Training & Services

Courses

Advanced Driving Techniques (ADT)

The Advanced Driving Techniques (ADT) program has been developed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the driver’s knowledge, skills and abilities, vehicles dynamics, and how the environment influences drivers. A key focus for all Advantage Fleet Services Inc. (AFSI) training programs is to demonstrate to drivers that the majority of…

Air Brakes

The Air Brake Refresher Course is 4 hours in length and provides an in-depth review of an air brake system, its components and how to troubleshoot basic defects generally identified in the pre-trip inspection. Stopping distances and vehicle dynamics related to braking are reviewed in detail. This program can also…

Commercial Vehicle Collision Reconstruction Course (CVCRC)

The course is focused on collisions regarding large (heavy) vehicles, but the foundation material and investigational techniques can be applied to any motor vehicle related incident. Actual case studies are “investigated” and analyzed throughout the course on both an individual and syndicate basis, to enhance the learning process.

Commercial Vehicle Incident Investigation Course (CVIIC)

CVIIC was developed specifically to assist private companies and organizations in analyzing the causes of motor vehicle collisions so that liability and/or financial responsibility can be determined. This critical analysis is part of a company’s incident management system. Incident management is the proactive process to a reactive event.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)

The CVSA course concentrates on providing participants with the necessary skills to inspect their vehicles according to the CVSA Level 1 criteria used by licensed commercial vehicle inspectors and law enforcement.

Defensive Driver Training (H-DDT) Heavy Commercial Vehicle

Defensive driving is a big part of being a professional driver/operator. Anyone can benefit from applying defensive driving techniques because it is as much an attitude, as it is a skill set. The intent of the Defensive Driver Training (DDT) program is to identify all the attributes of a defensive…

Defensive Driver Training (L-DDT) Light Utility Vehicle

Defensive driving is a big part of being a driver/operator. Anyone can benefit from applying defensive driving techniques because it is as much an attitude, as it is a skill set. The intent of the Defensive Driver Training (DDT) program is to identify all the attributes of a defensive driver…

Enhanced Driving Techniques (EDT)

The Enhanced Driving Techniques (EDT) course has been developed to improve overall driving skills, introduce shuffle steering and ABS braking, heighten the awareness of the hazards associated with driving, and modify risky habits and behaviours. This course will provide an understanding of the driver’s behaviour, knowledge, skills and abilities while…

Fuel Management

Fuel is high on the list of costs for all fleets. Many of our clients are telling us that fuel is their number one controllable cost. With the ever increasing cost of all vehicle fuels, prudent managers are searching for ways to improve their efficiency in this part of their…

Hours of Service

Hours of Service (HOS) will allow participants to: understand the law (Div 37 MVAR) relating to Nation Safety Code (NSC) HOS rules, ensure drivers do not violate the HOS rules and get mandatory rest time, and learn to keep accurate records providing a required paper trail showing compliance.

National Safety Code (NSC)

The National Safety Code (NSC) is the compliance standard for the management of fleets, both nationally and provincially. All fleets require a safety certificate to operate and this certificate is obtained through the Provincial authority of NSC.

On-Scene Collision Investigation & Data Collection

When a company vehicle is involved in a motor vehicle incident it is imperative that the organization looks after its own best interests. While the police and insurance companies’ complete investigations for their purposes, your business concerns are not their primary concern. This course teaches the driver the key elements…

Pre/Post Trip Inspection

This course consists of a classroom and practical application session. Upon completion of this half day course participants will understand how the law relates to a pre-trip inspection and how the pre-trip inspection is an integral part of the paper trail and dove tails into due diligence. Participants will learn…

Towing Light Utility Trailers

Advantage Fleet Services Inc. (AFSI) has created a complete Towing Light Utility Trailer Course specifically developed for clients who utilize light trailers in their business. This program meets WorkSafe regulation requirements as each individual training module was developed from the OEM manual specific to that piece of equipment. AFSI has…

Your Greatest Risk – Essentials & Enhanced

The Essentials & Enhanced program is designed to address driver behaviour and attitude regarding workplace safety and professionalism in the operation of vehicles and equipment. It benefits all employees, whether they drive to and from work, or for work. The program offers up to 30 driving-related topics, all developed from…

Presentations

Anatomy of a Rollover (AoR)

Advantage Fleet Services Inc. (AFSI) has developed the AoR presentation to deal specifically with logging truck rollovers. Rollover incidents are very costly and often involve serious injuries and/or death…

Fitness to Drive

Fitness to Drive (FTD) examines cognition, as it relates to driver fitness and the safe operation of motor vehicles or heavy equipment. We look at how the brain processes information while driving and what impact distractions have on cognition and peak driving performance. We sift through research on distracted driving…

It’s your Life to Live

It’s your Life to Live is a Driving Awareness/Information presentation. It shows statistical information that supports the fact that motor vehicle incidents are the number one cause of death from age 4 to 34, brain injuries, and spine injuries. This presentation explores how and why incidents happen.

Standard of Care (SOC)

This presentation discusses key issues for today’s professional driver and communicates the main relationship between professional driving, professional driver training, and the law…

The Challenge

Standard of Care – the Challenge will show the statistical information that supports the fact that operating a motor vehicle or piece of equipment is a person’s greatest risk for serious injury or death both in and out of the work place.

Your Greatest Risk (YGR)

Your Greatest Risk (YGR) speaks to the risks inherent to driving. It is an excellent introductory presentation for any organization. This awareness session is the first phase in our Behaviour-Based Driver Training Program. The presentation connects the relationship between individual due diligence, vicarious liability and Bill C-45.

Programs

Equipment Operator

Phase 1 – Awareness Standard of Care (SOC) Phase 2 – Assessment Driver Assessment/ Evaluation Phase 3 – Motivation Equipment Operator Training …

Fleet Driver

Phase 1 – Awareness Your Greatest Risk (YGR) Phase 2 – Assessment Driver Assessment/ Evaluation Phase 3 – Motivation Advanced Driving Techniques (ADT) Defensive Driver Training – Light Utility Vehicle (DDT-LUV) …

New Driver / Commuter

Phase 1 – Awareness Your Greatest Risk (YGR) Phase 2 – Assessment Driver Assessment/ Evaluation Phase 3 – Motivation Advanced Driving Techniques (ADT) Your Greatest Risk – Essentials & Enhanced …

Professional Driver

Phase 1 – Awareness Standard of Care (SOC) Phase 2 – Assessment Driver Assessment/ Evaluation Phase 3 – Motivation Defensive Driver Training (DDT) – Bronze, Silver, Gold Fuel Management National Safety Code (NSC) …

Services

DiSC Workplace Profile

The Everything DiSC Workplace® Profile uses the third-generation of the DiSC® assessment (a research-validated learning model) to create a highly personalized learner experience. The profile is workplace-specific with in-depth information, including tips, strategies, and action plans to help participants become more effective. The result is more successful and productive working…

Driver Assessments

Advantage Fleet Services Inc. (AFSI) works with clients to assist to develop their drivers as exemplary professional drivers. A professional driver is obligated to demonstrate compliance with all the safety regulations and practices. If high risk violations occur, it could impact a company’s relationship with its clients, their National Safety…

Equipment Operator Training (EOT)

Advantage Fleet Services Inc. (AFSI) has created a complete equipment training program specifically developed for cities and municipalities. This program meets WorkSafe BC regulation requirements as each individual training module was developed from the OEM manual specific to that piece of equipment.

Fleet Risk Assessment

Advantage Fleet Services Inc. AFSI) can establish the root cause(s) of any incident and complete an analysis of trends and/or patterns regarding the incident by completing a Fleet Risk Assessment. When assessing an organization’s risk, there is often a connection found between the level of risk associated to vehicles and…

Fleet Safety Manual

Most commercial carriers have long established policies and procedures that govern safe and efficient operations. However, many fleets have not documented these policies to use as a training or marketing tool, or evidence of due diligence. Compiling these policies and procedures in a comprehensive manual is one of the most…

National Safety Code (NSC) Compliance Review

An Advantage Fleet Services Inc. (AFSI) Associate will conduct a review of all NSC-related practices, including an examination of a representative sample of key documents (e.g. driver files, vehicle records, HOS records and incident/claims management). Reviewing these documents will allow AFSI to ascertain a customer’s level of compliance and potential…