Case Studies for Financial Support of Ecodriving

Three examples of subsidy structures for eco-driving initiatives in the UK, USA and Germany.

UK Energy Saving Trust

In this British scheme, private training suppliers can get their eco-driving courses officially approved and get a subsidy for each driver they train.
Name of the Document: Information for training providers
Organisation: Energy Saving Trust
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Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training Grant

This federal scheme by the US Department of Transport has a safety focus. It provides a grant for up to 80% of the training programme cost. The grant is available for state and local governments as well as training institutions who plan to offer safety training for commercial drivers.
Name of the Document: Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training Grant
Organisation: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Year: 2019
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German federal government support

The German Federal Agency for Freight Transport (Bundesamt für Güterverkehr) subsidies the training cost of truck drivers with 70% for small companies, 60% for medium-sized companies and 50% for larger-sized companies. This factsheet is in German.
Name of the Document: Förderung des Güterkraftverkehrs: Die Programme des Bundesamtes für Güterverkehr
Author: Bundesamt für Güterverkehr
Organisation: Bundesamt für Güterverkehr
Year: 2018
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Published by:
Friedel Sehlleier