James spent over ten years working for the Province of Ontario in law enforcement. After spending 7 years with the Ministry of Transportation as a Transportation Enforcement Officer, he joined the City of Ottawa’s Fleet Safety Program. James has had the opportunity to enforce transportation legislation, as well as work for one of the largest municipalities and carriers in Ontario. This has given James two perspectives of the transportation industry and he specializes in transportation industry compliance.
While working as a Transportation Enforcement Officer, he worked in several different enforcement districts throughout Southern and Eastern Ontario, including the GTA. He had the opportunity to gain some experience working out of a truck inspection station but primarily spent his time on the road. James brings a wealth of knowledge relating to the safe operation of commercial vehicles in Ontario and other jurisdictions throughout North America. Enforcing primarily the Highway Traffic Act and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, he gained valuable knowledge of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), Cargo Securement, Weights and Dimensions, Hours of Service and the CVOR system.
Phil Kimball currently provides expertise to the Quality Assurance and Compliance division of a major transportation corporation and acquired over 8 years of law enforcement knowledge from the Province of Ontario where he held the role of a Transportation Enforcement Officer (TEO) and Vehicle Inspector (VI) with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO). As a result, Phil brings a wealth of knowledge relating to the operation and inspection of passenger and commercial motor vehicles as it pertains to the MVIS program. Phil is also thoroughly knowledgeable about the requirements of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Cargo Securement, Weights and Dimensions, Hours of Service and the CVOR system.
Andrew spent seven years as a Constable with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). He has an extensive knowledge base of the Highway Traffic Act and how it pertains to the operation of CMVs in Ontario. His understanding of courtroom procedures and the Ontario/Canadian legal process is second to none. Andrew also has a vast understanding of how the MTO assigns Commercial Vehicle Operator Registration points (CVOR points) to carriers after a collision occurs. Andrew plays a pivotal role during a Carrier Safety Risk Analysis, where he will look in-depth to ensure all points on a carrier’s CVOR abstract are appropriate and accurate.