This course describes procedures and techniques drivers should use to safely operate commercial or passenger-carrying vehicles. It also discusses first-aid techniques, health considerations, and awareness topics useful to transportation services professionals. This course is presented in two semesters.
Semester 1 describes defensive driving techniques. It discusses safety measures, proper use of various types of traffic lanes, proper turning and parking techniques, road awareness and ways to identify the misuse/abuse of alcohol and drugs. It also defines road rage and discusses its causes and effects.
Semester 2 describes procedures and techniques drivers should use to safely operate passenger-carrying vehicles, including adverse driving conditions. It also presents appropriate first-aid techniques for emergencies as well as strategies for awareness of potential violent or threatening situations.
Introduction to Commercial Driving 3