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First Few Moments Podcast: FAAC Emergency Response Specialist Rob Raheb Podcast

Published on July 1, 2011

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Analytical or emotional: What’s driving you?

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View original FireRescue1 post here. Driver simulation training can help the student interact with various driving environments and weather conditions within minutes By Robert Raheb FDNY EMS Lt. (ret), Emergency Response Specialist — FAAC, Inc. Driving is taught from an analytical viewpoint; rarely do we cross over to the emotional side of driving. From the … Continued

FAAC Simulators Reduce Insurance Costs for Texas Counties Driving Simulator for County Employees

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View story here. GRAYSON COUNTY, TEXAS — Grayson County employees got some special training today to make them safer on the job. The Texas Association of Counties brought their driving simulator to Sherman so county employees could work with a trained staff. The simulator imitated driving a 60,000 pound dump truck and a patrol car. … Continued

FAAC Incorporated Receives $63.4 Million Order for U.S. Army Virtual Clearance Training Suites – with Options, up to $94 million

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FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation’s (NasdaqGM: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, has received a $63.4 million contract award for the design, development, production, and delivery of 28 Virtual Clearance Training Suites (VCTS). VCTS simulates the wide array of large and small technical devices, purpose-built mine-protected detection and clearing vehicles, and ever-evolving tactics and techniques … Continued

Kendall County drivers train for real-world conditions

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http://boernestar.com/news/article_3d823396-9306-11e0-b996-001cc4c03286.html By Candace Velvin, Managing Editor The Boerne Star | 0 comments Through a Texas Association of Counties (TAC) program to reduce highway collisions, 36 Kendall County Road and Bridge Department drivers got some special training this week with an innovative driving simulator. The driving simulator offers professional county drivers the opportunity to experience real-world … Continued

Fire Agencies With Driver Simulator Program Enjoy Increased Efficiencies Officials Cite Reduced Overtime, Time Savings as Collateral Benefits to Simulator Training

Published on June 16, 2011

Agencies With Driver Simulator Program Enjoy Increased Efficiencies Officials Cite Reduced Overtime, Time Savings as Collateral Benefits to Simulator Training In a recessed economy, fire departments that use simulation for driver training are enjoying the benefits of reduced costs and increased uptime for personnel and apparatus, which creates an efficiency that benefits both the department … Continued