Rear-end collisions can be very serious since the vehicle that is struck from behind is usually stopped or moving very slowly. The potential for catastrophe is even greater when the vehicle in motion is a large truck and the vehicle that is struck is a smaller vehicle such as an automobile.
This online Avoiding Rear-End Collisions for Large Vehicles course is designed to provide an understanding of common causes of rear-end collisions and what large vehicles drivers can do to reduce the risk of being involved in one.
AVOIDING REAR-END COLLISIONS FOR LARGE VEHICLES ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
What driver must remember
Lack of concentration: real life example
Common causes of rear-end collisions #2 – following distance
Following distance: real life example
Common causes of rear-end collisions #3 – running late or being in a hurry
Running late or being in a hurry: real life example
Common causes of rear-end collisions #4 – intersections and caution lights
Intersections and caution lights real life example
Common causes of rear-end collisions #5 – construction zones
Construction zones real life example
Common causes of rear-end collisions #6 – fatigue
Don’t be an obstruction
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 30 minutes.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.