The driver and his/her vehicle are the image of the trucking industry to the public. Show courtesy to other drivers and regulatory officers by helping them when they need assistance. This online course teaches your driver about Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) the FMCSA initiative to improve large truck and bus safety. We'll also teach the specifics of the roadside vehicle inspection process, and what your driver can expect during this activity. Finally, we'll teach the implications of violating Federal and state regulations on your driving records and their employing motor carrier's records.
This unit consists of two classroom lessons. As part of the second lesson, your school may elect to invite a guest lecturer from a local trucking company to discuss job opportunities and answer questions.
To help you learn the material in this unit, the following items have been included in your student material.
Other drivers cannot know what you are going to do until you tell them. Signaling what you intend to do is important for safety.
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You must be able to read and speak english to drive a truck in the United States. You don't need to speak perfect english.
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The driver and his/her vehicle are the image of the trucking industry to the public.
Avoid a Bad Image!
Obey all Federal/State laws
Create an image of law abiding professionals
Clean, neat image and in good physical, mental shape
Clean, well-maintained and safe
Watch for bad habits in sharing the road with public. Your bad driving can result in public resentment. Watch out for areas of conflict with the public.
Always act like a professional
Don't use foul language on the CB Radio
Maintain good appearance
Be a good company representative
Avoid loud, rowdy behavior
Help when possible
Learn first aid
Help stranded motorist
Use CB to help others
Follow company procedures
Don't argue or lose your temper
Be polite, honest, and helpful
Always thank the customer
Don't be careless in appearance and actions.
Give that extra care.
Driver has more contact with customers than any other person in the company.
The course below is from the catalog. View the other courses in the online library.
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.
Should use the service that we built for them: Safety as a Service, online driver training and recruiting. Same courses-different tools.