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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.

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 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.

March 21, 2017

eDriving Fleet Offers Driver Training Program

Driver training provider eDriving Fleet will offer its RoadRisk Plus driving training and risk reduction program to a variety of fleets in late 2017, the company has announced.

March 15, 2017

Lytx Awards Drivers and Coaches for Safety

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video telematics, announced the honorees of its annual “Driver of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards, presented at the fifth annual Lytx User Group Conference in San Diego.

February 2, 2017

CarriersEdge Adds Food Safety for Drivers

CarriersEdge announced Food Safety for Drivers, a training module for preparing drivers to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

February 1, 2017

Trump ‘Freeze’ Only Technically Delays Driver-Training Rule

Thanks to a “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review” issued by the White House, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has “temporarily delayed” the effective date of its final rule on minimum entry-level CDL training requirements.

December 7, 2016

FMCSA Finally Issues Final Rule on Driver-Training Standards

A very long-awaited final rule on national minimum training standards for entry-level applicants seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license or certain endorsements was announced on Dec. 7 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

October 24, 2016

CarriersEdge Offering Vehicle Inspection Training Course

CarriersEdge has released a full suite of online vehicle inspection training courses for transportation companies and their drivers.

October 2, 2016

Lytx Releases “Client-Centric” Improvements to DriveCam Safety Program

LAS VEGAS – Lytx announced new enhancements to its DriveCam video-based telematics safety program that Chairman and CEO Brandon Nixon said “will streamline workflow, capture even more unsafe driving behaviors, and make fleet tracking easier for fleet managers on the go.”

June 23, 2016

Driving Dynamics Launches Web Portal for Driver Safety Courses

Driving Dynamics Inc. has launched a new mobile-friendly website dedicated to facilitating registrations for all of its behind-the-wheel (BTW) driver safety training programs comprising multi-employer/open enrollment, dedicated and specialty courses.

April 25, 2016

How to Combat Driver Complacency Caused by Lower Fuel Prices

The prolonged drop in fuel prices shows no signs of abating in the foreseeable future, which is positive since lower prices are making a dent in overall fleet fuel expenditures. However, there is the risk that prolonged lower prices will result in driver complacency to being energy conscious with less focus on fuel-efficient driving.

January 13, 2016

Driving Dynamics Offers Light-Truck and Trailer Safety Training

The employer-dedicated course is designed for individuals whose job requirements include hauling a trailer, even if based on the equipment, a commercial driver's license is not required.

October 26, 2015

Driving Dynamics Introduces Mobile Driving Simulator

Driving Dynamics Inc. has introduced its DrīvActiv system, a full-scale mobile simulator that will be available as part of the company's driver safety training curriculum by April 1.

August 18, 2015

NETS Releases Online Toolkit for Fleet Drivers

The traffic safety group is helping employers gear up for a Drive Safely Work Week campaign that stresses the importance of planning ahead.

January 13, 2015

Houston Adds Telematics to Quarter of Public Works Fleet

The City of Houston is expanding use of telematics in its Public Works fleet. Technicians are installing 922 telematics devices on Public Works trucks after a successful pilot with 75 vehicles.

December 10, 2014

Insurer Offers Driver Training to Construction Fleets

XL Group's North America Construction insurance unit has begun offering driver safety training to construction fleets in collaboration with Issaquah, Wash.-based Swerve Fleet Training to improve that industry's safety record.

November 21, 2014

Aerial Device Safety: Dos and Don’ts

Knowledge, preparation, and implementation of key safety principles such as following OSHA guidelines when operating aerial devices can prevent unnecessary on-the-job injuries and fatalities.

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