COURSE: Defensive Driving Course Outline

CATEGORY: Transportation

COMPLIANCE REFERENCE: T8 CCR 3203

DURATION OF COURSE: 8 hours

PROGRAM GOALS
The goal of the Defensive Driving Course is to reduce the frequency and severity of costly motor vehicle accidents. The intent is also to reduce the organization liability and insurance cost by educating the drivers on the safety of performing their job. We use J.J. Keller, Inc. materials which is the nationally recognized leader in transportation safety. The course will include video, discussion, hands-on demonstrations, and a written exam so the employer maintains the legally required training documentation for their drivers.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Module 1 Principle of Defensive Driving
  • Module 2 California Motor Vehicle Regulations
  • Module 3 Speed & Space Management
  • Module 4 Pre-trip Vehicle Inspection
  • Module 5 Safe Backing
  • Module 6 Cargo Securing Procedures
  • Module 7 Truck Fire Prevention
  • Module 8 Accident Procedures
  • Module 9 Drug and Alcohol and the Truck Driver

    At the conclusion of the class, each participant will take a written examination and complete a course evaluation.

    Note: Behind the wheel driver evaluations are also available.