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Category: Training

Skyline Transportation Is Improving Driver Health With Rolling Strong

Skyline Transportation Is Improving Driver Health With Rolling Strong

| February 24, 2020

Rapidly growing use of the Rolling Strong wellness app is helping the carrier’s drivers stay fit and healthy at home and on the road Rolling Strong, the provider of driver wellness programs for transportation companies and their drivers, as well as owner-operators, today announced that Skyline Transportation, Inc. is realizing steady adoption of its health and wellness […]

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DENSO Opens Central Technical Training Center in Tennessee

DENSO Opens Central Technical Training Center in Tennessee

| February 10, 2020

Technical training center designed to keep DENSO and its employees at the forefront of manufacturing, spurs innovation in DENSO’s growing technical training center network DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, announced the opening of its Central Technical Training Center at its Maryville, Tennessee, facility. DENSO designed the state-of-the-art technical training center to educate its employees […]

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DOT FMCSA Extends Compliance Date for Entry-Level Driver Training

DOT FMCSA Extends Compliance Date for Entry-Level Driver Training

| January 30, 2020

Compliance date for the rule from February 7, 2020, to February 7, 2022 FMCSA is amending its December 8, 2016, final rule, “Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators” (ELDT final rule), by extending the compliance date for the rule from February 7, 2020, to February 7, 2022. This action will provide FMCSA […]

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Long-Awaited Federal Trucker Training Standards Face Two-Year Delay

Long-Awaited Federal Trucker Training Standards Face Two-Year Delay

| January 21, 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has decided to delay implementation of national standards for truck driver training until 2022. ATS’s John Kearney indicates the move is a setback for the industry Shortly before the end of the year, a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that implementation of a set of standardized […]

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Idelic Announces Partnership with Instructional Technologies

Idelic Announces Partnership with Instructional Technologies

| January 8, 2020

PRO-TREAD training will automatically update driver profiles in the Safety Suite Idelic, a Pittsburgh-based startup focused on trucking and transportation safety, announced its partnership with Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), an online driver training provider. Through this partnership, Idelic has integrated ITI’s driver training software, PRO-TREAD®, into the Idelic Safety Suite. Now, PRO-TREAD training will automatically update driver […]

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Trucking Industry See VR Simulator Training As Catalyst for New Hires

Trucking Industry See VR Simulator Training As Catalyst for New Hires

| January 3, 2020

Virtual reality has emerged as a training mainstay for high-risk professions. In trucking, says ATS’s John Kearney, simulation is attracting much-needed new candidates to the profession and turning out better prepared, safer drivers. Recent research from Brandon Hall Group shows that the use of virtual reality (VR) as a training modality is growing rapidly in […]

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