Longer hauls mean more money. Period. This simple fact is causing companies to push for more hours on the road and doctor logbooks to cover hours that fall outside of the legal service limits. However, this behavior has a serious consequence…fatigued, drowsy drivers on the road.
Fatigue impairs a driver’s ability to safely operate a large truck or other types of equipment. It can and does lead to accidents that cause vehicle damage, property damage, injury and even death. Keep in mind, fatigue is not always about excessive hours and too much time on the road.
This online Driver Fatigue course is designed to explain factors that contribute to driver fatigue, identify signs and symptoms to watch for, and equip you with ways to fight this dangerous and deadly condition.
After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of:
- Pre-trip inspections
- Signs and symptoms to watch for
- Ways to fight this dangerous and deadly condition
This online Driver Fatigue course covers the following topics:
- Drowsy vs. fatigued
- Factors of fatigue
- Managing and preventing fatigue
Approximately 45 minutes
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.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most Internet capable mobile devices with standard web browsing capabilities.