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While insurance carrier’s minimum driver qualification standards indicate that divers should have at least 2 years of verifiable driving experience, some insureds may wish to establish an in-house training program for those entry-level drivers.
A successful in-house driver training program involves several key elements:
In addition, the Trainer should be held accountable for any and all losses involving the trainee until the trainee is released.
At a minimum, the driver must successfully complete a driver training course conducted under the Professional Truck Driving Institute of America (PTDIA) or like standards. The insured should do an on-site inspection of these driving schools and their curriculum. Insurance carrier does not support entry-level driver training conducted by a spouse, friend or other closely related third party.
After Trainees complete their schooling and orientation program, they should be assigned to a driver trainer for behind the wheel training. Following are suggestion for this very important part of training: