CVOR Training

The Ministry of Transportation expects all carriers/companies to provide CVOR training to their drivers under the Highway Traffic Act in relation to:

  • Operating a commercial motor vehicle
  • Hours of operation and service
  • Daily Vehicle inspections reports listing defects as major or minor
  • Load Securement

The CVOR system plays a role in the Ministry of Transportation's ongoing commitment to keeping roads safe. These training programs promote the safe operation of trucks and buses on Ontario's roadways. Industrial Safety Trainers, and our dedicated team of professionals is committed to assisting commercial vehicle owners, operators and carriers meet their compliance needs.


Hours of Service

Persons attending this workshop will receive training in Hours of Service as per the Ontario Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators' Safety Manual.

Participants will receive training in the following elements:

  • Hours of Service - Learning Objectives
  • Hours of Service Regulations
  • Basic Requirements
  • Daily Limits
  • Work-Shift Limits
  • Driving-Cycles Limits
  • Logbooks
  • Electronic On-Board Recording Device
  • Possession of Logs and Supporting Documents
  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Reviewing Hour of Service Logs
  • Correction Action
  • Enforcement and Penalties

Load Securement


Compliance with National Standard
According to the Ontario Highway traffic Act
Section 2. (1) Every commercial motor vehicle carrying a load on a highway must be in compliance with Division 3 (Requirements for Cargo Securement System) and Division 4 (Tiedowns) of Part 1 of the National Standard. O. Reg.363/04. s.2 (1).

Course Content

  • Inspection Criteria
  • Securement Device Requirements
  • Interpretation of NSC Standard 10
  • Concepts of Working Load Limits
  • Canada-Wide Safe Practices
  • Cargo Packing Considerations
  • Special Commodity Securement
theory based training. At the end of the theory based training each participant will be required to take part in an Operator Driving Evaluation. This evaluation consists of having the operators use the equipment they would be authorized to operate in the environment that they will be working in.