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Category: Training

Are Teenage Truckers a Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?

Are Teenage Truckers a Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?

| May 8, 2018

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have proposed a way to ease America’s urgent shortage of long-haul truck drivers: allow certified teenage drivers to cross state lines in their 18-wheelers. OK, we know what you’re thinking: I have teenage children and…But, hold on for a moment and read on. DRIVE-Safe (Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy […]

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Instructional Technologies Notches Big Training Milestone

Instructional Technologies Notches Big Training Milestone

| May 2, 2018

Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), providers of training solutions for the transportation industry including PRO-TREAD online training content and the Sentix training automation platform, announced that its 11 millionth lesson has been completed by Kalayo Bamigboye, a Frac Technician with Pilot Thomas Logistics in Odessa, Texas. To celebrate the milestone event, ITI COO Nathan Stahlman presented […]

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Volvo Opens Truck Driver Safety School in Morocco — 2nd in Africa

Volvo Opens Truck Driver Safety School in Morocco — 2nd in Africa

| April 10, 2018

The Volvo Group is starting a training program for truck drivers in Morocco  with the goal of increasing traffic safety and reducing the number of fatal road accidents. This is the second driver training school in Africa in which the group has participated. In Morocco the need for well-trained, certified truck drivers is growing. The […]

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Virtual Reality Training Key to Addressing Driver Shortage Says One Supplier

Virtual Reality Training Key to Addressing Driver Shortage Says One Supplier

| April 6, 2018

According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), the trucking industry faces a serious shortage of drivers, with a need to hire nearly 900,000 new operators over the next decade just to maintain the current workforce. This is a significant issue because trucking is responsible for transporting more than 70% of goods consumed in the United […]

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FleetWatch Systems and LifeSaver Partner to Target Distracted Driving

FleetWatch Systems and LifeSaver Partner to Target Distracted Driving

| March 13, 2018

FleetWatch Systems and LifeSaver announced a new initiative to combat distracted driving among commercial drivers who, with disproportionately long hours on the road and high mileages, are at particular risk of involvement in serious accidents. Here’s the challenge: 2017 saw a significant 7.2 percent increase in U.S. traffic accidents, bringing the number of resulting deaths […]

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Instructional Technologies Provides Training for Truckers Against Trafficking

Instructional Technologies Provides Training for Truckers Against Trafficking

| February 20, 2018

Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), announced it is offering the Certified TAT (CTAT) Training Program from Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) as part of its unlimited client subscription service. “There is a real need for the issue of human trafficking to be addressed by the trucking industry and ITI is very pleased to be able to support […]

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