Driving Simulator

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Driving Simulator

Continuing Education

Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior

Experience real-life situations in a driver training simulator. Unlike other workplaces, the roadway is not a closed environment. The main objective of this training is to prepare drivers for the actual emergency driving experiences they could encounter on our roadways.


Driving Simulator Benefits & Features

Benefits: 

The simulator provides realistic, real-world driving environments to train drivers how to recognize and anticipate hazardous situations. Specific benefits include: 

  • Accident Reduction: Simulation training reinforces positive decision making in a realistic, risk-free environment, thus reducing the likelihood of preventable accidents. 

  • Reinforce Driving Skills: Practical off-road training on different terrains and for different road and atmospheric conditions, enhances initial driver training, periodic training, and driver assessments. 

  • After Action Reviews: Instructors provide complete, consistent, objective feedback on performance, which gives drivers the skills and confidence to drive more safely and more efficiently. 

  • Reduce Equipment Costs: Minimize the maintenance and damage to company-owned equipment. Training on the simulator keeps vehicles on the road and earning revenue. 

  • Fuel Efficient/Economic Driving: Realize fuel savings through better fuel management training. 

  • Complete Solution: In addition to the hands-on simulation experience, WITC instructors have real-life experience and curriculum in driver safety and motor vehicle safety programs. 

 

Key features: 

  • Users choose between various truck, first responder, or EMS vehicles, plus car, bus/van, dump truck or snow plow. The driver training simulator will benefit a wide range of occupations, such as: truck drivers, firefighters, police officers, bus drivers, public works employees, and salespeople. 

  • Simulator uses three plasma screens to give drivers the feel of a real “vehicle” with real instruments 

  • Interact with vehicles, weather, and other hazards 

  • Simulators are in a mobile classroom; the training comes to you. Classes are customized to your company and your specific needs. 

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WITC Customized Training
WITC will provide the driving simulator and a trained instructor to teach a customized session at your facility or any of our campus locations. Contact us for more information or to make an appointment.

 

"The system is so realistic that if you miss the gear on the stick shift setting, it rattles and shakes just like a real truck." 

 

Betty Shaffer, Traffic Safety Specialist 
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