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Truck Skid Control: Preventing Skids and Correcting Them

Any vehicle can skid. What most people don’t realize is that it’s much easier to prevent a skid than it is to correct one once you’ve started into it. This truck skid control...

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Enhanced Defensive Driving for Truck Drivers

Ever wonder what lesson is used most by our fleets and clients? It’s Defensive Driving for Truck Drivers by more than 50% over the next lesson, which is CSA Overview. You can see...

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Driver Turnover and Training: The Wrong Way to Think About It

What do you do when driver turnover and training come into conflict? Consider the following scenario — it is likely very familiar. The Problem: Ops Feels the Heat from Drivers Shari, the VP...

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When there's an accident, who gets sued? It won't be the driver. It'll be your company because THAT'S WHERE THE MONEY IS.

Six Ways to Annoy Drivers with Online Training

We asked six safety and training executives: “What makes online training frustrating or annoying for drivers or workers?” In their answers, you’ll find good ideas to make sure you get the most from...

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winter driving course for truck drivers

Winter Driving Course for Truck Drivers

Most proactive training managers put their fleet through a winter driving course for truck drivers before the snow starts flying. And if you’re like most, you’re probably still calculating the damage done by...

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Manager Training for Workman’s Comp

The transportation industry has gone to great lengths to improve and maintain good relations between managers and their drivers. The question is, what happens to these “good” relations when the employee has an...

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Easy Custom Fleet Training: Quick and Dirty Ideas

Creating Easy Custom Fleet Training for PRO-TREAD on the Cheap While PRO-TREAD has the deepest library of training content for the transportation industry, we don’t cover every little procedure for every single fleet...

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FMCSA and OSHA Team Up for Whistleblowers

At the end of July, the FMCSA and OSHA said they’d be teaming up to share information when an employee alleges safety violations against a company. The idea is that the best-positioned agency...

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How Driver Training Can Impact Insurance

ITI spoke with Ryan Erickson of insurance brokerage McGriff, Seibel & Williams by phone. As an ITI partner, they frequently refer fleets to use PRO-TREAD driver training to reduce risk. How do insurers...

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Alexander Sheppert demonstrates his touchscreen gaming app Tuesday for U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas. He was awarded second place for Southwest Washington in the inaugural Congressional STEM App Challenge for high school students. (Steven Lane/The Columbian)

Congresswoman Visits Instructional Technologies

Instructional Technologies hosted the winners of Washington’s Congressional App Challenge, a mobile application development contest for teens sponsored by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA). Each of the three teams presented their apps, and...

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Driver Staffing Company Improves Safety with PRO-TREAD

by Jim Smith, MS, CSP Director of Safety ProDrivers ProDrivers has been a client of PRO-TREAD for the past three years. After both using and evaluating the services offered by other training providers,...

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Ideas for Driver Training Incentive Programs

One of the biggest issues safety and training managers face: getting drivers to simply take training. Here are some driver training incentive program ideas to help your team finish training faster and focus...

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