PMTC YLG meet for Strategic Planning Session

young leaders group

For Immediate Release Milton, On: On April 20th, 2017 members of the Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) Young Leaders Group (YLG) met for a strategic planning session at Maple Leaf Foods in Mississauga. The session was scheduled in conjunction with a PMTC board meeting, which as always is the case, members of the […]

KRTS First to Certify Instructors for Avatar Fleet Program


For immediate release April 19, 2017 KRTS First to Certify Instructors for Avatar Fleet Program There is a new Defensive Driving Certification Course in North America and some of the Instructors at KRTS Transportation Specialists Inc. are the first to complete the Train the Trainer Program. Once certified, Avatar Fleet LLLC Defensive Driving Instructors can […]

The Season to Train by Matt Richardson

As the weather gets colder (although as I write this column it is a humid 26 degrees on October 17th), and the leaves continue to change, the thoughts of winter and the weather that could come with it begins to creep into our heads. That also means that some of the calls we receive from […]

Skies the limit when you pick the right school! by Matt Richardson


Once an individual decides to join the trucking industry as a driver, the biggest and most important decision they will make is where they will go to get their education. This decision will greatly affect the job opportunities of a licensed driver entering the work force, and will no doubt be one of the determining […]

Maintenance doesn’t only pertain to the trucks-by Matt Richardson


When the word ‘maintenance’ comes up in conversation within trucking circles, most would assume the talk is about trucks, or any piece of equipment for that matter. In the training world however, ‘maintenance’ can be a couple of things. Outside of the regularly thought of use for the word, in the training world, we rank […]

Second and 21

Healthy Trucker

   A quick re-cap for those who may have missed my first article, I am participating in NAL Insurance’s Healthy Trucker Pilot Program; a program designed to help make the industry and its individuals healthier and more conscious about the decisions they make when it comes to exercise, food intake and other life style habits. […]

First and 30: My Healthy Trucker Program

Healthy Trucker

  First off, let me explain the reason for the title of my column. For the past 12 years football has played a huge role in my life. From barely touching the field in Grade 9, to playing in front of thousands of fans at Alumni Stadium in Guelph, to walking off the field after being […]

Meet Your Sales Team for The Rear View Mirror

The Rear View Mirror Online Newspaper

You may be wondering who those people are calling you to present our advertising packages to you. Many of you know the family of Kim Richardson and the dedicated employees working for KRTS Inc. As we all do we wear many hats in business these days and the folks at The Rear View mirror are […]

Matt Richardson – Biography

Matt Richardson

A graduate of the University of Guelph, Richardson played five years of football for the Gryphons captaining the team in his last 3 years. He started working in the trucking industry at age 5 washing trucks and 20 years later his career is now in the industry with KRTS and The Rear View Mirror. Each year […]