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The province is offering a pair of programs that could help farmers or their workers obtain a Class 1 licence — a shortened training program for those with Class 3 licences and grants for unemployed Albertans wanting to be a commercial trucker.

Two new programs aimed at Class 1 licensing problems

Farm groups welcome reduced training option and grants for those wanting to be truck drivers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The provincial government has opened a pair of avenues that will make getting a Class 1 driver’s licence easier for some. New training rules — called Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) — were brought in following the Humboldt Broncos bus crash, which killed 16 people in April 2018. The accident prompted reviews of driver training […] Read more