DATTCO DRIVING SIMULATOR

Training Program:
The Dattco Driving Simulator is now available to rural transit providers who would like to have it come on-site.

Program Description:

  • The simulator is a mobile unit that can be brought to the RTD sites.
  • In the simulator drivers will practice the proper procedure to handle situations in a controlled environment where any damage or injury is only simulated.
  • Training/driver scenarios will be designed for each site specifically and  could include:
    • Turn and intersection control
    • Driving in inclement weather
    • Driving skills
    • Dealing with mechanical failure

Implementation:

  • Each location will provide a place to safely park a 45 foot bus.
  • The system can run either using the on board generator or the proper electrical connection can be provided.
  • Each RTD will have an 8-hour day allotted for training.
  • Each RTD will have the opportunity to submit their request for their training program design prior to the training.
  • Recommended scheduling is 2-3 divers per 2-hour block of time.
  • Sessions can be scheduled for last week of September/first two weeks of October.

Cost:
Cost is $1500 per location and will be covered for rural transit districts by the CTRTAP Program.

Please click on the Contact Us section of the site to schedule a time to have the simulator at your location.
RTAP ADVISORY COMMITTEE

RTAP ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The CTRTAP advisory committee is made up of participants from the rural transit districts. The group is dedicated to providing guidance on the development and delivery of the state’s RTAP program.

Contact Us

 Connecticut State RTAP Program
michele@ctrtap.org

Phone: 781-404-5035