The main objective of this session is to inform you about postaccident procedures. By the time the session is over, you should be able to: recognize the importance of taking proper action following an accident; identify postaccident procedures; understand alcohol and drug test requirements and procedures; respond effectively to emergency situations arising from an accident; and provide complete and accurate information about the accident to your employer. Duration: 35 minutes
This course will take approximately 29 minutes to complete. Truck drivers have more nonfatal injuries than workers in any other occupation. Half of the nonfatal CMV driver injuries are serious sprains and strains, and the other injuries are bruises, fractures, cuts and lacerations, soreness, and multiple trauma. This training session on defensive driving has been designed for drivers of Commercial Motor Vehicles. Why Training about "Defensive Driving Training - Commercial Motor Vehicles" Matters There are around 5,000 CMV-related fatalities, and only 14% of these fatalities occurred to the truck occupants. There are more than 120,000 CMV-related injuries, and only 20% of injuries occurred to the truck occupants. More than 650 truck drivers die on the job, representing 12% of all types of workplace deaths, the most fatalities of any single job title or occupation. Truck drivers have more nonfatal injuries than workers in any other occupation. Half of the nonfatal CMV driver injuries are serious sprains and strains, and the other injuries are bruises, fractures, cuts and lacerations, soreness, and multiple trauma.
Ahora en español! Esta sesión de capacitación sobre conducción defensiva ha sido diseñada para los conductores de vehículos comerciales (superficie). En un año reciente, hubo 4.986 muertes relacionadas con el CMV, y sólo el 14 por ciento de estas muertes se produjo a los ocupantes del camión. Duración: 32 minutos
This course will take approximately 17 minutes to complete. The main objective of this session is to explain the requirements of federal CMV inspection regulations. By the time this session is over, you should be able to understand the inspection, repair, and maintenance requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations; perform pre- and postoperation vehicle inspections and write and review inspection reports; identify periodic inspection requirements; and comprehend inspector qualifications and recordkeeping requirements under the regulations.