof. For others, this task proves more daunting. Driving a Larger Vehicle The first aspect that many realize right away is the increased size of…

Professional Winter Driving

Professional Winter Driving In recent winter months, I’ve taken a couple of students out on mountain trips. These consist of 8-hours in the truck driving through the remote country in south-central British Columbia. When the student arrives, my personal vehicle is parked beside the “big truck”. From there I’m loading supplies into the rig: clothes…

Air Brake Endorsement (Code 15)

Air Brake Endorsement (Code 15) Explanation of ICBC’s Air Brake Endorsement Available from: http://www.icbc.com/driver-licensing/getting-licensed/air-brake/on-highway Getting an on-highway air brake endorsement in B.C. Who needs an air brake endorsement? Most tandem-axle trucks, some RVs, and a number of other vehicles require an air brake endorsement to operate. If the vehicle you are driving is equipped with a…