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January 2012

Proper driver training decreases road incidents, increases safety

Louis Maiello, former director of training, New York City Transit Bus & Safety Division, 2003 NTI Fellow and current Transit Training Specialist at FAAC Inc., was a featured speaker at BusCon. Here he discusses elements from his presentation "Advanced Performance Driver Training" and key steps for "producing a world-class operator."

August 2011

BusCon to Present Products, Tools for Growth

The 115,000-square-foot show floor will feature the latest vehicles and products on the market, while educational sessions focus on sustainability, university transit topics and safety.

June 2011

Using Driver Training Simulators to Enhance Coach Safety

Equipment provides a safe environment for drivers to learn good driving habits and correct unsafe ones. Use of simulators is also expected to save operators on fuel and training costs.

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