Intro to Log Hauling and/or Lowbedding


Students have the option of dividing their training hours between log hauling and lowbedding or focusing all hours in one area. Number of hours are determined on student need.

 Advanced Work Ready Driving Techniques:

  • Advanced shifting techniques (mountainous terrain)
  • Trouble shooting/air system/electrical/mechanical
  • En-route inspections
  • Card lock etiquette/safety
  • Preventative maintenance
  • How to position and back up single trailer or combination trailers
  • Scale etiquette
  • Driving Fully loaded single trailer or combination units
  • Night Driving
  • Advanced Hwy. cornering

 Lowbedding and Log Hauling Driving Techniques:

  • Truck and trailer configurations (Tandem and Tridrive; Tandem &Tridem/Tridem)
  • Loading of Logs and Equipment
  • Basic Machine Operations (Lowbedding only)
  • Load security and safety for single trailers or combination units
  • Onboard scales (Proper weight distribution for single trailer or combination)
  • Loading/unloading Techniques/Safety Procedures
  • Hwy/mill scale etiquette and safety procedures
  • Mill yard etiquette safety procedures
  • Hwy and off-hwy driving
  • 2-way Radio use and etiquette
  • Documentation
  • On-board electronics
  • Route planning
  • Department of Transportation Regulations
  • Driving in extreme weather conditions (Depending on season)


  • Drivers abstract
  • Successful completion of ICBC Class 1 Road Test

**All students of Taylor Driving will be registered into our recruitment database through Core Recruitment.  Each course includes an in house consultation with one of our Recruiters at Core Recruitment where students will be assisted with a career development services to increase the probability of successful employment.   


This is a custom course based on driver experience, pricing is unique to the individual.