CarriersEdge habla espanol

John G Smith

 

CarriersEdge is bringing its online defensive driving course to a broader audience, with material now available in Spanish.

The two-hour course covers traffic, road and weather challenges, and includes refresher modules on a several other topics. And the material leverages animation, video demonstrations, real-world scenarios, and interactive content to reinforce concepts. Quizzes and tests offer immediate feedback on how well material is understood.

The National Hispanic Transportation Alliance notes that more than 3 million of the 7.5 million CDL holders in the U.S. are of Hispanic heritage, and there are more than 250,000 Hispanic-owned trucking companies in the U.S. Figures for Canada are unavailable.

John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Canadian Shipper, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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