Safe and Smart New Driver Training - Becoming a Professional Driver

New Driver Program: Becoming a Professional Driver

This course is designed to refresh drivers with some of the basics when it comes to being a professional in the transportation industry.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of complying with applicable laws and regulations
  • Identify the required driver qualifications and what causes driver disqualification
  • Explain how your conduct on the road and at the customer influences the public’s view of you and your company

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Becoming a Professional Drivers Course Topics

The course topics include:

Your Vehicle: A Rolling Advertisement

  • Lasting Impressions
  • Your Driving Habits
  • Vehicle Appearance
  • The Face of Your Company
  • Your Conduct and Image
  • How to Handle an Angry Customer

A Regulated Industry

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs)
  • Driver Qualifications
  • Driver Disqualification
  • Texting and Hand-Held Phone Violations
  • Out-of-Service Violations

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 10 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.