The Straight Truck Series is a collection of training programs that emphasize the essential skills for staying safe on the road while operating a straight truck. This series is appropriate for all levels of truck drivers operating any type of straight truck, from the entry-level to the veteran driver. Specifically, it covers the importance of defensive driving and knowing how to safely maneuver a straight truck through turns and intersections, over railroad crossings, while merging and passing, and while driving through roundabouts. The program also covers how your driving techniques should change when driving at night or in extreme weather conditions.
This online Driving Techniques: Straight Truck Series course helps truck drivers understand basic driving techniques for developing the skills and attitude necessary to safely operate a straight truck.
After completing this course, users should understand:
- Defensive driving strategies to protect themselves while on the road
- Proper driving techniques to safely operate their straight truck
- Precautions to take when driving at night and in extreme weather conditions
This online Driving Techniques: Straight Truck Series course covers the following topics:
- Driving Techniques
- Defensive Driving
- Turns & Intersections
- Railroad Crossings
- Merging & Passing
- Night Driving & Extreme Weather
Approximately 20 minutes
A mark of 80% must be achieved to pass this course. The course can be taken three times to achieve the pass mark.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, users can download and print a certificate of completion.