Accident Prevention and Countermeasures for Management

Overview

This course, developed in conjunction with the experts at the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Transportation Safety Institute (TSI), covers the Accident Preventability Evaluations portion of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Accident Countermeasures Manual.

Reduced accident rates translate into lower insurance costs, less lost time by drivers, lower repair costs, and safer highways for everyone. Establishing and employing a company standard for safe driving will help reduce accident rates.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize steps motor carriers can take to increase fleet safety, including setting up a fleet safety program, designating a safe driving standard, using the DQ Standard to improve driver safety, and planning trips for drivers at the dispatch level
  • Identify methods motor carriers can use to increase driver safety, including incentives for safe driving, punishments for unsafe driving, managing drivers who are drinking, taking drugs, or suffering from illness or fatigue, and improving communication between management and drivers.

Audience

This course is intended for all motor carrier safety compliance personnel.

Features

This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams

Regulations

FMCSR - 49 CFR 383, 385, 391, 392, and 395

Approximate Length

1 hour

Delivery Method

Online

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