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OSSGA and ORBA Joint CVOR Workshop: What You Need To Know

May 17, 2017 at 11:53 AM

CVOR WORKSHOP: WEDNESDAY, MAY 31

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW!

OSSGA and ORBA are hosting a half-day Commercial Vehicle Operator’s Registration (CVOR) Workshop for members focusing on the changes in road-building machines (RBM).

Date: Wednesday, May 31
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided at 1:00 p.m.
Location: Novotel, 3670 Hurontario Street, Mississauga, ON. Free parking is available onsite.
Price: $179 + HST
Registration: The registration link is available above.

This session has been designed to review all the basic commercial vehicle operating rules that a company will need to know to remain compliant, including an overview of hours of service limits and rule sets, daily vehicle inspections as well as the new changes in RBMs effective July 1, 2017.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • CVOR 101
  • Canadian Hours of Service
  • Daily Vehicle Inspections and Reports
  • Changes in RBMs

This course will be presented by Alex Bugeya and Bud Kneller from Frontline Commercial Vehicle Solutions. All attendees of the course will be provided with a booklet of materials before leaving the workshop.

For more information, please contact Stacey-Lee Wright, Education and Member Services Coordinator, at stacey@orba.org or (905) 507-1107, ext. 222.