Dry Van Cargo Securement Tips

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CVSA 2017 to Focus on Cargo Securement Dry Van Cargo Securement: Out of Sight, Out of Mind? The CVSA Roadcheck 2017 is scheduled for June 6th through until June 8th and the focus this year will be cargo securement. When most people think about cargo securement, their thoughts turn to flatbed trailers because they get Read More…

Entry-Level Driver Training for Fleets: One Law, But Many Shades of Gray

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Adapting to the Variables in the New Entry Level Driver Training Standards On Dec. 7, the FMCSA formalized new Entry-Level Driver Training rules, capping a faster-than-normal rule-making process. The new standards are much broader and more robust than most within the industry expected and perhaps, even desired. The Shades of Grey in the Standards Under Read More…

Consulting Services from Instructional Technologies

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Instructional Technologies Unveils Professional Services Group New Group Helps Clients Plan and Execute Game-changing Projects Instructional Technologies Inc. today formally introduced its Professional Services Group. Best known as the No. 1 provider of online training for the transportation industry, Instructional Technologies (ITI) said this not-quite-new consulting group will help clients plan and execute projects large Read More…

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

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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…

Easy Custom Fleet Training: Quick and Dirty Ideas

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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 in North America. So what do you do when you need custom training specific to your fleet, but don’t have any budget Read More…

Driver Staffing Company Improves Safety with PRO-TREAD

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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, it was clear that PRO-TREAD was the obvious choice. As one of the largest driver staffing services in the country, we had Read More…

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

More Training Plans for Truck Drivers

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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…

Drivers face 1.2 roadside CMV inspections each year, on average.

Surviving Roadside CMV Inspections

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Across the trucking industry, drivers are subjected to an average of 1.2 roadside CMV inspections a year. So we released a new lesson: Roadside Inspections. This 25-minute lesson covers the ins and outs of a roadside CMV inspection, the types of inspections and criteria, and the consequences of various violations. One of the top items Read More…

Mandatory GPS Training for Truck Drivers: Coming Soon to Pro-TREAD

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There’s a difference between commercial and passenger GPS systems. And now the FMCSA plans to mandate GPS training for truck drivers. The training rule comes after a number of crashes where trucks crashed into overpasses or hauled hazardous materials through cities. Before you get (understandably) fired up about yet another government mandate, consider two pertinent Read More…

A Million Dollars in “Found” Revenue from Online New Driver Orientation

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We recently attended a seminar in which a fleet with 1,500 drivers said the combination of found revenue and decreased costs equaled $1 million in a year by using online new driver orientation. One. Million. Dollars. Just from cutting two days off their training time, and by staggering each week’s “graduating class” of new hires Read More…