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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

2 New Training Videos Released in September

Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. is committed to ensuring you have access to the best training videos in the industry. This month we released 2 new training videos. The first video, entitled Changing Lanes, replaces an older video by the same title.  The newer video footage and layout has received a lot of positive feedback from clients who tell us keeping training fresh and new for their drivers is important to them. …Read More

Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. Named SHRM Recertification Provider

Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. Named SHRM Recertification Provider Company Announces 4 Free Webinars for HR Professionals Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. would like to announce we have been approved to join the SHRM Recertification Provider network.  This means we are now able to provide SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for programs we offer related to the SHRM Body of Competency and KnowledgeTM (SHRM BoCK). Four of our upcoming webinars meet the SHRM …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

8 New Safety Training Videos for the Trucking Industry

Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. Releases 8 New Safety 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 eight new safety training videos for you to utilize in your training The first two videos focus on reminding drivers about CSA violations, including the new passenger seatbelt requirement going into effect August …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

Vertical Alliance Releases 19 New Training Videos

Vertical Alliance Group, Inc. Releases 19 New Training Videos Vertical Alliance Group is committed to ensuring you have access to the best training videos in the industry. This month we released 19 new safety training videos for you to utilize. The first two videos are found in the “Trucking Industry” section and focus on fixed object collisions and include the following titles: • Fixed Object Collisions – High Speed Length: …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