Being a professional driver involves more
than just driving a different type of vehicle.
It means taking pride in your work and
being recognized as a professional driver.
As a professional driver you must
always make sure you are mentally and
physically fit to drive, your vehicle is
well maintained and is in good working
condition, and you drive within the law
including driving without distractions.
Always drive defensively. Be patient and
tolerant of other drivers. Protect yourself,
the vehicle, the passengers and the cargo.
The more you can anticipate and avoid
dangerous situations, the less likely you
will be in a collision. Being involved in a
collision may result in loss of income, job,
health and possibly a life.
Remember that road safety is
This guide is also available on-line.
Web site: www.transportation.alberta.ca
(under Drivers and Vehicles)