FleetPride, an aftermarket parts distributor, has launched its FleetPride Nationwide Training Tour. The tour uses three custom-built, 28-foot TechTrailers that have been outfitted with an array of hands-on training aids. The mobile classrooms have a complete and working air-brake system.
The first TechTrailer will service the East Coast. The second trailer will service the West and Southwest, and the third, due in 2004, will serve the central region of the country. The program will visit fleets and independent garages, and each trailer can train up to 14 people. Fleets do not have to be FleetPride customers to request the mobile training.
The goal for each of the TechTrailers is to visit more than 150 locations every quarter and to train more than 10,000 technicians a year. Major sponsors of the trailer include ArvinMeritor and Haldex Brake Systems. For more information, visit www.fleetpride.com.