Entry-Level Driver Training: Speed Management - Online Course (015935)
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Entry-Level Driver Training: Speed Management - Online Course

Learn how to manage vehicle speed in order to stop safely. Helps satisfy part of the theory instruction portion of FMCSA's new entry-level driver training rule. Read more.

Interactive Online Training courses are purchased using Training Points. This program is available for 25 points per seat (a seat is one person assigned to one course). Points are $1 each. See Overview for more information.

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Overview

Module 11: Speed Management Online Course, along with the other 34 entry-level driver training courses, was created to be used with the Entry-Level Driver Training: Obtaining A CDL manual for a comprehensive ELDT program.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has delayed compliance with the entry-level driver training (ELDT) rule. The new compliance date is February 7, 2022. As of that date, completion of ELDT will be required of drivers:

  • Applying for their initial commercial driver’s license (CDL);
  • Updating their current CDL; or
  • Obtaining a passenger, school bus, or hazardous materials endorsement for the first time.

The rule requires successful completion of a prescribed program of theory and behind-the-wheel training before an entry-level driver takes the CDL skills test. This training must be provided by a school or other training entity listed on FMCSA's Training Provider Registry (TPR). To be listed on the TPR, schools and training entities must meet specific requirements addressing:

  • Curriculum,
  • Facilities,
  • Equipment, and
  • Instructors.

Though the rule has been delayed until February 7, 2022, schools and training entities should continue to prepare, as the requirements are complex. It will take a substantial amount of time to implement all the requirements.

For more information on the entry-level driver requirements, please visit this page.

This program is available for 25 points per seat. A seat is one person assigned to one course. Already have a J. J. Keller Training On Demand account? Click here to log in. If you are a new customer, click here to learn more about Training Points.


Proper speed management means operating at the appropriate speed for all road conditions. This includes taking into account the condition of the road, visibility, and traffic speed and flow. This online course is designed to focus on the importance of managing vehicle speed in order to stop safely.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Stopping Distance
      • Perception Distance
      • Reaction Distance
      • Braking Distance
      • Total Stopping Distance
    • Road Design
      • Curves
      • Grades
    • Road Conditions
      • Drop-Offs
      • Foreign Objects
      • Road Construction
    • Weather Conditions
      • Rain
      • Fog
      • Snow
      • Ice
      • Night Driving
    • Heavy Traffic
    • Maintain a Safe Speed
      • Accidents
      • Penalties
      • Maintenance Costs
      • Fuel Economy
    • Use of Cruise Control
  • After completing this training course, learners will be able to:
    • Discuss the three factors that affect stopping distance
    • Recognize ways to manage a vehicle’s speed through curves and on grades
    • Describe why they should adjust their speed when they encounter poor road conditions, inclement weather, and heavy traffic
    • Explain why maintaining a safe speed is important as a professional driver
  • Intended Audience: Drivers who are applying for an initial commercial driver’s license (CDL) or drivers upgrading their current CDL.
  • Length: 25 minutes
  • Language: Available in English
  • Copyright Date: 2019
  • Reg Covered: Unit A1.2.4 Speed Management = This unit must teach driver-trainees how to manage speed effectively in response to various road, weather, and traffic conditions. The instruction must include methods for calibrating safe following distances taking into account CMV braking distances under an array of conditions including traffic, weather, and CMV weight and length.

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System Req.

To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

General

  • Windows 7, Mac OS X 1.9 (Mavericks) or higher
  • Persistent high-speed internet connection with at least 1.5Mbps download speed
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher

HTML5

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Android OS 4.4 or later

Flash

  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later, although the latest version of Flash is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED, plus any of these web browsers:
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)

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