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Hazardous Weather Driving for Commercial Vehicle Operators


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
This course is designed to help commercial vehicle operators deal with hazards they may encounter when driving in bad weather conditions and how they can address a road emergency situation. Precautions for driving in rain, snow, fog, and windy conditions are covered, as are hydroplaning and skids and how you should react to them if you find yourself in such a situation. 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
Operators of commercial vehicles and other large trucks

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Hazardous Weather Driving for Commercial Vehicle Operators

  • recognize the precautions you should take when driving during rain and thunderstorms
  • recognize the precautions you should take when driving in snowy conditions
  • install single truck tire snow chains on the correct tires
  • recognize the precautions you should take when driving in foggy conditions
  • take appropriate precautions when driving in windy conditions
  • describe techniques for dealing with a hydroplane
  • handle a skid while driving a commercial truck
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_b72_sh_enus