Staff members offer a variety of free online training sessions and professional development opportunities:
- Attend an Our Driving Concern transportation safety training session, Fast Pass session or a Drug Impairment Training for Texas Employers (DITTE) session and receive a certificate of completion
- Attend any other session and receive a certificate of attendance
Click on the links below and make plans now to attend a free session:
Eliminating Safety Roadblocks in a Four-Part Training Series
In this four-part online training series, The GTI Group Executive VP and Jetco CEO Brian Fielkow talks with professional drivers, operations, safety and upper management personnel on how to weave safety discussions into all aspects of the business, from recruitment and retention to daily dispatch and senior-level strategy meetings.
Tuesday, March 9 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Navigating Discussions with Drivers.
Tuesday, April 13 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Ten Leadership Lessons I Wish Someone Had Told Me!
Tuesday, May 11 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Safety & the C-Suite-Engaging Your Leadership Team.
Tuesday, June 9 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Accelerating Recruiting & Onboarding to Attract & Retain Top Drivers.
Tuesday, Jan. 26 (2-2:30 p.m.): Changing Driver Behavior Benefits Everyone. Through a coordinated response, municipal courts work with defendants to address impaired driving behaviors that could change their lives and even allow for clearing cases if they don’t commit additional offenses. Edward Spillane, a presiding judge of College Station Municipal Court, will share various sentence ideas on traffic cases. Employers, along with providing education, can support positive employee driving behaviors that result in change.
Wednesday, Feb. 17 (10-10:30 a.m.): Reducing Risky Driving Behaviors through Driver Coaching: In-vehicle monitoring systems, combined with driver coaching, can prove useful in helping drivers develop and maintain good driving skills. Melinda Denton, senior manager, HSE Support Services with Pioneer Natural Resources, will share how to get more out of your driver program by monitoring, evaluating, coaching and rewarding.
Thursday, Feb. 25 (10-11 a.m.): Impactful Driver and Transportation Safety Presentation Tips for the Win! What makes your driver safety training powerful? Everyone benefits when utilizing proven presentation techniques within their driver and transportation safety programs. Josh Rice, director of transportation with Klein Independent School District, will discuss proven techniques and share how to structure your driver training program to make it fun and useful. Josh also will share tips on how to evaluate your efforts.
Tuesday, March 9 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Navigating Discussions with Drivers (First in a Four-Park Series): Brian Fielkow, executive VP of the GTI Group and Jetco CEO, hosts a panel discussion with professional drivers to understand their perspective on safety and how they navigate daily decision-making in the push/pull balance of safety and operations.
Tuesday, April 13 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Leading Your Team with a Safety Road Map (Second in a Four-Part Series): Brian Fielkow, executive VP of the GTI Group and Jetco CEO, provides 14 tips for safety managers and directors on how to lead their teams safely. As safety is everyone’s responsibility, Fielkow offers actionable items and takeaways that safety managers can use today to support and strengthen their teams.
Tuesday, May 11 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Driving Safety ROI Conversations with Upper Management: (Third in a Four-Part Series): Brian Fielkow, executive VP of the GTI Group and Jetco CEO, gives guidance to safety managers and directors on how to present the safety value proposition to C-suite level executives so they understand the ROI from safety investments.
Tuesday, June 9 (10-11 a.m.): Safety Breakthrough: Accelerating Recruiting & Onboarding to Attract & Retain Top Drivers. (Fourth in a Four-Part Series): Brian Fielkow, executive VP of the GTI Group and Jetco CEO, will be joined by Ray Haight. Haight is the retention coach at Truckload Carriers Association and co-founder of the TCA inGauge carrier benchmarking platform. The two will show how building a strong safety culture starts with recruiting and onboarding employees who are equally committed to safety. Retention of safe, top drivers, in turn, ensures a healthy safety culture. Fielkow and Haight also will identify differentiators that set these types of cultures apart during the recruitment and onboarding processes.