Bendix Online Brake School: Seven Years, 100,000 Students

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Source: Bendix announcement

ELYRIA, Ohio – As real-world business conditions drive demand for online training options, distance learning is an increasingly vital tool for keeping North America’s fleets and truck drivers rolling safely – and for seven years, the Bendix On-Line Brake School has continually expanded and evolved to serve the entire trucking industry.

This spring, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC surpassed more than 100,000 registered users of, which provides easy and convenient access to nearly 90 training courses, as well as customized educational plans for fleets and industry organizations.

“Even as in-person training sessions and events have understandably been postponed or rescheduled industrywide, knowledge sharing and access to in-depth, up-to-date technical information remain crucial components of fleet, vehicle, and highway safety,” said Barbara Gould, Bendix director of corporate communications. “Reaching drivers, technicians, distributors, fleet personnel, owner-operators, and anyone in the trucking industry with free expert training when it fits their schedule – that’s been the purpose of since day one.

“We’re grateful for everyone who’s turned to the Bendix experts as a resource, and we’ll keep working to support their efforts toward safer highways and vehicles.”

Through free registration at, students can access a curriculum covering the full spectrum of braking and active vehicle safety system product topics, all developed by the team at Bendix.

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Recently added courses cover steering gears, as well as tutorials on Bendix® ACom® PRO™, the company’s recently redesigned and re-engineered diagnostic tool. Topics include general education on product features and operation, troubleshooting, diagnostics, and maintenance best practices. The portal also includes courses on:

•           Air disc brakes
•           Air dryers
•           Compressors
•           Electronic safety systems (including side object detection, lane departure warning, tire pressure monitoring, stability, and collision mitigation)
•           Foundation drum brakes
•           Slack adjusters
•           Trailer safety systems
•           Valves

Courses number 89 in all, exploring complex systems in-depth while offering an easy-to-navigate interface. Others discuss highway safety and Reduced Stopping Distance (RSD). The Bendix On-Line Brake School also offers a complete air brake training course designed by the team behind the well-known in-person Bendix Brake Training School.

To view the entire announcement, click HERE.

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