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Don’t Wait for ELDT 2022: Train New Drivers Now

The horrific Humboldt bus crash is a potent reminder why fleets shouldn't wait until Feb 2022 to implement ELDT curriculum. FMCSA-approved online training is a turnkey way to enhance safety and minimize risk.

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WEBINAR: Why Bottom-Line Leaders Invest in Winter Incident Prevention

The most hazardous time of year is nearly upon us. The time when slippery roads and bad visibility magnify every mistake. If you don’t have a plan to reduce collisions and injuries this winter, we have a plan to help you prepare.

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Driver Fatigue: Stats Show Drowsy Driving Is as Dangerous as Drunk Driving

Did you know drowsy drivers are just as dangerous as drunk drivers? Read insightful stats and tips to help drivers recognize and manage fatigue.

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Debunking the Most Common Myth of Sleep Deprivation and Driver Fatigue

Many people believe their bodies can adapt to chronic sleep loss. Some even think working long shifts on little sleep is a sign of toughness. But recent research by the National Institute of Health (NIH) proves the opposite is true. Missing just two to three hours of sleep creates the same impairment as being legally drunk. The study also mentions the most terrifying phrase we’ve heard in a while, “involuntary microsleeps.”

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Does Your Fleet Have a Winter Safety Training Plan?

How much did your fleet spend on winter weather incidents last year? Probably more than you’d like. The average cost of a single fleet vehicle crash is $70,000. When you factor in that icy pavement causes over 150,000 annual crashes, the numbers add up fast.

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Top 7 Questions We Hear About Our ELDT Training Curriculum

With the EDLT deadline quickly approaching, we’re hearing a lot of questions from schools who want to comply with ELDT while also adapting their training due to the pandemic. These are the seven biggest questions we get about the upcoming ELDT requirements and On Ramp™, SambaSafety’s interactive training system for CDL schools.

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How to Hire Faster and Cut an Entire Day From Driver Onboarding

Hiring and training drivers the old-fashioned way is expensive. Manually pulling MVRs and deciphering violation codes takes 20+ minutes per applicant, and onboarding new drivers is time-consuming and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Common Neighborhood Winter Danger Zones Your Drivers Should be Aware of

Are your drivers aware of the most hazardous areas in residential neighborhoods? Not everyone knows where to expect black ice or why you should never walk across a snowy front yard.

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Why You Should Never Buy Driver Training That You Haven’t First Seen Yourself

There’s an old saying that goes back to the 12th century, “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” It was true then and it’s true now. Just because you've put a driver in front of a computer and had them log into a training program doesn’t mean that he or she is now trained.

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