Defensive Driving for CMV Drivers - DVD Training

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Produced 2018


  • More than a quarter of all work-related fatalities occur in occupations that require driving, or the transportation of goods, making the need for defensive driving skills clear. In order to avoid injury, or worse, death, drivers need to understand what defensive driving really means and what unique challenges a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) driver faces... even for veteran drivers.
  • Defensive driving involves intentionally driving in such a way as to reduce the risk of an accident. This program is designed to help drivers develop their defensive driving skills.
  • Ready-to-use defensive driving training program includes several components
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired

What's Included:

  • (1) 73-minute video - Combines engaging video and editing technology with expertise from industry professionals at all levels. Divided into four training modules, plus one bonus video:
    1. Prepare (18 mins)
      • Trip Planning
      • Pre-Trip Inspection
      • Healthy Habits
      • Hazard Perception Challenge
    2. Communicate (15 mins)
      • Communicate Intent
      • Communicate Presence
      • Using Your Horn
      • Communication from Others
      • Hazard Perception Challenge
    3. Looks (23 mins)
      • Distance Scanning
      • Visual Search
      • Use of Mirrors
      • Hazard Perception
      • Hazard Perception Challenge
    4. Manage Speed & Space (17 mins)
      • Speed Management
      • The Effects of Road Conditions
      • Space Management
      • Hazard Perception Challenge
    5. Bonus Video: Collision Avoidance Systems (8 mins)
      • Describes common collision avoidance systems and identifies how they might alert drivers of danger.
      • Emphasizes collision avoidance systems are a backup to defensive driving, not a replacement for it.
  • (1) Trainer Guide - (not sold separately) - Includes potential outcomes based on drivers' reactions and an overview of the basic tenets of defensive driving. Also includes tips on how to develop and present an effective training session.
  • (1) Trainer Tools USB (not sold separately)
    • Main Video Program
    • Trainer Guide PDF
    • (4) Customizable PowerPoint® Presentations
    • (4) Learning Activities
    • (4) Answer Keys
    • (16) Images
    • Training Log
    • Training Certificate
  • (10) Employee Handbooks - Provide a portable, easy-to-understand reference to be used during and after training. Review key points and includes quizzes to check employees' understanding of the material.

What's Covered

After completing the program, drivers will be able to:

  • Explain how being prepared impacts defensive driving
  • Identify ways to communicate with, and receive signals from, other drivers
  • Demonstrate how to look for hazards by scanning the road ahead and using their mirrors
  • Recognize how to effectively manage speed and space
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