Skid Control and Recovery Training

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program

New Driver Training Program: Defensive Driving: Skid Control and Recovery

This course is designed to help CMV drivers learn how to respond to skids in a safe manner.
Loss of vehicle control is scary. It also has the potential to cause serious accidents and injuries. Even the most prepared and alert driver will experience a skid during his or her driving career.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the major causes of skids and employ techniques for avoiding and recovering from them

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Defensive Driving: Skid Control and Recovery Course Topics

The course topics include:
Skid Control

  • Causes of Skids
  • Types of Skids
  • Skid Prevention

Skid Recovery

  • Recovery Technique
  • Slippery Surfaces

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.