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Safe & Smart Non-CDL Driver Training for Experienced Drivers - Online Courses

An expansive library of online courses for non-CDL experienced drivers who need safe and smart refresher training. Read more.

Interactive Online Training courses are purchased using Training Points. These programs are 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

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 account? Click here to log in. If you are a new customer, click here to learn more about Training Points.


As part of Safe & Smart Driver Training, the Non-CDL Driver Training for Experienced Drivers courses provide safer, smarter training for all company sizes. Experienced drivers are those who have been operating a CMV for more than a year and need a refresher on key topics. Training topics covered include:

  • Intended Audience: Experienced non-CDL CMV drivers
  • Language: Available in English
  • Copyright Date: 2020

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Topics Covered

Backing and Parking

Product Code: 61144
Course Length: 10 minutes

This course helps drivers learn the proper procedures for backing and parking.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Describe how to safely back your vehicle
  • Explain how to safely park your vehicle
  • Explain additional precautions to take when backing in loading docks and parking lots

Basic Controls

Product Code: 61143
Course Length: 13 minutes

This course helps drivers understand basic vehicle controls and maneuvers.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Identify ways to maneuver through turns, curves, roundabouts, and off ramps

Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA)

Product Code: 61159
Course Length: 25 minutes

This course helps drivers review what CSA is and how it affects them as professional drivers.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Discuss the goal of Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA)
  • List the four major components of CSA
  • Describe the seven Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs), BASIC scores, and strategies for keeping your BASIC scores low
  • Recognize actions that can be taken by the FMCSA in an intervention

Control Systems

Product Code: 61130
Course Length: 10 minutes

This course refreshes drivers on the controls and instruments that are essential to basic operation, safety, and maintenance.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Explain the use of infrequently used controls
  • Discuss the function and use of little-used controls and the related systems
  • Describe the purpose and use of secondary controls not frequently used
  • Recognize vehicle warning devices

Defensive Driving: Communication

Product Code: 61146
Course Length: 11 minutes

This course helps drivers learn the skills required to communicate successfully with other drivers.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Describe ways to communicate your intent by using turn signals and brake lights
  • Discuss how to communicate your presence through the use of headlights, horn, warning devices, and eye contact
  • Explain how eye contact techniques can help you communicate with bicyclists, pedestrians, and other drivers

Defensive Driving: Distracted Driving

Product Code: 61147
Course Length: 10 minutes

This course helps drivers learn how to recognize and avoid dangerous distractions.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Identify common driving distractions
  • Describe how to prevent accidents caused by distracted driving

Defensive Driving: Extreme Driving Conditions

Product Code: 61150
Course Length: 20 minutes

This course helps drivers review how to prepare for driving in extreme conditions and operate safely when they encounter them.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Identify common ways to prepare for driving in adverse weather conditions
  • Discuss how to safely operate a vehicle in snow, ice, wind, rain, and fog
  • Explain ways to stay safe in extreme heat or cold temperatures
  • Recognize the challenges of driving on steep grades and around sharp curves

Defensive Driving: Hazard Perception

Product Code: 61151
Course Length: 12 minutes

This course helps drivers learn how to identify and avoid hazards while driving.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Identify hazardous road conditions and road users
  • Explain how to avoid or mitigate hazards
  • Respond to emergency traffic situations

Defensive Driving: Night Driving

Product Code: 61149
Course Length: 10 minutes

This course helps drivers learn how to improve their safety while driving at night.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Discuss the factors that affect safe night operation as they relate to your vehicle, the road, and you, the driver
  • Explain procedures that can help make driving at night safer

Defensive Driving: Railroad Crossings

Product Code: 61153
Course Length: 8 minutes

This course helps drivers pass through a railroad crossing safely and know what to do at the tracks in an emergency situation.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Explain what is required when approaching a highway-rail grade crossing
  • Discuss the procedures to safely stop at railroad tracks
  • Describe appropriate actions to take in the event of a railroad-related emergency

Defensive Driving: Skid Control/Recovery and Other Emergencies

Product Code: 61152
Course Length: 23 minutes

This course helps drivers learn how to respond to driving emergencies in a safe manner.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Identify the major causes of skids and employ techniques for avoiding and recovering from them
  • Indicate appropriate responses when faced with emergencies such as brake failure, a tire blowout, hydroplaning, and rollovers
  • Recognize unsafe acts that play a role in producing or worsening hazardous situations

Defensive Driving: Speed and Space Management

Product Code: 61148
Course Length: 12 minutes

This course helps drivers learn how to manage their speed and space while driving.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Discuss the three factors that affect your stopping distance
  • Recognize ways to manage your vehicle’s speed through curves and on grades
  • Describe why you should adjust your speed when you encounter poor road conditions, inclement weather, and heavy traffic
  • Explain the importance of proper space management
  • Describe how to maintain an appropriate cushion of space

Defensive Driving: Visual Search

Product Code: 61145
Course Length: 10 minutes

This course helps drivers learn the skills required to conduct an effective visual search.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of continuously scanning your surroundings
  • Discuss how to perform a proper visual scan in front of, to the sides, and behind your vehicle
  • Recognize potential hazards you must be aware of and react to while driving
  • Identify signs of a distracted driver
  • Describe the different types of mirrors and what each is designed for
  • Explain how to properly adjust your mirrors and use them while driving

Fatigue and Wellness

Product Code: 61157
Course Length: 19 minutes

This course helps drivers learn about factors that contribute to their health and wellness.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Describe ways you can maintain a healthy diet and good exercise habits
  • Discuss what stress is along with ways you can manage stress
  • Identify signs of driver fatigue
  • List safe work practices
  • Describe back safety and proper lifting
  • List steps you can take to ensure your personal security

Handling and Documenting Cargo

Product Code: 61155
Course Length: 12 minutes

This course helps drivers review proper procedures for handling and documenting cargo.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Recognize cargo securement devices
  • Identify how to safely load and unload your vehicle
  • Practice cargo theft prevention measures

Hours of Service

Product Code: 61156
Course Length: 32 minutes

This course helps drivers review the different duty statuses, working limits, and recordkeeping requirements for the hours of service regulations.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Recognize the difference between on-duty and off-duty time
  • Explain how to comply with the duty and driving limits
  • Explain how to correctly apply the short-haul rules
  • Describe how to keep track of your hours of service using an electronic logging device or paper logs

Human Trafficking Awareness

Product Code: 61160
Course Length: 15 minutes

This course helps drivers identify different types of human trafficking and those most at risk of becoming victims. It also provides you with information on how to notify authorities.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Describe human trafficking and identify those who are most at risk
  • Recognize the signs of human trafficking
  • Explain how to respond appropriately when you suspect human trafficking is taking place

Identification and Diagnosis of Malfunctions

Product Code: 61142
Course Length: 23 minutes

This course helps drivers understand the key components of their vehicles and learn how to identify defects.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Explain the function of major vehicle component systems
  • Check all key vehicle systems to ensure their safe operation
  • Identify what is needed to keep vehicle systems in good operating condition

Post-Crash Procedures

Product Code: 61158
Course Length: 12 minutes

This course helps drivers learn the procedures they need to follow in the event of a crash.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Describe actions you should take to help secure the scene if you have been involved in an accident

Roadside Inspections

Product Code: 61154
Course Length: 15 minutes

This course helps drivers prepare for and know how to participate in a roadside inspection.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to prepare for a roadside inspection
  • Recognize what happens during a roadside inspection
  • Explain what to expect as the result of a roadside inspection

Shifting Manual Transmissions

Product Code: 61313
Course Length: 14 minutes

This course helps drivers review the basics of shifting manual transmissions.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Explain the basic controls and tools used to shift a manual transmission
  • Identify the basic shift patterns and procedures of a synchronized manual transmission
  • Describe proper shifting skills

The Professional Driver

Product Code: 61131
Course Length: 10 minutes

This course helps drivers refresh on some of the basics when it comes to being a professional in the transportation industry.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of complying with applicable laws and regulations
  • Identify the required driver qualifications and what causes driver disqualification
  • Explain how your conduct on the road and at the customer influences the public’s view of you and your company

Trip Planning

Product Code: 61161
Course Length: 18 minutes

This course helps drivers learn the five basic steps of trip planning.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Describe the paperwork required for you (the driver), your cargo, and your vehicle
  • Discuss considerations when selecting your route, along with how to read a map and use a global positioning system (GPS)
  • List vehicle and cargo restrictions
  • Describe things you should consider when estimating your trip time
  • List conditions that can affect fuel usage

Vehicle Inspections

Product Code: 61141
Course Length: 35 minutes

This course helps drivers conduct proper pre-trip, on-the-road, and post-trip inspections.

After completing this course, drivers will be able to:

  • Discuss when to complete a pre-trip inspection
  • Describe how to conduct a five-step complete vehicle inspection
  • Explain when an on-the-road inspection is required
  • Recognize when a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report, or DVIR, is required

System Requirements

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

General

  • 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

WEB BROWSERS THAT BEST SUPPORT HTML5

  • 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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