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Collision Avoidance


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
Each year, tens of thousands of people are injured or killed in vehicle collisions. That's why it's important that all drivers understand the challenges that face them on the nation's roads and highways. In this course, you'll learn about types of collisions and how to avoid them, how to deal with emergency stop situations such as skids and shoulder drops, how to prevent collisions by properly negotiating intersections, and techniques for dealing with common distractions. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Nonprofessional vehicle operators driving in work-related situations

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Collision Avoidance

  • recognize strategies for avoiding the four main types of collision
  • match each type of collision to its description
  • identify strategies to control vehicle skids
  • identify strategies to safely regain control of a vehicle in a shoulder drop
  • identify procedures for safely negotiating intersections
  • identify techniques for dealing with driving distractions
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