This course was developed in partnership with the Western Forestry Contractors' Association, to teach the safe operation of light trucks on public roads and more specifically on resource roads in British Columbia. Alan Sidorov is Chief Instructor for the BC Forest Safety Council Resource Road Light Truck Driver Training. The curriculum was developed, and is kept current, by Alan Sidorov and the coaching team, in cooperation with the BC Forest Safety Council and the WFCA. It is suitable for any worker using resource roads.
This course is offered in English and the focus is on hands-on driving activities. Participants will receive a wallet card and certificate for successfully completing this course.
Upon completing this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the characteristics of resource roads
- Recognize vehicle dynamics; vehicle design elements and how they affect stability
- Develop driver skills through drills, activities and in-vehicle coaching
Two days. Participants spend the majority of the course outdoors and behind the wheel. Group size is limited to 6 participants per trainer. Additional trainers can be added for groups of a larger number. Lunch is not provided.
Session Dates & Location
If your organization is interested in hosting a session, please contact the trainers directly:
Joanne Younker (Lead Trainer, Administrator at Sidorov Advanced Driver Training)
Phone: 604-966-4269 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan Sidorov (Director, Chief Trainer at Sidorov Advanced Driver Training)
Phone: 604-905-0146 or email: email@example.com
Participants or companies need to provide their own vehicles, ideally those that will be used in the workplace. If trailer towing is a regular part of the driverís duties, contact the trainer and it may be possible to include trailer training in the regular course. The participant will have to provide a trailer if one is needed and must have their own vehicle insurance.
NOTE: Participants must also bring their valid driver's licence and copy of their current driver's abstract.