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Commercial Driver Safety Improvement Program

The Commercial Driver Safety Improvement course is a comprehensive, behavioral-based program for the commercial driver. Commercial drivers are considered professionals who have met greater requirements and standards than have drivers with other types of licenses. This 4 hour program is flexible and applicable to drivers who operate a variety of vehicle types, in a variety of work conditions. It is an effective loss-control tool recognized by many insurance companies for commercial accounts.

What the program provides:

  • A classroom-based course which focuses on the skills and knowledge commercial drivers need to help improve their safety on the job
  • A comprehensive program which is guided by a 20 page interactive Participant Guide, PowerPoint slides, and an easy-to-understand and use Facilitator Guide with a comprehensive appendix
  • A driver “risk assessment” tool to be used at the course initiation

Curriculum topics:

  • The numerous causes of distraction while behind the wheel
  • Defensive driving strategies (e.g. scanning, following distance, adjusting to the road, weather and other conditions experienced while driving)
  • The impact of alcohol and other drugs on safe driving and continued employment
  • The risks and dangers of fatigue and stress while driving
  • Risk reduction elements for safe driving and collision avoidance

Instruction that impacts your bottom line

Our Commercial Driver Safety Improvement course was developed for commercial fleet drivers and is designed to reduce collisions, improve safety on the road, and minimize insurance costs. This program can be developed as a stand-alone course or may be combined with other NTSI SAFER Driver™ programs, including our in-vehicle training programs.

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