Currently retired after serving 34 years in the military, Francois Juneau describes himself as an occasional trucker. He has always loved trucks and over the last 30 years has maintained a clean record while driving them across North America.
However, he is convinced the Ontario government doesn’t welcome senior A/Z truck drivers, citing the rules that apply to truckers over the age of 65.
Juneau received a speeding ticket in his Chevrolet Bolt this March, going 78 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. It meant two demerit points in Quebec, where the ticket was issued, but three points in Ontario, where he lives.
Had he realized what that meant, he says he would have fought the ticket.
In Ontario, truck drivers who are 65 or older need to re-take road…