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Skillsoft Compliance Partners with Alertdriving to Deliver a Global Library of Driver Safety Training

Global training has proven to reduce collisions, injuries, operating costs and liability exposure for company fleets 

BOSTON – July 30, 2019 – Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, today announced a content partnership with Alertdriving, a global, online driver risk management solution dedicated to helping global fleets identify, mitigate and monitor their risk exposure. Alertdriving augments Skillsoft’s Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Training by offering an innovative, comprehensive solution for educating company drivers on the dangers of road risk and safeguarding them from injuries and fatalities.

Alertdriving’s FleetDefense® driver risk management suite provides Skillsoft Compliance customers the ability to license the driver safety content which is designed to reduce road risk and improve driver behavior. The defensive driver training is delivered through progressive, individualized training programs to help address driver deficiencies and foster behavior changes to improve fleet safety. The content, more than 25,000 lesson titles in 100 languages, helps organizations train their fleets to reduce collisions, injuries, operating costs, and liability exposure.

With this Alertdriving content partnership, Skillsoft Compliance customers can gain access to the most extensive defensive driver training library in the industry, covering speeding, intersection safety, distractions, fatigue, and much more. Alertdriving uses interactive, video-based exercises with real-world scenarios that deliver engaging and memorable driver training. The training helps drivers understand the dangerous beliefs that can lead to risky driving behavior, reducing their risk of injury or death in crashes.

“By making Alertdriving’s industry-leading driver safety training content available as part of Skillsoft Compliance’s already extensive Environmental Health and Safety training library, organizations are empowered to educate their commercial drivers on the dangers of road risk and safeguard them from injuries and fatalities,” said Doug Farrand, vice president Partners & Alliances, Alertdriving. “Skillsoft Compliance customers will benefit from our broad range of driver safety courses that cover 90 percent of the world’s population.”

Aligned with Skillsoft’s focus on delivering highly effective learning that promotes behavior change, Alertdriving provides three training types ranging from 1-minute snippets to full 15-minute lessons. The content also can be deployed at regular intervals to help reinforce learning for lasting impact. Courses can be consumed individually within the Skillsoft Compliance content library or as part of an adaptive, personalized program. To improve retention, all modules use real-life video footage and feature local content and languages from more than 70 countries.

“Driver safety is of utmost importance for organizations around the world,” says John Arendes, vice president and general manager of Global Compliance Solutions at Skillsoft. “We partnered with Alertdriving because they reach the most drivers with the most advanced defensive driver training program. Adding Alertdriving to Skillsoft Compliance provides customers access to a solution proven to help organizations reduce collisions, injuries, operating costs and liability exposure.”

To learn more about Skillsoft Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Training, visit www.skillsoft.com/content-solutions/workplace-safety-and-environmental-health/.

About Alertdriving
With over 1 million drivers trained, Alertdriving is dedicated to helping global fleets identify, mitigate, and monitor their risk exposure. FleetDefense®, the company’s driver risk management suite, combines training in over 100 languages with built-in metrics giving fleets standardized risk reporting anywhere in the world. Learn more at www.alertdriving.info/channel-partners.

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is a global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology, and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning systems that support learning, performance, and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform, and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management.

Skillsoft provides a comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology & Developer, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners, and its consumer-led experience assists in accelerating learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Workforce Management.

Skillsoft is trusted by thousands of the world’s leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com.

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