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Driver Safety

$24.00
This course familiarizes employees that drive as part of their work with the hazards of driving and methods that will protect them from potential driving crashes.

This lesson is not intended to cover driving requirements associated with commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) or the use of a commercial driver’s license (CDL). This lesson does not address safety concerns associated with the use of off-road (ATV) vehicles, motorcycles, towing a trailer, or load securement while hauling equipment such as in the bed of a pickup truck.

This course will teach you how to:
(1) Identify examples of poor driving behaviors such as distracted driving, speeding, driving under the influence, and driving tired (fatigued); how to avoid poor behaviors while driving; and the safety benefits of wearing seat belts and following company policies and procedures.
(2) Recognize how proper vehicle maintenance can prevent driving accidents and the benefits of keeping emergency preparation items in the car trunk.
(3) Identify safe driving practices in adverse weather conditions, at night, and how to stay safe on the roadway when presented with an emergency situation.
(4) Recognize defensive driving practices, how to respond to distracted drivers, and how to respond appropriately to others using the roadway.

Course length: 20 Minutes