Qorta University Driver Training Course Catalog

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Additional Lessons

Duration: 2m 19s
Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Additional Lessons

Lesson Description:

7-10 minute lesson. This lesson provides several guidelines for employees as they go about returning to work during the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak.

Objectives:

This lesson outlines how non-driving employees can stay healthy, informed, alert, as they begin returning to the workplace.

Duration: 6m 13s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Additional Lessons

Duration: 8m 52s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

This unit will introduce driver-trainees to the combination vehicle driver training curriculum and the components of a combination vehicle. Students will learn the safety fundamentals, essential regulatory requirements (e.g., overview of FMCSRs and Hazardous Materials Regulations), and driver-trainees’ responsibilities not directly related to CMV driving, such as proper cargo securement. This unit will also cover the ramifications, including driver disqualification provisions and fines, for non-compliance with parts 380, 382, 383, and 390 through 399 of the FMCSRs. This unit will include an overview of the applicability of State and local laws relating to the safe operation of the CMV, stopping at weigh stations/scales, hazard awareness of vehicle size and weight limitations, low clearance areas (e.g., CMV height restrictions), and bridge formulas.

Duration: 5m 26s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Control Systems and Dashboard teaches commercial drivers how to safely use various types of controls within a commercial vehicle, including:

  • Basic controls
  • Mirrors
  • Engines and transmissions
  • Dashboards and gauges
  • Brakes

Duration: 20m 01s
Pages: 27
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Pre and post trip inspections are essential to ensuring that commercial vehicles are both safe to operate and are compliance with FMCSA regulations. This unit will teach driver-trainees to conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections as specified in §§392.7 and 396.11 for all appropriate inspection locations, as well as enroute vehicle inspections.

Duration: 24m 13s
Pages: 28
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Medium-duty vehicles can both challenging and intimidating to unfamiliar drivers. This lesson will teach drivers basic control skills, including:

  • Vehicle controls
  • Left and Right turns
  • Lane changes and positioning
  • Freeways and restricted spaces

Duration: 11m 56s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Learning how to shift the gears of a large commercial vehicle can be a major challenge for many new drivers in the industry. This lesson teaches drivers: 

  • The basic components of a manual transmission 
  • Moving off from a dead stop 
  • Shifting gears down and up 
  • Downshifting on a grade or to reduce speed 

Duration: 14m 04s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Backing is a crucial skill that drivers perform every day, but carries unique driving challenges. This lesson reviews some of the basic rules and principles of backing, including:

  • How to evaluate the space to back into and plan your approach
  • G.O.A.L. (Get Out And Look)
  • Hazards associated with backing
  • Using spotters
  • Tips for alley backing, straight line backing, 45 degree backing, angle backing and parallel parking

Duration: 17m 24s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

To be aware of hazards we need to constantly assess the environment using visual search techniques. This lesson teaches drivers how to maximize your visibility and prepare you to drive safely, including:

  • How to adjust mirrors and use them properly
  • What visual lead time is for city streets, rural roads and highways
  • How to search and anticipate hazards at intersections
  • Managing blind spots
  • How to make safe lane changes and turns

Duration: 17m 03s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Communicating to other drivers is a crucial part of defensive driving. This lesson covers the equipment and practices related to properly communicating the driver's intentions of operating a medium duty vehicle, including:

  • Communication with other motorists and pedestrians
  • Using your turn signals, horn, emergency flashers and headlights to communicate
  • Using your warning signs and devices while stopped on divided and undivided highways
  • Maintaining a positive attitude while driving around others

Duration: 18m 48s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distractions and inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle crashes. This lesson identifies the most common distractions and teaches drivers how to manage them, including:

  • The four types of driving distractions
  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage manual and physical distractions
  • How to manage mental and cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to other distracted drivers

Duration: 21m 31s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Speed is one of the most important factors to safe driving and going the right speed could mean life or death when it comes to split-second decisions. This lesson covers the primary rules for how to judge the speed of your vehicle including:

  • Impact of speeding on the ability to stop vehicle
  • Adjusting speed to match conditions
  • Total stopping distance
  • Dealing with changing road surface conditions
  • Driving on slippery roads, curves, and hills
  • Interpreting posted speed limits

Duration: 14m 22s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Space Management means taking charge of the space around your vehicle and being responsible for what happens there.This lesson reviews the ways in space cushion is managed, including:

  • Creating a 6-sided space cushion
  • Adjusting space for traffic and road conditions
  • How to calculate correct following distance
  • Managing blind spots
  • How to safely change lanes and merge
  • Dealing with tailgaters
  • Space issues in right and left turns
  • Hazards in intersections

Duration: 21m 22s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Nighttime is by far the most dangerous time to drive with traffic fatality rates being 3 times greater at night than during the day according to the National Safety Council. This lesson reviews the hazards of night driving and preparations drivers need to make to stay safe during the twilight hours, including:

  • Various night driving hazards and how to manage them
  • Effective pre-trip inspections to ensure lights and reflectors are working
  • Managing fatigue and drowsiness
  • Dealing with reduced visibility at night

Duration: 11m 39s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Commercial drivers will face a multitude of environmental conditions that will impact their ability to driver safely. This lesson will teach drivers about the specific problems presented by extreme driving conditions, including:

  • Getting unstuck
  • Mountain conditions
  • Sharp ramps, curves and downgrades
  • Brakes and retarders
  • Using tire chains
  • Being prepared for winter conditions
  • Driving in winter conditions

Duration: 47m 06s
Pages: 56
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Hazard Perception teaches drivers to be aware of their surroundings to recognize hazards early, and how to properly respond to common hazard scenarios. 

After viewing this lesson, drivers will learn: 

  • How to recognize and manage hazards on the road (surface conditions and other motorists) 
  • Handling reduced visibility on curves 
  • Managing obstructed vision 
  • Managing hazards associated with parking lots 
  • Handling distracted or impaired drivers, slow and inpatient motorists 
  • Navigating around disabled vehicles 
  • How to share the road with others and stay safe

Duration: 22m 39s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Driving a commercial vehicle has many challenges and drivers need to be prepared to handle each of these situations that they may face. This lesson teach drivers about various emergency maneuvers, including:

  • Evasive steering
  • Preventing skids
  • Off-road recovery
  • Brake failures
  • Tire blowouts

Duration: 18m 32s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Railroad grade crossings present unique challenges and dangers that a commercial driver must be aware of. In this lesson, drivers will learn about:

  • Railroad signs, markings and signals
  • Traffic control devices
  • Various crossing scenarios
  • Lighting concerns and safe clearance
  • Penalties for CDL drivers

Duration: 24m 23s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Being able to both identify and address vehicle malfunctions is an essential aspect of safely operating a commercial vehicle. In this lesson, drivers will learn:

  • How to effectively use your senses
  • How to detect malfunctions early
  • How to communicate your findings
  • Malfunction reporting requirements
  • How to complete emergency starting prodedures

Duration: 6m 49s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Roadside Inspections teaches commercial drivers about their responsibilities and what to expect regarding roadside inspections performed by commercial enforcement officers. In this lesson, drivers will learn: 

  • When/Where roadside inspections occur
  • Inspection Levels
  • How to prepare and what to expect for an inspection
  • Post-inspection activities
  • Out-of-Service Criteria
  • CSA Impact

Duration: 25m 29s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Preventative maintenance is very important to ensuring your vehicle is safe to drive and to maximizing the life-spans of your equipment. This less will teach drivers:

  • General maintenance techniques
  • Costs of not doing preventative maintenance
  • DVIRs
  • Inspecting relevant areas of the vehicle

Duration: 14m 49s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Making sure that cargo is secured and handled properly without damage is a critical component to any transportation company. In this lesson, users will learn:

  • Vehicle structures and securement
  • Securement methods
  • Void fillers, blocking and bracing, friction mats
  • Working load limits (WLL)
  • Inspection requirements
  • How to load the vehicle
  • How to secure the cargo from movement
  • The driver’s responsibilities for cargo securement
  • Weight distribution of cargo and the trailer
  • Types of loading equipment

Duration: 51m 10s
Pages: 63
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Obtaining a Commercial Driver License (CDL) requires that the driver is able to meet certain standards. These standards include background checks, drivers responsibilities and medical fitness. In this lesson we will take a detail look at all the aspects that a driver would need to fulfill to obtain and maintain a CDL.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn: 

  • What are the background checks for drivers
  • What are the driver's responsibilities
  • How to obtain a physical examination
  • Who must be examined and the frequency of the exams
  • Medical conditions that may affect the holders CDL

Duration: 10m 52s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Protecting the environment is everyone's responsibility and there are certain steps a driver can follow to reduce the impact of their vehicle on the environment. This lesson teaches drivers:

  • Ways to reduce idling
  • Alternatives to engine idling
  • Managing vehicles for efficiencies
  • Preventing contamination of groundwater
  • How to deal with hazardous materials and the environment

Duration: 11m 27s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Hours of Service rules are essential regulations that every commercial driver must adhere to. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • Definitions of Duty Statuses, Time, and other definitions
  • Rules associated with Drive Time and On-Duty Time
  • Rules associated with Off Duty Time and Sleeper Berths
  • Carrier Restrictions
  • HOS exceptions
  • Penalties associated with violating HOS rules

Duration: 43m 00s
Pages: 34
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Operating a vehicle while being fatigued can be extremely dangerous. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • What fatigue is and how it impacts their performance
  • How to identify the early signs of fatigue
  • How to manage fatigue
  • An introduction to the Federal regulations around fatigue
  • How to use sleep cycles to their best effect

Duration: 43m 29s
Pages: 45
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

No commercial driver wants to be involved in a crash, but there are important steps that drivers should follow in event that they are involved in one. This lesson will teach drivers about:

  • Reporting the accident
  • Contacting emergency services
  • Documenting the accident
  • Post-accident requirements including drug & alcohol testing
  • Warning devices and flares
  • Fires

Duration: 19m 01s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Effectively communicating with law enforcement personnel is required of any commercial driver. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • How to communicate with law enforcement personnel in inspections
  • English language proficiency requirements
  • Types of inspections
  • Preparing for and what to expect in an inspection

Duration: 11m 33s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

A whistleblower is a slang term that refers to an employee in an industry or government that believes that something illegal, unsafe or unhealthy is going on around him or her. This lesson teaches drivers about legal protections for whistleblowers, including:

  • The definition of whistleblower protection
  • What issues should be reported
  • Electronic log devices and harassment
  • Refusal to work
  • Steps to take if you see an imminent danger
  • How to file a complaint with your company or with OSHA

Duration: 12m 01s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

Effective planning is an essential aspect of transporting goods. This lesson will teach drivers critical factors to consider when planning trips, including:

  • Trip planning tools and choosing your route
  • Calculating travel time and fuel consumption
  • Documentation
  • Vehicle licensing and permits
  • Taxes and state restrictions

Duration: 31m 13s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class B

All drivers should have a complete understanding of how drugs and alcohol can impact your ability to safety operate your vehicle. This lesson teaches drivers about:

  • Company policies on drugs and alcohol
  • Key drug & alcohol terms
  • Safety sensitive employees
  • Safety sensitive functions
  • Types of drug and alcohol testing

Duration: 11m 43s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Hazmat

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

This unit teaches driver-trainees about the communication rules associated with transporting hazardous materials including hazard-warning labels, proper shipping papers, emergency response information, and required hazmat placards.

Duration: 25m 36s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the communication rules associated with transporting hazardous materials including hazard-warning labels, proper shipping papers, emergency response information, and required hazmat placards.

Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Hazmat

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

Overview: Covers preparation, packaging, labeling, and loading of hazmat shipments with the appropriate placarding.

Duration: 31m 57s
Pages: 32
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

This lesson provides driver-trainees with a review of loading and placarding requirements associated with transporting hazardous materials.

Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Hazmat

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

Overview: Covers specific parking and driving rules for Hazmat. Also includes proper emergency response information, routing, emergency equipment and safety precautions.

Duration: 17m 25s
Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

This unit provides a review for driver-trainees on the specific parking and driving rules for transporting hazardous materials, including: proper emergency response information, routing, emergency equipment and safety precautions.

Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Hazmat

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

Overview: Discusses Hazmat Security Plans as required by Part 172.800.

Duration: 11m 13s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

This unit provides a review to driver-trainees on the Hazmat Security Plans requirements as defined by Part 172.800.

Pages: 6
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Hazmat

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

This lesson covers the responsibilities of a driver when transporting hazardous materials over the road. It covers all the steps from loading to delivering hazardous materials, including inspections, tire checks, loading and securement, railroad crossings, fueling and trip planning. 

Duration: 18m 49s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Hazmat

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the responsibilities of a driver when transporting hazardous materials over the road including inspections, tire checks, loading and securement, railroad crossings, fueling and trip planning. 

Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Food

This lesson covers topics related to transporting and storing food items based on regulations set forth in FSMA.

Duration: 13m 45s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Food

The Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA was created to help regulate the way foods are grown, harvested and processed. In this lesson we will review an effective food safety program and the Foreign Material Prerequisites. In this lesson we will review the Foreign Material Control program to prevent contamination of food products. Also the chemical control program that must be followed at each facility and the Microbial Control Programs to prevent pathogenic and spoilage of products at processing facilities. We also cover the Allergen Control Program, Glass and Brittle Plastics Program and the Metal to Metal Program, which are all in place to prevent foreign material entering the food chain.

Duration: 27m 10s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Food

The Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA was created to help regulate the way foods are grown, harvested and processed. In this lesson, we will review an effective food safety program and the Operational Prerequisites. This information will cover the Sanitation Program on how to maintain the sanitary conditions of food contact surfaces and the facility. This includes the inside and outside of buildings as well as any maintenance programs for your facility, pest control, equipment and utensils program, transportation and storage programs, temperature Control Program, air quality program and water quality program.

Duration: 31m 44s
Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Food

The Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA was created to help regulate the way foods are grown, harvested and processed. In this lesson we will review the basics of food safety. This will include handling, preparation of food in ways that prevent foodborne illnesses. These Food Safety rules apply to all food that is produced or stored for human or animal consumption. The topics will cover the requirements of a company food safety program that meets the FSMA guidelines and associated Personal, Foreign Material and Operational prerequisites.

Duration: 41m 19s
Pages: 45
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Food

The Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA was created to help regulate the way foods are grown, harvested and processed. In this lesson, we will review an effective food safety program and Personal Prerequisites. In this lesson, we review Personal Practices that include hand washing procedures before handling food products. We also review what to do in the event that bodily fluids are spilled and cover what is an Employee Safety Program. Finally, we cover any Hazard Communication programs and how Customer Complaints will be handled in accordance with the FSMA guidelines.

Duration: 13m 45s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Food

The Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA was created to help regulate the way foods are grown, harvested and processed.

In this lesson, we will:

  • Review an effective food safety program and the Regulated Prerequisites.
  • Review effective Regulatory Affairs and Inspections and how to prepare for them.
  • Food Plant Defense and how to reduce the risks of intentional harm to the facility, people and products.
  • Product recall procedures, product traceability, and product labeling requirements.

Duration: 9m 39s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Food

This lesson covers how to protect your facilities against rodents, birds and insects.

Duration: 12m 23s
Pages: 17
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Food

This lesson covers the Sanitary Transportation Act and the specific things truck drivers need to know to stay compliant.

Duration: 13m 31s
Pages: 17
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

GHS

This lesson provides an overview of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

Pages: 41
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

HazMat

Overview: Learn about communicating the risks of a hazmat shipment and regulations that require shippers to put hazard-warning labels on packages and provide proper shipping papers, emergency response information, and placards for all hazmat shipments.

Duration: 25m 36s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

HazMat

Overview: Covers specific parking and driving rules for Hazmat. Also includes proper emergency response information, routing, emergency equipment and safety precautions.

Duration: 17m 25s
Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

HazMat

Overview: Covers preparation, packaging, labeling, and loading of hazmat shipments with the appropriate placarding.

Duration: 31m 57s
Pages: 32
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

HazMat

This lesson covers the responsibilities of a driver when transporting hazardous materials over the road. It covers all the steps from loading to delivering hazardous materials, including inspections, tire checks, loading and securement, railroad crossings, fueling and trip planning. 

Duration: 18m 49s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

HazMat

Overview: Discusses Hazmat Security Plans as required by Part 172.800.

Duration: 11m 13s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

HazMat

Duration: 5m 15s
Pages: 4
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

HazMat

Commonly seen and used today, lithium batteries pose a unique shipping challenge that all carriers and handlers need to know.  Improperly packaged lithium batteries can pose a serious spark or fire risk. This lesson covers the requirements as outlined by the U.S Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) for managing lithium ion and lithium metal batteries.  

While viewing this lesson, users will learn:

  • Basic safety precautions
  • Requirements for specialized packaging
  • Proper documentation certifying regulatory compliance

Duration: 7m 59s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers some of the industry’s challenges during 2020 and how we can be better prepared for 2021.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to explain how the lessons learned in 2020 can help prepare carriers and drivers in the coming years. This includes the significant issues that drivers had to deal with at roadside inspections and during RoadCheck 2020.

Duration: 4m 24s
Pages: 4
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

If a vehicle is involved in an accident, there are certain steps that the driver and employer must follow. This lesson covers actions at the scene, the placement or warning devices, vehicle fires, tire fires, cargo fires, fuel fires and electrical fires. The lesson will also review the requirement for drug and alcohol testing following an accident.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What to do if involved in an accident
  • How to protect themselves and others
  • How to prevent or deal with fires as a result of an accident
  • Who to contact in the event of an accident
  • Post drug and alcohol testing requirements

Duration: 21m 18s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

The air brake systems on commercial vehicles operate differently than most vehicles on the road. Understanding the components and how they work is a critical item for vehicle safety. In this lesson, the learner will be introduced to all the components in the air brake system and how they operate to safely stop the vehicle. The lesson will also walk the learner through the air brake system inspection, to ensure that the system is working correctly before operating the vehicle on the road.

  • After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:
  • The components of the air brake system
  • How the system works
  • How to check the system for malfunctions
  • Items to be inspected
  • The use of air brakes on the road

Duration: 21m 25s
Pages: 28
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Low speed accidents while hitting fixed objects are the most common type of collisions. Every day, thousands of these incidents happen, that can all be avoided by following some simple steps. Pulling into a parking space, navigating a customer yard, these are just some of the situations that these accidents happen.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to identify hazards
  • How to plan ahead
  • How to Get Out and Look
  • Dealing with Distractions
  • Parking tips

Duration: 15m 43s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Roadside collisions are rare, but when they do happen, they are often severe and costly and in many cases are fatal. In this lesson we will look at how to prevent roadside collisions and the steps that the driver must follow in the event of a roadside collision.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Avoiding Roadside Collisions
  • Avoiding Roadside Stops
  • How to place warning devices
  • Being stopped on the Roadway
  • Driving in reduced visibility

Duration: 16m 14s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Backing a vehicle into a space or loading dock increases the chances of a collision. Being able to identify the hazards and set up to make the maneuver as safe and as easy as possible will reduce the chance of a collision. Following the tips in this lesson will provide the driver with the tools to be able to back into any space successfully.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

Avoiding fixed objects
Straight line, 45 degree and 90 degree backing
Pull ups and correcting drifts
Using a spotter
Parallel parking

Index: Introduction, Do I really need to back?, Fixed object collision - Visibility, Fixed object collision - Speed, Fixed object collision - Space, Steering While Backing, The Pivot Point, Correcting Drifts, Using a Spotter, Alley Backing, Setting up your trailer to back, Getting in Proper Position to Back, Check Your Front Bumper While backing, Pull Ups While Backing, Four Basic Backing Maneuvers, Straight Line Backing, Forty-Five Degree Angle Backing I, Forty-Five Degree Angel Backing II, Straight Back Parking, Parallel Parking, Wrap Up

Duration: 23m 43s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers the California Air Resources Board or CARB emissions requirements for diesel vehicles over 14,000 lbs. This lesson covers the requirements, operation, and labeling of commercial vehicles operating in the State of California.

Duration: 1m 07s
Pages: 4
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Introduction for new drivers of the requirements for CDL. Reviews the terms conditions and penalties for experienced drivers. Regulations and renewal requirements. And ways a driver might lose a CDL.

Duration: 31m 29s
Pages: 28
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This course will provide viewers with the information to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19. Viewers will learn about the symptoms of COVID-19, how it is spread, and how viewers can protect themselves and others. The presentation will cover specific ways the pandemic is affecting drivers and will provide helpful online resources that will have updated information on this fast-moving situation.

Duration: 11m 35s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

CSA is the FMCSAs data driven safety compliance and enforcement program. This lesson will cover the introduction to the CSA program, the safety measurement system and individual driver reports. The lesson will also look at violation severity weights and how they can affect your compliance rating.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is the CSA program
  • How the safety data is collected
  • Knowing the BASICS
  • An introduction to the violation scoring severity
  • How to avoid Red Flag violations

Duration: 35m 15s
Pages: 27
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Making sure that cargo is picked up and delivered safely and without damage is a critical component to any company. This lesson will go through the basic of loading and securing cargo using various types of cargo securement devices. The lesson will also include documentation and the driver's responsibilities, when it comes to securing a load.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to load the vehicle
  • How to secure the cargo from movement
  • The drivers responsibilities from cargo securement
  • Weight distribution of cargo and trailer
  • Types of loading equipment

Duration: 28m 02s
Pages: 33
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

There are many ways to secure cargo into or on a vehicle. This lesson will explain the basic requirements for cargo securement and discuss how different vehicle structures can be used as part of the cargo securement process.

This lesson will teach users:

  • Vehicle structures and securement
  • Securement methods
  • Void fillers, blocking and bracing, friction mats
  • Working load limits (WLL)
  • Inspection requirements

Duration: 22m 37s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Accidents between trucks and other drivers often happen because other drivers don't understand what actions others intend to make. Communicating intentions while driving is an important part of defensive driving. This lesson covers the many techniques and tools a driver uses to communicate their intentions while operating a commercial motor vehicle.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • How to clearly communicate their intentions and actions to other drivers
  • How to interpret communication signals from others
  • How to anticipate actions/behaviors of other drivers
  • Proper use of headlights, horn, emergency flashers, and use of turn signals
  • Proper use of warning signals and devices on divided and undivided highways

Duration: 17m 12s
Pages: 25
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Being able to couple and uncouple a trailer is a fundamental skill that every driver should know, but why do carriers still see so many incidents of damage, high hooks, or disconnects? This lesson will walk the learner through the steps to successfully couple and uncouple a trailer and reduce the chances of having a catastrophic failure.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to check all the equipment
  • How to set up the tractor to couple
  • Steps to couple safely
  • Injury prevention
  • How and where to uncouple the trailer

Duration: 14m 25s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Overview: Discusses C-TPAT, PIP requirements. Covers the practices and procedures necessary to be in compliance with C-TPAT/PIP.

Duration: 13m 01s
Pages: 32
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Knowing how to complete both Pre-trip and post-trip inspections that meet FMCSA requirements has an immediate impact on your safety. This lesson will walk you through the steps to complete both Pre-trip and Post-Trip inspection on a commercial vehicle that meets FMCSA standards.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is a Pre-trip and Post-trip inspection
  • How to complete a vehicle inspection
  • Know how to complete a DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report)
  • What are the critical areas to inspect
  • How to report and repair defects

Duration: 29m 50s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration considers a good defensive driver to be one who identifies dangers far enough down the road so that they have enough time to safely maneuver around hazards. Drivers must always assume that other drivers will make mistakes. Drivers must always be searching the highway to see what's coming and know that the way is clear. This lesson will cover several key hazard areas and ways for drivers to stay aware of what is going on around their vehicles.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • What defensive driving means
  • The importance of situational awareness
  • The skills of space management
  • The skills of space management
  • How to use an effective scanning pattern
  • Awareness of environmental factors that impact changes in speed and space management
  • How to communicate intentions to others (motorists and pedestrians)
  • Maintaining a professional attitude while driving

Duration: 27m 32s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Having and maintaining your commercial driving license (CDL) is vital to your being able to protect your income as a professional driver. This lesson will also review the penalties for operating a commercial vehicles and personal vehicles in an unsafe manner and how this can impact their CDL.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Who is affected by this program
  • How convictions and suspensions work
  • Penalties and fines
  • Tables 1, 2, 3 and 4 offences
  • What is an out of service order

Duration: 10m 43s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

According to research by AAA, drivers make up to 100 decisions per mile! Taking your eyes off the road or allowing your mind to wander, even for a few seconds can lead to a disaster very quickly. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distractions and inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle accidents. This lesson identifies the types of driver distractions, the depth of the problem of distracted driving, and the tools that help you recognize and avoid being distracted on the road.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • The four types of driving distractions
  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage auditory distractions
  • How to manage manual distractions
  • How to manage cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to distracted drivers and pedestrian

Duration: 18m 20s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Obtaining a Commercial Driver License (CDL) requires that the driver is able to meet certain standards. These standards include background checks, drivers responsibilities and medical fitness. In this lesson we will take a detail look at all the aspects that a driver would need to fulfill to obtain and maintain a CDL.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What are the background checks for drivers
  • What are the driver's responsibilities
  • How to obtain a physical examination
  • Who must be examined and the frequency of the exams
  • Medical conditions that may affect the holders CDL

Duration: 10m 54s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Operating a commercial vehicle safely comes with many responsibilities. Being able to operate and maintain a healthy lifestyle is critical to you being able to perform at your best. In this lesson we will take a look at healthy lifestyle choices and managing stress while on the road.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What impact does lifestyle have on your health
  • How to manage stress and the effects of stress on you
  • What is sleep apnea and how this can impact your safety
  • An introduction to diet and exercise
  • How to manage alcohol consumption and abuse

Duration: 32m 56s
Pages: 36
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

The use of drugs and alcohol are everywhere. When the use of drugs and alcohol enters the workplace there can be significant issues to everyone's safety.

In this lesson, the employee will lean:

  • Policies on drugs and alcohol
  • Policy violations
  • Safety sensitive employees
  • Drug and alcohol testing

Duration: 11m 18s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson provides the CDL licensed driver an overview of the FMCSA's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse which will be implemented in January 2020.  The clearinghouse is a database that will contain information on violations of DOT's controlled substances (drug) and alcohol testing program per 49 CFR parts 40 and 382.

Trainees will learn:

  • The purpose of the clearinghouse
  • Who must provide data to FMCSA
  • Employer's responsibility to query the clearinghouse and to obtain permission from CDL drivers
  • How drivers can request access to the clearinghouse to review their personal records and how to dispute records as needed

Duration: 17m 59s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson provides information about In-vehicle distractions - smartphones, tablets, navigation devices, and other distractions while driving. The lesson will also address the dangers of driving distracted and how to manage these distractions.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach the learner about the dangers of distracted driving. Phones and other devices should not be operated while driving. Not only are these actions dangerous, they may also be illegal in many states while behind the wheel of a vehicle. This lesson covers the dangers and provides recommendations on how to eliminate these distractions while driving.

Duration: 7m 33s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Emergency Maneuvers are actions taken by a driver to avoid an injury, loss, accident or death. This lesson will cover emergency maneuvers, evasive steering, oncoming vehicle, stopped vehicle and off-road recovery. There is also information on equipment failures, including brake failure and the actions to be taken following the se failures.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What are Emergency Maneuvers
  • How to use evasive steering
  • Knowing what to do with oncoming traffic
  • How to react to stopped vehicles
  • Off-road vehicle recovery and equipment failures

Duration: 15m 29s
Pages: 17
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Protecting the environment is everyones responsibility. As a professional driver, there are certain steps that you can follow to reduce the impact of your vehicle on the environment. In this lesson, we will look at ways to reduce your engine idle time. How to maintain your vehicle for efficiency and how to prevent contamination to the ground water.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Ways to reduce idling
  • Alternatives to engine idling
  • Managing your vehicle for efficiencies
  • Preventing contamination of groundwater
  • How to deal with hazardous materials and the environment

Duration: 11m 06s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers various topics related to Fatigue and how a driver's family can assist in reducing or eliminating Fatigue. 

Duration: 18m 03s
Pages: 17
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

The fifth wheel is the only solid connection between the tractor and the trailer. Making sure that the fifth wheel is working properly and in the correct place will ensure that you have a trouble free drive. In this lesson we will look at the components of the fifth wheel and how each component works.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What are the parts and types of fifth wheel
  • How the side a fifth wheel for weight distribution
  • How to use the Federal Bridge law
  • Introduction to manual and air release fifth wheels
  • How to slide the trailer tandems

Duration: 19m 05s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Duration: 4m 40s
Pages: 3
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Hauling freight on a flatbed trailer requires that every load is secured to prevent the cargo from coming off the trailer. Understanding the rules and regulations that apply to flatbed loads can be confusing. In this lesson we will teach you how to secure a load to a flatbed trailer by following the guidelines set out under the federal regulations.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is are the regulations for cargo securement
  • How to secure different cargo to the trailer
  • How to use Working Load Limits (WLL)
  • How to use the tie-down calculator
  • How to stay safe while working on or around the trailer

Duration: 26m 57s
Pages: 32
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Without fuel, your vehicle is not going to run very far, so knowing how to safely fuel your vehicle is a critical skill to master. Fuel Islands are also an area that can see a high rate of injuries and collisions and because they are used almost daily, understanding the correct Fuel Island procedures will reduce injuries and prevent collisions.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • How to recognize hazards around the Fuel Island
  • Fuel Island procedures
  • How to fuel the vehicle
  • The different types of fuel and fuel tanks
  • Checks to perform before leaving the Fuel Island

Duration: 8m 08s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Fuel is an expensive resource and by using it efficiently we can save thousands of dollars each year. Every mile that they truck moves down the road, fuel is used, but the amount of fuel used can be limited by following some basic rules. In this lesson we will look at the part that drivers can pay is reducing fuel consumption and some other ways that you and your company can reduce fuel expenditure each day.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

What can do to reduce idling

How manage fuel consumption

How to manage the sweet spot and progressive shifting

Introduction to using momentum and cruise control

How to use alternative fuels and fuel saving devices

Duration: 21m 03s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Professional drivers carry a lot of responsibility for keeping themselves and their loads safe. Hazard awareness means being aware of our surroundings-- the road congestion and conditions, other motorists, and pedestrians. In this lesson, we'll cover clues drivers can use to recognize hazards early and anticipate the actions of others.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • How to recognize and manage hazards on the road (surface conditions and other motorists)
  • Handling reduced visibility on curves
  • Managing obstructed vision
  • Managing hazards associated with parking lots
  • Handling distracted or impaired drivers, slow and inpatient motorists
  • Navigating around disabled vehicles
  • How to share the road with others and stay safe

Duration: 12m 33s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Operating a vehicle while being fatigued can be extremely dangerous. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • What fatigue is and how it impacts their performance
  • How to identify the early signs of fatigue
  • How to manage fatigue
  • An introduction to the Federal regulations around fatigue
  • How to use sleep cycles to their best effect

Duration: 10m 52s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Managing the space around the vehicle is the best way to avoid collisions with other vehicles and fixed objects. This lesson covers the ‘Full Circle Safety’ concept of space management and how Heavy Duty drivers can effectively manage the space around their vehicle to prevent accidents in every situation.

Duration: 6m 40s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Hours of Service rules are essential regulations that every commercial driver must adhere to. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • Definitions of Duty Statuses, Time, and other definitions
  • Rules associated with Drive Time and On-Duty Time
  • Rules associated with Off Duty Time and Sleeper Berths
  • Carrier Restrictions
  • HOS exceptions
  • Penalties associated with violating HOS rules

Duration: 24m 40s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers the basic practices that should be used to help driver avoid fixed objects.

Duration: 4m 49s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers the basic topics related to backing and docking.

Duration: 8m 23s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers topics related to Basic Vehicle Controls.

Duration: 2m 05s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description: 
This lesson covers the many hazards associated with driving through construction zones. In a construction zone, drivers may encounter workers and equipment in or near the roadway and must stay focused to avoid collisions. 
 
Objectives:  
This lesson aims to teach a driver to safely navigate construction zones. Upon completion, the driver should understand the dangers associated with construction zones and how to manage those dangers.

Duration: 4m 57s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson goes over some basics on Defensive Driving and best practices related to Defensive Driving.

Duration: 7m 42s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson provides an overview of various distractions a driver may deal with while operating a motor vehicle.

Duration: 10m 48s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Operating a vehicle while being fatigued can be extremely dangerous. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • What fatigue is and how it impacts their performance
  • How to manage fatigue

Duration: 5m 27s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Hours of Service rules are essential regulations that every commercial driver must adhere to. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • Definitions of Duty Statuses, Time, and other definitions
  • Rules associated with Drive Time and On-Duty Time
  • Rules associated with Off Duty Time and Sleeper Berths

Duration: 16m 49s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson provides an overview of various topics related to operating in and through intersections.

Duration: 7m 02s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

Incident-Based Training(IBT) Lessons provide specific information following an incident. This lesson covers the hazards associated with making lane changes and merging with traffic.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver how to safely make lane changes, merge with traffic, and avoid collisions while executing these maneuvers.

Duration: 4m 28s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers various topics and practices related to making Left Turns.

Duration: 7m 39s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Littering while operating a vehicle negatively affects the environment and exposes yourself to fines and penalties. This lesson covers the different types of littering, their respective risks and the penalties that can be imposed on vehicle drivers.

Duration: 6m 45s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson focuses on topics related to Pre-Trip Inspections.

Duration: 7m 01s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers topics related to how you can avoid rear-end collisions.

Duration: 7m 11s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson provides a review of general topics related to making Right Turns.

Duration: 5m 30s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers topics related to managing the space around your vehicle while driving.

Duration: 6m 22s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers general topics related to Speed Management.

Duration: 7m 00s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers some general safety considerations when operating in winter driving conditions.

Duration: 4m 53s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson is an introduction to the Hours of Service rules that includes the revisions that were released by the FMCSA on September 29th, 2020.

Objectives: 

This lesson will cover the basic hours of service and the different types of duty status and the working limits for commercial drivers. This will also cover daily driving hours, daily working hours, required rest periods, and how to manage and reset their available hours to work and drive.

Duration: 26m 24s
Pages: 17
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the updates to the FMCSA Hours of Service that go into effect on September 29th, 2020. This revision to 49 CFR Part 395 covers the limits for commercial motor vehicle drivers and provides greater flexibility while maintaining the highest safety standards.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about the four changes to the Hours of Service Rules that pertain to the Short-Haul Exception, the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception, the new 30-minute Break Requirement, and the Sleeper Berth Provision that go into effect on September 29th, 2020.

Duration: 6m 16s
Pages: 6
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

You are driving along and you hear a strange noise or feel a strange vibration, would you know what the problem is? In this lesson we will take a look at how to detect a malfunction and what to do if you discover a malfunction.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to use your senses
  • How to detect malfunctions early
  • How to communicate your findings
  • Malfunction reporting requirements
  • How to complete emergency starting procedures

Duration: 6m 48s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Ships, trains, and trucks use intermodal containers to move cargo around the world. Intermodal containers moved by truck require specialized trailers or chassis, and this lesson covers the steps for completing vehicle inspections, specifically, of containers or intermodal chassis, including areas unique to this system of securement that require special attention.

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Successfully inspect container chassis vehicles 
  • Recognizing the most important areas to ensure the container remains secured to the chassis during transit

Duration: 7m 53s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers the basic operation of an Electronic Logging Device (ELD). We will review who is required to use an ELD, the basic operation of the device and the driver's responsibilities. This lesson also covers how to log on and off an ELD and how drivers use the device to record their hours of both off and on-duty time with an ELD.

Duration: 8m 56s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Making lane changes and negotiating intersections can be difficult for large commercial vehicles, because of their size, speed and lack of visibility around the vehicle. Lane changes and intersections are areas where there is an increased probability for a crash. In this lesson we will look at how to safely make lane changes and the dangers associated with intersections. Using the mirrors correctly will help the driver with what is going on around them and reduce the chances of a collision.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What are Speed and Space management
  • How to use your mirrors
  • How to communicate with other road users
  • Intersection safety and Lane change rules
  • How to make turns and general rules

Duration: 22m 27s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Having a lift gate attached to your vehicle can really make the task of loading and unloading cargo a breeze. On the other hand, if you do not know how use a lift gate, they can be very dangerous. In this lesson we will look at the safe operation of a lift gate. The different types of lift gate and general safety.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What to inspect before operation of the lift gate
  • General Lift Gate safety guidelines
  • How to handle a lift gate malfunction
  • Lift gate hazards
  • How to use various types of lift gate

Duration: 9m 58s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Using damaged or malfunctioning equipment can be hazardous and should not be used to prevent personal injuries. Lock Out, Tag Out is a process to identify faulty equipment and mark it for repair and not to be used unit the item has been repaired. In this lesson we will look at the hazards associated with using damaged equipment and why it should be marked or labeled for repair or replacement.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is Lock Out, Tag Out
  • The dangers of using out of service equipment
  • How to manage hazardous energy sources
  • Marking and labeling equipment
  • Employee responsibilities

Duration: 6m 09s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers that basics of Log Book regulations and how to log: Index: Introduction, Duty Status Categories, Recording Time, When You Can Drive, Form and Manner, Checking Your Log, Retention of Paper Logs, 150 Air-mile Radius Exception, Adverse Driving Conditions, 16-hour Exception, Canadian Requirements, Canadian Logbooks, Interactive Exercises, Wrap Up.

Duration: 17m 31s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

There may be some working configurations that require the cargo to be transported in multiple trailers. This will require using additional equipment to attach a second trailer. It will also mean that be cause of the vehicles length there will be additional restrictions when turning, stopping and backing up. In this lesson we will look at the longer combination vehicle set up and additional training that will be required of the driver to operate this combination.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is a longer combination vehicle
  • How to inspect a combination vehicle
  • How to use a converter or dolly
  • Coupling/Uncoupling long combination vehicles
  • How to inspect the air brakes on combination vehicles

Duration: 21m 01s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Slips and falls are the number one injury for workers in the transportation industry. Climbing in and out of a vehicle, climbing up or down from a trailer, any of these tasks could cause an injury if not done correctly.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • The proper technique for exiting and entering the vehicle
  • How to use 3 points of contact
  • How to detect a bad dismount
  • Injury prevention tips
  • Weather and ground conditions

Duration: 18m 04s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Night driving is very different from driving in the daytime. There are different hazards to be aware of, including fatigue and reduced visibility. In this lesson we will take a closer look at some of the challenges associated with night driving and how you can deal with these challenges.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to prepare your vehicle for night driving
  • How to use your lights
  • How manage fatigue and drowsiness
  • Using your vision at night
  • How to maximize your skills at night

Duration: 11m 28s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Parking lots can be just as dangerous as the open road. They account for as many as one in five crash claims. The numbers are even higher when it comes to accidents involving trucks, particularly if a company routinely delivers to retail establishments. Delivery drivers spend a lot of time entering, dropping off cargo, and exiting parking lots that are designed for automobiles. More importantly, they're designed to fit the maximum number of cars in the minimum amount of space. The following lesson covers factors to consider when maneuvering in a parking lot, including what to watch out for in terms of other drivers, pedestrians, safety precautions, and general 'rules of the road.'

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Parking lots hazards
  • How to watch out for other drivers and pedestrians
  • Assessing delivery and drop off areas
  • Adjusting speed and space for congested areas

Duration: 9m 05s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Personal Conveyance is the personal use of a CMV while a driver is off duty that does not benefit the company financially. This lesson covers the use of the personal conveyance exception to the Hours-of-Service rules to ensure that drivers stay compliant and avoid violations.

Duration: 4m 32s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Inspection of your vehicle before operating on the highway is the responsibility of every safe operator. Having a systematic process for inspecting your vehicle is the only way to make sure that your vehicle is safe to operate on the highway. In this lesson we will review the process for completing a complete vehicle inspection.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to complete a basic vehicle inspection
  • How to complete a vehicle condition report (VCR) or (DVIR)
  • How to identify out of service components
  • Drivers responsibilities
  • Understanding CSA scoring and reporting

Duration: 34m 24s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Keeping your vehicle operating and avoiding roadside breakdowns can be achieved by performing regular preventative maintenance. Regular maintenance, are simple steps and procedures that can be completed on any vehicle to keep to running smoothly. In this lesson we will look at how to perform routine preventive maintenance. We will also look at how to use your vehicle inspection to identify any issues that could potentially become a major problem if not addressed.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to complete preventive maintenance
  • How to control costs
  • How to inspect equipment
  • Vehicle condition reports (VCR) or DVIR
  • Understanding how to check fluid and air levels

Duration: 14m 08s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Every year there are hundreds of collisions between motor vehicles and trains. In this lesson we are going to take a look at what to do at a railroad crossing and what actions to follow after an incident at a railroad crossing.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Facts about railroad intersections
  • Hazmat loads
  • Signage and signals at railroad crossings
  • Crossing conditions
  • Handling emergencies
  • Fines and penalties

Duration: 23m 42s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Having a vehicle in front of you suddenly stop in front of you, do you have enough time or space to stop? Rear-end collisions can be some of worse case scenario crashes, when a large commercial vehicle crashes into another vehicle. This lesson will look at managing the space in front of your vehicle and how to avoid Rear-end Collisions.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to measure and maintain your following distance
  • How to calculate stopping distance
  • How to safely use cruise control
  • Driving with reduced visibility
  • How to navigate intersections and passing other vehicles

Duration: 23m 39s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the issues associated with Road Rage and the actions of aggressive drivers.

Road Rage is increasing on our roads every year and drivers need to know how to deal with these challenging situations.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about what causes Road Rage and how to handle those situations safely. The lesson also addresses what a professional driver should do if they encounter Demonstrations or Protesters on the roadway.

Duration: 10m 53s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the various types of Road Signs in use today and how each different group of signs has very different responsibilities for communicating different information to all road users.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about the different types of Road Signs, how to read them, and how to use the information they provide. After completing this lesson, the learner should have an understanding of the use and importance of Road Signs.

Duration: 8m 48s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Traveling the roads and highways everyday, eventually you will be stopped at a roadside inspection. How you deal with the inspection will say a lot about you as a driver. In this lesson we will discuss how to get through a roadside inspection with as little discomfort as possible.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Why are Roadside Inspections needed
  • How to complete a Roadside Inspection
  • What are the CVSA Out of Service penalties
  • What are the out of service criteria
  • What are the 7 levels of inspection

Duration: 28m 17s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Rollovers do not just happen they are always a result of mistakes made by the driver. Going too fast around a bend or ramp, having a load shift, because it was not secured correctly. This lesson will walk you through the steps that cause a rollover and how to avoid making those mistakes.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What are the different types of Rollover
  • What are the factors that cause rollovers
  • How to take ramps and curves
  • How to handle high center of gravity loads
  • What is speed adaption and how to recognize it

Duration: 27m 21s
Pages: 28
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

There are many hazards to working in the transportation industry and one of the most common injuries to drivers is when they are loading and lifting cargo. Safe lifting is a basic technique that is often overlooked, which leads to injuries. In this lesson we will look at the mechanics of safe lifting and injury prevention.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Why it is important to lift safely
  • What are the 5 steps to safe lifting
  • How to prepare to lift, stretching and warm up
  • How to clear a path
  • When to get help with lifting

Duration: 17m 36s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Trailer landing gear or trailer dollies have a pretty hard life. They get exposed to all the elements, mile after mile and then when they are put into action, they are required to support the trailer and any cargo loaded inside, so it is no wonder that they can become hard to use. This lesson will cover the safe operation of landing gear and to avoid getting injured while operating them.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

 

  • How to operate the landing gear
  • How to avoid injuries while using the landing gear
  • How to use the high and low gear operation
  • How to safely use the winding handle
  • Placement of landing gear feet/pads


Duration: 9m 19s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Seatbelts save lives. They were invented in 1959 and have saved millions of lives in that time. Not wearing a seatbelt will increase your risk of injury if you are involved in a collision. They are also cause of penalties and fines for not wearing one, so why are driver still not wearing them? In this lesson we will look at why you should wear a seat belt and some popular myths about seatbelt use.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What are the reasons to wear a seat belt
  • How to avoid fines and penalties
  • Popular misconceptions about seatbelt use
  • Airbags and seatbelts
  • Seat belt laws and company policies

Duration: 4m 43s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Having a load or vehicle stolen can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and taking a few precautions can easily prevent this from happening. Personal attacks or attacks on a facility can be avoided by taking some simple precautions. In this lesson, we take a look at how to protect yourself, your load and your facility from attacks.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

What are general security policies

How to report security incidents

Security while driving

Security while stopped

Do's and Don'ts of facility security

Duration: 7m 53s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Duration: 13m 48s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Losing control of your vehicle as a result of a skid is a situation that no one wants, but if you do get into a skid, would you know what to do? In this lesson we will look at the causes of most skids, the different types of skids, how to recover from a skid and most importantly, how not to get into a skid.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What causes a skid
  • What are the four main skids
  • How to recover from a skid
  • Skid dynamics
  • How to prevent skids

Duration: 8m 56s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

In a profession like trucking, a lack of sleep can make a hazardous job even more dangerous. Especially since a condition known as sleep apnea regularly goes undiagnosed. That is why it's important that we take some time to understand what sleep apnea is, learn how to identify symptoms, and consider how best to treat the condition. 20 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Knowing the symptoms and options for treatment will help get you the sleep you need and keep you safe on the road. This lesson provides information about sleep apnea, the impact and toll it can take on someone, and treatment plans for living with sleep apnea.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Basic facts about sleep apnea
  • How sleep apnea affects professional drivers
  • Signs and symptoms of sleep apnea
  • How sleep apnea is treated
  • Discussing sleep apnea with your DOT physician

Duration: 15m 01s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Managing the space around your vehicle is critical to maintaining a space cushion. This lesson takes an in depth look at how manage the space around the vehicle in a variety of situations.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Defining the space cushion
  • Adjusting to traffic
  • Changing lanes and merging Turns, both left and right
  • Intersections and blind spots

Duration: 24m 02s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

A review of key Space Management points and the chance to practice applying those points with simulation style exercises.

Duration: 11m 08s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Speed or too much speed is the number one cause of collisions. Knowing how to manage your speed and adjust your speed for a variety of conditions will allow the driver the time to take appropriate action to avoid a collision.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Speed Management
  • Aggressive drivers
  • Adjusting your speed to conditions
  • Traction and poor road surfaces
  • Hills and curves

Duration: 14m 23s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

The DOT requires that companies and drivers do everything they can to prevent the spilling or leaking of hazardous material onto highways or surrounding land. On the road you are the first line of defense when a spill occurs and you are responsible for containing and cleaning up minor releases or spills. Major spills will require the assistance of a licensed clean up contractor. This lesson reviews accidental spills of fuel and other petroleum-based products.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Driver responsibilities
  • Prevention of spills and leaks
  • What to do if a spill or leak occurs
  • The use of spill kits and Safety precautions
  • Service/fuel island operations

Duration: 5m 00s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers which areas currently affected by the Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine, how to identify the insect in its various life stages and how to deal with these threats. This training also covers how to prevent the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly, vehicle inspections and use of vehicle permits for vehicles in the quarantine area. All vehicles traveling through the SE counties of Pennsylvania, and various counties in New York, New Jersey and Delaware, must comply with a quarantine protocol.

Duration: 6m 03s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

When driving there are so many challenges and driving in the summer months and on mountain roads create their own unique set of challenges. Are you aware that there are different challenges when driving in the summer? Surely the summer is the best time to be traveling on the roads. In this lesson we take a look at specific challenges to driving in the summer and when navigating mountain roads.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What to challenges does Summer bring
  • Hot weather or desert driving
  • How to drive in the mountains
  • Brake checks and auxiliary brakes
  • What are Run-away ramps and types of Run-away ramps

Duration: 21m 13s
Pages: 27
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Terminal trucks make moving trailers and equipment around look easy, but like any specialized equipment they require specialized training to use them safely. In this lesson we take a look at the safe operation of terminal truck and somewhat outs when using them to shunt trailers around a yard. Some terminal truck scan also be used on the highways, so we will also take a look at the precautions that need to be applied for use on public roads.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to inspect a terminal truck before operation
  • How to use a terminal truck
  • How drive a terminal truck
  • Knowing what hazards to be aware of
  • How to back, park and uncouple a terminal truck

Duration: 7m 24s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Have you ever been stuck on the side of the road or pulled over into a chain up area and have been unsure on how to install tire chains? If you drive professionally, sooner or later you will need to put chains on your tires to keep you moving. This lesson will focus on the steps to install and use tire chains safely, and how to operate them when weather conditions are not at their best.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Chain selection
  • When to use chains
  • How to install tire chains
  • Removal of tire chains
  • State regulations

Duration: 7m 55s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

There are many things that could go wrong while loading or unloading a trailer. There could be heavy equipment involved in the loading, vehicles traveling in and out of a trailer or just falling cargo. In this lesson we take a look at how to prevent injuries while loading or unloading a trailer.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to secure a trailer at a loading dock
  • How to remain safe around powered industrial trucks (PITs)
  • How to use a trailer entry permit
  • Traveling with a load in and out of a trailer
  • How to use dock plates and levelers

Duration: 15m 20s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers rules, regulations and guidance related to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods in Canada. Index: Transportation of Dangerous Goods in Canada, Regulations and Agencies, Intent of the Regulations, Who's responsible for what?, Hazmat Communication Rules, Hazard Class Table, Hazard Class Table Definitions, Hazard Class Table Exercise, Schedule 1 and 2, I.S.H.P., Special Cases and Exemptions, Shipping Papers, The Item Description, Emergency Response Information, Package Labels and Markings, Loading and Placarding, Loading and Unloading Hazmat, Smoking, Cargo Heaters and Closed Cargo Space, Precautions for Loading Explosives, Precautions for Loading Radioactive Materials, Loading Precautions for Other Specific Classes, Handling Mixed Hazmat Loads, Placards, Figuring Out Which Placards to Use, Bulk Loads, Locating Shipping Papers and ER Info, Verify Routing, Inspection and Emergency Equipment, Parking Rules, Safety Precautions, Accidents and Incidents, Fires, Leaks and Spills, Required Notification, Security Risks, Recognize and Respond, Transportation Security, Transportation Security II, Wrap Up.

Duration: 57m 52s
Pages: 65
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers rules, regulations and guidance related to Transportation and Handling of Dangerous Goods in for Warehouse workers. Index: Transportation of Dangerous Goods - Warehouse - Canada, Intent of the Regulations, Who's responsible for what?, Hazmat Communication Rules, Hazard Class Table, Hazard Class Table Definitions, Hazard Class Table Exercise, Schedule 1 and 2, I.S.H.P., Schedule 3 and Emergency Response Guide, Special Cases and Exemptions, Shipping Papers, The Item Description, Emergency Response Information, Package Labels and Markings, Loading and Unloading Hazmat, Smoking, Cargo Heaters and Closed Cargo Space, Precautions for Loading Radioactive Materials, Precautions for Loading Explosives, Precautions for Loading Lithium Ion Batteries, Loading Precautions for Other Specific Classes, Handling Mixed Hazmat Loads, Placards, Figuring Out Which Placards to Use, Bulk Loads, Wrap Up

Duration: 35m 57s
Pages: 38
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Getting from pickup to deliver is a critical piece of being a professional driver. You also need to be able to do this on time to meet the needs of the customer. Showing up at 3am, is no good if the customer does not accept deliveries until the afternoon. After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

How to plan a route
How to estimate the time to make the journey
How to prepare for the unexpected
Fuel, permits and weight restrictions
How to plan your breaks and stops

Duration: 30m 20s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Truckers Against Trafficking is a nonprofit organization that trains truck drivers to recognize and report instances of human trafficking. This lesson explains exactly what human trafficking is, how to identify human trafficking, where human trafficking takes place, and how you can report human trafficking to authorities.

Duration: 26m 30s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers that basics of Log Book regulations and how to log: Index: Introduction, Duty Status Categories, Recording Time, When You Can Drive, Form and Manner, Checking Your Log, Retention of Paper Logs, 100 Air-mile Radius Exception, Adverse Driving Conditions, 16-hour Exception, Interactive Exercises, Wrap Up.

Duration: 13m 45s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Heavy Duty

Professional drivers face many challenges every day. These challenges vary, from the size of the vehicle to the various road and weather conditions, which can take the easiest task and turn it into something a whole lot more stressful. Driving down a clear freeway, with little traffic, perfect weather conditions, and beautiful scenery is an ideal environment. Unfortunately, at some point we have to venture off the freeway and into a city; and everything changes. This lesson reviews the special challenges associated with urban driving.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Identifying urban hazards
  • Intersections and turns
  • Dealing with distracted motorists and pedestrians

Duration: 1m 31s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

As a safe operator of commercial vehicles, ensuring you have a roadworthy vehicle is a critical skill. This lesson walks you through a systematic inspection of every vehicle component. The lesson also covers vehicle inspections required by all persons operating a commercial vehicle. After completing this lesson, learners will understand the vehicle inspection sequence and what defects to look for during the inspections.

Objectives:

To provide clear instructions on how to complete a commercial vehicle inspection using a systematic approach that covers the complete vehicle.

Duration: 25m 57s
Pages: 29
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

This lesson covers topics related to Visual Search while operating a Tractor/Trailer.

Duration: 15m 38s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

All of us in the transportation industry understand the importance and advantages of operating safely. The companies we work for understand those responsibilities too. Everyone from the boss on down knows that it's not smart or economical to operate in an unsafe manner. A whistleblower is a slang term that refers to an employee in industry or government that believes that something illegal, unsafe or unhealthy is going on around him or her. They want to say something to someone but might be afraid that they would get fired or somehow disadvantaged at their job. The law provides for whistleblower protection. This lesson covers several issues that apply to Whistleblower Protection. We'll look at what actions fall under those things that need to be reported.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • The definition of whistleblower protection
  • What issues should be reported
  • Electronic log devices and harassment
  • Refusal to work
  • Steps to take if you see an imminent danger
  • How to file a complaint with your company or with OSHA

Duration: 11m 40s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Collisions between vehicles and wildlife can be costly and dangerous. Knowing how to deal with these situations makes everyone a safer driver and reduces the chances of serious harm. This lesson covers several different ways to protect yourself and your vehicle from collisions with wildlife. Though wildlife collisions are common at dawn and dusk, they’re not limited to those times, and the recommendations of this lesson prepare a driver to deal with wildlife at any time of the day.

Duration: 4m 57s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Winter Driving can be a challenge, no matter what part of the country that you drive. Reduced visibility, changing road conditions and vehicle breakdowns all make winter a challenge. In this lesson we will look at how you can prepare yourself and your vehicle for winter driving. We will also provide you with details on how to deal with emergencies associated with winter driving.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to prepare for winter driving
  • How to install tire chains
  • How drive in winter conditions
  • Knowing when to stop and find a safe place to park
  • How to deal with skids and poor traction

Duration: 30m 28s
Pages: 35
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Winter Driving can be a challenge, no matter what part of the country that you drive. Reduced visibility, changing road conditions and vehicle breakdowns all make winter a challenge. In this lesson we will look at how you can prepare yourself and your vehicle for winter driving. We will also provide you with details on how to deal with emergencies associated with winter driving.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn: 

  • How to prepare for winter driving
  • How drive in winter conditions
  • Knowing when to stop and find a safe place to park
  • How to deal with skids and poor traction

Duration: 24m 17s
Pages: 29
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson provides an introduction to some of the challenges a driver may face when operating equipment in the winter, along with some of the other related hazards that they may face.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach the learner about the risks and challenges of operating their equipment in the winter. This includes the vehicle and other equipment that they may use to execute their duties in the winter. The lesson also provides guidance on how to remain safe and injury-free.

Duration: 5m 59s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Heavy Duty

Driving a vehicle in a yard has many challenges. In this lesson, we will look at completing a vehicle inspection before moving a vehicle and how to identify and avoid fixed objects. We discuss some associated hazards and how to safely back and park a vehicle in a yard.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • How to safely inspect a vehicle
  • How to safely start up a vehicle
  • How to identify hazards in a yard
  • Steps to safe backing 
  • How to safely park in a yard.

Duration: 9m 07s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Duration: 4m 23s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers how the Professional MDT/LDV driver represents the company they work for every time they interact with a customer on a delivery. It showcases the importance of customer interactions to create positive delivery experiences.

Objectives:

This lesson aims to teach a driver about the importance of their interactions with customers. This includes their appearance, behavior, and communication with the customers.

Duration: 11m 27s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration distractions and inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle crashes. That's more than 1.5 million collisions a year - more than 4,300 crashes each day. This lesson identifies the most common distractions so drivers will be better equipped to recognize and therefore prevent them from causing unsafe driving behavior. While we may not be able to eliminate all distractions, controlling our response to them can shorten the time of the distraction as well as its impact on our safety and the safety of others.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • The four types of driving distractions
  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage manual and physical distractions
  • How to manage mental and cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to other distracted drivers

Duration: 20m 13s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Having an awareness of how drugs and alcohol can impact your ability to safety operate your vehicle. This lesson covers the different types of driving hazards associated with driving under the influence.

Duration: 3m 10s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

This lesson covers the steps that drivers should follow in event that they are involved in an accident, including: reporting the accident, contacting emergency services, and documenting the accident with photographs and information regarding all parties involved.

Duration: 6m 06s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Duration: 4m 35s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the many hazards associated with driving through construction zones. Construction zones also have workers and equipment that are near vehicles on the roadway that require additional focus from all road users.


Objectives:

This lesson aims to teach a driver to safely navigate construction zones. Upon completion the driver should understand the dangers associated with construction zones and how to manage those dangers.

Duration: 5m 17s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Lesson Description:

This incident-based lesson covers a review of how to navigate intersections. Intersections can be challenging for drivers and this lesson offers information on how to handle these situations.

Objectives:

This lesson aims to provide drivers with a review of how to navigate intersections and the associated hazards. The lesson also offers tips and advice on how to avoid collisions while negotiating intersections.

Duration: 4m 59s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Incident-Based Training (IBT) Lessons provide targeted training following a respective incident. This lesson teaches drivers how to safely make lane changes, merge with traffic, and avoid collisions while executing these maneuvers.

Duration: 7m 37s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Littering while operating a vehicle negatively affects the environment and exposes yourself to fines and penalties. This lesson covers the different types of littering, their respective risks and the penalties that can be imposed on vehicle drivers.

Duration: 6m 46s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Duration: 4m 43s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Duration: 5m 05s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Drivers are required to ensure that they are well-prepared, and their vehicle is safe to operate before heading out on any journey. This lesson teaches drivers how to inspect and prepare their vehicle before beginning a journey, including checking the vital vehicle components and ensuring all required documentation is on hand.

Duration: 10m 27s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Lesson Description:
Incident-Based Training (IBT) Lessons provide specific information for dealing with railroad crossings. This lesson covers the hazards associated with approaching, crossing and clearing railroad crossings.

Objectives:
This lesson aims to teach a driver how to safely navigate railroad crossings of various types and the associated hazards that can be found at railroad crossings.

Duration: 5m 02s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Duration: 4m 26s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

School Zone Safety teaches drivers what to look for and how to operate safely within school zones. Drivers will learn about: warning signs and lights, increased pedestrian traffic, speed restrictions and how to properly deal with school buses and their passengers.

Duration: 6m 13s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Collisions between vehicles and wildlife can be costly and dangerous. Knowing how to deal with these situations makes everyone a safer driver and reduces the chances of serious harm. This lesson covers several different ways for van and light duty vehicle drivers to protect themselves and their vehicle from collisions with wildlife regardless of the time of day.

Duration: 4m 07s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Speed management means more than just adhering to the speed limit. This lesson teaches van and light duty drivers how to effectively manage their speed in various conditions to prevent collisions and make the road safer for everyone.

Duration: 6m 12s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Lesson Description:

Working around vehicles, or in a warehouse setting, involves many potentially harmful situations. In this lesson, we review the 5 steps to preventing injuries while lifting items or walking and carrying items in the workplace.

Objectives: To teach the 5 steps to injury prevention in the workplace and while operating vehicles

Duration: 10m 17s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

This lesson provides information for drivers on some of the hazards that they may encounter while driving their vehicle in urban settings. City driving provides many unique challenges for drivers and they must learn how to deal with them. These challenges include pedestrians, cyclists and other vehicles all trying to share the busy streets and intersections that are found in most cities. 
 

Duration: 9m 35s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Lesson Description:

This lesson provides information on some of the challenges faced by Light-Duty vehicle drivers operating in the winter months. This includes weather, traffic, and other challenges.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach the learner about the basics of operating a Light-duty vehicle while making winter season deliveries. Upon completion, the learner will be able to deal with many of the challenges they may face while making deliveries during the winter season.

Duration: 5m 53s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers winter driving and hazards associated with operating a Light-Duty Vehicle. How to deal with multiple winter conditions and prepare yourself and vehicle for winter driving. 

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about some of the conditions that they may encounter while driving and how to prevent injuries when out of the vehicle. Also how to prepare themselves and their vehicle to navigate and operate in winter conditions.

Duration: 20m 47s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

Defensive driving systems have been around since the 1950s and have changed very little, but road and driving conditions have changed a lot. ITI felt that it was time to take a new look at defensive driving and create a modern system to meet the needs of the modern driver.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is a belief based safety
  • 7 step acronym for the D.E.F.E.N.S.E system
  • How to combine these 7 steps into a complete defensive system
  • How to manage fatigue and distractions to protect yourself 

Duration: 17m 42s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the D for Distractions. Drivers need to be able to make 100s of decisions every mile and any distractions will impact that decision making process.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage auditory distractions
  • How to manage manual distractions
  • How to manage cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to distracted drivers and pedestrians

Duration: 17m 30s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the E for Effective Communication. Communicating your intentions to other road users is a critical component of any defensive driving system. There are several ways to effectively communicate your intentions.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to clearly communicate your intentions and actions
  • How to interpret communication signals from others
  • How to anticipate actions/behaviors of others
  • Proper use of headlights, horn, emergency flashers and turn signals
  • Proper use of warning devices and signals on the roadway

Duration: 14m 13s
Pages: 23
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the third E for Essential Planning. Anytime you get behind the wheel of a large vehicle, you need to have a plan. You need to know where you are going, how are you going to get there and do you have enough fuel and hours to get there.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is essential planning
  • Trip Planning Vehicle inspections and injury prevention
  • Driving strategies
  • Parking lots and customer locations

Duration: 7m 29s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the second letter E for Evaluating Space. As a professional driver, if you can maintain a space around your vehicle at all times, you are protecting yourself and your vehicle and will eliminate collisions.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Defining the space cushion around your vehicle
  • How to adjust to traffic
  • Changing lanes and merging
  • Turns, both left and right turns
  • Intersections and blind spots

Duration: 22m 10s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the F for Fatigue Management. Learning to understand when you are tired and the early symptoms of fatigue will help you know when to stop and take a break, before it begins to affect your defensive driving capability.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is fatigue and how it impacts your performance
  • How to identify the early signs of fatigue
  • How to manage fatigue
  • Introduction to the Federal Regulations around fatigue
  • How to use sleep cycles to their best effect

Duration: 10m 06s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the N for Navigating Hazards.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to deal with changing road conditions
  • How to deal with other road users
  • Dealing with distracted and impaired drivers
  • Sharing the road and dealing with other road users
  • How to handle obstructions and parked vehicles

Duration: 23m 04s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Light Duty Vehicles/Vans PRO-DEFENSE Light Duty Vehicles/Vans

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the S for Speed Management. Speed is most often the factor in many collisions. Being able to manage your speed for all conditions will allow you the time and space to avoid a collision.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Speed management
  • Aggressive drivers
  • Adjusting your speed for the conditions
  • Traction and poor road conditions
  • Hills and curves

Duration: 13m 28s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson provides users with an overview of the various issues, concerns and actions related to responding to an Active Shooter Emergency.

Duration: 14m 01s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson covers how to organize, conduct and evaluate a check ride with a driver.

Duration: 30m 20s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson covers topics related to Coaching and provides some examples of how proper Coaching should be used while interacting with an Employee.

Duration: 14m 04s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson reviews the three Coaching with Confidence concepts and presents several Scenarios where these concepts are applied and analyzed.

Duration: 2m 03s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson reviews the three Coaching with Confidence concepts and presents several Scenarios where these concepts are applied and analyzed.

Duration: 2m 03s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

Commentary driving can be used to both teach and observe drivers’ skills. In this lesson, we take a look at what a commentary drive is and how it can be used in conjunction with a defensive driving program. To be effective, commentary driving requires practice and familiarity with defensive driving.

Duration: 12m 23s
Pages: 6
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Manager

HDR or Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation covers various types of Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation in the workplace. Users are taught how to recognize, avoid and report HDR in the workplace. HDR scenarios further enhance the training by providing situations and outcomes related to HDR.

Duration: 30m 14s
Pages: 36
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Manager

This lesson covers how to conduct behavior observations for PIT operators. Covers the various equipment and obstacles PIT users may come into contact with on the job.

Duration: 22m 01s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson covers the definitions, types of testing and signs of abuse related to the use of alcohol. Also covers when and how a manager should exercise reasonable suspicion and when and how to test for abuse.

Duration: 53m 44s
Pages: 51
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Manager

This lesson covers types of drugs, their effects and when and how to act on a reasonable suspicion.

Duration: 66m 00s
Pages: 55
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Manager

This lesson details topics and concepts related to Adult learning and how to use an understanding of those concepts to improve training of your drivers.

Duration: 14m 05s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson covers various topics related to Workers Comp.

Duration: 19m 15s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson covers various topics related to Workers Comp.

Duration: 10m 02s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Manager

This lesson covers various topics related to Workers Comp.

Duration: 10m 11s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

This lesson covers the steps that drivers should follow in event that they are involved in an accident, including: reporting the accident, contacting emergency services, and documenting the accident with photographs and information regarding all parties involved. 

Duration: 18m 39s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Ask most safety managers and they will say the most common accidents are hitting fixed objects. This lesson focuses on how to avoid becoming a statistic. While these collisions aren't usually very costly they are considered preventable. In addition, fixed object collisions can negatively affect your relationship with customers. This lesson covers the practices and backing maneuvers drivers will need to be familiar with in order to safely operate a medium duty vehicle while avoiding fixed objects.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • G.O.A.L. (Get Out And Look)
  • Hazards associated with backing
  • How to secure cargo doors
  • Tips for turning while backing
  • Use of a spotter
  • Identifying hazards such as buildings, covered spaces and overhangs
  • Identifying clearance issues and evaluating new locations for hazards

Duration: 17m 16s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Although most of our driving is forward, there are times we need to back up. Backing is a crucial skill that drivers perform every day. There are unique challenges to backing because visibility is often reduced. To be successful in our job we must master the ability to back safely. This lesson reviews some of the basic rules and principles of backing that should be kept in mind.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • How to evaluate the space to back into and plan your approach
  • G.O.A.L. (Get Out And Look)
  • Hazards associated with backing
  • Using spotters
  • Tips for alley backing, straight line backing, 45 degree backing, angle backing and parallel parking

Duration: 17m 23s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Medium-duty vehicles can both challenging and intimidating to unfamiliar drivers. This lesson will teach drivers basic control skills, including:

  • Vehicle controls
  • Left and Right turns
  • Lane changes and positioning
  • Freeways and restricted spaces

Duration: 11m 56s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Basic Vehicle Controls teaches commercial drivers how to safely use various types of controls within a commercial vehicle, including: basic controls, mirrors, engines and transmissions, dashboards and gauges, and brakes. 

Duration: 20m 01s
Pages: 27
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Making sure that cargo is picked up and delivered safely and without damage is a critical component to any transportation company. This lesson will teach users:

  • How to load the vehicle
  • How to secure the cargo from movement
  • The driver’s responsibilities for cargo securement
  • Weight distribution of cargo and the trailer
  • Types of loading equipment

Duration: 28m 19s
Pages: 33
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

There are many ways to secure cargo into or on a vehicle. This lesson will explain the basic requirements for cargo securement and discuss how different vehicle structures can be used as part of the cargo securement process.

This lesson will teach users:

  • Vehicle structures and securement
  • Securement methods
  • Void fillers, blocking and bracing, friction mats
  • Working load limits (WLL)
  • Inspection requirements

Duration: 22m 51s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Accidents between trucks and other drivers often happen because other drivers don't understand what motorists intend to do. Its important to keep letting others know where you are and what you plan to do. Communicating to other drivers is a crucial part of defensive driving. This lesson covers the equipment and practices related to properly communicating the driver's intentions why operating a medium duty vehicle. Remember that effective communication is a two-way process. It's not enough for you to just signal an intention if they don't notice your signal or understand what you mean. Both the sender and the receiver have to get the same message, or you will have failed in communicating and a crash may result.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Communication with other motorists and pedestrians
  • Using your turn signals, horn, emergency flashers and headlights to communicate
  • Using your warning signs and devices while stopped on divided and undivided highways
  • Maintaining a positive attitude while driving around others

Duration: 18m 48s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Defensive Driving is one of the fundamentals of driver safety, but it's also one of those terms that gets used so much, we have to be reminded to stop and actually think about what it means. The National Safety Council defines defensive driving as 'driving to save lives, time, and money, in spite of the conditions around you and the actions of others.' Staying safe means staying on point 24-7 and keeping a 360-degree view of the world. This lesson reviews several key hazard areas and ways for you to stay aware of what's going on with your vehicle and the area around it.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Techniques for drivers to improve defensive driving skills
  • The importance of situational awareness
  • How to manage space How to manage speed
  • How to effectively communicate with other motorists and pedestrians
  • How to develop hazard awareness
  • Adjusting speed and space to changing conditions
  • Maintaining a positive, professional attitude while driving

Duration: 31m 44s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration distractions and inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle crashes. That's more than 1.5 million collisions a year - more than 4,300 crashes each day. This lesson identifies the most common distractions so drivers will be better equipped to recognize and therefore prevent them from causing unsafe driving behavior. While we may not be able to eliminate all distractions, controlling our response to them can shorten the time of the distraction as well as its impact on our safety and the safety of others.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • The four types of driving distractions
  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage manual and physical distractions
  • How to manage mental and cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to other distracted drivers

Duration: 22m 21s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Obtaining a Commercial Driver License (CDL) requires that the driver is able to meet certain standards. These standards include background checks, drivers responsibilities and medical fitness. In this lesson we will take a detail look at all the aspects that a driver would need to fulfill to obtain and maintain a CDL.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What are the background checks for drivers
  • What are the driver's responsibilities
  • How to obtain a physical examination
  • Who must be examined and the frequency of the exams
  • Medical conditions that may affect the holders CDL

Duration: 10m 52s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Having an awareness of how drugs and alcohol can impact your ability to safety operate your vehicle. This lesson covers the different types of driving hazards associated with driving under the influence.

Duration: 11m 43s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson provides information about In-vehicle distractions - smartphones, tablets, navigation devices, and other distractions while driving. The lesson will also address the dangers of driving distracted and how to manage these distractions.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach the learner about the dangers of distracted driving. Phones and other devices should not be operated while driving. Not only are these actions dangerous, they may also be illegal in many states while behind the wheel of a vehicle. This lesson covers the dangers and provides recommendations on how to eliminate these distractions while driving.

Duration: 5m 30s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Driving a commercial vehicle has many challenges and drivers need to be prepared to handle each of these situations that they may face. This lesson provides information for commercial drivers on preventing skids, off-road recovery and other emergencies such as brake failures and tire blowouts. 

Duration: 18m 32s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Protecting the environment is everyone's responsibility and there are certain steps a driver can follow to reduce the impact of their vehicle on the environment. This lesson teaches drivers:

  • Ways to reduce idling
  • Alternatives to engine idling
  • Managing vehicles for efficiencies
  • Preventing contamination of groundwater
  • How to deal with hazardous materials and the environment

Duration: 11m 27s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Operating a vehicle while being fatigued can be extremely dangerous. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • What fatigue is and how it impacts their performance
  • How to identify the early signs of fatigue
  • How to manage fatigue
  • An introduction to the Federal regulations around fatigue
  • How to use sleep cycles to their best effect

Duration: 43m 29s
Pages: 45
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

This lesson covers techniques and best practices for managing your fuel consumption while operating a medium duty vehicle. 

Duration: 20m 10s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

Medium Duty

Managing the space around the vehicle is the best way to avoid collisions with other vehicles and fixed objects. This lesson covers the ‘Full Circle Safety’ concept of space management and how Medium Duty drivers can effectively manage the space around their vehicle to prevent accidents in every situation.

Duration: 6m 40s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Hazard Awareness teaches drivers to be aware of their surroundings to recognize hazards early and how to properly respond to common hazard scenarios.

After viewing this lesson, drivers will learn:

  • How to recognize and manage hazards on the road (surface conditions and other motorists)
  • Handling reduced visibility on curves
  • Managing obstructed vision
  • Managing hazards associated with parking lots
  • Handling distracted or impaired drivers, slow and inpatient motorists
  • Navigating around disabled vehicles
  • How to share the road with others and stay safe

Duration: 22m 39s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Hours of Service rules are essential regulations that every commercial driver must adhere to. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • Definitions of Duty Statuses, Time, and other definitions
  • Rules associated with Drive Time and On-Duty Time
  • Rules associated with Off Duty Time and Sleeper Berths
  • Carrier Restrictions
  • HOS exceptions
  • Penalties associated with violating HOS rules

Duration: 27m 43s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

This lesson covers the steps that drivers should follow in event that they are involved in an accident, including: reporting the accident, contacting emergency services, and documenting the accident with photographs and information regarding all parties involved. 

Duration: 13m 49s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Driving a commercial vehicle has many challenges and drivers need to be prepared to handle each of these situations that they may face. This lesson provides information for commercial drivers on preventing skids, off-road recovery and other emergencies.

Duration: 7m 23s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Operating a vehicle while being fatigued can be extremely dangerous. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • What fatigue is and how it impacts their performance
  • How to manage fatigue

Duration: 13m 13s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Hazard Awareness teaches drivers to be aware of their surroundings to recognize hazards early and how to properly respond to common hazard scenarios. 

After viewing this lesson, drivers will learn: 

  • How to recognize and manage hazards on the road (surface conditions and other motorists) 
  • Managing obstructed vision 
  • Handling distracted or impaired drivers, slow and inpatient motorists 
  • How to share the road with others and stay safe 

Duration: 9m 30s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Hours of Service rules are essential regulations that every commercial driver must adhere to. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • Definitions of Duty Statuses, Time, and other definitions
  • Rules associated with Drive Time and On-Duty Time
  • Rules associated with Off Duty Time and Sleeper Berths

Duration: 16m 54s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Incident-Based Training (IBT) Lessons provide targeted training following a respective incident. This lesson teaches drivers how to safely make lane changes, merge with traffic, and avoid collisions while executing these maneuvers.

Duration: 7m 33s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Littering while operating a vehicle negatively affects the environment and exposes yourself to fines and penalties. This lesson covers the different types of littering, their respective risks and the penalties that can be imposed on vehicle drivers.

Duration: 6m 45s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Nighttime is by far the most dangerous time to drive. This lesson reviews the hazards of night driving and preparations drivers need to make to stay safe during the twilight hours.

In this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Various night driving hazards and how to manage them
  • Managing fatigue and drowsiness
  • Dealing with reduced visibility at night

Duration: 10m 10s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Railroad Highway Grade Crossings provides information for commercial drivers about dealing with various types of Railroad Grade Crossings. Drivers will learn about the different types of Grade Crossings and the unique challenges and dangers that a commercial driver may face when they encounter trains, tracks and road crossings.

Duration: 11m 39s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Roadside Inspections teaches commercial drivers about their responsibilities and what to expect regarding roadside inspections performed by commercial enforcement officers. In this lesson, drivers will learn: 

  • When/Where roadside inspections occur 
  • Inspection Levels 
  • What to expect in an inspection 
  • Out-of-Service Criteria 

Duration: 8m 48s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Being able to both identify and address vehicle malfunctions is an essential aspect of safely operating a commercial vehicle. In this lesson, users will learn:

  • How to effectively use your senses
  • How to detect malfunctions early
  • How to communicate your findings
  • Malfunction reporting requirements
  • How to complete emergency starting procedures

Duration: 6m 49s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Commercial drivers must understand and adhere to the FMCSA regulations on log books. This lesson will teach drivers:

  • Duty status categories
  • How to record time and when to drive
  • Log retention requirements
  • Exceptions

Duration: 12m 55s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Nighttime is by far the most dangerous time to drive. Traffic fatality rates are 3X greater at night than during the day, according to the National Safety Council. This lesson reviews the hazards of night driving and preparations drivers need to make to stay safe during the twilight hours.

In this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Various night driving hazards and how to manage them
  • Effective pre-trip inspections to ensure lights and reflectors are working
  • Managing fatigue and drowsiness
  • Dealing with reduced visibility at night

Duration: 13m 53s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Pre and post trip inspections are essential to ensuring that commercial vehicles are both safe to operate and are compliance with FMCSA regulations. This unit will teach driver-trainees to conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections as specified in §§392.7 and 396.11 for all appropriate inspection locations, as well as enroute vehicle inspections.

Duration: 24m 13s
Pages: 28
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Preventative maintenance is very important to ensuring your vehicle is safe to drive and to maximizing the life-spans of your equipment. This less will teach drivers:

  • General maintenance techniques
  • Costs of not doing preventative maintenance
  • DVIRs
  • Inspecting relevant areas of the vehicle

Duration: 9m 50s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Railroad Highway Grade Crossings provides information for commercial drivers about dealing with various types of Railroad Grade Crossings. Drivers will learn about the different types of Grade Crossings and the unique challenges and dangers that a commercial driver may face when they encounter trains, tracks and road crossings.

Duration: 24m 23s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Having a vehicle in front of you suddenly stop in front of you, do you have enough time or space to stop? Rear-end collisions can be some of worse case scenario crashes, when a large commercial vehicle crashes into another vehicle. This lesson will look at managing the space in front of your vehicle and how to avoid Rear-end Collisions.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to measure and maintain your following distance
  • How to calculate stopping distance
  • How to safely use cruise control
  • Driving with reduced visibility
  • How to navigate intersections and passing other vehicles

Duration: 23m 26s
Pages: 23
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the issues associated with Road Rage and the actions of aggressive drivers.

Road Rage is increasing on our roads every year and drivers need to know how to deal with these challenging situations.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about what causes Road Rage and how to handle those situations safely. The lesson also addresses what a professional driver should do if they encounter Demonstrations or Protesters on the roadway.

Duration: 10m 17s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Roadside Inspections teaches commercial drivers about their responsibilities and what to expect regarding roadside inspections performed by commercial enforcement officers. In this lesson, drivers will learn: 

  • When/Where roadside inspections occur 
  • Inspection Levels 
  • How to prepare and what to expect for an inspection 
  • Post-inspection activities 
  • Out-of-Service Criteria 
  • CSA Impact

Duration: 25m 29s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the basics of safely driving a vehicle. This includes getting prepared before a journey, and additional tips for the safe operation of a vehicle under certain situations and conditions on the journey.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about the fundamentals of Safe Driving. Upon completion of this lesson, the driver will understand the importance of Safe Driving for preventing crashes and other risky behaviors when operating a vehicle, and how preparation and consistency are critical to road safety.

Duration: 13m 31s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

There are many misconceptions about seatbelt use. These myths often mislead drivers into forgetting or ignoring the importance of wearing their seatbelts. We know from vehicle crash data that the most deadly auto collisions occur within 25 miles of peoples homes and at speeds of 40 mph or less. Regardless of how far you have to travel or how good of a driver you are, buckling up is always important. This lesson covers the myths and the truths about seatbelts with a goal of clearing up misconceptions.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • The seven myths of seat belts
  • The truth about seat belt use
  • Developing personal, daily use of seatbelts

Duration: 4m 11s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Learning how to shift the gears of a large commercial vehicle can be a major challenge for many new drivers in the industry. This lesson teaches drivers: 

  • The basic components of a manual transmission 
  • Moving off from a dead stop 
  • Shifting gears down and up 
  • Downshifting on a grade or to reduce speed 

Duration: 14m 04s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Space Management means taking charge of the space around your vehicle and being responsible for what happens there. As a driver, you must be alert to what's happening in front of your vehicle, behind it, on the left and the right, but also above and below. All 6 sides are the space cushion around your vehicle. This lesson reviews the ways in space cushion is managed. We will look at a vehicles place in the flow of traffic, and how to safely move that truck through it. We'll also consider potential obstacles along the road and how to avoid colliding with them.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Creating a 6-sided space cushion around
  • MDT/vehicles Adjusting space for traffic and road conditions
  • How to calculate correct following distance
  • Managing blind spots
  • How to safely change lanes and merge
  • Dealing with tailgaters
  • Space issues in right and left turns
  • Hazards in intersections

Duration: 21m 23s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

The first rule of the road, the only rule that's posted wherever you go, is the speed limit. That's how important speed is to road safety. The safety of a driver and of the other people on the road with him or her, as well as pedestrians and bicyclists, depend on them driving at a pace that is right for the conditions of the road. Going the right speed could mean life or death when it comes to split-second decisions. This lesson covers the primary rules for how to judge the speed of your vehicle. We'll explore when its okay for you to drive faster, and when it would be best for you to go slow. We'll consider the penalties, and also the consequences for not keeping your speed in check.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Impact of speeding on ability to stop vehicle
  • Adjusting speed to match conditions
  • Total stopping distance
  • Dealing with changing road surface conditions
  • Driving on slippery roads, curves, and hills
  • Interpreting posted speed limits

Duration: 14m 22s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Driving in the summer months and on mountain can roads create their own unique set of challenges. In this lesson, drivers will learn the specific challenges to driving in the summer and when navigating mountain roads, including:

  • General mountain driving hazards and getting unstuck
  • Pre-trip considerations
  • Mountain conditions
  • Sharp ramps, curves and downgrades
  • Runaway ramps
  • Brakes and retarders

Duration: 20m 46s
Pages: 27
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Effective planning is an essential aspect of transporting goods. This lesson will teach drivers critical factors to consider when planning trips, including:

  • Trip planning tools and choosing your route
  • Calculating travel time and fuel consumption
  • Documentation
  • Vehicle licensing and permits
  • Taxes and state restrictions

Duration: 31m 13s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Professional drivers face many challenges every day. These challenges vary, from the size of the vehicle to the various road and weather conditions, which can take the easiest task and turn it into something a whole lot more stressful. Driving down a clear freeway, with little traffic, perfect weather conditions, and beautiful scenery is an ideal environment. Unfortunately, at some point we have to venture off the freeway and into a city; and everything changes. This lesson reviews the special challenges associated with urban driving in a medium duty truck.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Identifying urban hazards
  • Intersections and turns
  • Dealing with distracted motorists and pedestrians

Duration: 3m 08s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Lesson Description:


This lesson covers the process for inspecting a Medium Duty/Straight truck. These are Pre-trip, Post Trip and On-route inspections of the vehicle to identify any defects or safety issues that would prevent the vehicle from being safely operated on the road.


Objectives:


This lesson aims to teach a driver about the process of inspecting a Medium Duty/Straight Truck. This will include how to inspect all the external components of the vehicle and the in-cab tests that must be completed as part of any inspection. The lesson will also include information for recording the inspection and what to do in the event that defects are discovered.

Duration: 17m 27s
Pages: 17
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

To be aware of hazards we need to constantly assess the environment using visual search techniques. With traffic patterns changing, we need to have effective scanning patterns to take in information and act on it as needed. This lesson reviews how to maximize your visibility and prepare you to drive safely.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • How to adjust mirrors and use them properly
  • What visual lead time is for city streets, rural roads and highways
  • How to search and anticipate hazards at intersections
  • Managing blind spots
  • How to make safe lane changes and turns

Duration: 17m 03s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

A whistleblower is a slang term that refers to an employee in an industry or government that believes that something illegal, unsafe or unhealthy is going on around him or her. The law provides for whistleblower protection in various circumstances.

This lesson teaches drivers on:

  • The definition of whistleblower protection
  • What issues should be reported
  • Electronic log devices and harassment
  • Refusal to work
  • Steps to take if you see an imminent danger
  • How to file a complaint with your company or with OSHA

Duration: 12m 01s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Driving in winter conditions can significantly increase the chances of being involved in an accident, but there are many ways to help prepare yourself to stay safe. In this lesson, drivers will learn about:

  • Pre-trip inspections and preparing equipment
  • Tire chains
  • Cold weather engine preparation
  • Managing reduced traction and visibility

Duration: 27m 14s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty

Driving in winter conditions can significantly increase the chances of being involved in an accident, but there are many ways to help prepare yourself to stay safe. In this lesson, drivers will learn about:

  • Pre-trip inspections and preparing equipment
  • Cold weather engine preparation
  • Managing reduced traction and visibility

Duration: 11m 05s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

Defensive driving systems have been around since the 1950s and have changed very little, but road and driving conditions have changed a lot. ITI felt that it was time to take a new look at defensive driving and create a modern system to meet the needs of the modern driver.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is a belief based safety
  • 7 step acronym for the D.E.F.E.N.S.E system
  • How to combine these 7 steps into a complete defensive system
  • How to manage fatigue and distractions to protect yourself

Duration: 18m 47s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the D for Distractions. Drivers need to be able to make 100s of decisions every mile and any distractions will impact that decision making process.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage auditory distractions
  • How to manage manual distractions
  • How to manage cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to distracted drivers and pedestrians

Duration: 18m 53s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the E for Effective Communication. Communicating your intentions to other road users is a critical component of any defensive driving system. There are several ways to effectively communicate your intentions.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to clearly communicate your intentions and actions
  • How to interpret communication signals from others
  • How to anticipate actions/behaviors of others
  • Proper use of headlights, horn, emergency flashers and turn signals
  • Proper use of warning devices and signals on the roadway

Duration: 16m 47s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the third E for Essential Planning. Anytime you get behind the wheel of a large vehicle, you need to have a plan. You need to know where you are going, how are you going to get there and do you have enough fuel and hours to get there.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is essential planning
  • Trip Planning
  • Vehicle inspections and injury prevention
  • Driving strategies
  • Parking lots and customer locations

Duration: 7m 29s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the second letter E for Evaluating Space. As a professional driver, if you can maintain a space around your vehicle at all times, you are protecting yourself and your vehicle and will eliminate collisions.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Defining the space cushion around your vehicle
  • How to adjust to traffic
  • Changing lanes and merging
  • Turns, both left and right turns
  • Intersections and blind spots

Duration: 23m 55s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the F for Fatigue Management. Learning to understand when you are tired and the early symptoms of fatigue will help you know when to stop and take a break, before it begins to affect your defensive driving capability.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is fatigue and how it impacts your performance
  • How to identify the early signs of fatigue
  • How to manage fatigue
  • Introduction to the Federal Regulations around fatigue
  • How to use sleep cycles to their best effect

Duration: 11m 35s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the N for Navigating Hazards.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to deal with changing road conditions
  • How to deal with other road users
  • Dealing with distracted and impaired drivers
  • Sharing the road and dealing with other road users
  • How to handle obstructions and parked vehicles

Duration: 22m 21s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Medium Duty PRO-DEFENSE Medium Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the S for Speed Management. Speed is most often the factor in many collisions. Being able to manage your speed for all conditions will allow you the time and space to avoid a collision.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Speed management
  • Aggressive drivers
  • Adjusting your speed for the conditions
  • Traction and poor road conditions
  • Hills and curves

Duration: 14m 19s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

If your workplace stores, handles or moves Ammonia, there are certain safety protocols that must be followed for everyones safety.

In this lesson, the employee will learn:

  • Ammonia Awareness
  • Ammonia storage and transfer
  • Ammonia Hazards
  • Reporting and evacuation procedures

Duration: 7m 50s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Back injuries are one of the most common workplace related injuries. This lesson covers the various causes and prevention techniques of back related injuries associated with improper lifting or carrying of cargo, and working around equipment. 

In this lesson, the users will learn: 

  • General techniques to protect your back
  • General tips and exercises 
  • Lifting and lowering techniques 
  • Pulling and pushing techniques 
  • Unloading techniques 
  • Sitting posture for driving

Duration: 10m 18s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Knowing how to deal with bloodborne pathogens in the workplace will protect employees from Hepatitis B and HIV. These procedures are part of the OSHA bloodborne pathogen standard.

After viewing this lesson, the employee will learn:

  • Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
  • What is a Bloodborne Pathogen
  • How to protect yourself
  • Using the correct PPE
  • Spill clean up

Duration: 15m 22s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

A Box Cutter, when used correctly can be an effective tool. It can also be a dangerous tool if used improperly. In this lesson we will cover the safe practices to follow while safely using a box cutter.

After viewing this lesson, the user will learn:

  • Use of Box Cutter
  • Selecting the correct tool
  • Use of proper PPE
  • Holding the tool
  • How to stabilize the material 

Duration: 8m 03s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: No

OSHA

Every workplace must have an Emergency Response Plan. These plans inform the employees what to do in the event of an emergency.

In this lesson, the employee will learn:

  • Your role as an employee
  • Fire emergency
  • First Aid
  • Spill response
  • Bomb threats and terrorist acts

Duration: 9m 34s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Did you know that fire is the 3rd leading cause of accidental death in the United States? More than 150 workplace fires happen every day. Fires can take lives, destroy property, and put a facility out of business for a long time. This lesson highlights important information about fire prevention and extinguisher use that should be followed to minimize the potential for fires in your facility or on your vehicle.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • What a fire needs
  • Types of fires
  • Types of Fire Extinguishers
  • Using a fire extinguisher (i.e. P. A. S. S.)
  • Truck fires including cargo and fuel fires
  • Potential Hazards and Prevention

Duration: 12m 02s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

This lesson looks at the design and function of the forklift- the power plant, controls, and pre-use inspections as well as forklift characteristics; such as capacity, stability, and visibility.

Duration: 16m 04s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Forklift operation is a serious responsibility you need to know how to keep yourself and those around you safe. In this lesson we will take a look at some different operating conditions and load stability in those conditions. We will also cover the rules for loading and unloading product and how to stack loads safely. Finally we will take a look at hazardous locations, activities and environments when operating a forklift.

Duration: 18m 40s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Using and operating a forklift or other PITs will require that the operator know how to safely change a propane tank or replace a battery. This lesson will cover the safe practice for replacing both propane tanks and batteries.

After viewing this lesson, the operator will learn:

  • Propane basics Replacing propane tanks
  • Facts about electrical batteries
  • How a battery works
  • Battery charging
  • Battery replacement

Duration: 13m 44s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Lesson Description:

This lesson provides an introduction to the HAZCOM standards and what employees need to know to protect themselves while at the workplace.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach the learner about the basics of the HAZCOM standards. It covers the importance of receiving OSHA training that meets the Hazcom Standards, and how those standards communicate hazards in the workplace.

Duration: 4m 46s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Moving boxes and cargo can be hard work, but using a hand truck can make the process easier. The safe and efficient use of a hand truck is vital to prevent injuries and damage to the cargo.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Hand truck inspection
  • Delivery routes
  • Safe hand truck loading
  • Speciality hand trucks
  • Tips and techniques

Duration: 5m 56s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

During summer, heat-related illnesses cab be big danger in the workplace. A heat-related illness happens when your body is not able to cool itself and so it overheats. It's the same thing that happens to an engine when it can't get cool. Just like that engine, if you overheat, you can break down. Exposure to heat can cause illness, injury, disability, and even death. This lesson review causes of heat-related illnesses, types of heat-related illnesses and prevention techniques.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Causes of heat-related illness
  • Effect of medications
  • Types of heat-related illnesses
  • Severe heat injury
  • Prevention of heat-related illness

Duration: 9m 25s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Using a ladder may seem straightforward, but every year thousands of workers are injured while using a ladder. This lesson covers the safe use and operation on several ladder types.

In this lesson, the employee will learn:

  • Ladder material
  • Types of ladders
  • Ladder inspection
  • Ladder length and setup
  • Safe climbing tips

Duration: 8m 49s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: No

OSHA

Pallet Jacks are a useful tool, but can be dangerous if you do not know how to safely operate them. The safe operation of pallet jacks will protect the user and anyone else who might be in vicinity. In this lesson we will go over the safe operation of pallet jacks and watch outs when operating in confined spaces.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What to inspect, prior to use
  • How to safely operate a pallet jack
  • How to charge and safely work around batteries
  • Traveling with a load
  • How to load and operate in a trailer

Duration: 9m 51s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

To protect you from danger to your eyes, face, head, feet, and hands companies develop standards for using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The use of this equipment is often required as a condition of employment. This lesson on Personal Protective Equipment will cover potential hazards at most locations which call for the use of PPE and review regulatory requirements for use of PPE.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Ways to use
  • PPE effectively to prevent injuries
  • Personal responsibility in using PPE
  • PPE for professional drivers

Duration: 7m 24s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

There are many hazards to working in the transportation industry and one of the most common injuries to drivers is when they are loading and lifting cargo. Safe lifting is a basic technique that is often overlooked, which leads to injuries. In this lesson we will look at the mechanics of safe lifting and injury prevention.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Why it is important to lift safely
  • What are the 4 steps to safe lifting
  • How to prepare to lift, stretching and warm up
  • How to clear a path
  • When to get help with lifting

Duration: 11m 33s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Pallet Jacks are a useful tool, but can be dangerous if you do not know how to safely operate them. The safe operation of pallet jacks will protect the user and anyone else who might be in vicinity. In this lesson we will go over the safe operation of pallet jacks and watch outs when operating in confined spaces.

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What to inspect, prior to use
  • How to safely operate a pallet jack
  • How to move heavy loads
  • Traveling with a load
  • How to load and operate in a trailer

Duration: 15m 46s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Lesson Description:

 

There are two main types of trailer doors, barn doors and roll up doors, and both have the potential to cause injuries. This lesson will explain the safe operation of both types of trailer doors.

 

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

 

What to inspect, prior to using the doors

What are the types of trailer doors

Safe operation of Roll-up and Barn doors

Safe exit and entry of a trailer

Injury prevention tip

Duration: 18m 37s
Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Slips and trips may not seem to be a big deal, but they are. They not only make up the majority of work-related injuries, but also account for 15% of all accidental deaths each year, the second leading cause behind motor vehicle collisions.

After viewing this lesson, you will learn:

  • The types of falls that can occur
  • How to identify if a slip, trip, or fall may occur
  • How to walk defensively
  • How to use three points of contact

Duration: 10m 30s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Working around commercial vehicles, or in a warehouse setting, involves many potentially harmful situations. In this lesson, we review the 5 steps to preventing injuries while lifting items or walking and carrying items in the workplace.

Duration: 9m 54s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

OSHA

Working in a warehouse or a loading dock has the potential for risks. Forklifts, powered pallet jacks, lift equipment and ladders are just some of the hazards associated with the workplace. In this lesson we take a look at the risks and how you can protect yourself while at your workplace.

After viewing this lesson, the employee will learn:

  • How to safely navigate your workplace
  • How to avoid hazards by using situational awareness
  • How to avoid slips, trips and falls
  • Be aware of changing weather conditions
  • How to keep an eye out for hazards

Duration: 9m 46s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit will introduce driver-trainees to the combination vehicle driver training curriculum and the components of a combination vehicle. Students will learn the safety fundamentals, essential regulatory requirements (e.g., overview of FMCSRs and Hazardous Materials Regulations), and driver-trainees’ responsibilities not directly related to CMV driving, such as proper cargo securement. This unit will also cover the ramifications, including driver disqualification provisions and fines, for non-compliance with parts 380, 382, 383, and 390 through 399 of the FMCSRs. This unit will include an overview of the applicability of State and local laws relating to the safe operation of the CMV, stopping at weigh stations/scales, hazard awareness of vehicle size and weight limitations, low clearance areas (e.g., CMV height restrictions), and bridge formulas.

Duration: 4m 43s
Pages: 6
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the introduction to the combination vehicle driver training curriculum and the components of a combination vehicle.

Pages: 6
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit will introduce driver-trainees to vehicle instruments, controls, and safety components. Driver-trainees will learn to read gauges and instruments correctly and learn the proper use of vehicle safety components, including safety belts and mirrors. Driver-trainees will learn to identify, locate, and explain the function of each of the primary and secondary controls including those required for steering, accelerating, shifting, braking systems (e.g., ABS, hydraulic, air), as applicable, and parking.

Duration: 30m 00s
Pages: 51
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the introduction to vehicle instruments, controls, and safety components.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit will teach driver-trainees to conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections as specified in §§392.7 and 396.11, including appropriate inspection locations. This unit will also provide information on enroute vehicle inspections.

Duration: 37m 37s
Pages: 34
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review on how to conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections as specified in §§392.7 and 396.11, including appropriate inspection locations.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit will introduce basic vehicular control and handling as it applies to combination vehicles. This unit will address basic combination vehicle controls in areas such as executing sharp left and right turns, centering the vehicle, maneuvering in restricted areas, and entering and exiting the interstate or controlled access highway.

Duration: 29m 26s
Pages: 33
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit will provides driver-trainees with a review of basic vehicular control and handling as it applies to combination vehicles.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review on how to properly operate a manual transmission, including shifting and downshifting.

Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit teaches driver-trainees how to properly operate a manual transmission, including shifting and downshifting.

Duration: 13m 48s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees to back and dock the combination vehicle safely. This unit will cover “Get Out and Look” (GOAL), evaluation of backing/loading facilities, knowledge of backing set ups, as well as instruction in how to back with the use of spotters

Duration: 23m 39s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review on how to back and dock the combination vehicle safely.

Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees on developing the skills necessary to conduct the procedures for safe coupling and uncoupling of combination vehicle units, as applicable.

Duration: 14m 29s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of developing the skills necessary to conduct the procedures for safe coupling and uncoupling of combination vehicle units, as applicable.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review on how to visually search the road for potential hazards and critical objects, including instruction on recognizing distracted pedestrians or distracted drivers.

Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees to visually search the road for potential hazards and critical objects, including instruction on recognizing distracted pedestrians or distracted drivers.

Duration: 17m 11s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees on how to communicate their intentions to other road users. Driver-trainees will be instructed in techniques for different types of communication on the road, including proper use of headlights, turn signals, four-way flashers, and horns. This unit covers instruction in proper utilization of eye contact techniques with other drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

Duration: 17m 12s
Pages: 25
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review on how to communicate their intentions to other road users.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees on the FMCSRs related to distracted driving and other key driver distraction driving issues, including improper cell phone use, texting, and use of in-cab technology (e.g., §§392.80 and 392.82). This instruction will include training in the following aspects: visual attention (keeping eyes on the road); manual control (keeping hands on the wheel); and cognitive awareness (keeping mind on the task and safe operation of the CMV).

Duration: 18m 28s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the FMCSRs related to distracted driving and other key driver distraction driving issues, including improper cell phone use, texting, and use of in-cab technology (e.g., §§392.80 and 392.82).

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the instruction materials on how to manage speed effectively in response to various road, weather, and traffic conditions.

Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees how to manage speed effectively in response to various road, weather, and traffic conditions. The instruction will include methods for calibrating safe following distances taking into account CMV braking distances under an array of conditions including traffic, weather, and CMV weight and length.

Duration: 14m 23s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the importance of managing the space surrounding the vehicle under various traffic and road conditions.

Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees about the importance of managing the space surrounding the vehicle under various traffic and road conditions.

Duration: 24m 02s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees in the factors affecting the safe operation of CMVs at night and in darkness. Additionally, driver-trainees will be instructed in changes in vision, communications, speed space management, and proper use of lights, as needed, to deal with the special problems night driving presents.

Duration: 11m 28s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the factors affecting the safe operation of CMVs at night and in darkness.

Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees about the specific problems presented by extreme driving conditions. This lesson emphasizes the factors affecting the operation of CMVs in cold, hot, and inclement weather and on steep grades and sharp curves. This lesson also teaches proper tire chaining procedures.

Duration: 52m 45s
Pages: 63
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the specific problems presented by extreme driving conditions.

Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This lesson will teach driver-trainees to recognize potential hazards in the driving environment in order to reduce the severity of the hazard and neutralize possible emergency situations. Driver-trainees will be taught to identify road conditions and other road users that are a potential threat to the safety of the combination vehicle and how to make appropriate adjustments. Additionally, this lesson will emphasize hazard recognition, visual search, adequate surveillance, and response to possible emergency-producing situations encountered by CMV drivers in various traffic situations. Finally, this lesson will teach driver-trainees to recognize potential dangers and the safety procedures that must be utilized while driving in construction/work zones.

Duration: 37m 47s
Pages: 43
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This lesson provides driver-trainees with a review on how to recognize potential hazards in the driving environment in order to reduce the severity of the hazard and neutralize possible emergency situations.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides a review on the causes of skidding and jackknifing and techniques for avoiding and recovering from them.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides instruction on the causes of skidding and jackknifing and techniques for avoiding and recovering from them. This lesson will teach the importance of maintaining directional control and bringing the CMV to a stop in the shortest possible distance while operating over a slippery surface. This lesson will provide instruction in appropriate responses when faced with CMV emergencies. This lesson will cover evasive steering, emergency braking, and off-road recovery, as well as the proper response to brake failures, tire blowouts, hydroplaning, and rollovers. Finally, the lesson will include a review of unsafe acts and the role the acts play in producing or worsening hazardous situations.

Duration: 51m 42s
Pages: 58
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees to recognize potential dangers and the appropriate safety procedures to utilize at railroad (RR)-highway grade crossings. This lesson will include an overview of various Federal/State RR grade crossing regulations, RR grade crossing environments, obstructed view conditions, clearance around the tracks, and rail signs and signals. The lesson will also instruct driver-trainees that railroads have personnel available (“Emergency Notification Systems”) to receive notification of any information relating to an unsafe condition at the RR-highway grade crossing or a disabled vehicle or other obstruction blocking a railroad track at the RR-highway grade crossing.

Duration: 23m 42s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of how to recognize potential dangers and the appropriate safety procedures to utilize at railroad (RR)-highway grade crossings.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees to identify major combination vehicle systems. The goal is to explain their function and how to check all key vehicle systems, (e.g., engine, engine exhaust auxiliary systems, brakes, drive train, coupling systems, and suspension) to ensure their safe operation. Driver-trainees will be provided with a detailed description of each system, its importance to safe and efficient operation, and what is needed to keep the system in good operating condition.

Duration: 6m 48s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of identifing major combination vehicle systems. The goal is to explain their function and how to check all key vehicle systems, (e.g., engine, engine exhaust auxiliary systems, brakes, drive train, coupling systems, and suspension) to ensure their safe operation.

Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review on what to expect during a standard roadside inspection conducted by authorized personnel.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees on what to expect during a standard roadside inspection conducted by authorized personnel. This lesson will cover which vehicle and driver violations are classified as out-of-service (OOS), including the ramifications and penalties for operating a CMV when subject to an OOS order as defined in section 390.5.

Duration: 28m 23s
Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit will introduce driver-trainees to the basic servicing and checking procedures for various engine and vehicle components and to help develop their ability to perform preventive maintenance and simple emergency repairs.

Duration: 14m 08s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review on the basic servicing and checking procedures for various engine and vehicle components and to help develop their ability to perform preventive maintenance and simple emergency repairs.

Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs on the basic theory of cargo weight distribution, cargo securement on the vehicle, cargo covering, and techniques for safe and efficient loading/unloading. The lesson will teach driver-trainees the basic cargo security/cargo theft prevention procedures. The lesson will also instruct driver-trainees on the basic information regarding the proper handling and documentation of HM cargo.

Duration: 50m 39s
Pages: 63
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the basic theory of cargo weight distribution, cargo securement on the vehicle, cargo covering, and techniques for safe and efficient loading/unloading.

Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees to recognize environmental hazards and issues related to the CMV and load, and also make the driver-trainee aware that city, county, State, and Federal requirements may apply to such circumstances.

Duration: 11m 06s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with review of how to recognize environmental hazards and issues related to the CMV and load, and also make the driver-trainee aware that city, county, State, and Federal requirements may apply to such circumstances.

Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees to understand that there are different hours-of-service (HOS) requirements applicable to different industries. This lesson will teach driver-trainees all applicable HOS regulatory requirements. Additionally, this lesson will teach driver-trainees to complete a Driver's Daily Log (electronic and paper), timesheet, and logbook recap, as appropriate. Finally, this lesson will cover the consequences (safety, legal, and personal) of violating the HOS regulations, including the fines and penalties imposed for these types of violations.

Duration: 42m 09s
Pages: 34
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of how to understand the different hours-of-service (HOS) requirements applicable to different industries.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees about the issues and consequences of chronic and acute driver fatigue and the importance of staying alert. This lesson will teach driver-trainees wellness and basic health maintenance information that affect a driver's ability to safely operate a CMV.

Duration: 44m 19s
Pages: 50
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the issues and consequences of chronic and acute driver fatigue and the importance of staying alert.

Pages: 21
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees on appropriate post-crash procedures, including the requirement that the driver, if possible, assess his or her physical condition immediately after the crash and notify authorities or assign the task to other individuals at the crash scene. This lesson will teach driver-trainees how to protect the area; obtain emergency medical assistance; move on-road vehicles off the road in minor crashes so as to avoid subsequent crashes or injuries; engage flashers; place reflective triangles and other warning devices for stopped vehicles; and properly use a fire extinguisher, if necessary. This lesson will also instruct driver-trainees on post-crash testing requirements related to controlled substances and alcohol.

Duration: 21m 18s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the appropriate post-crash procedures, including the requirement that the driver, if possible, assess his or her physical condition immediately after the crash and notify authorities or assign the task to other individuals at the crash scene.

Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees the value of effective interpersonal communication techniques/skills to interact with enforcement officials. Driver-trainees will learn the specifics of the roadside vehicle inspection process, and what to expect during this activity. Driver-trainees who are not English speakers will be instructed in FMCSA English language proficiency requirements. Finally, this lesson will teach driver-trainees about the impact that violating Federal and state regulations has on their driving records and their employing motor carrier's records.

Duration: 12m 25s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the value of effective interpersonal communication techniques/skills to interact with enforcement officials.

Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the right of an employee to question the safety practices of an employer without incurring the risk of losing a job or being subject to reprisals simply for stating a safety concern.

Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees about the right of an employee to question the safety practices of an employer without incurring the risk of losing a job or being subject to reprisals simply for stating a safety concern. Driver-trainees will be instrcted in the whistleblower protection regulations in 29 CFR part 1978. Finally, driver-trainees will learn about the procedures for reporting to FMCSA incidents of coercion from motor carriers, shippers, receivers, or transportation intermediaries.

Duration: 11m 51s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the importance of and requirements for planning routes and trips.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides instruction on the importance of and requirements for planning routes and trips. This lesson will address planning the safest route, planning for rest stops, heavy traffic areas, railroad-highway grade crossing safe clearance and ground clearance (i.e., “high center”), the importance of Federal and State requirements on the need for permits, and vehicle size and weight limitations. Driver-trainees will learn how to identify restricted routes, the pros and cons of Global Positioning System (GPS)/trip routing software, and the importance of selecting fuel-efficient routes.

Duration: 30m 20s
Pages: 30
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees about the rules applicable to controlled substances (including prescription drugs) and alcohol use and testing related to the operation of a CMV.

Duration: 11m 18s
Pages: 15
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the rules applicable to controlled substances (including prescription drugs) and alcohol use and testing related to the operation of a CMV.

Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

Pages: 2
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: No

ELDT Class A

This unit instructs driver-trainees on the Federal rules on medical certification, medical examination procedures, general qualifications, responsibilities, and disqualifications based on various offenses, orders, and loss of driving privileges (49 CFR part 391, subparts B and E).

Duration: 20m 49s
Pages: 27
Closed captioning languages: English
Mobile availability: Yes

ELDT Class A

This unit provides driver-trainees with a review of the Federal rules on medical certification, medical examination procedures, general qualifications, responsibilities, and disqualifications based on various offenses, orders, and loss of driving privileges (49 CFR part 391, subparts B and E).

Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

Defensive driving systems have been around since the 1950s and have changed very little, but road and driving conditions have changed a lot. ITI felt that it was time to take a new look at defensive driving and create a modern system to meet the needs of the modern driver.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is a belief based safety
  • 7 step acronym for the D.E.F.E.N.S.E system
  • How to combine these 7 steps into a complete defensive system
  • How to manage fatigue and distractions to protect yourself

Duration: 18m 27s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the D for Distractions. Drivers need to be able to make 100s of decisions every mile and any distractions will impact that decision making process.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage auditory distractions
  • How to manage manual distractions
  • How to manage cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to distracted drivers and pedestrians

Duration: 18m 59s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the 'E' for Effective Communication. Communicating your intentions to other road users is a critical component of any defensive driving system. There are several ways to effectively communicate your intentions.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to clearly communicate your intentions and actions
  • How to interpret communication signals from others
  • How to anticipate actions/behaviors of others
  • Proper use of headlights, horn, emergency flashers and turn signals
  • Proper use of warning devices and signals on the roadway

Duration: 17m 53s
Pages: 25
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the third E for Essential Planning. Anytime you get behind the wheel of a large vehicle, you need to have a plan. You need to know where you are going, how are you going to get there and do you have enough fuel and hours to get there.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is essential planning
  • Trip Planning
  • Vehicle inspections and injury prevention
  • Driving strategies
  • Parking lots and customer locations

Duration: 7m 31s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the second letter E for Evaluating Space. As a professional driver, if you can maintain a space around your vehicle at all times, you are protecting yourself and your vehicle and will eliminate collisions.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Defining the space cushion around your vehicle
  • How to adjust to traffic
  • Changing lanes and merging
  • Turns, both left and right turns
  • Intersections and blind spots

Duration: 23m 55s
Pages: 22
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the F for Fatigue Management. Learning to understand when you are tired and the early symptoms of fatigue will help you know when to stop and take a break, before it begins to affect your defensive driving capability.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • What is fatigue and how it impacts your performance
  • How to identify the early signs of fatigue
  • How to manage fatigue Introduction to the
  • Federal Regulations around fatigue
  • How to use sleep cycles to their best effect

Duration: 11m 38s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the N for Navigating Hazards.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • How to deal with changing road conditions
  • How to deal with other road users
  • Dealing with distracted and impaired drivers
  • Sharing the road and dealing with other road users
  • How to handle obstructions and parked vehicles

Duration: 22m 24s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Heavy Duty Heavy Duty

The Pro-DEFENSE system is made up of 7 steps, that when combined create a complete defensive driving system to protect the driver like a suit of armour. In this lesson we take a look at the S for Speed Management. Speed is most often the factor in many collisions. Being able to manage your speed for all conditions will allow you the time and space to avoid a collision.

In this lesson, the driver will learn:

  • Speed management
  • Aggressive drivers
  • Adjusting your speed for the conditions
  • Traction and poor road conditions
  • Hills and curves

Duration: 14m 27s
Pages: 13
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

To introduce the learner to the PRO-DEFENSE system for defensive driving. This lesson focuses on the challenges faced by automobile drivers and how implementing this program will help reduce collisions and improve their defensive driving skills.

Objectives: 

This lesson will introduce the driver to the 7 principles of the PRO-DEFENSE system. At the end of this lesson, the drive will have an understanding of the 7 principles of defensive driving and how each area works with the other 6 to complete a comprehensive program that will help to keep them safe while operating an automobile.

Duration: 19m 00s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers distractions for automobile drivers. As part of the Pro-DEFENSE program, we take a look at how distractions can impact a driver’s performance and review steps to prevent the different types of distractions.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about the four different types of distractions while driving. The lesson will also offer suggestions on how they avoid these distractions and focus on using the Pro-DEFENSE program of defensive driving.

 

Duration: 8m 05s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers distractions for automobile drivers. As part of the Pro-DEFENSE program, we take a look at how the use of Effective Communication and its importance in defensive driving

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about the importance of communication between road users and how this communication is a vital component when using the Pro-DEFENSE program of defensive driving in various situations.

Duration: 11m 33s
Pages: 16
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

Good defensive driving should always include a having plan. As part of the PRO-DEFENSE program, having and executing a plan is critical to the safe operation of a vehicle. Without a plan, you will not be prepared for the many situations that you may face while on the road.

Objectives: 

In this lesson, the driver will learn about the importance of having a plan before getting behind the wheel of their vehicle. We will look at many situations that a driver may face on each journey and how they can plan to deal with those situations by using some Essential Planning. Once they have completed this lesson they will be better able to avoid many of the hazards on the road by being properly prepared before they begin their journey.

Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers evaluating space for automobile drivers. As part of the Pro-DEFENSE program, we take a look at how evaluating space can impact a driver’s performance and review steps to manage the space around their vehicle.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver how to manage the space around their vehicle. The lesson will teach the driver about the six different areas of space that they need to manage while using the Pro-DEFENSE program of defensive driving.

Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

In this PRO-DEFENSE lesson, we examine the causes of fatigue and how to recognize its early signs. We demonstrate the impact of driving while fatigued, and also cover strategies to manage and combat fatigue and become a safer, more efficient driver.

Objectives: 

After viewing this lesson, the driver will learn:

What fatigue is, and how it impacts performance

How to identify the early signs of fatigue

How to manage fatigue

How best to use sleep cycles

Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers Navigating Hazards for automobile drivers. As part of the Pro-DEFENSE program, we learn how hazards can impact a driver’s performance, and we review steps to identify and avoid the different types of hazards.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach drivers about the three different types of driving hazards. It also offers suggestions for avoiding these hazards and focuses on using the Pro-DEFENSE program of defensive driving.

Duration: 4m 43s
Pages: 24
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

PRO-DEFENSE Sedan Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers speed management for automobile drivers. As part of the Pro-DEFENSE program, we take a look at how speed impacts safety and review steps to determining and keeping safe speeds.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver how to manage speed while driving. The lesson will also offer suggestions on how to adjust speed for several different conditions that affect the road, focusing on using the Pro-DEFENSE program of defensive driving.

Duration: 10m 34s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: English, Spanish
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Multitasking seems to be the norm. But it is not at all safe to do while driving. All drivers need to have their full, undivided attention on the road in front of them. Not being fully aware of the surroundings can easily get a driver into trouble. This lesson reviews the major distractions encountered while driving. The goal is that drivers recognize the hazard that distracted driving brings and reduce the chance of unsafe driving.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Type of distractions (manual, auditory, visual, cognitive)
  • Cell phone use
  • New delivery sites and need to be fully aware
  • Distracted driving prevention tips
  • Dealing with other distracted drivers and pedestrians

Duration: 18m 53s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Does this sound familiar? You're backing up and suddenly there's this terrible sound. Yep, you hit something, something that was there before you started turning or backing. It's what we're calling a fixed object. While these collisions aren't usually very costly they can be in lost time and they are completely preventable. This lesson discusses how to avoid what may just be the most common type of collision you can get into.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Use of mirrors to see all hazards
  • How to back safely
  • Site specific (i.e. parking lot) hazards
  • Operating at new locations

Duration: 13m 14s
Pages: 14
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Whether in the city or on the highway, rear-end collisions are a dangerous and unfortunately common occurrence. More often than not, however, these collisions can be prevented. Alertness, speed, and space all play a factor. When you maintain these properly, you cut the chance of a collision down significantly. This lesson covers how to prevent rear-end collisions. We'll help you calculate proper following distance, guide you through timing and approach for high-risk areas, and give you tips for staying alert and aware behind the wheel.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • How to create a space cushion
  • The importance of perception, reaction and braking time
  • How to manage limited visibility
  • Timing intersection light changes
  • How to avoid slow speed rear end collisions

Duration: 8m 38s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

You could be the safest driver you know. The problem is, youre sharing the road with drivers of mixed abilities and who are often distracted. To stay safe, drivers must always assume that other drivers will make mistakes. Drivers must always be searching the highway to see what's coming and know that the way is clear. This lesson will cover several key hazard areas and ways for drivers to stay aware of what is going on around their vehicles.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • What defensive driving means
  • The importance of situational awareness
  • The skills of space management
  • The skills of space management
  • How to use an effective scanning pattern
  • Awareness of environmental factors that impact changes in speed and space management
  • How to communicate intentions to others (motorists and pedestrians)
  • Maintaining a professional attitude while driving

Duration: 11m 30s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration distractions and inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle crashes. That's more than 1.5 million collisions a year - more than 4,300 crashes each day. This lesson identifies the most common distractions so drivers will be better equipped to recognize and therefore prevent them from causing unsafe driving behavior. While we may not be able to eliminate all distractions, controlling our response to them can shorten the time of the distraction as well as its impact on our safety and the safety of others.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • The four types of driving distractions
  • Laws concerning distracted driving
  • How to manage visual distractions
  • How to manage manual and physical distractions
  • How to manage mental and cognitive distractions
  • Reacting to other distracted drivers

Duration: 20m 13s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Having an awareness of how drugs and alcohol can impact your ability to safety operate your vehicle. This lesson covers the different types of driving hazards associated with driving under the influence. 

Duration: 4m 05s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

This lesson covers the steps that drivers should follow in event that they are involved in an accident, including: reporting the accident, contacting emergency services, and documenting the accident with photographs and information regarding all parties involved.

Duration: 6m 05s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description: 
This lesson covers distractions for automobile drivers. These distractions focus on cell phone use while driving. The lesson also addresses many other distractions that can cause crashes and how to eliminate these distractions while driving. 
 
Objectives:  
This lesson aims to teach a driver about different types of distractions while driving. The lesson will also offer suggestions on how they avoid these distractions and focus on operating an automobile safely. 

Duration: 4m 35s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the many hazards associated with driving through construction zones. In a construction zone, drivers may encounter workers and equipment in or near the roadway and must stay focused to avoid collisions.


Objectives:

This lesson aims to teach a driver to safely navigate construction zones. Upon completion, the driver should understand the dangers associated with construction zones and how to manage those dangers as a professional driver.

Duration: 4m 57s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the many hazards associated with driving through construction zones. Construction zones also have workers and equipment that are near vehicles on the roadway that require additional focus from all road users.


Objectives:

This lesson aims to teach a driver to safely navigate construction zones. Upon completion the driver should understand the dangers associated with construction zones and how to manage those dangers.

Duration: 5m 17s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description:

This incident-based lesson covers a review of how to navigate intersections. Intersections can be challenging for drivers and this lesson offers information on how to handle these situations.

Objectives:

This lesson aims to provide drivers with a review of how to navigate intersections and the associated hazards. The lesson also offers tips and advice on how to avoid collisions while negotiating intersections.

Duration: 5m 00s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Incident-Based Training (IBT) Lessons provide targeted training following a respective incident. This lesson teaches drivers how to safely make lane changes, merge with traffic, and avoid collisions while executing these maneuvers.

Duration: 7m 36s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Littering while operating a vehicle negatively affects the environment and exposes yourself to fines and penalties. This lesson covers the different types of littering, their respective risks and the penalties that can be imposed on vehicle drivers. 

Duration: 6m 45s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Duration: 4m 42s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Duration: 5m 05s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Drivers are required to ensure that they are well-prepared, and their vehicle is safe to operate before heading out on any journey. This lesson teaches drivers how to inspect and prepare their vehicle before beginning a journey, including checking the vital vehicle components and ensuring all required documentation is on hand.

Duration: 10m 27s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description:
Incident-Based Training (IBT) Lessons provide specific information for dealing with railroad crossings. This lesson covers the hazards associated with approaching, crossing and clearing railroad crossings.

Objectives:
This lesson aims to teach a driver how to safely navigate railroad crossings of various types and the associated hazards that can be found at railroad crossings.

Duration: 5m 02s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Duration: 4m 27s
Pages: 7
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

School Zone Safety teaches drivers what to look for and how to operate safely within school zones. Drivers will learn about: warning signs and lights, increased pedestrian traffic, speed restrictions and how to properly deal with school buses and their passengers.

Duration: 6m 13s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Speed management means more than just adhering to the speed limit. This lesson teaches sedan drivers how to effectively manage their speed in various conditions to prevent collisions and make the road safer for everyone.

Duration: 6m 11s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Collisions between vehicles and wildlife can be costly and dangerous. Knowing how to deal with these situations makes everyone a safer driver and reduces the chances of serious harm. This lesson covers several different ways for sedan drivers to protect themselves and their vehicle from collisions with wildlife regardless of the time of day

Duration: 4m 07s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Duration: 4m 23s
Pages: 8
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Any time you are sharing the road with other vehicles, the chance of an accident increases, especially when they're moving in a different direction than you. Lane changes, merging, and intersections are particularly hazardous. Drivers suddenly changing lanes or crossing intersections may not pay attention to traffic from all directions, only focusing on where they are going. This lesson gives you the preventative measures to avoid collisions in some of the most hazardous maneuvers you will make on the road.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Communicating with other motorists
  • How to change lanes safely
  • Hazards at intersections
  • Timing lights at intersections

Duration: 7m 37s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers driving at night for automobile drivers. The lesson will focus on the challenges of driving an automobile at night and how to manage those challenges.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach automobile drivers about the different types of situations that they may encounter while driving at night and how to handle those situations.

Duration: 10m 10s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers driving an automobile in heavy traffic. The lesson also covers the importance of communication with other vehicles, especially in heavy traffic situations.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach an automobile driver about driving in heavy traffic situations and the importance of proper communication. This is especially important when making any directional changes while in heavy traffic situations.

Duration: 16m 59s
Pages: 18
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Parking lots can be just as dangerous as the open road. They account for as many as one in five crash claims. Busy lots include distracted drivers and pedestrians. This makes it important to be on the alert when entering and leaving parking lots. The following lesson covers factors to consider when maneuvering in a parking lot, including what to watch out for in terms of other drivers, pedestrians, safety precautions, and general 'rules of the road.'

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Parking lots hazards
  • How to watch out for other drivers and pedestrians
  • Assessing delivery and drop off areas
  • Adjusting speed and space for congested areas

Duration: 7m 15s
Pages: 10
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

There are many misconceptions about seatbelt use. These myths often mislead drivers into forgetting or ignoring the importance of wearing their seatbelts. We know from vehicle crash data that the most deadly auto collisions occur within 25 miles of peoples homes and at speeds of 40 mph or less. Regardless of how far you have to travel or how good of a driver you are, buckling up is always important. This lesson covers the myths and the truths about seatbelts with a goal of clearing up misconceptions.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • The seven myths of seat belts
  • The truth about seat belt use
  • Developing personal, daily use of seatbelts

Duration: 4m 46s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Duration: 6m 01s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Have you ever been driving along as seen a roadside warning sign saying SNOW ZONE, CHAINS REQUIRED or a flashing overhead sign saying CHAINS REQUIRED 10 MILES AHEAD, EXPECT DELAYS. Would you know what to do? This lesson focuses on how to put chains on your vehicle to keep you moving.

After viewing this lesson, a driver will learn:

  • Tire chains for light truck/automobiles
  • Chain selection, layout, installation and removal

Duration: 3m 27s
Pages: 9
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

This lesson provides information for drivers on some of the hazards that they may encounter while driving their vehicle in urban settings. City driving provides many unique challenges for drivers and they must learn how to deal with them. These challenges include pedestrians, cyclists and other vehicles all trying to share the busy streets and intersections that are found in most cities. 

Duration: 9m 36s
Pages: 12
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Sedan

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers winter driving and hazards associated with driving an automobile. How to deal with multiple winter conditions and prepare your vehicle for winter driving. 

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about some of the conditions that they may encounter while driving and how to prevent injuries when out of the vehicle. Also how to prepare themselves and their vehicle to drive in winter conditions.

Duration: 20m 51s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Tanker

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers the dangers of working and operating in confined spaces, especially tanker trailers. The lesson will address the dangers associated with confined spaces and how to avoid these dangers.

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver about the hazards of entering and working in a confined space such as a tanker and how to protect themselves from these hazards and operate safely in and around confined spaces.

Duration: 29m 18s
Pages: 20
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Tanker

Lesson Description:

This lesson covers how to complete a basic Pre-Trip Inspection on a Tractor and Tanker Trailer and all the associated equipment that goes with this vehicle type.

 

Objectives: 

This lesson aims to teach a driver how to complete a Pre-Trip Inspection on a tractor and a tanker trailer and which components that they need to check to ensure that they are safe and working correctly.

Duration: 14m 45s
Pages: 19
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Tanker

Lesson Description:

 

This lesson covers the use of Personal Protective Equipment or PPE for drivers who transport and deliver hazardous materials in Bulk tankers.

 

Objectives: 

 

This lesson aims to teach a driver the proper use and care of their Personal Protective Equipment. Also, knowing how and when to use their PPE will protect the driver while working, loading and unloading bulk hazardous materials, and prevent personal injuries and spills.

Duration: 4m 29s
Pages: 11
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

Tanker

Overview: Causes of tanker rollovers and safety techniques and tips to avoid preventable accidents.

Duration: 23m 37s
Pages: 26
Closed captioning languages: NA
Mobile availability: Yes

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