Hazardous Weather Driving for Commercial Vehicle Operators

  • 9 topics | 36m
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
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.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize the precautions you should take when driving during rain and thunderstorms
  • recognize techniques for dealing with a hydroplane
  • identify the precautions for wet weather driving and recognize what to do in case of hydroplaning
  • recognize the precautions you should take when driving in snowy conditions
  • recognize how to install single truck tire snow chains on the correct tires
  • recognize how to handle different types of skids
  • recognize precautions for driving in snow and handling skids
  • recognize the precautions you should take when driving in foggy conditions
  • recognize the precautions you should take when driving in windy conditions
  • recognize the precautions for driving in foggy and windy conditions

IN THIS COURSE

  • Driving during Rain and Thunderstorms
    4m
  • Hydroplaning
    3m
  • Knowledge Check: Wet Weather Driving and Hydroplanes
    4m
  • Driving in Snowy Conditions
    4m
  • Handling Skids
    4m
  • Knowledge Check: Driving in Snow and Handling Skids
    6m
  • Driving in Foggy Conditions
    2m
  • Driving in Windy Conditions
    2m
  • Knowledge Check: Driving in Fog and Wind
    2m

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