Graves wins TTSAO’s Instructor of the Year award


Doug Graves, an expert driver since 1970, has gained the TTSAO/Tenstreet Teacher of the 12 months award.

Graves, a industrial truck driving teacher at Zavcor Coaching Academy in Stevensville, Ont., has a clear driving report and has by no means been in an accident.

“Being nominated was an honor,” he mentioned after receiving his award on the Truck Coaching Colleges Affiliation of Ontario’s sixth annual convention in Brampton, Ont., on July 27.

Doug Graves receives his award
Dough Graves was named Teacher of the 12 months. (Picture: Leo Barros)

In 2014, Graves joined Zavcor Trucking as an expert driver, and have become an teacher at Zavcor Coaching Academy in 2017.

“I’ve seen a variety of unhealthy drivers – not simply vehicles, however vans on the street,” Graves mentioned. “My aim is to make sure that the following technology coming into the sector is protected – not just for themselves, to get house to their households, however for different street customers.”

Invoice Lipsit, director of Zavcor Coaching Academy mentioned in a information launch, “With regards to classroom coaching, he’s the most effective. He has so many nice tales to share in regards to the business, and the scholars actually study from him.”

TTSAO additionally honored Mike Millian, president of Personal Motor Truck Council of Canada with the Tenstreet President’s Award, and Caroline Blais, recruiting supervisor at Kriska Holdings with the Trade Award.    


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