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Prepare Your Drivers for CVSA’s 2016 Safe Driver Week Oct. 16th-22nd

Prepare Your Drivers for CVSA’s 2016 Safe Driver Week Oct. 16th-22nd The CVSA has announced Operation Safe Driver Week will be held October 16-22 across North America.  The event is designed to bring awareness to unsafe driving behaviors. Last year, 19,480 roadside inspections were conducted.  The top five warnings and citations issued to drivers included (1) Size and Weight, (2) Speeding, (3) Failure to Use a Seatbelt, (4) Failure to …Read More

Do You Know These 7 Best Practices for Online Training?

Do You Know These 7 Best Practices for Online Training? MIT Study of 6.9 Million Video Sessions Identifies Keys to Engagement One key feature setting most training videos in the Infinit-i Prime library apart from videos produced by other training companies is the short amount of time it takes to watch them. Most of our videos average between 3-8 minutes in length for important reasons — studies show that because …Read More

12 New Training Videos for the Trucking Industry

Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. is committed to ensuring you have access to the best training videos in the industry. This month we released 12 new training videos. The first video released can be found in the Trucking Industry section and focuses on steps to safely back a rig.  This video replaces a former video by the same title. Backing a Rig Safely Length: 05:18 This video discusses steps to make …Read More

Are Your Drivers Ready for Brake Safety Week 2016?

Have your drivers marked Sept. 11-17, 2016 on their calendar for Brake Safety Week? On those dates, law enforcement agencies across North America will conduct inspections to identify out-of-adjustment brakes, brake-system, and anti-lock braking system (ABS) violations as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week. There are two videos I thought you might want to assign out to your drivers this month to ensure they are …Read More

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month June is National Safety Month, and thousands of organizations across the country have joined forces with the National Safety Council (NSC) to work to raise awareness of what it takes to stay “Safe for Life”. Each week in June, the NSC will be highlighting a different safety topic, with June 27th-30th designated as “Share the Roads Safely” week. In observance of this month, we have …Read More

New Out-of-Service Criteria Changes in Effect

New Out-of-Service Criteria Changes in Effect On April 1st, ten changes to the North American Standard Out‐of‐Service Criteria (OOSC) went into effect. Action: Amend Part I, Item 3. COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (CDL), b. Commercial Learner’s Permit (CLP), by adding a new condition for a CLP holder operating a commercial motor vehicle transporting passengers. Action: Amend Part I, Item 4. DRIVER MEDICAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS, b. Medical Certificate, by modifying the language of the out‐of‐service condition. Action: …Read More

Training Idea: CVSA International Roadcheck 2016

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 29th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 7-9, 2016. CVSA’s 29th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 7-9, 2016 natural slimming pills. Over the course of this 72 hour period, nearly 17 trucks or buses will be inspected every minute across North America. During the annual three-day event, CVSA-certified inspectors conduct compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives targeted at various elements of motor …Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Booth 726 at the Truckload Carriers Association Meeting

10 Reasons to Visit Booth 726 at the Truckload Carriers Association Meeting Are you throwing away money in parts of your business because your training program isn’t efficient as it should be?  Checkout these 10 reasons you’ll want to stop by the Vertical Alliance Booth and learn more about online training… 1. Learn How to Reduce Insurance Premiums  Companies using Infinit-i Prime have reduced their insurance premiums by 4.3%.* 9. …Read More

Free Webinar: What to Do on the Scene of an Accident

What to Do on the Scene of an Accident Featuring: Nancy Ross-Anderson, CSP   December 10, 2015 | 3 p.m. CST There is no cost to attend this webinar. ABOUT THE WEBINAR Knowing what to do if you or your drivers are involved in an accident will help make a stressful situation calmer. Knowing what is expected can also help make an unpleasant situation more bearable and help you avoid …Read More

Insights From the 2015 ATA Safety Director of the Year

Insights From the 2015 ATA Safety Director of the Year Vertical Alliance Group, Inc., is proud to announce Allan Hicks has received the Safety Director of the Year Award from the American Trucking Association (ATA). In addition to being the vice president of safety at B.R. Williams Trucking, Inc., in Oxford, Alabama, Allan also represents Vertical Alliance Group in Alabama and Georgia as a partner selling our Infinit-i Prime online …Read More