ITI adds new driver training lessons to PRO-TREAD library

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Updated Nov 21, 2019

Unknown 2019 11 19 11 59Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI) announced three new lessons as part of its growing PRO-TREAD library of training courses.

“The steady stream of new courses we’re adding to the PRO-TREAD library, especially for the medium-duty market, is a reflection of ITI’s ongoing commitment to meeting the industry’s training needs,” said Laura McMillan, vice president of training development for ITI.

The new courses being offered by ITI as part of PRO-TREAD contain information with examples of real-world scenarios. The courses include:

  • Intermodal Equipment Inspections that covers crucial areas during the inspection process for intermodal containers and chassis to ensure safety during transit. The training shows the viewer the details needed from a close-up perspective to perform a thorough and effective inspection.
  • Rear End Collision Avoidance – Medium Duty Truck focuses on techniques for avoiding rear end collisions since most truck/automobile accidents involve the car getting hit from behind. The training uses the concept of the Space Cushion for establishing a safe following distance based on five key factors and delivers the key messages using graphical representations that make it easy to comprehend the importance of safe distance.
  • Transporting Lithium Batteries provides information for shippers about safety precautions, packaging and labeling requirements, and documents required for compliance with applicable U.S. and international regulations.

All three training courses are available immediately from the PRO-TREAD library.  The lessons can be taken from any connected device including iOS and Android.