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Course 119 Certificate
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Modules: 2
Hours: 1
Sectors: All Industries

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Course 119 Driver Safety

Key Topics

  • "Fatal Four" Hazards
  • Safe Driving Practices
  • Drug-impaired Driving
  • Types of Distraction
  • Dealing with Road Rage
  • Winter Driving

Target Audience

  • Employee
  • Supervisor
  • Manager

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Course Introduction

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This course is an overview of the many hazards drivers face each day as they travel on roads and highways. The course's goal is to give you a good understanding of the hazards and preventive measures you can take to prevent accidents.

Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk-driving crashes — that's one person every 50 minutes. These deaths have fallen by a third in the last three decades; however, drunk-driving crashes claim more than 10,000 lives per year. This course discusses the dangers of drunk driving and the ways you can protect yourself from drunk drivers.

You can’t drive safely if you’re impaired. That’s why it’s illegal everywhere in America to drive under the influence of alcohol, marijuana, opioids, methamphetamines, or any potentially impairing drug–prescribed or over the counter. We’ll focus on the common misconceptions about marijuana use and what you can do to make smarter choices to drive safely.

Distracted driving is dangerous, claiming 2,841 lives in 2018 alone. Among those killed: 1,730 drivers, 605 passengers, 400 pedestrians, and 77 bicyclists. In this course, you’ll learn about the hazardous behaviors and safe practices associated with distracted driving. Speeding endangers everyone on the road: In 2018, speeding killed 9,378 people. This course covers the dangers of speeding and why faster doesn’t mean safer.

Drowsy driving kills — it claimed 795 lives in 2017. Yet falling asleep at the wheel is preventable. In this course, you’ll learn about three factors commonly associated with drowsy-driving crashes and pick up some helpful tips to avoid falling asleep at the wheel.

Please Note: This course is designed to comply with current best practices and meet OSHA safe driving practices. This course was not designed to meet state defensive driving course (DDC) requirements. This course is intended for employees who will be utilizing cars and small vans from a company fleet of vehicles. If you would like to know whether this course could help reduce your companies insurance rate, please contact your insurance company directly.

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Modules and Learning Objectives

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Module 1: Driving Hazards

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • List the “fatal four” most frequent causes of death while driving.
  • Discuss the effects elevated blood alcohol concentration (BAC) has on drivers.
  • Discuss the factors that have contributed to the increase in speeding and aggressive driving.
  • Define “reckless driving” and how it differs from careless driving.
  • List and discuss the three types of distractions drivers face on the road.
  • Describe the warning signs of drowsy driving.
  • Identify the most common substance causing drug-impaired driving in the U.S.
  • Discuss the importance of wearing seat belts when traveling.
  • Give examples of at least 3 kinds of hazards common on rough roads.
  • Give examples of at least 3 types of hazards associated with winter driving.

Module 2: Safe Driving Practices

Learning objectives in this module include:

  • Discuss what to do if a driver has had too much alcohol and wants to drive.
  • Give examples of how you would respond to a driver displaying road rage.
  • Discuss what you would do at an intersection to avoid being hit by a reckless driver.
  • List three things you can do to minimize distractions while driving.
  • Identify the most important way to prevent drowsy driving.
  • Describe the best defense against being injured or killed by a drug-impaired driver.
  • Discuss why it is important to wear seat belts even when your vehicle has airbags.
  • Describe how you can avoid hydroplaning on wet roads.
  • Identify and discuss each of the “Four P’s” of winter driving

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Course 119 Final Exam

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