Backing and Parking

Safe and Smart Experienced Driver Training

Experienced Driver Training: Backing and Parking

This course is designed to help CMV drivers the proper procedures for backing and parking.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe how to safely back your vehicle
  • Explain how to safely park your vehicle
  • Explain additional precautions to take when backing in loading docks and parking lots

Safe and Smart Experienced Driver Training: Backing and Parking Course Topics

The course topics include:

  • General Backing Guidelines
  • Eliminate Noise
  • Get Out And Look (GOAL)
  • Back Slowly
  • Use a Spotter
  • Backing Techniques
  • Backing Safely


  • Street Parking
  • Loading Docks
  • Parking Lots

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 15 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.