Training Wheels June, 2020

Training Wheels June, 2020

Online training tools. From Fleet Equipment, June 9, 2020. Canada-based CarriersEdge offers a broad line of online training tools for truckers. The courses, says the company, translate complex regulations into real-world content that drivers understand. Subject areas...
Training Wheels May, 2020

Training Wheels May, 2020

COVID-19 Forces DMV Closures and Slow Reopening Process Leaving Essential Truck Driver Classroom Instruction Unavailable in Many States; App Expedites a Solution Delays in training are exacerbating the driver shortage and when the economy does completely open back...
Training Wheels April, 2020

Training Wheels April, 2020

Trucking Industry Facing Demand Surge Amid Coronavirus, from Spectrum News, April 8, 2020. Roadmaster Drivers School in San Antonio, TX is seeing a pickup in new students ready to take to the road. “So even in a pandemic, truck driving is in great demand,” says Brad...
Training Wheels March, 2020

Training Wheels March, 2020

Truckers Fighting Human Trafficking, from NBC News, January 26, 2020.A few months ago, trucker Brian Sprowel got a late-night knock on his door while he was resting at a truck stop in Arizona. A sickly-looking young woman came up to his truck window and asked whether...
Training Wheels February, 2020

Training Wheels February, 2020

ATS in Action, from San Diego Business Journal, January 20, 2020Beginning truck drivers must first pass a written exam to get a learner’s permit; they then practice behind the wheel of a truck to prepare for the driving portion of the exam. Those who pass both tests...
Training Wheels January, 2020

Training Wheels January, 2020

When career e-learning developers come into the trucking industry, they’re often struck by how different it is from other industries. The content itself is not usually an issue – every industry has its own quirks, acronyms and regulations. Where it’s different...