This online Driving Safety: The Basics course provides the information employees need to drive cars, vans and small trucks safely, both on and off the job. We do so much driving that it’s easy to forget how dangerous it can be. Every year accidents claim almost 35,000 lives and cause more than two million serious injuries. Fortunately, most accidents can be prevented. People can avoid trouble on the road if they approach their driving with the right skills, a well-maintained vehicle… and a safety first attitude.
After completing this course you should be able to:
Understand that the federal law specifies six situations where motor carrier employees who perform “safety-sensitive” duties are required to undergo drug or alcohol testing.
Understand the motor carrier manager’s the responsibilities regarding “reasonable suspicion” testing for drugs or alcohol.
Identify the types of situations that justify “reasonable suspicion” testing.
Know the procedures that managers or supervisors should use to properly administer “reasonable suspicion” testing.
Understand that “reasonable suspicion” drug and alcohol testing assists in reducing the number of impaired drivers on the road and work to ensure that public highways are safer for everyone.
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Drug and Alcohol Testing for Managers and Supervisors Course Topics
This online Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Testing for Managers and Supervisors course covers the following topics:
An Overview of “Reasonable Suspicion” Testing
What Makes Suspicion “Reasonable”?
Recognizing Signs of Substance Abuse
Approaching the Employee
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.