Bus Bytes Webinars

Introducing Ontario Motor Coach Association Webinar Series – Bus Bytes!

Each month OMCA will feature webinars on industry-relevant topics.  Participation is easy from the comfort of your office!  Plan staff meetings around various topics by connecting your laptop to a projector and inviting in various departmental staff based on topic and interest.


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Here’s a sample of some of the webinars you can expect for the 2019 schedule:

**Please note, where indicated, changes may occur based on speaker availability of speakers and addition of time-sensitive webinars that may take precedence over planned webinars.

Webinar Topic

Date & Time

Implementing a Company-Wide Cannabis Policy Monday, February 11th

1 – 2 pm EST

MCI Academy Wednesday, February 20th

1 – 2 pm EST

The Gordie Howe Bridge; An Update from Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority Wednesday, March 20th

1 – 2 pm EST

Ontario College Of Trades changes to Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades
Stephen Speers of Conestoga College will walk participants through upcoming changes to Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades in Ontario and answer your questions.
RESCHEDULED TO:
Monday, May 6th

1 – 2 pm EST

US Hours Of Service 101 for Coach Operator Office Staff
US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will provide a high-level overview of US Hours of Service.  This webinar is intended for those who may not have a good understanding of the US Hours of Service requirements (new drivers, support staff, management, etc)
RESCHEDULED TO:
Wednesday, May 22nd 

1 – 2 pm EST

Ontario Hours Of Service 101 for Coach Operator Office
Staff
Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation will provide a high-level overview of CA (ON) Hours of Service.  This webinar is intended for those who may not have a good understanding of the CA Hours of Service requirements (new drivers, support staff, management, etc)
Thursday, April 25th

1 – 2 pm EST

Driver Health and Managing Fatigue
Join Clinton Marquardt, Human Fatigue Specialist as he reviews strategies to manage fatigue in the workplace with a special focus on the commercial driver
Wednesday, May 29th

1 – 2 pm

Mandatory Entry Level Training for Bus Drivers in Ontario May
Preparing for FMCSA Carrier Audits May
Recovering Money: Duty on Imported Parts, Supplies, Materials and Tools June
Preventative Maintenance Vehicle Inspections and Pre-Trip Inspections June
Best Practices to Improve Fuel Mileage June
Understanding Out Of Service Criteria July
Emerging Technologies (including electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles) July
Recruitment and Retention; How to Attract and Keep Good Drivers August
Transportation Security Administration’s Secure Facility Requirements August
What You Need to Know – Workplace Safety and Insurance Board September
Electronic Logging Devices Update on Operations and Enforcement (USA) September
Ontario’s Employment Standards Act September
Mitigating Risk – Operator Insurance Best Practices October
October
November
November
December

Got an idea for a webinar topic?   We’d love to hear it.

Email jennifer@omca.com with your suggestions
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