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Truck Driving Simulator

Introducing Northstar Truck Driving School's new world class truck driving simulator, one of the only in south-western Ontario. This new tool gives us the ability to provide best in class training at any level of instruction and when combined with hands on driving in real vehicles it can give you the edge you need to be successful in a very competitive field. Our truck driving simulator enhances initial driver training, periodic training and driver assessments allowing you to conduct practical real-world training on different terrains and...
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Instructor Mike Morgan wins “Instructor of the Year”

Our very own Mike Morgan is the recipient of the prestigious award — ‘instructor of the year’ — in a province-wide competition. The veteran instructor at Northstar Truck Driving School in Windsor was unanimously chosen to win the award. President of the Truck Training Schools Association of Ontario (TTSAO) Philip Fletcher was on hand Monday morning at Northstar to present the award to Morgan Check out the CTV News article here -> Federal guidelines as mandated by Ministry of Transportation have been implemented by...
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New mandatory training for Class A driver’s licence applicants

Mandatory entry-level training will include at least 103.5 hours of instruction and cover the entry-level knowledge and skills needed to safely operate a large truck on Ontario’s roads. Once you’ve completed the training, your driving record will be updated automatically. If you meet all the other Class A requirements you can take a Class A road test at a DriveTest centre. The training will be valid for life. MELT is going to look much different from what earning a Class A licence looks like today, said MacCarl. Gone are...
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