Courses for Transportation: Safe Driving - United States Compliance Training

  • 18 Courses | 9h 46m 59s
 
Transportation: Safe Driving - United States Compliance courses cover risk areas such as Flagging Safety, Urban Driving, Golf Cart Safety, and more. Explore our courses and unleash your edge.

COURSES INCLUDED

Compliance Course

Accident Procedures Involving Large Vehicles
Even with years of experience, training, and attention to detail, accidents can happen. How you respond after an accident has occurred is essential to ensuring your safety, as well as the safety of any other individuals involved in the incident. In this course, you will learn basic procedures for how to respond when an accident has occurred, including procedures to follow if there is a fire or a chance of fire, and what types of accidents must be reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
5 topics | 28m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Collision Avoidance
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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
4 topics | 28m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Defensive Driving 2.0
Every year, motor vehicle accidents result in thousands of deaths, and many of these result from occupational motor vehicle incidents. This course provides simple, effective defensive driving techniques you can use to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. It covers accident prevention techniques, safety precautions for driving in hazardous conditions, and the risks of drinking and driving. It also explores the use of vehicle safety features and covers guidelines for driving safely on the job. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
5 topics | 16m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Defensive Driving: Truck Safety
When people think of defensive driving, they often think of 'watching out for the other driver' or defending themselves from other drivers, so they won't be involved in an accident. That's definitely important, but defensive driving involves more than just that. Defensive driving is as much about what you do and what kind of driver you are as it is about what someone else does. It's about being a safe driver, driving a safe vehicle, knowing how to drive your particular vehicle, taking responsibility for driving carefully in hazardous conditions, and knowing when to take yourself off the road. It's about arming yourself with all the knowledge you can before you turn the key and hit the road. This course is designed to give drivers of commercial vehicles a well-rounded look at the key concepts associated with defensive driving and provide tips and guidelines to prepare them for the everyday challenges on the road. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
10 topics | 1h has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Distracted Driving 2.0
Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers. People driving while talking on their cell phones or eating put all road users at risk. With motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) now among the top causes of injury-related deaths and the number one cause of work-related deaths, all responsible drivers must be able to control distractions while at the wheel. In this course, you will learn why distractions cause accidents, and how to minimize your exposure to them. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
3 topics | 19m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Driving Safely, Driving Smarter
This course will provide general defensive driving techniques to reduce your chances of being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements – specify concerns to be addressed before and while driving, use safe driving techniques to avoid collisions, drive safely in various weather conditions, and respond to specific driving emergency situations. Driving Safely, Driving Smarter 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
6 topics | 49m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Emergency Situations While Driving
Do you sometimes worry that you won't be able to handle emergencies that might happen while you're driving? Worrying isn't helpful; instead prepare for potential driving emergencies by learning how to respond appropriately and safely to them. Successfully handling emergencies requires knowledge of how to prevent them when possible and how to handle them when they do happen. Understanding the typical types of collisions can help you avoid them, knowing how to handle a skid can help you successfully steer out of one, and knowing how to adjust your driving to hazardous weather conditions can help you prevent or avoid weather-related emergencies. It is also important that you know how to safely handle a breakdown. Finally, you should know how to handle an accident in case you're involved in an accident. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
5 topics | 25m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Ergonomics and Injury Prevention for Commercial Vehicle Operators
This course is designed to prevent injuries to drivers from risks they face when operating commercial vehicles, and when manually handling the loads they may be transporting. The course discusses various types of injuries associated with operating commercial motor vehicles. It also addresses the ergonomics practices, safety controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE) that commercial vehicle operators should use to minimize or prevent injuries at work. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
4 topics | 24m has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Flagging Safety
Traffic control is a critical aspect of worker and driver safety on road construction projects. Flaggers need to be knowledgeable about the standards and guidelines established by the Federal Highway Administration's Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. These include general guidelines for flagging, appropriate clothing requirements, and the standards for the signs, barriers and lights, and other devices used in your work. You also need to know where to position yourself for optimum safety, how to judge traffic speed and congestion, and how to regulate traffic accordingly. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
7 topics | 1h has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Flatbed Cargo Securement
Safe loading and operation of a flatbed trailer depends on following rules and regulations related to safe loading of cargo, proper use of securement devices, and regular inspection of the load. In this course, you will learn about the hazards, rules, and safety provisions for ensuring your safety as a vehicle operator, as well as the safety of other vehicle operators you share the road with. Flatbed Cargo Securement 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
5 topics | 22m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Golf Cart Safety
Golf carts are used in multiple working environments and operating them safely requires an awareness of the particular risks they present. This course will help the learner to recognize the dangers associated with driving golf carts and it will inform them of some of the basic checks they can perform on a golf cart to ensure that it will continue to operate safely. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
3 topics | 24m has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Hazardous Weather Driving for Commercial Vehicle Operators
This course is designed to help commercial vehicle operators deal with hazards they may encounter when driving in bad weather conditions and address emergencies. In this course, you’ll cover the precautions for driving in rain, snow, fog, and windy conditions. You’ll also explore the correct methods to regain control if your vehicle hydroplanes or is caught in a skid. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
9 topics | 36m has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Loading Dock Safety
Typically, loading docks are busy areas where equipment, such as forklifts, is used to move materials and freight onto or off of trailers. Special attention is needed in these areas to ensure the safety of the workers involved in loading and unloading trailers. In addition to forklift tip overs, it's also important to make sure forklifts don't slip or skid off elevated docks, fall between the dock and the trailer, or hit the trailer. Avoiding these types of hazards will help keep everyone involved with loading and unloading trailers safe. This course covers OSHA's requirements for both forklift operators and working surfaces in loading areas. It includes basic and best practices for avoiding hazards while on the dock and during the loading and unloading of the trailer – in particular, inspection methods to follow before entering suspension-type highways trailers. Combined, this information will help you keep the loading dock and loading dock activities safe for all those involved with loading and unloading trailers. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements. This course was reviewed and updated for the November 2016 OSHA final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards.
3 topics | 16m has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Negotiating Hazards for Commercial Vehicles
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA, collisions at intersections alone account for 45% of all reported crashes and 21% of fatalities. Intersections are just one of many common hazards you may encounter every day. In order to safely negotiate the hazards you come into contact with, you must be familiar with the procedures and precautions to take. In this course, you will learn about what you need to do to safely negotiate turns and merging, intersections, downgrades, and railroad crossings. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
4 topics | 39m has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Safe Backing of Tractor-Trailers
Backing a large tractor-trailer is among the most difficult maneuvers a truck driver faces on a day-to-day basis. This is because there are a variety of hazards involved in backing and parking tractor-trailers that drivers need to be aware, including physical hazards, such as buildings and people, as well as danger zones around the tractor-trailer. To back up a tractor-trailer safely, drivers need to know what is required for each type of backing and make use of certain tools such as their mirrors, back-up sensors and cameras, and spotters. They also need to heed the rule of thumb: GOAL (get out and look). This course is designed to give drivers of tractor-trailers awareness of the hazards, including how backing accidents happen, and how to minimize these accidents. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
4 topics | 25m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Safe Vehicle Backing
Backing a vehicle can be the most hazardous driving you do all day – 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 delivery vans. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
3 topics | 27m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
As a commercial vehicle operator, you are responsible for the safe operation of your tractor trailer. Following appropriate practices to couple and uncouple trailers, as well as maintaining equipment, ensures that you and the other motorists who share the road with you are safe. In this course, you will learn about the equipment used to couple and uncouple trailers and how to use it properly. You'll also learn about some of the inspections you need to perform on connecting equipment before taking a combination vehicle on the road. This course also covers the steps for coupling and uncoupling vehicles safely. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
6 topics | 33m Up to 30 Languages

Compliance Course

Urban Driving
Driving in urban areas presents a different set of hazards to drivers as compared to highway driving. Red lights, intersections, traffic, distracted drivers, and pedestrians are just some of the hazards the urban driver will encounter. This course will teach you how to safely drive through urban areas, how to enter and exit traffic, how to navigate intersections, and how to react to traffic signals. You'll also learn how to share the road safely with pedestrians and cyclists. 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
4 topics | 21m has Assessment Up to 30 Languages

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