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Category: Training

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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Turnover Rate at Truckload Carriers Rose in Third Quarter

Turnover Rate at Truckload Carriers Rose in Third Quarter

| December 20, 2019

Nine Point Jump Sets Churn Rate at Large Fleets at Highest Mark Since 2018 The annualized turnover rate at both large and small truckload carriers rose in the third quarter, according to American Trucking Associations’ Quarterly Employment Report. The turnover rate at large truckload fleets – those with more than $30 million in annual revenue – jumped […]

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National Interstate Insurance Customers May Identify Quality Drivers Through 160 Driving Academy

National Interstate Insurance Customers May Identify Quality Drivers Through 160 Driving Academy

| December 19, 2019

Offers trucking companies ability to assess and certify drivers through an independent, 90-minute driving exam National Interstate Insurance Company (National Interstate) trucking policyholders, through National Interstate’s safety services affiliate, Safety, Claims & Litigation Services, LLC (SCLS), now have access to a unique service through 160 Driving Academy, a nationwide provider of commercial driver education, training […]

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Truckers And Industry Experts Contest California Gig Economy Law

Truckers And Industry Experts Contest California Gig Economy Law

| December 10, 2019

Applying the law to long-trucking could be both unhelpful to truck drivers and dangerous to the U.S. economy On September 18, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law California Assembly Bill 5. The new law, which takes effect January 1, limits companies’ ability to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.1 On November 12, the […]

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Schneider Donates Trucks to Attract New Drivers and Updates Training Fleets at CDL Schools

Schneider Donates Trucks to Attract New Drivers and Updates Training Fleets at CDL Schools

| November 15, 2019

Company promotes learning with more modern equipment to better prepare new drivers for their jobs With the professional truck driver shortage continuing to exceed critical numbers, Schneider (NYSE: SNDR) is leading the effort to curtail the scarcity by donating 10 gently used, late model trucks to select CDL driver training programs at community or technical […]

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