Defensive Driving – Industrial Trucks

Course Description

This four hour course is designed for students who will drive utility trucks occupationally. With successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand defensive driving techniques, recognize hazards when driving, and understand the special challenges presented when driving a utility truck in both good and poor weather conditions.

Emphasis is placed on vehicle inspection procedures and ways to lessen or eliminate fatigue when driving.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Thursday December 3, 2020


4 hours
Course Availability:
Every Firday @ 12:30 p.m. or upon request

Course Content

  1. Defensive Driving Skills
  2. Authorization / Certification
  3. Vehicle Inspections
  4. On The Road Inspections
  5. Special Truck Hazards
  6. Rollovers
  7. Intersections
  8. Turns
  9. Passing / Lane Changes
  10. Parking
  11. Managing Speed & Stopping Distance
  12. Emergency Maneuvers
  13. Driver Fatigue
  14. Night Driving
  15. Extreme Weather Driving
  16. Trailers (Loading, Towing, Backing)
  17. Written Examination