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Master Driver: Rear End Collisions - Online Training Course (04650)
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Master Driver: Rear End Collisions - Online Training Course

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Rear end collisions are by far the most common type of traffic accident. They account for more than 18 percent of all truck crashes, which adds up to more than 72,000 trucks involved in rear end crashes each year.

Most rear end collisions are caused by driver error, which means they could have been avoided. The consequences of being in a rear end collision can be severe, ranging from a fine, to losing your CDL, to causing an injury, to causing a loss of life, depending on the severity of the situation.

  • This course is designed to help drivers understand where and why most rear end collisions occur, and how to avoid them when possible.
  • The J. J. Keller's Master Driver: Rear End Collisions eLearning course covers the following topic:
    • Major Causes of Rear End Collisions
      • Inattentive Driving
      • Pattern Driving
      • Complacency
      • Speeding
      • Tailgating
      • Adverse Weather Conditions
      • High-Risk Locations
    • How to Avoid a Rear End Collision
      • Trip Planning
      • Avoid Distractions
      • Be Aware of Your Surroundings
      • Avoid Fatigue
      • Manage Your Speed & Space
      • Adjust Appropriately for Weather Conditions
      • Drive Defensively
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Identify potential causes of rear end collisions
    • Recognize high-risk locations where most rear end collisions occur
    • Demonstrate safe driving techniques to help you prevent crashes and respond appropriately to dangerous situations
  • Intended Audience: CMV Drivers
  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2010 (Rev. 2017)

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