Safety Bulletin: Valves

Numerous factors can interfere with our ability to stay focused, on task, and to our taking the extra minute or two to make sure we are completing all the necessary procedures during our day. We often become forgetful when we’re in auto-pilot and the mind is guiding our actions for us. Staying mindful and engaged …

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Safety Bulletin: Roadcheck 2023 

Roadcheck 2023 Guidelines Northwest Tanklines

During a 72 hour period between May 16-18, 2023, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting their annual Roadcheck. During the Roadcheck, CVSA-certified inspectors will primarily look at anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and cargo securement. Last year, the top five vehicle out-of-service violations involved brake systems, cargo securement, defective service brakes, lights and …

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A Company Committed to Safety

Committed to Safety

We are incredibly proud to be recognized industry-wide as a leader in safety, and we take that responsibility very seriously as safety is embedded in our culture and in everything we do.   Responsible Care® As the only verified Responsible Care® trucking company in Western Canada, we prioritize transportation safety through safe routes, means of …

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Northwest Tank Lines and TRANSCAER

In 1985 the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) started the Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response initiative (TRANSCAER®) to help provide training and guidance in responding to potential incidents involving dangerous goods that move through communities. Today the CIAC and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC), head the organization and they work with municipalities, transportation companies, emergency services …

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Our Foundation: Safety

Safety always has and always will come first at Northwest Tank Lines. Safety is the basis for every single decision made by every single team member and driver at Northwest. When you’re hauling dangerous cargo, safety cannot be an afterthought, it has to be the first and foremost consideration that is driving your business. Northwest’s …

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Safe Summer Driving

Safe Summer Driving

When we think about dangerous driving, icy roads, fog and whiteouts come to mind. But summer driving is deceptively dangerous. There are more drivers on the roads, many of them teens with a lack of experience and questionable judgment. The data indicates that teens are more likely to be involved in accidents than any other …

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