This course on Driving Defensively for CDL/Large Vehicle Drivers: Handling Adverse Conditions discusses how drivers can prepare for and drive defensively when encountering bad weather, work zones, distracted and aggressive drivers and more. Driving defensively isn’t just about your driving skills or your experience. It’s about being aware of what is going on around you, anticipating what could happen and knowing what to do in any situation. Because trucks behave differently than other vehicles, truck drivers need to react differently when they encounter unusual or emergency situations.
Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today. The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood… and retained.
Driving Defensively for CDL/Large Vehicle Drivers: Handling Adverse Conditions - Online Training
This DOT Hours of Service course covers the following topics:
Driving Safely in Bad Weather
Handling a Blowout
Sharing the Road with Other Trucks and Buses
Dealing with Distracted and Aggressive Drivers
Pedestrians, Work Zones and Emergency Situations
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 45 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.