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Category: Safety

New Urban Driving Courses for Commercial Vehicles from Instructional Technologies

New Urban Driving Courses for Commercial Vehicles from Instructional Technologies

| August 31, 2017

Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), providers of training solutions for the transportation industry, has announced a series of new Urban Driving courses designed for a variety of vehicle configurations, including light-duty, medium-duty truck and articulated commercial vehicles. Because driving in urban areas is considered among the most challenging and stressful jobs in trucking and requires different […]

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New Advanced Simulator-Based Driver Safety Training Courses

New Advanced Simulator-Based Driver Safety Training Courses

| August 30, 2017

Known provider of advanced performance and driver safety training for fleets across North America, Driving Dynamics, has introduced Level II instructor-led immersive simulator-based training across the United States. The Level II training consists of an immersive three hour blended course featuring Driving Dynamics’ exclusive DrivActiv™ virtual reality simulators that complements and builds on the techniques […]

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Evolved Safety Partners with AlertDriving on Driver Training Options

Evolved Safety Partners with AlertDriving on Driver Training Options

| August 25, 2017

AlertDriving has announced a new partnership with training solutions provider Evolved Safety to offer FleetDefenseSM, a comprehensive driver risk management solution. The field is not new to Evolved Safety, which is known for its specialized training products and services for manufacturing, construction and OSHA compliance. Online driver training is among these products and services, which […]

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Can an In-cab Video System Boosts Overall Fleet Safety?

Can an In-cab Video System Boosts Overall Fleet Safety?

| August 18, 2017

Family owned Florida flatbed carrier, Cypress Truck Lines, has reported significant improvements to its overall safety scores following implementation of an in-cab safety monitoring and coaching performance system. Within weeks of implementing the SmartDrive® program in 2014, Cypress saw a 57 percent improvement in its overall safety score, with 58 percent and 48 percent reductions […]

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CalAmp Joins Global Coalition To Improve Road Safety

CalAmp Joins Global Coalition To Improve Road Safety

| August 17, 2017

Recently a coalition of global private sector companies working together to improve road safety, Together for Safer Roads (TSR), welcomed CalAmp as the newest member of the coalition. The goals of TSR has been to help implement safer practices for fleets by means of education and intervention, accelerate safer cities by utilizing emerging technologies and […]

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Motor Vehicle Deaths Down, Still Higher than 2015

Motor Vehicle Deaths Down, Still Higher than 2015

| August 15, 2017

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths in the first six months of 2017 are 1 percent lower than they were during the same six-month period in 2016.  That’s the good news. However, the country is fresh off the steepest estimated two-year increase in motor vehicle deaths since 1964, and it […]

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