NATIONAL VOLUNTEER TRANSPORTATION CENTER

The purpose of the Center is to promote and support the concept and practice of volunteer transportation, which includes volunteer driver programs, shared vehicle utilization, and ride sharing initiatives. Its focus is on information gathering related to volunteer transportation programs and activities, Identification and promotion of promising practices. collection and development of informational and technical resources, planning and delivery of on-line educational programs, and communication with volunteer and volunteer transportation initiatives across America.

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Passenger Stories of Gratitude

Passenger Stories of Gratitude introduces the experiences of people who get where they need to go by using volunteer driver programs.

NVTC DIRECTOR CO-AUTHORS BOOK​

Dr. Kerschner and Dr. Silverstein have published Introduction to Senior Transportation: Enhancing Community Mobility and Transportation Services.

RECRUITMENT HANDBOOK​

The NVTC has created a handbook based on the knowledge and experience of many volunteer programs. It is made possible by support from Toyota.

ONLINE COURSE FOR VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NOW AVAILABLE

no cost; just register

There is no cost to take the course. Simply follow the link below, register for the course and complete the training.

Ready to register for the course? Follow this link and get started!

online training

CTAA's National Volunteer Transportation Center and the Volunteers Insurance Service Association, Inc. have teamed up to create a new online course specifically designed for volunteer drivers.

Self-paced and time efficient

The course is self-paced, and takes about 45 minutes to complete. Topics include:

  • Communication with passengers
  • Safety of the volunteer's vehicle
  • Avoiding distractions
  • Liability and insurance

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The Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) and its members believe that mobility is a basic human right. From work and education to life-sustaining health care and human services programs to shopping and visiting with family and friends, mobility directly impacts quality of life.