MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO - On October 27, PHH Arval hosted a risk and safety symposium for clients, prospects, supplier partners, manufacturers and PHH employees at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary.
Jim Halliday, President of PHH Canada, introduced Western Canadian fleet professionals to The Center for Transportation Safety (CTS), a new division of PHH Arval. CTS provides fleets with comprehensive behind-the-wheel and other driver training solutions, and PHH acquired its unique capabilities last summer to enhance its industry-leading position in risk and safety solutions.
Symposium attendees test drove heavy truck and passenger vehicle simulators aboard CTS' mobile driver training classroom, affording the opportunity to duplicate and simulate driving situations that are normally too dangerous, too expensive or impossible to duplicate in the real world. CTS professionals led participants through safe skid maneuvers aboard a specialized skid vehicle, emergency braking and evasive maneuvers, backing, and mirror and seat adjustments.
Penn West Energy's Mike Breward said, "It's a good skill to know. It's something that everybody should have the ability to practice in a controlled setting. It's not the time to do it when you're on the highway skidding across the road."
In addition to these behind-the-wheel experiences, PHH Arval hosted a Ride and Drive; an expo featuring PHH's online driver training, telematics and technology capabilities; and exhibits from numerous automotive supplier partners.
A similar risk and safety symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, November 30, in Montreal at the ICAR Motorsport Complex in Mirabel.
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 www.phharval.com, 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 www.phh.com.
1 Inside Mortgage Finance, Copyright 2010
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet