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Now Available on NPPGov – FAAC Public Safety Simulation Training Equipment

Published on August 13, 2018

NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization based in Seattle, WA offering publicly solicited contracts to government entities nationwide. Our contracts are created through a public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Access to our cooperative contracts is free and there are no purchasing obligations. Benefits of cooperative contracts: • Competitively bid, no additional RFP … Continued

Waco Transit System using FAAC simulator to train drivers

Published on May 15, 2018

Waco Transit System using $500,000 simulator to train drivers WACO, TX – We put our lives in their hands every single day. The training local bus drivers go through before they can drive you and thousands of others each day is not what you may have in mind. “They are better at what it is … Continued

Officers use high-tech chase simulators to train

Published on April 6, 2018

  The Texas Association on Counties uses a FAAC driving simulator that replicates situations officers may encounter in the real world like texting and driving, loss of brakes and high chase pursuits. Full article on KHOU.com here.

WACO Transit unveils simulator for bus-driver training

Published on February 18, 2018

When Waco Transit driver JT Colter buckled himself into the Waco Transit bus simulator for the first time last week, he slowly pulled onto a fictitious downtown street. “It is not 100 percent what you are doing out on the road, but it is definitely as real as you are going to get,” Colter said. … Continued

Reporter takes turn in driver’s seat for high-speed chase

Published on December 15, 2017

Stationed at the West Central Texas Council of Governments facility on Loop 322, the simulator was part of a program giving police officers a chance to train safely their minds and bodies. It’s not just high-speed chases, though as a member of the public, that certainly was my interest. Instead, the simulator allowed officers attending the … Continued

Taking a Front Seat to Technology at New Flyer’s Vehicle Innovation Center

Published on December 1, 2017

During the October grand opening ceremony of the VIC, a manufacturing lab and training facility for new-technology buses, I drove a simulation bus used for operator training. It opened my eyes to the challenges bus operators face every day, even though my track was mostly obstacle free. Moreover, I took a front seat to the … Continued

How TTC uses training simulator to train safer operators.

Published on October 6, 2017

‘Any training moment we can dream up’ “Here we can create any training moment that we can dream up,” Lionel Jordan explained, “like training somebody in August how to operate in a snowstorm.” Read the full article on CBC here 
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