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July 2, 2014

Truck-Lite Starts Online Courses on Lighting, Wiring

An online series of technical courses is part of a Truck-Lite Training Institute recently begun by the lighting products manufacturer. A Lighting and Harness module is the first to launch.

May 29, 2014

Bridgestone Commercial Learning Center Expands Course Options

BCS has expanded the dealer network training programs in its Learning Center to better accommodate students and today's varying learning styles.

March 7, 2014

TMD Announces Dates for 2014 Quarterly Brake Training Classes

TMD Friction, manufacturer of OEM and aftermarket brands Textar and Don, announced their training class dates for 2014.

January 29, 2014

Meritor Continues On Its Journey To Provide Training

Meritor has long positioned itself as a provider of information and training, but has gone one step further developing two Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks that will deliver onsite product and systems education to fleets, warehouse distributors and independent service garages in the United States and Canada.

October 30, 2013

OSHA Hits Carrier with Fine Following Death of Worker Cleaning Tanker

Arkansas-based Sherman Brothers Trucking, doing business as Team Transport, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 11 safety and health violations and has proposed a penalty of $113,400.

October 14, 2013

Student-Built Truck Takes 1st Place at 2013 Diesel Nationals

A race truck built from an old R Model Mack by students from Lincoln Educational Services' South Plainfield, N.J., campus took first place in its class at the 2013 Diesel Nationals in Englishtown, N.J., last month.

July 9, 2013

XRS Partners with Capella Learning Solutions to Develop Customer Learning Platform

XRS Corp. announced that it has retained Capella Learning Solutions to develop learning courseware that will enable customers to realize the full potential of its newest software platform, XRS.

June 24, 2013

Ohio Trucking Association Forms "Trucking University"

Starting in July, the Ohio Trucking University, will be offering a comprehensive series of education programs covering a broad range of topics

May 17, 2013

7 Tips for Teaching New Log Rules

New hours of service rules go into effect July 1. Are you ready? The American Trucking Associations has published an easy-to-use, free tipsheet to help you help your drivers understand the new HOS rules.

April 26, 2013

DOT to Host Webinar on Truck Navigation Systems

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Trucking Industry Mobility & Technology Coalition will sponsor a free webinar on the benefits and consequences of GPS navigation systems used by commercial drivers.

April 8, 2013

Bendix Offers Online Training for Brakes and More

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems launched the Bendix On-Line Brake School at www.brake-school.com, providing access to its knowledge database and technical resources.

April 8, 2013

Hendrickson Training Scheduled for Dallas

Hendrickson has scheduled its next round of technical suspension training for the heavy-duty transportation industry with its 11th session of the Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute in the Dallas Forth Worth area in May.

April 5, 2013

Cummins, UTI Expand Diesel Technician Program

Universal Technical Institute is now offering a Cummins engine program at its Exton campus. To celebrate the new program, UTI-Exton will hold a grand opening on Thursday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April 5, 2013

Mandatory Entry-Level Driver Training: Is There a Better Way?

In his "On the Road" blog, Equipment Editor and former driver and owner-operator Jim Park wonders if three months of mandatory entry-level training would have made him a better driver.

March 25, 2013

Registration Open for Aftermarket Online Courses

The University of the Aftermarket is now registering aftermarket industry professionals for 12 online courses that will begin May 20.

December 20, 2012

FMCSA Sets Listening Session on Driver Training Rule

Federal truck safety regulators are looking for public comments on plans to toughen entry-level driver training requirements. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a listening session on the issue January 7 in Charlotte, N.C., at an American Bus Association meeting

December 6, 2012

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute Recognized as ASE-Certified CASE Training Provider

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute has received certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence for the companys training programs

December 3, 2012

FMCSA Advisory Panel Takes on Driver Training

Federal regulators have been trying for more than 20 years to set training standards for entry-level truck drivers - without success. Now, under pressure from Congress and the courts, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is trying to reinvigorate the regulatory process by asking its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee for suggestions on how to get the job done

November 29, 2012

TCA Launches Online Certificate Program

The Truckload Carriers Association's latest Truckload Academy offering is an online certificate program for fleet and driver managers

November 13, 2012

We're not the only industry facing a recruiting and training crisis

It's a job once viewed as glamorous, but these days, not so much. It involves a lot of time away from home. And it takes a lot of time and money to get the needed training to get a license and a job -- but the pay's not all that great.

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