J.J. Keller, IdleAire offer new regulation-based training topics

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J.J. Keller & Associates announced Monday, Dec. 10, that it now offers seven regulation-based training topics available in-cab via IdleAire’s Advanced Travel Center Electrification technology platform.

J.J. Keller says with its in-cab training at IdleAire stations, drivers can stay on the road and still receive the training they need on both regulatory and safety awareness topics. Drivers have easy access to a variety of video-based training and can take associated quizzes directly through the ATE platform. Quiz results are sent via e-mail to the designated fleet representative.

The new regulatory-based titles offered include the following:

  • Hours of Service: A Driver’s Guide covers the “hows” and “whys” of logging and clearly explains the requirements under the Department of Transportation’s hours-of-service rule;
  • CMV Driver Basics provides refresher training for veteran drivers. It provides a review of critical entry-level driver topics, including driver qualification, driver wellness, whistleblower protection and the importance of hours of service;
  • Alcohol & Drug Testing: Driver Awareness provides an overview of DOT’s alcohol and drug testing requirements and covers 11 key areas required under 49 CFR 382.601(b);
  • Flatbed Cargo Securement covers proper securement techniques, working load limit and aggregate working load limit standards, when to re-examine and adjust cargo, and commodity-specific standards;
  • Roadside Inspections helps prepare drivers for a roadside inspection. The title covers the five levels of inspections, preparing the driver and vehicle, penalties and more;
  • Hazmat Drivers: Training for Safe Transport covers hazmat classifications, the hazmat table, shipping papers, emergency response information, packaging, marking, labels, placards, loading and segregation; and
  • Truck Driver & Cargo Security discusses vital security measures drivers can use to spot danger signs and know how to respond.
  • Together, Neenah, Wis.-based J.J. Keller and IdleAire provide drivers with in-cab, on-demand training on dozens of critical regulatory and skill-based subjects, from roadside inspections to speed and space management to alcohol and drug awareness.

    IdleAire-equipped parking spaces deliver filtered heat and air conditioning, and a range of communications and entertainment options to truck cabs, allowing drivers to shut off their engines while resting and enjoy state-of-the-art amenities.

    For more information about how J.J. Keller’s in-cab training programs can be accessed via IdleAire, or for a list of topics and prices, go to www.jjkeller.com/idleaire/home.htm.