In-Depth: Truck Driver MPG Training

Posted on Posted in Driver Training, Fleet Training, Fuel Savings, Manager Training, Medium-Duty Truck Training, Safe Driving, Safety Training, Tips

Two For One: Train for Safety, Get MPG Savings FreeAs a safety manager, have you noticed that your fleets best performers in fuel savings are also involved in fewer crashes? It’s no coincidence: If you train drivers to be safer or get better MPG, you improve both. Fuel makes up about 30% of your company’s costs. Read More…

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

Posted on Posted in Driver Training, Fleet Training, Fuel Savings, Hazmat Training, Hours of Service, Maintenance, Medium-Duty Truck Training, Orientation, OSHA Training, Safety Training, Tips

New Pro-TREAD feature: assign a lesson by group is available on the main menu. Targeted Training Plans for Truck Drivers Using the assignment feature in PRO-TREAD lets you launch a number of training plans for truck drivers. This lets you target training to different groups and individuals. Below, we’ve come up with several groups and Read More…

Ideas for Driver Training Incentive Programs

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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 on safety. Cash bonus monthly or quarterly for finishing lessons before a certain date. Point system for finishing lessons and the points Read More…

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

Posted on Posted in Driver Training, Fleet Training, Fuel Savings, Hazmat Training, Hours of Service, Maintenance, Medium-Duty Truck Training, Orientation, OSHA Training, Safety Training, Tips

Updated: Oct. 16, 2017 Targeted Training Plans for Truck Drivers Using the assignment feature in Sentix lets you launch a number of training plans for your workers. This lets you target training to different groups and individuals. Below, we’ve come up with several groups and the lessons you might include with each. As always, you Read More…

Safer Drivers Have Better MPG, Reports Schneider National

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According to a study of its own fleet of 12,000 truck drivers, Schneider National found a positive correlation between safety and MPG: Safe drivers get better fuel economy. Correlation may not equal causation, but the trend looks quite favorable for encouraging better MPG. (Schneider National encourages better fuel efficiency using a few methods, including sending Read More…

Fuel Savings Tips for Truck Fleets: Tips to Learn Progressive Shifting

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Though Pro-TREAD is better known as a company that trains drivers to be safer, we have a number of courses that help fleets improve operations. Fuel savings tips, like the ones offered in our newly revamped Fuel Management course, is a great example. The course covers tire inflation, idling, accelerating from a stop, progressive shifting, Read More…