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Obstacle Course Practice for Upcoming Assessments

By aaronbrookshire | January 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Obstacle Course Practice for Upcoming Assessments

Host Drivers, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 10:00, we will be having a practice session on the obstacle course as we prepare for annual assessments.  This will be group training.  Depending on our numbers, we will break for lunch, then continue on in the afternoon.  This practice session is unpaid, but doing well in the…

Tail Swing: What it is and how to avoid it

By aaronbrookshire | January 8, 2020 | Comments Off on Tail Swing: What it is and how to avoid it

Host Drivers, As you are in sharp turn situations, whether in tight traffic on city streets or in tight parking lot situations, tail swing can be an issue that you have to deal with and/or be aware of.  Watch this video for more information and remember to keep your eyes open to the back, outside…

Orientation Section Has Been Moved

By aaronbrookshire | December 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Orientation Section Has Been Moved

Host Drivers, After speaking with our Master of All Things Web, I have moved the Orientation Series from Driver Training 101 to Safety & Equipment.  Driver Training 101 was requiring that all units be completed in order, so now you can view different Orientation Series videos as needed! You can view the unit Staying Awake While…

1505 Has New Entertainment System

By aaronbrookshire | December 12, 2019 | Comments Off on 1505 Has New Entertainment System

Host Drivers, We are pleased to let you know that we finally received a new Entertainment Unit for mini bus 1505 from Turtle Top, so it now has fully functioning entertainment with DVD and Bluetooth!  Enjoy making your guests happy!!!

Orientation Series: Dash and Driver Compartment Familiarization

By aaronbrookshire | December 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Orientation Series: Dash and Driver Compartment Familiarization

Host Drivers, Here is a link to the Prevost site Driver Familiarization Guide.  While this is for a new model coach, many of the buttons are in the same place as some of our older coaches, as well as in our newer coaches.  Feel free to take a look and learn!  

Where You Need To Stop At Weigh Stations

By aaronbrookshire | December 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Where You Need To Stop At Weigh Stations

Host Drivers,  Below is a link to a map that shows you which states require buses to stop when going by weigh stations.  This map is helpful, but does not supersede signs or officers/troopers that may advise otherwise.  A good rule of thumb is that if the sign before the weigh station says “Commercial Vehicles…

New Orientation Video Under Driver Training 101 For You All To Watch

By aaronbrookshire | December 11, 2019 | Comments Off on New Orientation Video Under Driver Training 101 For You All To Watch

Host Drivers, Last night there was a bus roll over in Maine.  Thankfully there were no serious injuries or deaths, in spite of there being over 30 people on the bus! Please take a few minutes, go to Driver Training 101 in ECT Safety, scroll down to “Orientation Videos”, and watch the video and read…

Happy Thanksgiving

By aaronbrookshire | November 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving

Host Drivers, As we move into the Holiday Season, we want to take a moment to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving! We also want to let you know that we are thankful for each and every one of you!  May God Bless you all!

Fuel Truck

By aaronbrookshire | November 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Fuel Truck

Host Drivers, We always appreciate initiative when it comes to doing your job with excellence!  It shows great character when you go above and beyond what is expected!  However, we do have one area in which we need to make sure you steer clear: The Fuel Truck.  Please do not fill your bus from the…

New Training Videos Under Driver Training 101

By aaronbrookshire | October 31, 2019 | Comments Off on New Training Videos Under Driver Training 101

Host Drivers, We wanted to let you know there are quite a few new training videos available under Driver Training 101.  They all start with the title, “Orientation”.  There are videos on hill climbing and descents, exit hatches, dumping the tanks and more.  There will be more videos added in the near future.  We are…