Driver Training

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November 28, 2017

When 8.38 MPG is Even More Impressive Than You Think

What's in a number? When it comes to fuel economy, mpg is only part of the story. Deborah Lockridge explains in her All That's Trucking blog.

November 20, 2017

Pro-Tread Releases Mobile Training App for Drivers

Instructional Technologies Inc., providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, has introduced the new Pro-Tread Mobile App, giving drivers options on when, where and how they can complete required training.

November 1, 2017

PIT Group Studies Effectiveness of Driver Training

Driver fuel efficiency and safety training is only effective if it includes refresher courses, according to results from a recent PIT Group study on driver training.

October 31, 2017

New Defense System Addresses Defensive Driver Training

While the concept of defensive driving has been around for 50 years, in-cab driver training company Instructional Technologies Inc., makers of Pro-Tread, have developed an update to apply the concept to modern roads, trucks and drivers.

October 26, 2017

U.S. Postal Service Using VR to Train Drivers

The U.S. Postal Service has begun using a virtual reality-based simulator to train drivers in its Brooklyn, New York, and Tampa, Florida, districts, according to the company that provides the equipment.

October 23, 2017

Zonar Offers Video-Based Driver Coaching System

ORLANDO – Zonar announced the Zonar Coach video-based coaching solution, designed to improve safety, efficiency, and compliance for commercial vehicle drivers, during ATA's annual meeting.

October 18, 2017

Driver iQ Offers Training Records for New Drivers

Background screening provider Driver iQ has announced that it is offering access to Truck Driving School Records, allowing carriers to access driving school records as part of the pre-employment process.

September 20, 2017

Celadon Trucking Services Getting Out of Driver Training Business

Days after it announced it was selling off its flatbed division, Indiana-based Celadon said it’s getting out of the driver training business.

August 30, 2017

ITI Offers Online Urban Driving Courses

Instructional Technologies has announced a series of online Urban Driving courses, designed to teach urban driving techniques for a variety of vehicle configurations, including light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

August 15, 2017

Special Report: Canada's New Mandatory Driver Training Law

Canada has increased its mandatory requirements for entry-level driver training with mixed results so far.

August 15, 2017

UPS Turns to Virtual Reality to Train Drivers

UPS will begin using cutting-edge virtual reality technology to train drivers at UPS Integrad training facilities.

August 9, 2017

Defensive Driving Program Focuses on Distracted Drivers

Instructional Technologies Inc., announced a new defensive driving program called Pro-Defense that focuses on the increasing amount and types of distractions professional drivers face on the road.

August 3, 2017

FMCSA Clarifies Issuance of Commercial Learner’s Permits

Guidance just issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration clarifies that a state may accept applications for commercial learner’s permits and administer the general knowledge test to individuals who are not domiciled there.

July 26, 2017

How the Right Training Can Help Promote Trucking as a Profession

Ongoing training is an important element of advancement in most professions. Yet all too often in our industry, truckers view training as punishment. Deborah Lockridge talks with one company about how online training can make a difference.

July 24, 2017

Driving Dynamics Acquires Element's CTS Training Unit

Driving Dynamics has acquired the Center for Transportation Safety (CTS) from Element Fleet Management in a deal that will expand its own fleet driver training and preserve the fleet management company's safety offering to its own clients, Driving Dynamics has announced.

June 29, 2017

Sentry Partners With CarriersEdge on Driver Training Program

Sentry Insurance has launched an online driver training program for its trucking customers with content produced by CarriersEdge.

June 6, 2017

FMCSA Finally Releases Entry-Level Driver Training Rule

A final rule on minimum entry-level CDL training requirements-- issued in December year-- has at last gone into effect, having been delayed several times due to having been placed under a “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review” in January by the Trump administration.

June 6, 2017

CarriersEdge Course Instructs Truck Drivers on Accident Reporting

CarriersEdge has announced a course on accident reporting to help truck drivers deal with an accident scene and handle the stressful situation.

May 24, 2017

XPO Logistics Offers Free Tuition and Income via Driving Schools

XPO Logistics is offering prospective truck drivers free tuition, part-time work and an opportunity for a full-time job with the company through its network of commercial driving schools.

April 26, 2017

Truck Driver 'Didn't Know' He Was Dragging a Car

Checking the mirrors should be a normal part of driving, but maybe 'Mike' had other things to look at than the car caught up in his trailer. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog.

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