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Master Driver: Rural Driving - Online Training Course

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Product Codes: 23717 (919-IDC-K)


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  • Helps drivers recognize and deal with the unique set of hazards they normally don't contend with when driving on interstate highways
  • The J. J. Keller's Master Driver: Rural Driving eLearning course covers the following topic:
    • Sharing the road with school buses, farm equipment, and horse-driven buggies
    • Tips for handling high-risk situations
    • Specific driving strategies for safer rural driving
    • Negotiating passing lanes and passing
    • How to avoid falling into routine or pattern driving
    • And more
  • Course keeps your drivers' attention with dramatic footage, dynamic graphics, 3-D animation, hazard perception challenge scenarios, and "Road Wise" commentary from seasoned transport pros.
  • Copyright Date: 2010 (Rev. 8/13)

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  • Introduction - Explains the need to re-visit rural driving basics, because nearly twice as many traffic fatalities occur in rural areas than anywhere else.
  • Rural Driving Defined - Discusses that rural driving presents different hazards and requires a different mindset and a different approach to defensive driving than interstate or city driving.
  • Getting Ready to Drive - Reviews the critical need to complete a pre-trip vehicle inspection, what should go into planning your route, and checking cargo securement.
  • What to Avoid En Route - Discusses vehicle breakdowns, highway hypnosis and pattern driving, and how to deal with each.
  • Common Rural Hazards
    • Driving - Covers speed & space management issues specific to driving in rural areas.
    • Passing - Covers passing, being passed and designated passing lanes.
    • Slow-Moving Vehicles - Covers how to safely deal with other road users.
    • Animals - Covers how to avoid risky encounters with wild and domestic animals.
    • In-Cab Distractions - Covers how to avoid becoming a hazard to others.
  • Conclusion - Emphasizes the need to preparing yourself and your vehicle for a safe drive in rural areas.

Approximately 45 minutes

System Requirements

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


  • Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or higher
  • Mobile App: Android v7 — Nougat (8/2016) and above, iOS v11 and above
  • 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


  • Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Edge Chromium, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac & Mobile App: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)

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