SPARKS, MD - The Center for Transportation Safety (CTS), a division of PHH Arval, has announced that one of its instructors, Carey Cox, has been recognized by the National Safety Council as the 2009 Defensive Driving Courses Instructor Trainer of the Year.

In announcing the award at its Annual Safety Congress and Exposition in San Diego, the National Safety Council said that winners of its safe driving instruction awards "have gone above and beyond course training responsibilities to demonstrate leadership, dedication and a desire to impact the lives of students."

A retired state trooper from Colorado, Carey Cox has investigated thousands of crashes and now spends his time as an instructor for CTS, training everyone from teens to CEOs on safe driving principles and techniques. He has been a CTS instructor since 2007.

The Center for Transportation Safety is a leading provider of fleet risk management and training solutions, focusing on simulator, classroom, behind-the-wheel and mobile training programs for drivers of all classes of vehicles in the United States and Canada. CTS provides training for new hires and employees who have been assigned company vehicles, as well as assisting truck fleets to recruit and train drivers to receive their Commercial Drivers Licenses (CDLs). All of CTS' skilled instructors have years of experience in fleet-related training, with certifications in highly specialized areas that make a real difference to fleet drivers.

About PHH Arval
PHH Arval, a subsidiary of PHH Corporation [NYSE: PHH], is a leading fleet management services provider in the United States and Canada. PHH Arval provides outsourced fleet management solutions to corporate clients, including nearly one-third of the Fortune 500 companies. Through consultative expertise, flexible customer service, and award-winning Internet technology, PHH Arval helps clients reduce costs and increase productivity. For more information, visit, or call 800 ONLY PHH.

About PHH Corporation
Headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, PHH Corporation is a leading outsource provider of mortgage and vehicle fleet management services. Its subsidiary, PHH Mortgage, is one of the top five retail originators of residential mortgages in the United States1, and its subsidiary, PHH Arval, is a leading fleet management services provider in the United States and Canada. For additional information about the company and its subsidiaries, please visit our Web site at


Originally posted on Automotive Fleet