Rear-end collisions can be very serious. A vehicle that is struck from behind is usually stopped or moving very slowly while the other vehicle is in motion causing a potential for catastrophe, This is amplified when the vehicle in motion is a large van or truck. If the vehicle that is struck is a smaller vehicle such as an automobile great force can occur. This online safety course focuses on the common causes of rear-end collisions. It discusses 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:
- Intersections & Caution Lights
- Construction zones
- Lack of Concentration
- Following Distance
- Running Late or Being in a Hurry
- on Zones
By the end of this course, you will be able to identify:
- Six factors that contribute to rear-end collisions
- Points to avoid colliding with a vehicle
- Tips 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.