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Safe Vehicle Backing


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
Backing a vehicle can be the most hazardous driving you do all day. Backing accidents are extremely common – one in four accidents involves backing. As a responsible driver it is important to choose the safest method to back your vehicle and to understand that your choices impact others. In this course, you will learn about the impacts of backing accidents, their common causes, and how to minimize risks of collision when backing vehicles, including company trucks or delivery vans.

Target Audience
Employees who drive company-owned vehicles, including cars, utility trucks or vans, as well as employees who drive their own vehicles for company business

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Safe Vehicle Backing

  • recognize factors and situations that can lead to backing accidents
  • recognize what you can do to minimize backing accidents
  • recognize how to back safely into a parking spot
  • recognize how to back up safely in a truck
  • Course Number:
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