Accident Procedures Involving Large Vehicles

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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.


  • identify the appropriate actions to take after an accident involving your truck
  • recognize the actions to take after an accident
  • identify common causes of truck fires
  • recognize the actions to take in case of a truck fire
  • determine when to report a truck accident to the Department of Transportation
  • identify the causes of truck fires and how to respond to one and determine when an accident should be reported to the DOT


  • After an Accident
  • Knowledge Check: What to Do After an Accident
  • Handling a Truck Fire
  • Reportable Accidents
  • Knowledge Check: Truck Fires and Accident Reporting