Fatigue and Wellness Training

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Fatigue and Wellness Training

This course is designed to help CMV drivers learn about factors that contribute to their health and wellness.

A healthy driver is a safe and alert driver. Achieving a healthy and safe lifestyle can be challenging when working in a sedentary job, but it can be done.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe ways you can maintain a healthy diet and good exercise habits
  • Discuss what stress is along with ways you can manage stress
  • Identify signs of driver fatigue
  • List safe work practices
  • Describe back safety and proper lifting
  • List steps you can take to ensure your personal security

Fatigue and Wellness Training Topics

Personal Health and Driving

  • Bad Habits
  • Weight
  • Diet
  • Eating Healthy
  • Exercise Benefits
  • Exercises
  • Exercise Recommendations
  • Moderate Activities
  • Exercise on the Road
  • Stress
  • Stress-Reduction Techniques

Personal Health and Driving

  • Fatigue
  • Sleep Loss
  • Circadian Rhythm
  • Prohibitions
  • Effects of Fatigue
  • Signs of Fatigue
  • Fighting Fatigue
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Drug Prohibitions
  • Driver Disqualification

Safety on the Job

  • Safe Work Practices
  • Vehicle Entry and Exit
  • Proper Seated Position
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Back Safety
  • Proper Lifting

Universally Compatible

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 25 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

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.