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Nashville MTA Upgrades Simulator Training Department with FAAC’s MB-2000

Published on August 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority instructors may have just taken possession of their new FAAC driver training simulator, but this is not its first bus roadeo. MTA instructors have been using driving simulation as part of their overall training program for years. So when it came time for an … Continued

RGRTA’s Simulator Upgrade Gives Instructors a More Robust Training Platform

Published on June 24, 2014

DFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI –  The old adage is that if something is not broken, don’t ‘fix it.’ But as the Rochester-Genessee Regional Transportation Authority (RGRTA) points out, the adage does not say anything about an upgrade. RGRTA recently received a substantial improvement to its transit operator simulation system by its original … Continued

Busy First Quarter for FAAC Transit Simulator Deliveries Reasons for Purchase are Varied, but Benefits Have Wide Appeal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI FAAC’s engineers and installers have had a busy spring filling orders for new and upgraded transit driver training simulators from agencies across the country. New driving simulators are headed to: • TAPS in Sherman, Texas; • LYNX in Orlando, Florida; • MTA in Nashville; • Capital Area Transit … Continued

New TAPS training simulator to have regional appeal

Published on May 7, 2014

By Nate Strauc Herald Democrat Writing government grants is a lot like fishing. You bait the hook with data and statistics, cast the line into the great bureaucratic unknown, and then you wait. For quasi-governmental agencies like TAPS Public Transit, those fishing lines can look more like financial lifelines, and the more lines you have … Continued

New simulators merge EVOC and use-of-force training FAAC’s DrivingForce simulation technology aims to make inroads in the law enforcement training community

Published on November 23, 2013

By Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief –Train like you fight. It’s a credo we adhere to as much and as consistently as possible, but our EVOC instructors frown upon destroying vehicles, and our firearms instructors insist on paper, steel, and plastic targets. Consequently, simulators are playing an ever-increasing role in police training, and even … Continued

How multi-seat driver-training simulators improve safety, situational awareness Robert Raheb | Fire Chief

Published on November 4, 2013

See the FAAC Fire Simulator in use Fire departments across the country are embroiled with city government regarding budget cuts and spending. Departments have made various decisions on how to reduce spending and still maintain a level of service that affords its citizens protection. Most of the time, training is the first to get cut … Continued

OATS employees getting some real hands on training with FAAC Incorporated’s driving simulator training mobile unit

Published on October 1, 2013

MACON, MO — If you have been by the OATS facility in Macon over the last few days, you’ve probably noticed the brightly colored semi-truck in the parking lot. For the last week oats has hosted the Professional Driving Simulator Training Mobile Unit. Jim & Michelle Eastwood of Paducah Transit Authority out of Kentucky has been … Continued

Standards, Specifications for Fire Apparatus Driver Training

Published on October 9, 2012

(See article on the Fire Chief Magazine website here) Oct. 9, 2012 – Robert Raheb | Fire Chief Operating an emergency vehicle— both in routine and emergency modes — is probably the highest form of liability a department faces every single day, several times per shift. Motor-vehicle collisions are the second-leading cause of firefighter line-of-duty deaths and … Continued

New FAAC Police Simulator Eliminates Divide Between Cost, Features

Published on July 1, 2012

High fidelity and low cost have collided in the new LE-1000 law enforcement driver training simulator, recently launched as the newest product in FAAC Incorporated’s public safety simulator lineup. The LE-1000 is a sleek, inexpensive simulator laden with the latest technology and features/functions requested by experts in the field. It is the most competitively priced … Continued

FAAC’s DrivingForce® Simulation System Instrumental in 2012 ILEETA Challenge

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI – FAAC Incorporated and IES Interactive announce the successful completion of the ILEETA Challenge competition at the recent ILEETA Conference in Wheeling, IL. The ILEETA Challenge is a physical exertion, driving, and shooting competition using the FAAC DrivingForce® simulation training system. DrivingForce consists of both driver and force … Continued