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CVSA International Roadcheck Emphasis June 4-6

By aaronbrookshire | June 3, 2019 | Comments Off on CVSA International Roadcheck Emphasis June 4-6

Host Drivers, Please click on the attached link.  This week many of the road check spots on the highways that are normally empty will be occupied by the CVSA as they do their safety blitz June 4-6. All of your paperwork is correct in your coach.  You need to make sure all of your logs…

April 2017 Host Driver Meeting Make-up Online

By aaronbrookshire | May 29, 2019 | Comments Off on April 2017 Host Driver Meeting Make-up Online

Host Drivers, We are excited to let you know that the Quarterly Host Driver Meeting from April 2019 can now be made up online.  You don’t have to come in and watch it in person! Please log in at www.ectsafety.com and go to “Courses”, then to “Driver Monthly Refresher Courses”, then at the bottom of…

Don’t Be This Person-Make Sure You Are Getting Proper Rest!

By aaronbrookshire | May 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Don’t Be This Person-Make Sure You Are Getting Proper Rest!

Host Drivers, In one of our recent quarterly training meetings, we talked about the importance of proper rest, and the way our body clocks work on a sleep cycle.  Nap for 20 minutes or less for a power nap, or plan naps and sleep in increments of 1.5 Hours.  This article out of West Virginia…

Roof Hatch Training Video-All types ECT Host Drivers Will Encounter

By aaronbrookshire | May 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Roof Hatch Training Video-All types ECT Host Drivers Will Encounter

Host drivers, I have updated the roof hatch videos.  They are now all together in 1 video.  Included are the mini bus roof hatches, the red handle Prevost hatches and the black lever roof hatches.  The video is about 3.5 minutes long, so it won’t take long to watch it.  Please take a minute and…

3rd Quarter Host Driver Meeting August 5th

By aaronbrookshire | May 7, 2019 | Comments Off on 3rd Quarter Host Driver Meeting August 5th

Host Drivers, Mark your calendars for August 5th for our next Host Drivers meeting!  We will have more details as the date approaches, but reserve that date!!  

Fueling Your Coach

By aaronbrookshire | May 3, 2019 | Comments Off on Fueling Your Coach

Host drivers, we want to make sure that you all know how to fuel your coach at a truck stop.  Remember, there are several cards to choose from.  We prefer you stop at Love’s truck stop and use the FTS card with the “L” on it.  Otherwise, use your Wex Card.  If for some reason Wex…

Latest News and Updates

By aaronbrookshire | May 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Latest News and Updates

Eagle Updates Host Drivers, Many of you are aware of the “TSS” system we are utilizing here at ECT.  TSS allows us to create and maintain records electronically, which makes processing data and paperwork much more efficient.  It also allows us to standardize safety training, orientation and more! We will be implementing TSS more and…

TSS Driver Qualification Basics

By Post Master | March 10, 2019 | Comments Off on TSS Driver Qualification Basics

Right Hand Squeeze

By Post Master | March 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Right Hand Squeeze

CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

By Post Master | September 27, 2017 | Comments Off on CMV Equipment theft and potential weaponization

Recently, a Motorcoach was stolen while idling at a pickup point for passengers. Two Motorcoaches were staged and waiting to be loaded with passengers when the first Motorcoach drove away. The vehicle was, as is common, left running while the driver was preparing to load passengers. The vehicle was boarded by a thief, and driven…