Why A Safety
Driving Program.
Transportation
Statistics

The suicide rate for those
employed in the transportation
and material moving
occupations has nearly doubled
from 2007 to 2008. This
percentage of change
compares closely to that of the
protective service occupations.

In 2005 over 5,000 people died
and 116,000 suffered injuries as
the result of collisions involving
of all accident-related deaths In
2005 over 5,000 people died
are due to accidents involving
large trucks and 18-wheelers.
One out of eight traffic fatalities
One out of eight traffic fatalities
in 2004 resulted from a collision
in 2004 resulted from a collision
involving a large truck.involving
a large truck.


The average cost of a large
truck crash involving a fatality is
$3.6 million per crash.
A crash with injuries costs
almost
$200,000 per crash.
The average cost of all large
truck crashes is about
$91,000 per crash.  
When companies invest in
safety training programs is has
been recorded that there is a
10% reduction in accidents and
a
20% reduction in fuel costs.

What You Can
Expect

the most stressful careers today.

While each individual is well trained
and a professional in their field we
have found that over time much
of the precaution and safety the
driver’s daily routine diminishes.
The reasons for this change in
behavior vary greatly.  Experts
attribute this to increased
workloads, speeding, over
confident  of job assignments and
lack of refresher courses since
original training.

Academy of Truck Driving we
have developed a comprehensive
short term safety program tailored
to fit the needs of both the driver
and the business owner.  Our
program will assist in keeping the
driver fresh and current on safety
procedures as well as providing a
reminder to be constantly
awareness of their surroundings.  
For the business owner it helps
reduce the cost of insurance, in
some cases by 15%  as well as
reduce the number of avoidable
incidents thus increasing the
bottom line.

  • Customized safety session
    to address your business
    requirements.

  • Review of Department of
    Motor Vehicle required
    skills maneuvers.

  • Demonstration of safe
    and unsafe  maneuvers.

  • How to be aware of
    unsafe conditions

  • Defensive driving
    techniques

  • Planning and time
    management

  • Vehicle pre-trip inspection

  • Class session discussion of
    real world challenges and
    how to win.

  • Review of any changes in
    transportation laws or
    regulations

  • Certificate of Safety        
    ( upon completion of
    program)