- April 27, 2014
-- Total Jordan Implements 6-Day Road Safety Program for Transport Drivers
In it commitment to ensuring road safety while managing its objectives, Total Jordan has organized a theoretical and practical training course for stakeholders and selected staff members. The course was delivered by a French top-level institute “APTH” (Association Professionnelle pour le transport des Hydrocarbures)
,during 6 days, held at The Royal Automotive Club.
The training integrated threeattendees of Total Jordan Transporters, threeof Total Jordan’s staff, two from Jordan’s Traffic Police Institute, three from Royal Automotive Club, one from Manaseer, and one from Jordan Petroleum Product Marketing Company (JPPMC).The course’s key objectives were to guarantee the safe transportation of hydrocarbons, promote defensive driving techniques, as well as minimize the risk of traffic accidents.
Mr. Philippe Cabus, Managing Director of Total Jordan, commented on the importance of the training course saying that “we are pleased to organize a training that places considerable focus on road safety, and contributes in protecting the community and the environment.”
The training course was 60 percent based on theoretical learning and 40 percent on practical exercises, itlectured a number of subjects during the six days. Subjects include general road safety, highway codes and legislation, defensive driving techniques, prevention of road accidents, the chemistry of fire and fire fighting, as well as the basic mechanics of heavy vehicles and vehicles control.