Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
Bendix On Line Brake School

Bendix expands training content

April 20, 2023
Free registration to the automotive manufacturer's courses allows technicians to access to a wide-ranging curriculum covering the full spectrum of braking and active vehicle safety system products and topics.

A decade after its launch in 2013, the Bendix On-Line Brake School now offers more than 100 courses, serving nearly 150,000 registered users, and developing customized Brake-School.com educational plans for fleets and industry organizations.

“For more than 60 years, Bendix braking experts have defined the standard of excellence in education for the commercial vehicle industry,” said Barbara Gould, Bendix director of corporate communications. “Through Brake-School.com, we’re proud to maintain that legacy and support the individuals and teams who help keep today’s highly advanced commercial vehicles on the road and in safe operating condition.”

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The courses are free to register for and include general product features and operation, troubleshooting, diagnostics, and maintenance best practices. The two most recent additions cover active steering and properly cutting a pushrod for a spring brake chamber.

Brake-School.com currently features courses on:

  • Air disc brakes
  • Air dryers
  • Bendix ACom PRO diagnostic tools
  • Compressors
  • Electronic safety systems (including side object detection, lane departure warning, tire pressure monitoring, stability, and the Bendix Wingman family of collision mitigation technologies)
  • Foundation drum brakes
  • Highway safety
  • Reduced Stopping Distance (RSD)
  • Slack adjusters
  • Steering gears
  • Trailer safety systems
  • Valves

In addition to its 100 and growing focused courses, the Bendix On-Line Brake School offers a comprehensive air brake education course from the team that developed the widely respected in-person Bendix Brake School. Remote education sessions can also be set up directly with fleets and technicians.

“Integrating Bendix’s content into our customers’ training programs easily and efficiently has been a constant goal since we launched this educational portal,” Gould said. “Specialized plans and tracking systems put these tools in the hands of the people who best know their fleet requirements.”

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Complementing the online education via Brake-School.com, Bendix also offers in-person training via two- and three-day in-person brake schools across the United States. In-person opportunities on the 2023 calendar cover 11 states. And live demonstrations of Bendix technology throughout the year continue to be available at Bendix’s regional demos.

Additional Bendix post-sales support options include webinars, podcasts, blogs, and video tech talks. The Bendix Knowledge Dock multimedia center at knowledge-dock.com offers access to archives of Bendix Tech Tips. And the Bendix YouTube channel provides Bendix Tech Talks from industry shows, as well as OE-specific demonstrations and instructional videos on Bendix Wingman Fusion with Enhanced Feature Set.

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