Topic-specific tanker training focuses on safe driving techniques and vehicle inspections.
This program has been updated to include the current regulations as of 12/18/14, which require drivers to complete pretrip and post-trip vehicle inspections. Drivers must complete a driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR) after a post-trip inspection when vehicle defect(s) are found. Drivers of passenger-carrying vehicles must complete a DVIR whether or not vehicle defect(s) are found.
Tanker Vehicle Inspections features a 22-minute video that shows drivers:
How to check for a variety of vehicle defects and deficiencies
The importance of pre-trip en route, and post-trip inspections
Requirements for completing DVIRs when defects or deficiencies are found or known
Tanker Driving Techniques includes a 20-minute video that reviews:
Common types of tankers and the three basic rules of physics to help drivers understand why cargo "sloshes and surges"
Tips and techniques for minimizing cargo movement
How basic driving techniques like hazard perception and defensive driving can help drivers avoid incidents and injuries
Ready-to-use program includes several components
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
The DVD 2-Program Compilation features both training programs on 1 DVD. Created for companies with tanker operations, these training programs are a quick, low-cost way to cover the basics of proper vehicle inspections and safe driving techniques.