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May 19, 2020 10:45 AM, EDT

ITI Launches Online Safety Training for Delivery Fleets

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Instructional Technologies Inc. announced ClearDrive online training programs are available for delivery van, commercial sedan and work truck drivers.

The courses cover common safety issues associated with urban and residential driving, including distractions, planning, fatigue, space management, hazards, speed control, stops, parking, loading and unloading, and customer interaction and communication, according to the Vancouver, Wash.-based company.

Built on the same mastery-based learning principles used by ITI to train professional truck drivers for the past 25 years, the program requires that drivers score 100% at each step before moving to the next section of the course.

“According to the 2019 Travelers Risk Index, one in four businesses have had an employee get in a distraction-related crash while driving for work,” ITI founder and CEO Jim Voorhees said in a release. “With the increase in deliveries to homes and businesses during the coronavirus shutdown, risk mitigation is even more important for delivery and light-duty vehicle fleets.” — Transport Topics

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