1940 Ford truck restored and customized by Brian Trellenberg
Alberta Pilot Truck Alliance Ltd. (APTA) was created in 2012 with
Our goal is to ensure the safe transport of over-dimensional loads by adhering to our 3 Pillars of Excellence; Safety, Training & Integrity. We received our “COR” Certification in June 2015 and hold an unblemished safety record with a TRIF of “0”. Since we began operations in 2011, we have created and provided competency-based training and certification for Escort Vehicle Operators including Municipalities located along Alberta’s High Load corridor.
Since we opened in 2012, we have grown to 20 highly -trained pilots, light turners and traffic control staff. We provide well trained,
Our highly-trained pilots are all
Our pilots are provided with in-depth classroom training using APTA’s Pilot Training Manual. Our course was developed through actual on-road experiences. Each pilot also receives over 140 hours of on-road
Our office is fully integrated with our on-road team using tablets,
We are passionate about safety and our safety statistics reflect this.
In addition to our role-specific training, our highly-trained pilots are required to complete other safety-focussed industry courses such
APTA’s Total Reportable Incident Frequency 2012-2019
APTA Reportable Incidents
2012 – 2019
|Lost Time Incidents||0|
|Modified / Restricted Duty||0|
|Kilometers Driven||> 7,000,000 km|
|2012||APTA Company start-up; Safety Program Initiated|
|2013||Incident Reporting started|
Began COR Accreditation Process; and HSE Program Development
|Pilot Training Program Documentation fine-tuned|
|2015||COR Certification Received|
|2016||A busy year on the roads of Alberta, Saskatchewan, BC, NWT, and Yukon|
|2017||11 Pilots now
|2018||COR Re-certification audit completed|
|2019||Busiest year to date – work exceeds all projections|
COR Safety Certification
We are proud to announce that we received our Alberta Certificate of Recognition (COR) in 2015.
APTA is the first third-party independent Pilot Truck / Escort Vehicle company in Alberta to have achieved this high standard.
Verification of our compliance with COR is evaluated regularly by our Certifying Body, the AMTA (Alberta Motor Transport Association).
We re-certified under COR in 2018.
Meet Our Team
Jim and Dwayne founded APTA in 2012, with their focus on providing in-depth training for Pilots supporting all areas of Over-dimensional transportation.
Our team of owner-operators has grown significantly over the past seven years.
APTA’s team includes Pilots, Traffic Control, Light Turning
Our dispatchers are experienced Pilots who can put together the team you need.
We also have experienced trainers who can provide qualified Pilots, or training for your staff.
Dwayne Wyllie — Jim Roemmich
Founders of Alberta Pilot Truck Alliance
Field Manager General Manager
The APTA Team