April 27, 2008 Houston, TX — AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc., announces a partnership agreement with the Illinois Trucking Association to promote web-based course curriculum approved by the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
The motor carrier safety courses are developed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Transportation's Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Illinois Trucking Association will offer members a wide range of DOT-TSI branded Motor Carrier Safety Compliance web-based courses along with highly regarded hazardous materials (HM) courses. This training has been developed exclusively by AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc. This series of web-based courses are targeted to management as well as drivers to provide a cost efficient and convenient way of training.
The partnership will be resourceful and provide cutting edge online training to the members of ITA. "The Illinois Trucking Association is proud to provide another method for safety and compliance training for our members. The partnership of ITA and AdvanceOnline Solutions is a giant step forward to help our members achieve safety and compliance excellence! We look forward to raising the bar in Illinois," stated George Billows, Executive Director of the Illinois Trucking Association.
"As an innovative leader in online safety and compliance training, AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc. has long recognized the collaboration with state motor carriers. This partnership with the Illinois Trucking Association once again solidifies the importance for improved public safety and the association's emphasis on learning and training," said Kent Urdahl, AdvanceOnline Solutions, President and COO.
The web-based training will take place in a state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS) featuring a user-friendly interface, automated recordkeeping, online report generation and the ability to assign training roles for members' companies that enroll with AdvanceOnline Solutions, Inc.
DOT Transportation Safety Institute
AdvanceOnline Solutions is a leading provider of Web-based DOT, OSHA, and health and safety, and human resource compliance training. An innovator in online training, AdvanceOnline is the first company to offer a Web-based OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety course accepted by OSHA for issuing course completion cards and the only online training company to offer DOT-TSI certificate courses addressing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
ITA is a trade organization dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of its member companies by advocating sound public policies, providing excellence in education, training and information while promoting a safe, dependable and cost effective transportation system.