Rear-end collisions can be very serious since the vehicle that is struck from behind is usually stopped or moving very slowly while the other vehicle is in motion. The potential for catastrophe is amplified when the vehicle in motion is a van or truck and the vehicle that is struck is a smaller vehicle such as an automobile. This course focuses on the common causes of rear-end collisions and what drivers of light commercial vehicles can do to reduce their risk of being involved in such a collision.
This online Avoiding Rear-end Collisions – Light Vehicles covers the following topic:
- Lack of Concentration
- Following Distance
- Running Late or Being in a Hurry
- Intersections & Caution Lights
- Construction Zones
By the end of this course, you will be able to identify:
- Six major factors that contribute to rear-end collisions
- How to avoid colliding with a vehicle
- How to reduce the risk of another vehicle colliding from the rear
ONLINE COURSE DURATION
Approximately 30 minutes
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.