Mandatory entry-level training for truck drivers now in effect in Manitoba

New regulations for the trucking industry are now in effect in Manitoba.Mandatory entry-level training is now required for commercial truck drivers.The requirements include 121.5 hours of training, which is the equivalent of three weeks.READ MORE: Saskatchewan introduces mandatory semi truck driver training after Humboldt Broncos tragedyEarlier this year, the province said anyone who already held a Class 1 licence in Manitoba would be grandfathered in.Manitoba is the fourth province to make entry-level training for commercial truck drivers mandatory, along with Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario.WATCH: Manitoba announces mandatory entry-level training for commercial truck drivers