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Commercial Driver Training Program

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COMMERCIAL DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM OVERVIEW


This online Commercial Driver Training Program includes a variety of required and recommended courses that help commercial drivers meet legislated training requirements.

Many of the courses contained in this program meet National Safety Code (NSC) standards.

This program consists of 12 courses:

Hours of Service
Cargo Securement Flatbeds
Daily Trip Inspection
Weights and Dimensions (Alberta)
Defensive Driving Attitudes
Defensive Driving Fundamentals
Distracted Driving
Air Brakes Study Guide
Firefighting & Fire Extinguisher Safety
Backing: Tractor-Trailers
WHMIS 2015 (GHS)
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

COMMERCIAL DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM ASSESSMENT


Upon successful completion of each course, you will be provided with a certificate of completion for that course. Once all 12 courses have been completed, you will be provided with an additional Commercial Driver Training Program certificate of completion.

COMMERCIAL DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM ONLINE COURSE DURATION


Approximately 16.5 hours

COMMERCIAL DRIVER TRAINING PROGRAM COURSE COST


$669.95

CANADIAN FEDERAL HOURS OF SERVICE NSC Standard 9 TOPICS


HOURS OF SERVICE

Standard: NSC Standard 9

Topics:

The history of Federal Hours of Service legislation
The human body clock and fatigue
When driving is prohibited
Which vehicles the regulations apply to and which are exempt
Logbooks and daily duty status categories
On-duty limits and off-duty requirements
Sleeper berth requirements
Cycles, cycle limits, cycle resets, and cycle switching
Special permits for various vehicles
Exemptions for emergencies or adverse driving conditions
Out-of-service declarations
Inspections
Duration: Approximately 4 hours

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

CARGO SECUREMENT FLATBEDS

Standard: NSC Standard 10

Topics:

Why cargo securement is important
What federal regulations mean to drivers and carriers
How cargo securement affects CSA scores
Working load limits
Direct and indirect tie-downs
Proper cargo loading and securement techniques
Performing pre-trip and en route flatbed and cargo inspections
Best practices for securing common commodities
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

DAILY TRIP INSPECTION

Standard: NSC Standard 13

Topics:

Module 1: Preparing for the Pre-Trip Inspection
Module 2: Inspecting the Air Brake System
Module 3: Defects and Major Defects
Module 4: Performing the Inspection
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

WEIGHTS AND DIMENSIONS (ALBERTA)

Topics:

Factors that influence commercial vehicle weight allowances
The legal load limit, required safety measures, and related exemptions
Factors that determine the maximum allowable length for a vehicle and load
The difference between primary highways and local roadways
Road bans and their impact on you
Conditions under which an over-dimensional permit must be obtained and used
Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

DEFENSIVE DRIVING ATTITUDES

Topics:

Pet Peeves
Explores situations and the actions of other drivers that may cause irritation or changes in decision making as well as an increase in risk-taking behaviour
Encourages a more tolerant outlook toward other drivers
Stress
How stress affects drivers mentally, emotionally, and physically to promote risk taking behaviour
What drivers can do to reduce or manage stress and their reaction to it
Anger
Anger is the most dangerous emotion when mixed with driving
Understand two kinds of anger that can result in reactionary or risk taking driving actions
Simple and effective anger management tools that can be used while driving
How to avoid personal confrontations and road rage incidents
Aggressive Driving
Understanding the nature of aggressive driving
How anyone can turn into an aggressive driver if stressed or provoked
How to reduce risky driving actions which could cause incidents
Reducing vehicle abuse, fuel, and repair costs
Emotional IQ
How willingness to take responsibility for resolving even bad situations in a positive way can reduce stress and empower drivers
How unrealistic expectations of others leads to disappointment, stress, and escalated risk tolerance
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

DEFENSIVE DRIVING FUNDAMENTALS

Topics:

THINK AND LOOK AHEAD
Understanding and applying advanced observation and recognition skills
Eye lead time
Scanning techniques
Situational awareness
ANTICIPATE HAZARDS
Identifying hazards
Recognizing potential hazards before they become critical
Predicting other traffic movements and planning responses in advance
KEEP YOUR OPTIONS OPEN
Space cushion driving
Establishing and maintaining a safe following distance
Optimum spacing at stops and intersections
Freeway and highway space risk management
MANAGE THE RISK
How to make good decisions to minimize risk in common driving situations
Identifying safe speeds
How to take proactive steps to reduce risk in critical situations
CONTROL WITH FINESSE
Maintaining vehicle balance and stability
How to develop superior steering, braking, and accelerator control
Correct use of anti-lock brakes
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

DISTRACTED DRIVING

Topics:

Introduction – It’s Your Job, What You’ll Learn, What is Distracted Driving?
Recognizing Driving Distractions – Distractions Happen, Technology Distractions, Texting, Types of Distractions, Inattention Blindness
Managing Driving Distractions – Why Drivers Get Distracted, Dealing with Distracted Drivers
Avoiding a Distraction Disaster – Steps to Avoid a Disaster, Stay Focused, Recognize Signs of Distraction, Manage Distracted Drivers
Conclusion – Time to Review
Duration: Approximately 45 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

AIR BRAKES STUDY GUIDE

Topics:

Section One: Air Brake Curriculum Part 1
Introduction
Program Outline
Air Brake Pretrip
Reservoirs Full
Reservoirs Empty
Airbrake System Overview
Supply System
Service System
Park Brakes
Tractor / Trailer
System Failures
Section Two: Air Brake Curriculum Part 2
Foundation Brakes and Adjustment
Air Operated Disc Brakes
Driving Tips
Braking
Retarders
Icy Roads
Downgrades
On Highways
Pre-hill Inspections
In Town
Runaway Lanes
Anti-Lock Braking Systems
Automatic Traction Control
Duration: Approximately 3 hours

This course has no final exam, but includes sample exams and activities.

FIREFIGHTING & FIRE EXTINGUISHER SAFETY

Topics:

Understanding how fires burn
The fire triangle
The fire tetrahedron
Physical states of fuel
Types of heat
The role of oxygen in fires
Fire classifications
Fire extinguisher ratings and classifications
Fire extinguishing agents
Types of fire extinguishers
Fire extinguisher inspections
Basic firefighting procedures
Controlling fires
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

BACKING: TRACTOR-TRAILERS

Topics:

The dangers of backing
Basic guidelines for reducing the risks of backing
How to survey the area before backing
Tips and techniques for successful backing
Jack and Chase maneuvers
Techniques for straight-line backing
Techniques for alley dock backing
Techniques for jack-knife backing
Techniques for blind-side backing
Techniques for parallel parking
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

WHMIS 2015 (GHS)

Topics:

WHMIS and GHS definition and responsibilities
The six classes of controlled products
WHMIS labels
Canadian material safety data sheets
International material safety data sheets and WHMIS 2015 safety data sheets
Implementing WHMIS and WHMIS after GHS in the workplace
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3

TRANSPORTATION OF DANGEROUS GOODS (TDG)

Topics:

The requirements for TDG training and certification
Dangerous goods classification
Packing groups
Shipping name
Compatibility groups
Placards and UN numbers
Label requirements
Safety marks
Packaging and vessel requirements
Requirements for documentation
Exemptions
The ERAP (Emergency Response Assistance Plans)
Reporting requirements
Containers
TDG schedules
Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours

Pass mark: 80%

Attempts: 3


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