Are Your Simulators Over 5 Years Old?
Driving simulators have dramatically improved over the last several years. The 1950’s Aetna Drivotrainer simulator (pictured) was a combination of an automobile simulator and a movie designed for behind-the-wheel instruction in driver training classroom. Believe it or not, even today simulators still exist on the market that use the same concept! […]
Driving to Recovery After the Injury
Visual scanning. Attention. Reaction time. Multi-tasking. Listening. These are all areas that can be problematic after a neurologic injury. by Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation They are also essential tools people need to function independently in everyday life, like while driving.But did you know that driving itself can address all of […]
Simulation Training vs. VR Gaming: Proven Effectiveness vs. Proven Sickness
Declining Interest in Virtual Reality Headset-Based Applications According to the 2018 Game Developer’s Conference survey, virtual reality gaming isn’t catching on as originally anticipated. The industry is now backing away from virtual reality for training because of the technical AND practical hurdles………and that doesn’t even include hygiene issues, vision/glasses/contacts and the human factors […]
Drive to Save Lives – Join “Maria’s Ride” Event – September 16, 2018
It’s time to put an end to distracted driving and it starts with Maria’s Ride. Join Central Ohio 10TV sports anchor, Dom Tiberi, for “Maria’s Ride” on Sunday, September 16th. The event was created to honor Maria Tiberi’s life and raise money to purchase driving simulators to donate throughout Ohio. […]
Teen Drunk Driving Deterrents – Be Careful of the Message!
Let’s talk about convincing younger drivers not to drink and drive. There are two common industry practices that are well intended but genuinely bad ideas. First, some simulation systems on the market today feature the ability to set up the simulator to mimic various levels of blood alcohol level (BAC) impairment. If […]
Millennial Employees Learn Differently
What is the Best Way for Your Company to Teach Driver Safety to the Millennial Generation? MTV Generation Has to Teach the YouTube Generation Millennial employees learn differently probably because they grew up differently. Unlike Baby Boomers and Generation X, Generation Y (aka Millennials) grew up totally comfortable with technology. […]
How Do We Teach Driving Skills to Underprivileged Kids?
Learning to drive is a skill that requires training. . . lots of training. And many kids are not able to get behind the wheel of a car to learn much less practice hazard avoidance techniques. Moreover, driving is necessary – by most people – to get to/from work every […]
Is Behind the Wheel Behind the Times? Part 3: Business Operation Considerations for Simulation Based Driver Safety
Utilizing Emerging Technology-Based Strategies to Ensure Your Fleet Drivers Are Operating at Their Highest Level TODAY’S DRIVER SAFETY CHALLENGE: The unmistakable objectives of fleet safety training are to protect the fleet of vehicles and reduce the crash rate of the drivers. However, fleet management is faced daily with competing directives […]
Is Behind the Wheel Behind the Times? Part 2: Financial Advantages
Reduce Crash Rates & Limit Liability Exposure Vehicle crash costs can be the difference between making and missing the number. So it’s not enough to provide the information – employers must be certain that the drivers learned crash avoidance and hazard detection skills necessary to protect the fleet. Evaluating Training […]