Driver Training

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December 11, 2015

Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver

With another year behind us, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge takes a look back at the year of the driver.

December 9, 2015

Mesilla Valley to Use SmartDrive on 1,300 Trucks

Mesilla Valley Transportation says it has selected SmartDrive’s video-based safety device for its fleet of more than 1,300 tractors.

November 30, 2015

Death on the Highway: Ignorance Kills

Buried in the stats of accident reporting lies the unvarnished truth: Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance kills.

November 18, 2015

Celadon Renames Driving School, Adds Simulators

Celadon Trucking has changed the name of its driving school from Quality Drivers School to Celadon Driving Academ and has purchased four TransSimVS driving simulators for use at the flagship Indianapolis location.

October 22, 2015

KLLM Driving School Offers 18-Day Training Program

Temperature-controlled truckload carrier KLLM Transport Services has partnered with Cedar Valley College to open a new KLLM Driving Academy in Lancaster, Texas, for state residents.

October 13, 2015

Commentary: Don't Leave Trade Schools out of 'Free College' Debate

The skyrocketing cost of college tuition is indeed a problem. But at risk of being overlooked is the need to get more students into the nation’s trade schools.

September 16, 2015

Teamsters Receive $4.6 Million for Apprenticeship Program

The Teamsters Union will use a 4.6 million grant from the Department of Labor to establish an apprenticeship program for the trucking industry.

August 20, 2015

Predictive Cruise Control in Production for Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth’s Predictive Cruise Control is now in production for new Kenworth T680s and T880s with Paccar MX-13 engines.

August 14, 2015

The Smart Road to Younger Drivers

While lowering the age of drivers may cause panic in the media, being smart about training young drivers can significantly reduce the risks.

August 14, 2015

The Risks of Hiring Inexperienced Drivers

Trucking companies hiring inexperienced drivers may be opening themselves up to more risk than it's worth.

July 24, 2015

4 Ways Hirschbach Saves Fuel

At Hirschbach Motor Lines, an 850-truck-and-growing refrigerated fleet based in East Dubuque, Ill., the goal is “to become the most fuel-efficient fleet in the trucking business while providing best-in-class service to our customers."

July 23, 2015

MiX In-Cab Monitoring Coming To U.S.

The MiX Vision in-cab monitoring system is now being offered in the U.S. offering a video-based driver monitoring solution for fleets.

July 17, 2015

HNI Releases Driver Performance Management System

Cutting through the scorecard clutter is the aim of a performance management system introduced by HNI. The DART system combines metrics from a variety of fleet operational areas to produce a single driver score that measures the driver’s impact on profitability.

June 18, 2015

Fleets Can Help Drivers Maximize Fuel Economy

The right equipment for the job improves the fleet’s and the driver’s chances for success. Part 6 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

June 11, 2015

FMCSA Grants C.R. England Driver Training Exemption

The FMCSA has granted C.R. England a training rule exemption allowing drivers who have passed the CDL skills test to operate a vehicle on public roads without requiring a CDL holder to monitor them from the front seat.

June 8, 2015

Truck Driving School at Fort Drum First in Army to be PTDI-Certified

The Professional Truck Driver Institute has certified the first contract training course at a U.S. Army installation, broadening both the marketability of veterans and the pool of properly trained military drivers.

May 29, 2015

Man Given 2-Year Sentence in CDL Fraud Case

Another man connected with a widespread CDL test-taking fraud scheme was sentenced by New York District Court to 28 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

May 18, 2015

Training for the Long Haul

Start with the basics when training drivers – but it may pay to look back to bring them ahead. Part 5 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

May 14, 2015

J.J Keller Updates Driver Training Resources

J.J. Keller & Associates has released the third editions of the J.J. Keller Tractor-Trailer Driver Training Manual and Instructor’s Supplement.

April 29, 2015

A Personalized Approach to Driver Training

Drivers needing CDL training (and the fleets that employ them) in Lincoln, Ill., have a new option in town. Learn more in Deborah Lockridge's "All That's Trucking" blog.

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