Driver Training: Emergency Driving Maneuvers

This course teaches your driver how to handle emergency driving maneuvers including; when and how to make emergency driving manseuvers. The unit concludes with a range lesson during which you will practice three emergency maneuvers. Half of truck driver deaths are caused by rollovers. Cargo piled high increases the center of gravity. Fully loaded trucks are 10 times more likely to roll over. To help prevent a rollover: Keep cargo close to the ground and center the load. Rollovers happen when you turn too fast. Drive slow: around corners and on on- and off-ramps. Avoid quick lane changes.

What Will Your Driver Learn in This Unit?

Your driver will learn:

Student Aids:

Emergency Maneuvers

This course teaches your driver how to handle emergency driving maneuvers including; when and how to make emergency driving manseuvers. The unit concludes with a range lesson during which you will practice three emergency maneuvers.

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Brake Failure

1. Downshift

2. Apply the parking brake to help in down shifting

Keep a hand on the parking brake

Release it if the vehicle begins to skid or veer

3. Find an escape path

Begin looking immediately

Use the best path available. Don't wait to see if the vehicle can be stopped. There may be no good path available.

4. Create drag

5. Repeat downs hifting until the vehicle is moving slowly enough to stop with the parking brake

6. Inspect the brakes before continuing

Front Tire Blowouts

1. Grasp wheel tightly

2. Avoid braking hard

3. Allow the vehicle to slow gradually

4. Brake gentry to a stop

Student Driver Training Toolbox

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This course is included in the Student Driver Training Toolbox. What is the Student Driver Training Toolbox? A box of tools to run your training program your way, with maximum efficiency. You can now track every aspect of student training electronically. Who can benefit from this system? Truck driving schools, delivery companies, bus lines, carriers, municipalities...any company that trains drivers.

Trucking Companies

Should use the service that we built for them: Safety as a Service, online driver training and recruiting. Same courses-different tools.

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