Driver Safety Courses

Professional drivers of all types are held to a high standard of safety while on the job. If you are a professional driver, or have drivers working for your company, you need to be aware of safe driving practices. Even the most experienced drivers develop bad habits over time and need refresher on the best way to handle situations while driving.

From our table below, you can see the topics available, see a detailed description of the course, and view a demo of most courses.

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Courses
Details
Hours
Cost
Demo
Adverse Conditions Refresher Detail Information 0.5 $25.00 enroll now
Backing Refresher Detail Information 0.5 $25.00 enroll now
Bill Judge’s DOT 60/60 Supervisor Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training Detail Information 2 $59.00 demo
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Cargo Securement Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Changing Lanes and Passing Refresher Detail Information 0.5 $25.00 enroll now
Defensive Driving – Cars, vans and limousines Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Defensive Driving – Shuttle buses Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Defensive Driving – Straight Truck Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Defensive Driving – Tractor-trailer Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Defensive Driving Basics Refresher Detail Information 0.5 $25.00 enroll now
DOT Hazmat General Awareness Detail Information 1 $25.00 demo
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Hazardous Materials by Highway Training Overview Detail Information 4 $75.00 demo enroll now
Intersections Refresher Detail Information 0.5 $25.00 enroll now
Lift Truck Operator Skills Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Maximizing Your Fuel Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Owner-Operators: Managing Your Business Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Practical Vehicle Inspection Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Pretrip, HOS and Logbooks (Canada and U.S.) Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Pretrip, HOS and Logbooks (Canada) Detail Information 3 $80.00 enroll now
Speed and Space Refresher Detail Information 0.5 $25.00 enroll now
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Detail Information 3 $50.00 enroll now
Turns and Curves Refresher Detail Information 0.5 $25.00 enroll now

Online Safety Courses – Fast, Convenient, and Affordable

Improve your worksite safety with our online safety courses. Taking individual courses allows you to train on the specific topics relevant to your jobsite or situation.

Online courses allow you (or your employees) to take the course anywhere, from any internet connected computer. Each of our online safety courses includes appropriate photos and images, detailed text descriptions and voice narration making the course relevant, engaging and increasing the retention of the adult learner.

All courses come with a printable certificate of completion.

This refresher module takes drivers through defensive driving techniques applicable to turns and curves, including offtracking and handling inertia, centrifugal force and traction.
This course will give drivers an overview of where to find the information they need in the TDG Clear Language Regulations, and provide guidelines for applying the Regulations.
This refresher module takes drivers through defensive driving techniques applicable to speed and space, including stopping and following distance.
This course will cover the Regulations for Pre-trip inspections and Hours of Service in Canada - 2007 regulations.
This course will cover the Regulations for Hours of Service in both Canada (2007 regulations) and the U.S (2005 regulations). Examples of how daily logs should be filled will be provided and exceptions to the Regulations will also be covered. Pre-trip planning suggestions and inspections regulations for both countries are also covered.
This course will provide an overview of vehicle inspection activities, including safety implications, identification of defects and reporting tools. It is based on Techni-Com's Practical Vehicle Inspections course and utilizes the Ontario Trucking Association's versions of Schedule 1 and Vehicle Inspection Reports.
This course is a beginner's guide for new Operators containing tools and information that will help in the quest to be among the most successful in the business.

As fuel prices rise and vehicle emissions become more of a public concern, drivers are more concerned about their fuel consumption than ever. How do you make sure that you are using your fuel wisely? This course will explain the impact that the transportation industry has on both fuel consumption and the environment. It will also show you how to change your driving and purchasing habits in order to maximize your fuel!

After completing this course you will be able to:

Describe fuel consumption patterns and effects in North America
List ways that the trucking industry is trying to promote fuel efficiency throughout North America
List fuel efficiency factors that are out of your control
Define the three types of resistance that a truck has to work against to move a load
Explain strategies to maximize fuel efficiency for each of the three resistance types
List driving habits that can be changed to maximize fuel efficiency.

According to the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), powered industrial truck accidents cause approximately 100 fatalities and over 36,000 serious injuries in general industry and construction every year. Although they are small and easy to operate, heavy loads and restricted visibility make lift trucks very dangerous. Understanding how a lift truck operates can keep both you and those around you safe!
This refresher module takes drivers through defensive driving techniques applicable to intersections, including entering an intersection, right-of-way rules, and adverse conditions where more care is required.

Course Description:

Hazardous material, as defined by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) is "...a substance or material that...is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce..." The US DOT requires training for everyone who handles processes and/or may offer hazardous materials in transportation.

This course broadly covers the US DOT's regulations in regards to the classification, identification, packaging, marking, labeling, documenting and placarding of hazardous materials in highway transportation. In addition, this course discusses security plans and proper emergency response to reduce risk associated with hazardous material transportation.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

•Describe the DOT requirements for the transportation of hazardous materials.
•Summarize who must comply with the Hazardous Materials Regulation.
•Identify special types of packaging required for a variety of hazardous materials.
•Recognize and respond to possible security threats.
Lessons covered:

•Lesson 1: US DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations
•Lesson 2: HAZMAT Compliance
•Lesson 3: Hazardous Material Shipment
•Lesson 4: Security

This course is designed to provide you the basic information about hazardous materials and Hazardous Material Regulations (“HMR”). Also, after completing this course, you will be able to determine the required shipping documents and other necessary requirements of dealing with the hazardous material.
Learning Objectives:
Understand the basics of the Hazardous Material Regulations (“HMR”)
Identify the Hazardous Materials (“HazMat”) with which you work
Understanding HazMat training requirements
Determine the required information for shipping documents
Determine the proper labeling, marking and placard requirements.
This refresher module reviews the fundamental rules and principles of driving defensively as well as discussing the benefits of taking care of yourself and planning ahead.
Professional drivers are held to a higher standard on the road and part of that standard includes practicing defensive driving techniques. This course will provide drivers with some reminders of basic vehicle operation and then present a variety of defensive driving techniques. Practices such as entering an intersection, backing up and safe following distance will be demonstrated using text, narration, animation, and quiz questions for reinforcement.
Professional drivers are held to a higher standard on the road and part of that standard includes practicing safe driving habits. This course will provide drivers with some reminders of basic vehicle operation and then present a variety of proper driving techniques.
Professional drivers are held to a higher standard on the road and part of that standard includes practicing safe driving habits. This course will provide drivers with some reminders of basic vehicle operation and then present a variety of proper driving techniques.
Professional drivers are held to a higher standard on the road and part of that standard includes practicing safe driving habits. This course will provide drivers with some reminders of basic vehicle operation and then present a variety of proper driving techniques.
This refresher module takes drivers through defensive driving techniques applicable to changing lanes and passing, including aggressive driving.
This course provides an introduction to the North American Cargo Securement Standard (Canadian NSC Standard 10 and 49 CFR 393.100 & 393.136).

This new online course featuring Bill Judge, nationally known DOT Drug Law Expert, is designed to help you meet the DOT training requirements for supervisors of covered safety-sensitive employees as described in 49 CFR Part 40. The training materials address reasonable suspicion as a performance issue, and as something in reality they are already doing.

What supervisors need to know is what to look for and what to do if someone seems unfit for duty. Using the Four Steps of Constructive Confrontation and Documentation developed by the U.S. Navy and in practice nationally over the last fourteen years, supervisors can now take action knowing they are protecting everyone. Supervisors will know not only how and when to do reasonable suspicion/cause testing but why they need to do it. Designed to help you meet DOT compliance training requirements.

This refresher module takes drivers through defensive driving techniques applicable to backing up, including how to avoid a backing collision and best practices for safe backing.
This refresher module takes drivers through defensive driving techniques applicable to adverse conditions including rain, snow, fog and light where more care is required.