FMCSA has awarded a cooperative agreement to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Training, Research and Education for Driving Safety (TREDS) program to provide training to Commercial Drivers about the dangers of driving distracted. As this program is funded by FMCSA, the training is completely free and should be delivered to CDL holders at no cost.
They have developed successful traffic safety programs for several years and has a series of distracted driving awareness programs for the general public, first responders, and Commercial Industry drivers.
TREDS is interested in developing instructor teams in ten different states to prepare traffic safety professionals to deliver the Just Drive: Deliver Distraction-Free curriculum to commercial drivers. The training is a one-hour multimedia program, using videos, group participation and a PowerPoint slide presentation.
This program is scheduled for Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
Want to be an Instructor?
Instructors will attend a three-hour Train-the-Trainer program, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, where they will be provided all materials necessary to deliver this training. This will be a virtual training session.
Per TREDS, a trainer/instructor are typically industry representatives, or other professionals, who provide safety education to CDL holders. A train-the-trainer program will model delivery of the curriculum and review program implementation.
Please complete the below survey to create your instructor profile. TREDS will contact you with details closer to the training date.