Entries by John Kuder

SuperShuttle Save Lives Through LLLC™ Training

MACEDONIA, Ohio – March. 17, 2017 – Avatar Management Services, Inc. (Avatar) welcomed nearly three dozen professionals from nationally renowned airport transportation company, SuperShuttle, for a two-day defensive driving workshop at their corporate offices. For Avatar, this marked the largest LLLC Instructor Certification event in the history of the 26-year-old company. LLLC (pronounced Triple-L-C) stands […]

Fatigue Management: The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

American life, more so than most countries, is fast paced and hectic. We work long weeks and are often over-committed socially, professionally, or otherwise. As a result, we hardly get enough sleep. This has major negative side effects on our driving abilities. Drowsy Driving leads to impairments equal to driving drunk, yet many of us […]

Buckle-Up: A Message to People Who Forgo the Seat Belt

Think back to when you were in school and studied basic physics. Or, if you never did, here’s a free physics lesson. There’s a principle related to Newton’s laws of motion called inertia. Inertia is an object’s tendency to resist changes in motion. So, if something isn’t moving, it’s going to resist being moved. On […]

ADA: Too Much or Not Enough?

  The U.S. government has rules for how to follow rules. It has departments under bigger departments, and more policies in place for public companies and services than most people realize. This isn’t to complain, but to state a fact. And in July of 2015, the government added a new law. The Department of Transportation […]

Backing is the G.O.A.L

We have a saying here at the office, and you might have heard it before: parked cars don’t have accidents. If you back into a parked car, it’s your fault and yours alone (not to mention, it’s embarrassing). Backing accidents are some of the most common that occur. The kicker? They’re the most easily preventable. […]

Seat Belts – The Great Debate

Think back to when you were in school and studied basic physics. Or, if you never did, here’s a free physics lesson. There’s a principle related to Newton’s laws of motion called inertia. Inertia is an object’s tendency to resist changes in motion. So, if something isn’t moving, it’s going to resist being moved. On […]

Teaching Adults – 5 Tips for Success

  Just like learning is hard work, teaching is too. It’s probably harder. While teaching kids is frustrating because they sometimes “just don’t get it,” teaching adults can be frustrating because they sometimes don’t want to “get it.” Individuals within companies charged with training a new workforce are all too often left with inadequate resources […]

The Ten Commandments of Adult Learning: Why is Learning Hard Work?

The more we learn, the easier learning gets, right? That makes sense, but it’s not necessarily true. Claude Messier—a physiology professor of the University of Ottawa— was quoted in an article published by the Scientific American saying that “the brain is a lazy bum.” Let me give that some context. The article reports that the brain runs on about twelve […]