New Driver Training Program

We Deliver for our Drivers

MacKinnon Transport is committed to the development of highly skilled and qualified AZ drivers.  We provide newly licensed AZ drivers with 6-8 weeks of additional on the road training they require to be professional and confident behind the wheel.

Who Qualifies?

Drivers who are interested in driving for MacKinnon Transport will need to submit the following:

·        Candidates must meet the following criteria: All applicants must be 20 years of age or older

·        High School Transcript/Diploma, or GED (an asset not required)

·        Submit a drivers abstract with no more than 3 points

·        Submit a CVOR

·        Must have a clean criminal record or must have received a pardon or waiver

·        Must have a valid passport

·        Must be a Canadian Citizen

All Drivers who have less than one year of verifiable AZ experience will be required to complete this program.  Upon successful completion of the program Drivers will be well on their way to obtaining their Commercial Truck Drivers Apprenticeship after accumulating the required work hours and skills.

What this program offers:

MacKinnon Transport's Driver development program is meant to enhance and extend training received at an accredited driving school.  This industry focused program provides you with one on one hands on training.  Our driver development team works to assess each individual driver and tailors a program to meet their specific needs.  Some of the areas we cover;

  • Customer Service
  • Pre-trip Safety
  • Life on the Road
  • Inclement Weather Training
  • Safety Behind the Wheel
  • Intensive Cargo Securement Program
  • How to deal with DOT & MTO
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods
  • On site Safety
  • Trip Planning
  • Electronic Logs
  • Customs paperwork
  • Defensive Driving
  • Customer paperwork
  • Border Crossing procedures
  • Shifting