About Us

As Trucking Industry is changing and so are the Commercial Training Schools. The Manitoba Government has introduced MELT program effective September 1 2019.

we are offering 244 course, a program for students wanting to enter into a career in the truck transport industry.

The Front Runner Driving School has been Registered as a MELT  and 244 Driver Training School and we offer Commercial Driver training in a friendly and reliable environment.


PVI or 244 Course:

244 Course consist of the following (Full-Time):

  • Classroom Theory - 80 hours

  • Practical Observation & Training - 160 hours

  • Practical Testing with MPI- 4 hours

  • Total Training - 244 hours

Mandatory Entry Level Training (MELT) introduction:

MELT Training consist of the following:

  • 40.5 hours classroom training.

  • 40.0 hours in yard training.

  • 41.0 hours in cab training.

Total 121.5 hours of training.

Every class contains following:

Introduction To The Trucking Industry & Rules Of The Road & Techniques Of Defensive Driving

Designed to create an awareness of tactics that can reasonably be used to prevent collisions in spite of the actions and the conditions encounter by processional drivers.

This class also includes the techniques in applying defensive driving skills for professional drivers.

Legislations, Rules & Regulations

This lesson will provide an introduction to all the legislation, rules and regulations governing the trucking industry - Canadian and American.

Transportation Of Dangerous Goods

Designed to teach what every person who deals with dangerous goods in any manner needs to know to do their job, in compliance with the Canadian and American Acts and Regulations, operating to the trucking industry.

Hours Of Service Regulation (Log Book)

Helping students understand and comply with both Canadian and American hours of work regulations, as per National Safety Code and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

Inspections, Maintenance And Fuel Economy

Conducting pre-trip, en route, and post-trip inspections, learn to identify vehicle malfunctions, explain systems and recognize conditions to enhance fuel economy.

Handling Cargo/documentation

Dealing with the paperwork and administration aspects associated with the trucking industry.